Tag Archives: Birds

Tough Bird, Tough Luck

This young Golden Eagle takes on more than it can manage this time. Amazing that no damage was done to the bird other than an empty belly – and maybe damaged pride!

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Nightingale in Full Song

A European treasure. Come to SE Kazakhstan to enjoy this common spring visitor in full song. After breeding, the song disappears and is replaced by a call that is a mere hint of it’s pre-breeding euphony. Hard to see, this … Continue reading

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Bullfinch Mimicry

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05k2xc8/player Stunning video of mimicry by european Bullfinches, revealed on BBC Radio 4 The Life Science, prepared by Tim Birkhead, who wrote the wonderfully compelling well-written, entertaining and easy-to-read “Bird Sense – What It’s Like To Be A Bird”

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Trying To Show Sympathy

This poor hunter is being victimised… Apparently, according to this article in The Press & Journal (Aberdeen), this poor chap has been prevented from enjoying his lifelong bird-slaughtering-for-fun relaxation by saboteurs in the form of birdwatchers at a Moray Scotland … Continue reading

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Should Cats Be Culled?

The Week has summarised this subject in an interesting article from various sources on both sides of the pond, giving both sides of the argument. http://api.app.theweek.co.uk/editions/uk.co.dennis.theweek.single.issue1093/data/64410_9eb86a38446fe2346dacac3875632851/web.html Different countries have different viewpoints about cats. The ferals of Australia are a serious … Continue reading

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White-capped Bunting – rarity in Kazakhstan

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Black-bellied Sand-grouse in Flight

Kazakhstan July 2016

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