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.

The Saker Falcon a rare species across Eurasia

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.

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.

Red-headed Vulture – a critically endangered species in Asia

The Red-headed Vulture was once endemic to the Indian subcontinent and South Asia. Unfortunately this species suffered a steep decline in population numbers and is now critically endangered. Read more on status, distribution and breeding.

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