After saying goodbye to the last of our summer visitors a few weeks ago, we are welcoming those birds that will be spending the winter months with us - pink-footed geese forming big noisy skeins in the sky, greylag
geese grazing in the fields, and wigeon on the lake edges.
Within 8- 10 weeks, Pochards, Common Teals, Tufted Ducks, Gadwalls, Garganeys and the Greylag
and Bar- headed Geese will also have checked- in into Delhi.
, white-front and Egyptian geese join giant mute swans, wigeon, mallards and more on the menu.
Until recently, at Aracinovsko Blato and Katlanovsko Blato during winter there could be seen flocks of over 2,000 mallards (Anas platyrhynchos), 1,500 common cranes (Grus grus), grey herons (Ardea cinerea), purple herons (Ardea purpurea), greylag
geese (Anser anser), western marsh harriers (Circus aeruginosus)--birds of prey and the worst enemies to all types of wetland birds, and white storks (Ciconia ciconia).
His moody, underexpos ed shot of a greylag
goose on the bank of the Thames, set against the Sh ard, is proof that the beauty of nature can be captured anywhere.
His moody, underexposed shot of a greylag
goose on the bank of the Thames, set against the Shard, is proof that the beauty of nature can be captured anywhere.
Islanders have been allowed to shoot greylag
geese for the past three years after a booming flock laid waste to farmers' crops.
A total of 250 saplings of different species were planted in Garhi Mandu including fruit-bearing trees, which may attract large number of birds, which are visiting every year as passage migrants like Greylag
Goose, Northern Pintail, Ruddy Shelduck, Rosy starling, Golden Oriole, and it is expected that over 5 lakh trees will be planted in the year to come.
Experimentally elevated testosterone increases status signaling in male Greylag
Geese (Anser anser).
A Lactose B Fructose C Dextrose D Glucose QUESTION 13 - for 13 points: Which bird family has varieties called Brent, Greylag
It claims wildfowling has been practised in the area for generations with the main quarry being mallard wigeon, teal, pintail, Canada and Greylag
When we lived near Watten in Caithness, my attempts to do so became a standing joke in our family, particularly in connection with whooper swans and greylag