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
Siamese cats, in addition to graceful appearance, are intelligent, playful and loyal Pets. This breed has many unique characteristics, and they are one of the most recognizable cats in the world, thanks to the exotic color and vigor. Siamese cats have a long body, beautiful almond-shaped blue eyes, large ears and wedge-shaped muzzle. They have a short silky coat with dark points – markings.
1. Siamese cat is an ancient breed
Like most cat breeds, the true origin of Siamese cats is shrouded in mystery. Some argue that these cats were the Pets of kings, while others believe that they were raised by Buddhist monks.
When members of the Royal family died, it was believed that the Siamese cat has received their soul. The cat was transferred to the temple, she and the rest of your life spent in luxury under the care of the monks.
Thai manuscript “Poems cat books” you can find the first description of cats with darker color on the extremities, made between the 14th and 18th centuries. This suggests that the Siamese cat is a very old breed, even if we don’t know where it came from. Continue reading
The Chinese Shar Pei is a calm, confident dog with a different stubbornness and extraordinary loyalty to his family. This pet will need an experienced, assertive owner who will not only properly train the dog, but will not let her get bored.
The Airedale Terrier is an intelligent, even-tempered and playful dog, and has earned its popularity among dog breeders. The Airedale Terrier is often called the king of Terriers. This title was given because that is the largest representative among the dogs of this group. The breed originated in the Aire valley, located in the County of Yorkshire.
Thanks to the Disney movie “101 Dalmatians” this breed is well known all over the world. Its history totals not one hundred years, during which Dalmatians was an indispensable tool for hunting, rescue companies, circus…
The Fox Terrier is a confident and very curious dog. Originally the Terrier was bred to hunt Fox. Today, these active dogs while hunting are less often used. Fox Terriers are great dogs – companions, you can often find them at various exhibitions. Continue reading