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Small birds in winter

Small birds in winter

Winter is a tough time for small birds. Subzero temperatures, snow cover that prevents finding the food makes the survival difficult. See the gallery of some of the central European birds found on the river banks. Please follow and like us:

The great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus)

The great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus)

People would say that this bird is romantic, as its nuptial dance looks like just like that. The great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) inhabits oxbow lakes and other water bodies. Please follow and like us:

The whiskered tern – breeding in the backwaters

The whiskered tern – breeding in the backwaters

Social bird from oxbow lakes and other marshes, the whiskered tern (Chlidonias hybrida) is an impressive hunter, that builds the floating nests from the vegetation. Please follow and like us:

The common tern (Sterna hirundo)

The common tern (Sterna hirundo)

Nesting on gravel bars, the common tern (Sterna hirundo) is a bird that lives on the rivers. Elegant flyer, it hunts by diving into the water. Please follow and like us:

The Sand Martin (Riparia riparia) – dweller of the steep river banks

The Sand Martin (Riparia riparia) – dweller of the steep river banks

The sand martin (Riparia riparia) is a bird that can’t live without river erosion, breeding on a steep river bank. They are the symbols oft he natural rivers. Please follow and like us:

Wintering of the birds on the backwaters – VIDEO AND PHOTOS

Wintering of the birds on the backwaters – VIDEO AND PHOTOS

Winter is a time of food scarcity and freezing day. Many birds have fled to the warm climates, many in remain in northern areas during winter. Geese, ducks, coots, swans flock the rivers, to spend the winter on the backwaters of the rivers. Please follow […]

Wintering of the birds on the rivers – VIDEO AND PHOTOS

Wintering of the birds on the rivers – VIDEO AND PHOTOS

Winter is a time of food scarcity and freezing day. Many birds have fled to the warm climates, many in remain in northern areas during winter. Geese, ducks, coots, swans flock the rivers, to spend the winter on the rivers. Please follow and like us:

the bee-eater – the colorful bird from the steep river banks

the bee-eater – the colorful bird from the steep river banks

The European bee-eater (Merops apister) is one of the most colorful birds on the rivers. This gaudy animal breeds on the steep river banks. Please follow and like us:

The common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)

The common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)

The little ringed plover (Charadrius dubius) is an inhabitant of the barren gravel and sandbars. Please follow and like us:

The common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)

The common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)

One of the most beautiful inhabitant of the rivers in Asia and Europe is the common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis). Please follow and like us: