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A little colder weather set bullfinches moving

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Sun, 10.12.2017 - 10:31

Photos Arne Ader
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Estonian text posted 06.12.2017

Leevike

Bullfinch

 

Bullfinch    Leevike     Pyrrhula pyrrhula

 

Most of the bullfinches that nested in Estonia have migrated southwards in the last few months and have now been replaced by migrants from the north and east who mostly remain during the winter – it is their activities that we notice now.

VIDEO: Jackals at the observation ground

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Fri, 08.12.2017 - 11:20

Video recorded by Urmas Lett, www.eenet.ee
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Estonian text posted 06.12.2017

 

 

Jackal; Golden jackal      Šaakal or harilik šaakal     Canis aureus

 

The jackals were missing from camera view for some days. Were the IR lamps actually ”visible” to the sensitive canines or did they sense them in some other way?