Escrito em 19 de março de 2022
On World Sparrow Day, we want to share with you some curiosities and facts about this distinctive and special bird family.
There are 43 species of Sparrows (family Passeridae) including 8 genera (depending on the taxonomic classification used);
Sparrows are very social and live in colonies;
Most species inhabit in close association with humans, though there are genera that inhabit less urbanized areas, like woods, savannas or mountains;
Sparrows are around 14-16 cm long with grey and brown colour;
Males and females are very easy distinguished by feather colouration - males also have reddish and black parts, while females stick ... Ler mais
Escrito em 14 de março de 2022
Spring migration season has begun!
It may be less fascinating and take over a shorter period of time than autumn migration, yet spring migration is just as exciting for birdwatching. From March till May, every birder wants to be outside and find the new arrivals. Every day can be a day full of surprises. Well, not that much for those living in the far north. But, don’t worry, you get some of them all at once (so to speak) in their amazing breeding colonies.
Even though spring might be thrilling for some birders, for those who are starting it might ... Ler mais
Escrito em 02 de março de 2022
If you are a nature enthusiast or curious to know and learn more about nature, birdwatching might just be the right hobby for you. You might start to notice small details in your surroundings, or find yourself more in tune with the passing of the seasons. Ultimately, birdwatching can be your gateway into recognising, appreciating or connecting with a wider world that was there all along.
Where should I start from?
Usually, the enthusiasm starts from noticing birds in our backyard or in a public garden near your home or job. After that, there are several different initial approaches ... Ler mais