1403 – Bird on the summit

blue thrush gouldbirdWhen we reached the top of Mount Athos in 2011 I managed again to take a shot of the only leaving creature who lives permanently on the 2026 meter high summit: The Blue Rock Thrush In 2007 I took this photograph of the bird. Watch the red arrow above.bird detail  Monticola solitarius or Blue Rock Thrush (blauwe rotslijster).


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2 Responses to 1403 – Bird on the summit

  1. Herman says:

    Is it a male or a female?

  2. athosweblog says:

    Reblogged this on Athos Agion Oros and commented:

    For a long time we were convinced that the bird I saw and photographed in 2007 and 2011 on the hifhets point od Mount Athos was a Blue Rock Thrush but we have a new determination: an Alpine Accentor (alpen heggenmus)

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