20 January 2012

top 10 most colourful birds.

it is too long for a title - but more precisely it should be: top 10 most colourful and rare birds of northern europe that I would like to encounter.



1) Alcedo atthis Common Kingfisher
2) Coracias Garrulos European Roller
3) Garrulus glandarius Eurasian Jay
4) Oriolus Oriolus Eurasian Golden Oriole
5) Upupa Epops Hoopoe
6) Carduelis carduelis European Goldfinch
7) Picus Virdis European Green Woodpecker
8) Tarsiger cyanurus Red-flanked Bluetail
9) Luscinia Svecica Bluethroat
10) Sitta europaea Eurasian Nuthatch
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16 comments:

  1. wow!!!
    bluethroats are emmas favourite birds btw.

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    1. oh are they really? I didn't know! I will post her that picture then :-)

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  2. When I was little I loved drawing birds and other mammals from our encyclopedia of animals (it has such beautiful illustrations!) and the kingfisher was one of my favorites. ♥

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    1. Annie :-) in fact your birds drawings on my birthday card are superb! ♥

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  3. Thank you ;__; ♥

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  4. Oh, aren't they beautiful ?

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    1. I am glad you appreciate them, Marguerite :-)

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  5. The beautiful colours on these birds are wonderful and inspiring at the same time!

    Do you think you could ever pick 1 favourite type of bird?! :O

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    1. yes they are indeed :-) !

      well, my favourite bird of all is the house sparrow, of course ;-) it is the first bird I have got familiar with when I was a child.

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  6. som many birds! some of them look rather bizarre, some are just very cute :)
    maybe you should put your birdwatcher present to work!

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    1. I will as soon as the days get a little longer outside :-)

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  7. :) <3 sei tenera!!!

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    1. guarda come sono belli! :-)

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  8. birds birds birds!

    thanks Polly for these scans: you have one of the best collections of bird-books I've ever seen, and these scans and posts are very interesting: each time you share something precious :)

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    1. don't forget you are the one always gifting me with beautiful birds books! ♥ :-)

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