Bright birds of Crimea

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Bright birds of Crimea

Civilization and the modern rhythm of life have left us not too much time to communicate with nature. And many of us often do not know their neighbors on the planet. Meet the brightest representatives of the feathered Crimea, whose color will not leave anyone indifferent.

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Bullfinch.

The inhabitant of the forests of the far north. The name received for the fact that in the Crimea appears with the first snow. The male's red breast stands out noticeably on a white background. Females are more modestly dressed. They feed mainly on plant seeds. It has not only a bright plumage, but also a talent for onomatopoeia.

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Oriole.

The bird is a bright yellow color, its beautiful singing resembles the sound of a flute. However, males adorn bright plumage, ladies are dressed in muted green tones.

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Orioles are monogamous, create a family for life. These birds are good builders, in the crowns of tall trees they make reliable and cozy nests for their offspring. In their families duties are strictly distributed, the male extracts materials, and the female lays them down. Then the female incubates the eggs, and the husband feeds her and sometimes substitutes.These charming birds live in the foothills, on the plains.

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Goldfinch.

This is a small bird with a charming appearance, pleasant voice and gentle disposition. It is possible that the name of this bird gave fans the name Shyogol to show off fashionable and bright clothes. Previously, this bird was much more popular for captive breeding than among our contemporaries canaries and parrots. Goldfinch dwells everywhere, decorating with itself gardens, parks, wild landscapes. Nestlings are fed by insects, while adults prefer plant seeds.

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European bee-eater.

These birds can be called the symbol of the change of seasons. They fly in large flocks over the peninsula at the end of May and this marks the beginning of summer. But many birds remain on the foothills for breeding. The main nesting sites are the cliffs of the sea coast, where they settle in colonies of 10 to 15 pairs. The bee-eaters feed exclusively on insects, which are harvested right in the air. One of the favorite treats of the bee, for which they received the second name - bee-eater.

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Hoopoe.

This bird has a bright and easily recognizable appearance. It got its name from the sound of a characteristic cry.The main decoration of the hoopoe is a motley tuft-shaped fan consisting of long feathers. Nest in hollows and other secluded places.

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They feed exclusively on insects. Hoopoe is associated with many myths in different cultures of the world. Mentioned in the Koran and the Bible, in the myths of ancient Greece, the ancient Ingush and Chechens.

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Roller.

One of the brightest birds in Europe. Mostly inhabit the plains and foothills. It settles in hollows, cavities of rocks and other secluded places.

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During the courtship period, the male arranges an incredible performance with various stunts in the air. They feed on small insects and small vertebrates (lizards, frogs, mice).

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Sensing a threat, the juvenile whelping chicks burp orange liquid with a vomit smell, thereby warning parents of impending danger. This is done so that adults can save their lives and continue their appearance.

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Kingfisher.

The plumage of these birds is like a scattering of precious stones. Kingfishers do not justify their name, since chicks are bred mainly in the spring. They nest along the major rivers - Salgira, Kachi, Belbek. They feed on small fish, sometimes aquatic insects and amphibians.

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Very quickly, with the help of a beak and legs, they pull out nests in a dirt wall.

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According to legend, Noah sent a kingfisher for fire. When he took off, he painted the wings in the tone of the sky. Seeing the fire, the bird swooped down and snatched out the little firehead, she then painted his paws and breast in a fiery color.

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  • Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea

    Bright birds of Crimea