Nutcracker

Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes) Birds Information & Facts Length: 32 cm. The male and female Nutcracker birds have like plumage, Wining span: 59 cm. Voice: Cry like that of the jay; call in spring sounds like ‘kror’. Size of Egg: 30.3—37.5 x...

Chough (Pyrrhocorax Pyrrhocorax)

Chough Bird Information & Facts Britain, France, Switzerland, Italy, Sicily, Spain and the Alps are the home of the chough. Length: 38 cm. The male and female have like plumage. Voice: A jackdaw. like ‘kyaw’, a characteristic ‘tchuff’ and a...

Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)

Water Pipit Bird Inhabit The water pipit inhabits barren rocky locations with screes in high mountains above the tree line. It prefers large spaces with a great many scattered boulders and clumps of grass. Its range includes southern and southeastern Europe, as well...

Redpoll (Acanthis flammea)

Redpoll Birds Information & Facts The redpoll is primarily a bird of the arctic tundra, from where it invades central and southern Europe in large numbers every autumn. Length: 12.5 cm. The male has a redder throat and rump. Voice: The characteristic flight call...

Rock Thrush (Monticola saxatilis)

Rock Thrush Bird Information & Facts Southern Europe and the warmest parts of central Europe are the home of the rock thrush. Length: 19 cm. The female is spotted brown and the young have a like coloration, Voice: Courting note Schack chack’. Song:...

Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus)

Ring Ouzel Bird Information & Facts The mountain areas on the west coast of Scandinavia, England, Ireland, the Alps, Pyrenees and Carpathians are the home of the ring ouzel. Length: 24 cm. Sexual dimorphism. Voice: A clear, ‘piping ‘pee-u’ and a...