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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...
Robin (robin) - what does this bird look like?

Zaryanka (robin) - what does this bird look like?

The European European Robin (Erithacus rubecula) is a numerous and common woodland bird from the flycatcher family. Outwardly, the Robin (as this bird is also called) is quite easily recognizable, the distinguishing feature is a bright orange spot affecting the neck, part ...
White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) - what does this bird look like?

White Wagtail - what does this bird look like?

One of the notable and frequently encountered birds of Belarus is the White Wagtail (Motacilla alba, White Sitaka). It is similar in size to the common field sparrow (about 17-18 cm). It is distinguished by beautiful colors: white or light gray belly, black...
What does a finch bird look like

Finch (Fringilla coelebs) - what does this songbird look like?

In spring, a beautiful songbird from the order of passerines returns to Belarus - the chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs). It is comparable in size to an ordinary field sparrow (about 15-17 centimeters), but is strikingly different from it in color and melodic singing. This kind...

Waterfowl Coot (Fulica atra)

The coot (Fulica atra) is well recognizable among other waterfowl. Its distinguishing feature is a white beak and a large leathery white spot on its forehead, as well as red eyes. This bird is comparable in size to a duck, the body is about ...
What does the common starling (Sturnus vulgaris) look like?

Common starling - description and features

The common starling (Sturnus vulgaris) is a symbolic bird associated with the arrival of spring. Outwardly, it has a small size, on average a little more than 20 centimeters, as well as a rich black color with a metallic sheen and cream-colored specks. These...
Greenfinch bird (Chloris chloris) - what does it look like?

Greenfinch bird - what does it look like?

The common greenfinch is a kind of bright "sparrow", especially the male, which has olive and green colors in its color. Also, these finches are distinguished by a yellow strip along the edge of the wings and a powerful beak, which looks a bit like a beak...

Minsk on old photos and postcards

What did Minsk look like in the first half of the 20th century and the early post-war years? Old postcards depicting iconic...

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...

Unusual obelisk in Koldychevo

Once upon a time in Koldychevo there was an estate with a small estate of the Shalevich-Filipovichs, which they in turn received from the Nesvizh Radziwills. The central object of the estate complex was a compact...

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