Thrush (lat. Turdus) is a bird which belongs to the order Passeriformes. To the family Drozdovich is 62 species, in Russia there are about 20 species. The most common is the song thrush, its mass reaches 55-100 grams, body length 21-25 cm Back and tail are painted in chocolate brown with silver stains. Abdomen white, flanks mottled. Breast yellowish, with dark brown spots, the area under the wings reddish. Young color dimmer, sexual dimorphism is not pronounced.
Thrush the Redwing is smaller, its weight rarely exceeds 60 grams. Back painted in olive-brown color, the area under the wings and sides of breast rufous; above the eyes are “eyebrows”, pigmented whitish-yellow, so the bird got a name.
Blackbird is completely black, the beak is bright orange.
White-throated thrush is very similar to Blackbird, but the chest there is a distinct white stripe, the orange beak is pigmented.
Also common Fieldfare, red thrush, mistle thrush, red-throated, grey, olive, Siberian, Golden and other species. The appearance of various kinds of blackbirds you can see in the video below. Continue reading
You may have already seen these beautiful, large, fluffy pet cats, which breed called “Maine Coon”. This native breed of cat, which originates in North America. Initially, these cats were used on farms, which were located in the area, exclusively for catching mice. Actually, it is quite hardy, agile, fast, and most importantly good-natured cats. They were excellent hunters and Pets. This breed got its name in the nineteenth century. Maine coons even got a nickname (“Maine raccoons”), for his long and fluffy tail.
So today the Maine Coon is one of the largest breeds of domestic cats. It really is quite a big cat, weight which can be more than ten pounds. Maine coons are very similar to the external data lynx. Indeed, they also have the characteristic ears of the brush, and the movements and some habits, the Maine Coon is more like it is the wild cat of the week home. Very often the Maine Coon cats confused with a reed and called them Coon cats.
If we talk about the history of the emergence of this breed, it is rather vague. There are many theories and assumptions about this breed. However, the most likely and plausible yet is the assumption that Maine coons were savaseniorcare very long time on the territory of America from Asia (it was really long time ago, long before humans invented the registration of animals, by the way, therefore, to trace the history of the breed and is so difficult). Continue reading
In recent years, increasingly in the apartment of friends or relatives instead of the fluffy kitty in the basket you can see the snake in the terrarium. It has become a kind of fashion. But is it really safe to follow the modern fashion trends? Could be better the old fashioned way: pour milk into a bowl and clean the litter box?
Because some wild animals can do more harm than good . Here is a list of five animals that are best not to get in your cozy, civilized house.
Tops the list of most dangerous animals exactly it. Most of us think that the turtle pet is the most undemanding and the most harmless. However, American scientists have found that these Pets are carriers of Salmonella. And this infection is known to be very dangerous, because can lead to death.
Today, some animal lovers not only want to take a picture with a monkey while relaxing at sea, but also to have the same in my apartment. However, these new Pets are very dangerous for their owners and their guests and this danger lies in their unpredictable aggressiveness. And this, in turn, can lead to bites and the spread of disease, many of which are still not studied by doctors. Continue reading