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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 ...
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...

What kind of miracle? White starling in Minsk

In spring, dozens of different birds actively return to Belarus, among which starlings are especially noticeable. Melodious singing and unusual coloring with bright specks attracts...

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...

Lyakhovichi Castle - where was it located?

The fact that there once stood a real defensive castle in Lyakhovichi is reminiscent of the city’s coat of arms, which depicts an ancient fortress. Construction of the castle began...

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