Every now and again I make an effort to get through a little bit more of passerine bird diversity (see the list of articles below for previous efforts).
Today I want to talk more about passerines, and I know that this will make you happy. In particular: TITS!! Tits of several species are ubiquitous here in Europe.
It's time to wind things down for Christmas, so what better way to do it than to write a short article about robins. And here I mean the `original' or `proper' robin - the European robin Erithacus rubecula - a Eurasian passerine that also occurs in northern Africa and is (conventionally) regarded as the only [...]
Today I'd like to focus on passerine birds again, and this time on a group that I don't think I've ever blogged about before: the certhioids.
Welcome to another of my articles on passerines from the peripheries. As before, the idea here is that we're looking at passerine bird groups as seen `from the fringes' - from an obscure, maritime archipelago on the eastern fringes of the North Atlantic, far from the places where these birds underwent most of their evolution [...]
About 60 percent of all living bird species belong to one group. Let's take a quick look at them...