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Swamp Harrier : Females are larger than males. Adults have a light grey head, cheek, nape and hood. The upperparts all the way to the tail is presents different hues of brown. However the scapulars and the mantle tend toward a rufous-or...

New Zealand Falcon : A large falcon species (larger than a Peregrine) with similar sexes - although the female is clearly larger than the male. The back and wing are a blueish black, more or less dark depending on regions, and littered with ...

Stitchbird : The Stitchbird (Hihi in Māori) is a mid-sized passerine (slightly larger than a Yellowhammer and larger than a House Sparrow). When the male is in breeding plumage, its front half is jet black, with a white spot behind ...

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Vols de nuit par Gilbert Blaising : La Chouette hulotte est le rapace nocturne le plus commun en Lorraine, avant le Hibou moyen -duc et l'Effraie des clochers. Chacune de ces espèces est toutefois bien moins abondante que dans un passé même pas très...

Les noms d'oiseaux par Gilbert Blaising : Comme tous les êtres vivants connus, les oiseaux ont fait l'objet depuis longtemps de dénominations populaires dont beaucoup ont une origine fort ancienne. Le savant suédois Linné (1707- 1758) a établi une nomenc...

Les Bécasseaux variables par Gilbert Blaising : La grande migration des limicoles a commencé et s'amplifiera au cours des prochaines semaines. Partant de leurs zones de nidification dans les régions septentrionales de L'Europe, voire de l'Asie, ils se rendront da...


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