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Eurasian coot babies

June 10, 2018 Birds 0

Eurasian coot babies with their parents at Valentina Pikula trail. Map:

Eurasian coot

June 10, 2018 Birds 0

The Eurasian coot (Fulica atra), also known as the common coot, is a member of the rail and crake bird family, the Rallidae. The scientific name is from Latin; Fulica is “coot”, and atra is “black”.[6] It is found in Europe, Asia, Australia and parts of Africa. The Australian subspecies is known as the Australian… Read more

Hooded crow

June 10, 2018 Birds 0

The hooded crow (Corvus cornix) (also called hoodie) is a Eurasian bird species in the Corvus genus. Widely distributed, it is also known locally as Scotch crow and Danish crow. In Ireland it is called caróg liath or grey crow, just as in the Slavic languages and in Danish. In German it is called “mist… Read more