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Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) is a frequent visitor to our feeders in winter

11 Jan 2022 3 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

He is so patched that he flies to our feeders and is a frequent guest of our winter bird canteen. It comes in winter from the far north to survive in milder aura. Taką mu przypięto łatkę, ze przylatuje do naszych karmników i jest częstym gościem na...

Macrophotography of the insect

22 Dec 2021 1 minute read 0 comments nevlu123

    Macrophotography of the insect     ℋ𝒾 𝒻𝓇𝒾ℯ𝓃𝒹𝓈 𝒽ℴ𝓌 𝒶𝓇ℯ 𝓎ℴ𝓊? ℋℴ𝓅ℯ 𝒶𝓁𝓁 ℴ𝒻 ℊ𝓇ℯ𝒶𝓉 𝒶𝓃𝒹 𝓈𝓉𝓇ℴ𝓃ℊ 𝒶𝓃𝒹 𝒽ℯ𝒶𝓁𝓉𝒽𝓎 𝓌𝒾𝓉𝒽 𝓎ℴ𝓊𝓇 𝒻𝒶𝓂𝒾𝓁𝓎 𝒷𝓎 𝓉𝒽ℯ ℊ𝓇𝒶𝒸ℯ ℴ𝒻 𝒶𝓁𝓂𝒾ℊ𝒽𝓉𝓎 𝒜𝓁𝓁𝒶𝒽.ℐ 𝒶𝓂 𝒶𝓁𝓈ℴ ℊ𝓇ℯ𝒶𝓉 𝒶𝓃𝒹 𝓈𝓉𝓇ℴ𝓃ℊ 𝒷𝓎 𝓉𝒽ℯ ℊ𝓇𝒶𝒸ℯ ℴ𝒻 𝒶𝓁𝓂𝒾ℊ𝒽𝓉𝓎 𝒜𝓁𝓁𝒶𝒽. ᴡᵉˡᶜᵒᵐᵉ ᴛᵒ ᴍʸ ᴀⁿᵒᵗʰᵉʳ ᴘᵒˢᵗ...

New cat in my life that I unexpectedly encountered at the hospital - Sweet!!

18 Dec 2021 4 minute read 2 comments Greenchic

    I never expected to have something to write for Caturday, for the past one month my life revolved around hospital because my mother was admitted there after she overdosed on some un-prescribed antidepressant psychiatric medication along with ste...

Ardea cinerea

10 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Marekiaro

The gray heron (Ardea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758) is a bird belonging to the Ardeidae family. Native to the temperate regions of the Old World, as well as to Africa, it is the species of heron that goes further north, so much so that in summer it is easy...

Wren - My house is my castle!

7 Dec 2021 3 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

The Wren (Troglodytes) is one of the smallest European birds. It can be seen during winter walks. He is often accompanied by tits, woodpeckers, and blacksmiths. Strzyżyk (Troglodytes) to jeden z najmniejszych europejskich ptaków. Można go dost...

To feed you must first hunt - the Blackbird family - five hungry blackbird babies

2 Dec 2021 3 minute read 2 comments marianomariano68

Blackbird (Turdus merula) is a soot black bird with a yellow, yellow-orange or even orange beak. There is also an orange border around the eye. This is what adult males look like. Females and cubs are brown in color. Its body length can reach 27 cm....

Female Boomslang (Dispholidus typus)

6 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments willemvzyl

Boomslang are one of Southern Africa's dangerously venomous snake species - a microscopic amount of Boomslang venom can be fatal to an adult human. That being said, they are extremely timid snakes and bites are rare - they would much rather flee tha...

Spotted Harlequin Snake (Homoroselaps lacteus)

30 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments willemvzyl

This little guy is a Spotted Harlequin Snake - a beautiful but venomous species from South Africa. These colourful snakes average 30 – 40 cm with a maximum length of 65 cm. They vary greatly in colour, depending on locality and are found in fynbos,...

Flowerpot Snake (Ramphotyphlops braminus)

27 Oct 2021 1 minute read 1 comment willemvzyl

A tiny, unobtrusive snake that's found in gardens in coastal towns and feeds and ants and ant eggs. This is South Africa's only introduced snake species - they were accidentally imported to port towns in bags of soils or pots of flowers (hence the n...

Boomslang (Dispholidus typus)

24 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments willemvzyl

Boomslang (if you're not an Afrikaans speaker you'd be surprised what the name sounds like, properly pronounced) are one of Southern Africa's dangerously venomous snake species - a microscopic amount of Boomslang venom can be fatal to an adult human...