Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Special Birds: Hawfinch












Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes is common and widespread in Eastern Europe. It typically occurs in deciduous woodlands but also in parks and gardens in many places. This great photo was taken in Hungary by Laszlo Nehezy.

Monday, 3 October 2011

Birding Tours: Hungary in Spring

The UK based birdwatching tour company Heatherlea are running a tour to Hungary next spring. Dates are May 19-26, 2012. Key birds sought on the tour will include Pygmy Cormorant, Saker, Eastern Imperial Eagle, Red-footed Falcon, Great Bustard, Aquatic Warbler and 9 species of woodpecker. Click here for more details: HUNGARY IN SPRING.