Birds of Europe
In this article, Europe refers to the geographical continent, not the somewhat larger Western Palearctic, which includes parts of the Middle East and north Africa.There are about 700 species of bird i...
Life Story: Chick makes the ultimate leap of faith
This chick is just a few days old and already skydiving! 😱(via BBC Earth)
Mandarin duck
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Nightingale - Plăviceni Monastery, Romania
La Manastirea Plăviceni Jud.Teleorman vine o priveghetoare la stareț, acesta îi dă peşte să mănânce, iar ca răsplată, priveghetoarea cântă in mana lui!
Philomachus pugnax
Sometimes you know that though we try might, through photography (film scene), just not the uniqueness of a natural moment of capture. This is the case with our visit at Sandpiper militant in Norway d...
Northern Goshawk - Goshawk Flies Through Tiny Spaces in Slo-Mo!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b010y5wm Chris Packham puts a northern goshawk through its paces in the lab.
List of birds of the Faroe Islands
In the Faroe Islands there are currently about 110 different species of birds although, including vagrants during the last 150 years, over 260 species have been recorded. There are about 40 common bre...
List of birds of the Faroe Islands - Wikipedia
List of birds of Germany
This is a list of the bird species recorded in Germany. The avifauna of Germany include a total of 514 species, of which eleven have been introduced by humans and 204 are rare or accidental in Germany...
Birds of Russia
This is a list of the bird species recorded in Russia. The avifauna of Russia include a total of 780 species, of which one is endemic and twelve are rare or accidental in Russia and are not included i...
Eurasian Woodcock
The Eurasian woodcock (Scolopax rusticola) is a medium-small wading bird found in temperate and subarctic Eurasia. It has cryptic camouflage to suit its woodland habitat, with reddish-brown upperpart...
Eurasian Woodcock - Wikipedia
Lesser Spotted Eagle
The lesser spotted eagle (Clanga pomarina) is a large Eastern European bird of prey. Like all typical eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. The typical eagles are often united with the buteos...
Lesser Spotted Eagle - Wikipedia
Caspian Tern
The Caspian tern (Hydroprogne caspia, formerly Sterna caspia) is a species of tern, with a subcosmopolitan but scattered distribution. Despite its extensive range, it is monotypic of its genus, and ha...
Caspian Tern - Wikipedia
Pied Avocet
The pied avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) is a large black and white wader in the avocet and stilt family, Recurvirostridae. They breed in temperate Europe and western and Central Asia. It is a migrato...
Pied Avocet - Wikipedia
Cultural depictions of ravens
There are many references to ravens in legends and literature. Most of these refer to the widespread common raven. Because of its black plumage, croaking call, and diet of carrion, the raven has long ...
Cultural depictions of ravens - Wikipedia
Rackelhahn
The Rackelhahn also known as Rackelwild is a member in the grouse family and a bird hybrid between the western capercaillie and the black grouse. It is not able to produce an offspring in the wild.
Rackelhahn - Wikipedia
Lapland Longspur
The Lapland longspur (Calcarius lapponicus), also known as the Lapland bunting, is a passerine bird in the longspur family Calcariidae, a group separated by most modern authors from the Fringillidae (...
Lapland Longspur - Wikipedia
Roseate Tern
The roseate tern (Sterna dougallii) is a seabird of the tern family Sternidae.
This is a small-medium tern, 33–36 cm long with a 67–76 cm wingspan, which can be confused with the common ...
Roseate Tern - Wikipedia