Friday, July 24, 2020

Bee-eater with a bee

European Bee-eaters (Merops apiaster) are one of Europe's most colourful and 'exotic' bird species. This one is in Hungary where there are many colonies, and this year seem to be doing very well.

Monday, May 25, 2020

Grey Partridge

The Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix) has declined greatly in many countries. This one was snapped at the roadside in the Kiskunsag, Hungary, the other day. 

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Citrine Wagtail

This time last year we were watching birds like this in Belarus. Sadly, our tours this year are not running because of the... you-know-what. Nevermind, Citrine Wagtail is a great bird and we will see them next time!

Monday, April 13, 2020

White-backed Woodpecker male

Hard to get into the forests right now, so here is one from last spring in the Bukk Hills, Hungary. A male White-backed Woodpecker, one of our favourites. 

Tuesday, March 10, 2020


One of the smallest birds in Europe: Goldcrest Regulus regulus. A great and always popular little bird!

Wednesday, March 4, 2020


We just guided a birding group from the UK in South Moravia, the Czech Republic. The main target for everyone was Wallcreeper... so we and this wonderful stunner obliged!