Saturday, April 29, 2017

Great Capricorn Beetle

Yes, not a bird, but we admire all wildlife. Here is a pair of mating Great Capricorn Beetles (Cerambyx cerdo) found in woodland near Zagreb, Croatia, on a recent tour. This magnificent species is also known as the Oak Cerambyx. 

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Blue Rock Thrush

We have just finished another great birding trip around Croatia. Here is one of the typical birds of rocky habitats in Dalmatia that we saw, and heard singing, daily... Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius.