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What does the common jay (Garrulus glandarius) look like?

What does a common jay bird look like?

На территории почти всей Беларуси встречается яркая и красивая птица - обыкновенная сойка (Garrulus glandarius). Внешне сойка узнаваема и красочна: птицы имеют преимущественно розовато-коричневую окраску, с белыми и чёрными отметинами на крыльях и характерными...
What kind of bird is the waxwing (amylushka)?

What kind of bird is the waxwing (amylushka)?

The waxwing (white - amyalushka) is a medium-sized songbird belonging to the order Passeriformes. Its proportions are comparable to the starling, but it stands out clearly in appearance. The main color of the waxwing varies from dark gray to brownish or olive....
Black-headed tit photo and description

Bird Black-headed Chickadee – description and photo

The black-headed chickadee (lat. Poecile palustris), less commonly also called the marsh chickadee, is a small bird of the tit family. In size, the bird is inferior even to the tree sparrow; its body length is about 11-14 centimeters and weighs about 12-15 grams. Gadget...
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)...
The green planet Dubai

The Green Planet – Zoo in Dubai

If you are looking for something to do for a couple of hours in the city of Dubai and get a pleasant experience, then I advise you to visit The Green Planet. This is a kind of zoo where you can see many exotic birds, and...
Beaver or muskrat? How are they different and how are they similar?

Beaver or muskrat? How are they different and how are they similar?

Muskrat and beaver are two different species of semi-aquatic rodents, although they share some similarities due to their lifestyle and ecological role. In Belarus, both of these mammals are widespread and can be seen...
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 ...

Teofil Eugeniusz Boretti – photographer documenting Belarus at the end of the 19th century

Taking up photography now and, for example, 100 years ago is a completely different matter. Any centuries-old photographs are highly valued among collectors and enthusiasts....

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...

What kind of unusual tower was there in Pryluky?

In old photographs and a drawing by Napoleon Orda, not only the Czapski Palace attracts attention, but also an unusual tower, somewhat reminiscent of a minaret. There was a four-tiered tower on the right...

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