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
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