May 162017
 
Record-breaking 120,000 Ruffs counted in Belarus

Despite the cold weather, bird migration is in full swing. Millions of birds have started moving from their wintering grounds in Africa, stopping over in the cold tundra of Eurasia. At this time of the year, Turau Meadow in Belarus becomes a paradise for nature lovers – as many as 150,000 Eurasian Wigeon Mareca Penelope […]

Sep 042015
 
Black-tailed godwit

Limosa limosa – Charadriiformes – Scolopacidae – Barge à queue noire – Voici des images faites au Teich dans la seconde moitié d’août. Les migrateurs n’étaient pas encore au rendez-vous mais les oiseaux du coin m’ont régalée. Cette Barge en particulier avec son joli plumage et son reflet presque parfait dans l’eau: Here are photos […]

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

The Black-tailed Godwit, Limosa limosa, is a large, long-legged, long-billed shorebird. It is a member of the Limosa genus, the godwits. Its breeding range stretches from Iceland through Europe and areas of central Asia. Black-tailed Godwits spend winter in areas as diverse as Australia, western Europe and west Africa. The species breeds in fens, lake […]