Mynah

Written by admin on January 11, 2012. Posted in Birds


Being a subspecies of the starling family which is called sturndae a world that comes from the Latin, the Mynah word is used mainly for the Asian species which tend to be larger than their cousins in Europe. These birds are considered invasive birds in some parts of the world where they have been brought […]

Senegal parrot (Poicephalus senegalus)

Written by admin on January 9, 2012. Posted in Birds


Origin: As their name implies, these birds come from Senegal but also Gambia, Guinea, Ghana and Cameroon. They were imported in large numbers in Europe, however they are little birds that remain in places where they grew, because of the food. Features: There are three species of Senegal parrots namely: Poicephalus senegalus senegalus: which is […]

Yellow Winged Sugar Bird

Written by admin on December 30, 2011. Posted in Birds


They can be kept in cages or in aviaries whit different species of birds but they don’t get along if to many pairs are kept in a small place since they don’t like crowded spaces. The Yellow Winged Sugar Bird is part of the tanager family and they originate in the Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil and […]

Peregrine Falcon

Written by admin on December 12, 2011. Posted in Birds


With a bright sharp and long sight the peregrine falcon can reach speed of 321 – 350 km / h in a dive, which makes this bird the absolute champion when it comes to speed. The peregrine falcon in cruising flight on horizontal he’s not much worst and he can reach speeds of 171 km […]

American Robin

Written by admin on December 5, 2011. Posted in Birds


The European robin although it shares the same name and the characteristic red chest he is part of the Flycatcher family while the American Robin is part of the Thrush family. Description Length 23–28 centimeters (10–11 inch) Weight averages about 77 grams (2.7 oz) Wingspan around 31–41 centimeters (12.2–16 in) Colors the neck of the […]

Wild Turkey

Written by admin on November 25, 2011. Posted in Birds


It was domesticated long before the Europeans first stepped on the American soil from the days of the Mayan empire. The Wild Turkey is part of the Galliformes family and it is scientifically named (Meleagris gallopavo) and they were domesticated first starting from the Mexico state. W can enumerate a few more species of Turkey […]

Pelicans

Written by admin on November 4, 2011. Posted in Birds


These archaic birds still remain from the tertiary era, and their numbers have decreased over the past decades. Their nesting places were gradually reduced as a result of the anthropogenic penetrating factor, so that pelicans have disappeared completely from western and central Europe. Although pelicans have nested in the fifteenth century in Denmark, they withdrew […]

Cedar Waxwing

Written by admin on November 3, 2011. Posted in Birds


A rarely spotted member of the Bombycillidae family is the Cedar Waxwing scientifically called (Bombycilla cedrorum) which likes to breed in the northern parts of America or if you like on the southern parts of Canada. Description Length approximately 6–7 in (15–18 cm) Weight roughly 30 grams Color with their yellow or orange tail the […]

Albatross

Written by admin on November 2, 2011. Posted in Birds


Crossing the southern hemisphere oceans for millions of years, if we judge the Albatros through its performance, by size and by comportment, we realize it’s one of the most extraordinary flying birds. They come ashore only to nest, otherwise, they spend over 90% of their life above the waves, using their amazing skill of riding […]

Black-capped Chickadee

Written by admin on October 29, 2011. Posted in Birds


Another small, North American songbird is the Black-capped Chickadee scientifically called (Poecile atricapillus), a bird in the Paridae family. This bird’s capacity to lower its body temperature during cold winter nights is notable, just as its good spatial memory to relocate the caches where it stores food is or the fact that they can be […]