A Blackcap with nesting material in its beak in Montenegro

A Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla), a female recognizable by the rusty-brown crest, suddenly sits on a low branch. It has fine, but long, nesting material in its beak. Despite the short distance to us, it sits irresolutely on the branch with the blackish roots for a while. In fact, the male Blackcap builds several nest beginnings… Continue reading A Blackcap with nesting material in its beak in Montenegro

Special Birds in Nationalpark Biogradska Gora: White-throated Dipper

A beautiful mountain stream in the Biogradska Gora National Park in eastern Montenegro. A rest on a bridge. A few minutes later we see a black bird with a white bib comes flying over the shallow but wide mountain stream. A White-throated Dipper (Cinclus cinclus) takes a seat on a fallen tree trunk. She diligently… Continue reading Special Birds in Nationalpark Biogradska Gora: White-throated Dipper