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.
The Saker falcon (Falco cherrug) is a fast bird and distributes in three subspecies in Eurasia and the northern part of Africa. Read more on bird facts, distribution and breeding.
Read some bird facts on the Cape Vulture which is one of the largest of its kind in 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.
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.
The Greylag Goose is the larges species of the grey geese in Europe. Find interesting bird facts on distribution, migration, breeding and conservation status.
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.
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.
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.
The Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis) is a frequent winter guest and migrant on the northwest European North Sea shores and in the Wadden Sea. Read more on the species, its distribution, behaviour and breeding.