Monday, March 30, 2015

After months away in warmer places the White Storks are back! Some, like this one in a village in NE Hungary yesterday, are already on their huge nests.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Smallest bird in Europe

We came across this poor chap struggling in the cold and snow a few days ago in the hills. Goldcrest (Regulus regulus) at 8.5- 9.5cm in length it is the smallest bird in Europe.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Tawny Owls... breeding early

There is an urban park Budapest where Tawny Owls already have fledged young! That is rather early. Here is one of the chicks already out of the nest yesterday, on March 2nd.