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.

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.

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.

Barnacle Goose – breeding birds in the Arctic circle

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.

Cinereous Vulture – the largest impressive Vulture in Europe

The Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus) is a huge bird, with dark plumage, but for the pale head. This species is also called Monk Vulture. It comes across at a size of 100-110 cm and a wingspan measuring between 250-295 cm, making it one of the larges vultures in Europa, Africa and Asia. This bird isContinue reading “Cinereous Vulture – the largest impressive Vulture in Europe”

The White-tailed Eagle Europe’s largest sea eagle

The huge White-tailed Eagle was close to extinction in the 1980s and has made a remarkable comeback since then. Today the species is no longer endangered and can frequently be watched in the baltics and northern Europe. Read more

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