1666 – Winter birds

bird in snowRobins like the snow. They are not shy and sometimes it looked that they took pleasure in following us on the footpaths.

bird at nea                                bird at greg Robin at Nea Skiti.                                                        In the guesthouse of Gregoriou. bird at dionThis bird was “walking”  the stone walls of Dionysiou. Who can identify the species? hv

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4 Responses to 1666 – Winter birds

  1. gerard koolschijn says:

    This looks like a Wall Creeper (Dutch: Rotskruiper). A very rare bird, normally living high in the mountains, in winter sometimes lower. Then more white on the breast.

  2. gerard koolschijn says:

    Better: on the throat (in stead of ‘breast’)

  3. Bart says:

    I can confirm this is a ‘rotskruiper’ (Tichodroma muraria). Two years ago I have also seen one near the harbour of Dionysiou, so it seems to be a regular visitor there.

  4. Josef says:

    The latin name: Tichodroma muraria.

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