Next week temperatures are forecast to fall below -10C and will not rise above zero for the whole week so the spring migrants that have already arrived will probably have to head back south or perish. Inspired by my success on Wednesday, I travelled up the Glomma River from Nordre Øyeren to the Bean Goose […]
A few days ago I returned from Antalya, Turkey. I wasn’t there for fun or birding; it was a work trip. I was unable to go anywhere except walk around the hotel grounds and look for whatever wildlife might appear there. However, the grounds were large and beautiful; there were lots of trees, and the […]
På en åtel så kommer det mycket kråkfåglar och då är korpen den viktigaste detta för att den är naturligt väldigt skygg och vågar den sig fram så känner sig kungsörnen lite tryggare och kommer fram den också. Här ett gäng som ser ut att göra en gemensam plan för att överlista andra för att […]
To all those that think humans are so special because of our opposable thumbs, don’t forget that we are by no means the only creatures to communicate or use tools. In this case the crow is using what appears to be a lid, purely for pleasure without any practical purpose. Slide on crow!
The Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix) is a Eurasian bird species in the crow genus. Found across northern, eastern and southeastern Europe, & the Middle East, it is an ashy grey bird with black head, throat, wings, tail and thigh feathers, as well as a black bill, eyes and feet. Like other corvids it is an […]