Types of pet birds: finches
Family estrildidae or vukovije weaverbirds belongs to the passerine. Birds of this family are small or medium size with a long calf not more than 17 cm and not weighing…

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How to Photograph your pet like a professional?
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…

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Thrushes: song, black, Redwing and other

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

10 tips for successful travel with Pets by car

Ahead is a warm Indian summer and you probably still waiting for a family outing to the country or kebabs. We care and love to our younger brothers remember that these tips for transporting Pets in the car continue to be relevant and in that short warm period.

HOW TO TRANSPORT ANIMALS IN THE CAR

WATER AND FRESH AIR

Dogs and cats overheat very quickly in cars. Even in cool weather, the sun’s rays can heat the cabin. Drinking water and regular breaks to “walk under the Bush” a must for comfortable transporting animals in the car.

A PIECE OF HOME

Animals will survive the trip better if they are their usual subjects: home bedding, familiar food, and even preferably their home and not a camp bowl. Take care of the first aid kit for your pet, by doing this in a hurry is often neglected: “there is to go?”. Continue reading

How to Photograph your pet like a professional?

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