My new post brings bird facts and photography on the Gadwall. (Anas strepera).
Category Archives: Breeding
The Mallard the most familiar duck in northern hemisphere
This post features some bird fact on the Mallard which is by far the most common duck in the Western Palearctic. Find bird facts and images.
Lesser White-fronted Goose a species of the artic geese
The Lesser White-fronted Goose (Anser erythropus) is a bird of the Eurasian subarctic circles. As such it is a rare species. Read more on characteristics, distribution and breeding.
White-headed Vulture – a scarce native species to Africa
The White-headed Vulture (Trigonoceps occipitalis) is an Old World Vulture and monotypical to the Trigonoceps genus. Listed as critically endangered. Read more on this species.
Greater White-fronted Goose – a species of the arctic geese
The (Greater) White-fronted Goose belongs to the so-called Grey Geese group and is one of the species breeding in the arctic regions of the northern hemisphere. Read more on bird facts, distribution and conservation status.
Greylag Goose – the largest goose in Western Palearctic
The Greylag Goose is the larges species of the grey geese in Europe. Find interesting bird facts on distribution, migration, breeding and conservation status.
Canada Goose – the largest species of the Marine Geese
The Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) is the larges goose not only of the Branta genus but also the larges goose in the entiry northern hemisphere.
Palmnut Vulture – The odd-one out in Africa
The Palmnut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis) is an Old World Vulture of the Gypohierax genus and a native bird of Africa. Read more on bird facts, distribution and breeding.
Brent Goose breeding birds in the arctic circle
The Brent Goose (Branta bernicla) is the smallest one with the darkest plumage of all marine geese with circumpolar breeding grounds. Read more on distribution, status and breeding.
Slender-billed Vulture critically endangered bird in Asia
The Slender-billed Vulture (Gyps tenuirostris) is an Old World Vulture from the Gyps genus and a critically endangered species in South Asia. Read more on distribution, population status and breeding.