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
Doctors Spain are warning residents about the need to be careful while walking outdoors, especially with children, and dogs. Because of early spring in Spain observed the invasion of toxic caterpillars, lovers of pine needles.
Caterpillars marching moth ( Thaumetopoea Pityocampa ) can be found in any European country where there are pine and coniferous forests, as their main diet are pine needles.
Disturbing bright coloration of these caterpillars, the trunk of which is provided with longitudinal orange band and unpleasant to look at long hairs, clearly warns of the danger, and all those who want to get to know them.
Unfortunately, the instinct of self-preservation in children is underdeveloped, and domestic dogs he suppressed their incredible curiosity.
For this reason, the Ministry of health of Spain, where this year the emergence of caterpillars of a silkworm camp was not only much earlier than usual, but in huge quantities, has published a special press release. Spaniards urged to avoid prikosnovenii the tracks and make sure their not touching children and Pets. Continue reading
Advice from professional Photographers about the perfect Photos of their Pets.
Avoid staging Photos and simply give your pet the time to open a part of his personality.
Photographer Parker Smith: “Every dog is different and has its own rhythm of life. They are just like people. Therefore, the understanding of pet and the concentration will tune in to a beautiful Photo.”
Professional Photographer Nina Parker also conducts the first interview, allowing four-legged clients to relax and watch her and the equipment before you start shooting. She says: “First the animals are very excited, but eventually calm down and start behaving like in real life, lay down in a favorite chair or bed, be themselves.”
Patience plays important as when shooting Pets and kids photo shoots. If you want to photograph a pet with children, make sure that the child understands the safety rules of work with animals (for example: not grabbing the ears). Give everyone time to get comfortable and be prepared for the unexpected. Then place the magic shooting. Continue reading