Gyps fulvus in Banat

June 17th, 2009 Cosmin

In the evening of 15.june.2009 a young bird of Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) was observed and photographed by Călin Tatu between Satchinez and Bărăteaz above the reservation.

Griffon Vulture (<i>Gyps fulvus</i>), young bird (in Romania) (Photo: Calin Tatu) Griffon Vulture (<i>Gyps fulvus</i>), young bird (in Romania) (Photo: Calin Tatu)

Short-eared Owl near Histria fortress

March 3rd, 2009 Cosmin

In 27.february.2009 near Histria Fortress one exemplary of Asio flammeus (Ciuf de câmp / Short-eared Owl) was seen by Sebastian Bugariu, Ciprian Fantana and Jozsef Szabo. They also searched there for an exemplar of Calcarius lapponicus (Presură de tundră / Lapland Bunting) that was seen in 25th.

Some photos were taken from distance (© Sebastian Bugariu).

<i>Asio flammeus</i> (Photo: Sebastian Bugariu)

Sturnus vulgaris

February 22nd, 2009 Cosmin

RO: Graur
DE: Star
EN: Starling

Motacilla alba

February 22nd, 2009 Cosmin

RO: Codobatura albă
DE: Bachstelze
EN: Pied Wagtail