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Bird Pied Flycatcher

What does the pied flycatcher look like?

The pied flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca) is a small bird of the flycatcher family, from the order Passeriformes. On the territory of Belarus, birch tree (this name is used less frequently) is widespread. The flycatcher has a rather interesting appearance. Males in breeding plumage have black (brown)...
Birds of Belarus - Chiffchaff

Chiffchaff, what does this bird look like?

This bird is found everywhere in Belarus and is considered quite common for forests, less often for parks. Outwardly, it has a very dull color in which a brownish-olive color prevails, which is why it is difficult to notice the chiffchaff-chiffchaff in the foliage. Bird size...
Crested Duck (Chubata Dive, Aythya fuligula) - description

What does the Crested Duck look like?

One of the birds of the duck family, which can be seen on the reservoirs and rivers of Belarus, is the crested duck (Aythya fuligula, Chubat dive). It resembles a common mallard in size, but looks noticeably different. The male during the mating season is distinguished by a tuft, ...
Crested Grebe description and photo

Great Grebe (Greater Grebe) - description and photo

Quite often on the reservoirs of Belarus you can see a waterfowl with an unusual collar - this is the Great Grebe, better known as Great Grebe. For our latitudes, the bird is considered migratory; it returns to nesting in late March - early ...
What does the bird Zhulan look like

Common shrike - what does this bird look like?

One of the most numerous birds of the shrike family, which are found in Belarus, is the common Shrike (Smaly grunt, Lanius collurio). Slightly larger than a field sparrow, it does not stand out for its singing and does not particularly like the neighborhood with ...
Bird Chorny Drozd

Blackbird (Turdus merula) - description and photo

If you're walking through a forest or park and you hear melodic singing with rich, varied sounds, there's a pretty good chance that the "singer" is a blackbird. This bird is about 24-26 centimeters in size, as follows from ...
Black-headed goldfinch - what kind of bird and what does it look like?

Black-headed goldfinch - what kind of bird and what does it look like?

One of the most beautiful birds in Belarus, which is quite easy to see in its natural environment, is the black-headed goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis). These birds are active and often move in small flocks, they are found both in city parks and in fields. Females...
Common tern bird

River tern - what kind of bird is it?

As is clear from the name of this bird, the river tern (sterna hirundo, crustacean lid) prefers to live near rivers and reservoirs. It arrives in Belarus already in the warm period of the year for nesting and flies early enough for wintering. Externally...
What does the Common Nuthatch bird (Sitta europaea) look like?

What does the Common Nuthatch bird look like?

One of the most common birds in Belarus, especially in deciduous parks, is the common nuthatch (Sitta europaea, bel - Zychayny popuzen). In addition, this nimble bird is easy to see in coniferous forests and even city gardens. This bird...
Ratchet warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix) - what does it look like?

Ratchet warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix) - what does it look like?

The beautiful songbird Chiffchaff from the order of passeriformes is found everywhere on the territory of Belarus. For our region, the bird is considered migratory, and flies to warm Africa for the winter. The ratchet warbler stands out for its unusual singing, quite well recognizable, with a specific...

Stone of filarets in Karchova (Tuganovichi)

In Belarus you can see not only countless architectural attractions, but also natural monuments. One of these objects is the “Filaret Stone”, it is located within the borders...

Castles and palaces of Belarus, which everyone should visit

The castles of Belarus keep the centuries-old history of our country and attract many tourists, travelers and admirers of antiquity from all over the world. Of course, due to...

Baranovichi-Polesskiye: station, tower and railway museum

The railway station of the city of Baranovichi (station "Baranavichy-Paleskiya") is not only an important infrastructure facility, but also a landmark with history. Trains and railways for Baranovichi...

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If you're planning a vacation, these travel apps and websites will help you plan your trip. The list will include convenient search engines for hotels, ...
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