Thursday, 17 February 2011

Special Birds: Syrian Woodpecker

A real eastern European specialty bird. Resident from the Czech Republic eastwards to Russia and the Ukraine and southwards into the Balkans and Middle East. This photo is of female in Budapest, Hungary.

Monday, 7 February 2011

Special Birds: Great Bustard in flight

A Great Bustard Otis tarda in flight, Kiskunsag NP, Hungary, January 2011. This species is one of the world's heaviest flying birds.