Sunday, 6 March 2011

Little Bee-eater/ Merops pusillus

 Wildearth TV, SA

Fulmars/Fulmarus glacialis

 Scottish Seabird Centre, 

Gannet's foot

 Scottish Seabird Centre, 

Gannets back at the islands ...

 Scottish Seabird Centre, 

Shag / Phalacrocorax aristotelis

 Scottish Seabird Centre, 

Shag is sitting  at nest ..

Herring Gull/Larus argentatus

Scottish Seabird Centre, 
The birds return to the steep rocky islands in Scotland ...Spring is coming in the Northen hemisphere !!!


Africam, Elephant plains cam, 

Eagle Owl /Bubo bubo

 Vogelbescherming Nederland, 

Rolling the eggs and removing a stone ...

Mallard/ Anas platyrhychos/ Πρσινοκέφαλη Πάπια

 Vogelbescherming Nederland, 

...But when I checked the Kingfisher cam ...I saw another resident of the area ...!!!! A mallard !!!

European Kingfisher/Alcedo Atthis- Αλκυόνη

 Vogelbescherming Nederland, 

I couldn't resist to take a couple of snapshots from the video clip showing the kingfisher checking the nest  yesterday ...You can find the video clip here

Stock Dove /Columba oenas-Φασοπερίστερο

 Vogelbescherming Nederland, 
The Stock Dove was checking the Owls' nest again ...I'm afraid we will see again fiercefull battles between them for the domination of the nest

Little Owl/ Athene noctua

Vogelbescherming Nederland, 

There is a very interesting video clip on the site, with a male calling for a female yesterday late in evening ..I hope we will see soon a pair in the nest !!!
You can find the clip here ...

The pics are from the video clip

Winter is coming Antarctica ...

Station Gars O' Higgins-Antarctica