Bullfinch Leevike Pyrrhula pyrrhula
Images captured from webcam by IceAge, LK forum
Photos Arne Ader
A little more wintery weather makes the bullfinches nicely visible on the thin fresh layer of snow.
A quite familiar sight opens: the red-coated bullfinch male stands watch next to or
Common buzzard Hiireviu Buteo buteo
Among the stamps published in 2015 stamp enthusiasts chose an otter stamp designed by Sándor Stern as the most beautiful. In second place came the stamp with a Bird of the Year, the honey buzzard, designed by Vladimir Taiger. Among the special stamps and envelope sets, the set created by Vladimir Taiger on the bird of the year theme took the first place by great majority.
Photos Tiit Hunt and Arne Ader
Burbot Luts Lota lota
Another strange winter. The spawning of burbots does not benefit from this climate; until the turn of the year water temperature in our waters has been higher than usual. During the January cold wave the spawning of burbots started under the ice cover in rivers. In lakes it will be a little later. The mating period of burbots in Lake Peipus lasts up to 7 weeks.
Image from webcam captured by Biker, LK forum
Photos Arne Ader
All regular camera viewers know the greenfinch who tries to scare away all smaller birds and at the same time to eat. But it must retreat when larger birds arrive such as a jay, woodpecker, crow, jackdaw or pigeon.
Greenfinch Rohevint Carduelis chloris
In the morning the greenfinches arrive at the birdfeeder to hang out there. They feast on sunflower seeds on the spot, turning them in the beak to free the kernel from the shells.
Photo Arne Ader
Clouded Apollo Mustlaik-apollo Parnassius mnemosyne
The butterflies of the species that will be seen this summer started life in the summer of last year when the female