Birdwatcher's Log : 10/05/22

Yesterday I planned to develop a route for a future birdwatching tour, so I had to explore new paths and a passage through the forest.
And I remind you, these are screenshots of raw, unedited files. I just hastened to share with you my walk. Photos will be edited in the future.

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My path started at the old cemetery. There are a lot of chaffinches, as always.

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Many species of thrushes also live here. Redwing is one of them.

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Here comes the common whitethroat. As expected, she was in fallen trees, and then flew to a branch.

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Redstart compared to the last time, it has become more. Looks like young males have arrived.

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Came to the forest. It is expected that at this time of the year there was a burning field. This happens every year.

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White wagtails love to roam on such ashes. They seem to be looking for fried insects there.

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Having entered the forest, I saw that the pied flycatchers also flew in. The male sang a song, and the female hid in a crevice in a tree. There probably their future nest.

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Forest relatives of wagtails, tree pipits, sing songs in the forest with might and main. But almost all the time they spend below, on the ground in search of food.

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While it is still spring, these coal tit sing songs and look for a partner. This species of tits lives mainly in coniferous forests, so after the mating season, many of them will fly away from here.

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The great spotted woodpecker first sat drumming on the tree. But then a female flew in, and they began to fly one after another.

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And this big man black woodpecker was screaming while sitting on a tree. I lured him to the sound and he flew past me. However, they fly loudly, flapping wings are clearly audible.

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I walked on and suddenly two hares jumped out from the side! My God! This is the first time I see a hare alive! I have previously found their footprints in the snow, seen their droppings and shedding hair. And finally I saw it live! Apparently it's a white hare (mountain hare (Lepus timidus), also known as blue hare, tundra hare, variable hare, white hare, snow hare, alpine hare)
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There were two of them. One hare ran far deep into the forest, and the second lingered not far from me. As I understand it, it was a male and a female, and the male diverted attention from the female. And then he also ran away. I followed them and they ran back. And then I saw a red stray dog. Apparently these bunnies were running away from her.

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Then there was a difficult transition through the channel of the stream and marshland.

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And by the way there were a lot of birds by the river. Arrived at the watering place.
Here is the brambling.

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Greenfinch ate fresh buds.

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There are surprisingly many siskins this year.

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The long-tailed titis have not been seen for a long time, and here they are, by the river.

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The nuthatches were in pairs. Even in the wild, they are not afraid of humans.

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View from the hill to the river.

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While I was resting, a wryneck flew into the bushes. I had to finish the rest and run to photograph her.

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This is the end of my 9 hour walk.



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