Saturday, November 23, 2019

Pygmy Owl in Belarus

We are starting to look back at our year birding in Central and Eastern Europe. There have been so many highlights! We will post a few images of some of them in the coming weeks. So many very happy and satisfied clients/friends, too. It was a pleasure to guide you all! Anyway, here we go, a Pygmy Owl in May in Belarus. Not a great photo because we did not want to get too close to the nesting hole. It was a very popular little bird!

Friday, October 11, 2019

Syrian Woodpecker

Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus from a recent tour in Hungary.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Long-tailed Tit

The Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus is common and widespread but still very popular with birders. Head colour varies, even within populations. Here is one with a whitish head in Hungary.  

Monday, July 29, 2019

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

Europe's smallest member of the family... Lesser Spotted Woodpecker. An impressive, industrious, little bird, and an always popular one! This is a male - see the red cap.

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Red-backed Shrike

An adult male Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio from a recent in Austria.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Great Spotted Woodpecker

An adult male Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major from a recent tour around Belarus. 

Monday, March 4, 2019

Wallcreeper, Czechia...

When we are not guiding, we are still out birding. At the weekend we checked out a few sites in Moravia, in the very south of the Czech Republic, Czechia...

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Slovenia - 5 million Bramblings

Yesterday we visited a roost of an estimated 5 million (yes, that is 5,000,000 !!!) Bramblings in Slovenia. Here are a few of the birds...