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Dead White-tailed Eagle on Amager. DOF responsible!
DOF (Dansk Ornitologisk Forening), the Danish Ornithological Society.
I last saw the juvenile White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) on the nest the 31st of July and it looked fit and ready to fly. A relief, because the expected moment for its departure was long overdue, why I, and others, have been wondering if it was sick or just had grown to become a lazy teenager reluctant to start a life on its own.
But my feeling of optimism only lasted a few days, until yesterday when I met Stefan Stürup, DOF-kbh, in the forest (Kongelunden), where he told me that, just five minutes earlier, the eagle had been caught to be transferred to a rehab-station in Jylland.
Apparently the bird had been found by visitors near the golf course the day before, sitting on the ground. And according to the rescuing-team the bird had difficulty flying, because it was missing all the remiges in one of the hands!
Stefan says, this is not unheard of among raptors. I haven't been able to find information that supports this, or for that matter, any that rejects it, but a completely asymmetrical damage, and apparently a clear-cut one, in my eyes, does ... read more
Nature is Magic!
2022-06-20 Og så blev det sommer. Og det blev sommer uden den store forårsfinale på Amager. Så magert som længe ikke set, udeblev alle de halveksotiske arter, man som regel kan forvente bare en af, Pirol, Lundsanger, Buskrørsanger eller Karmindompap. Eller Lille Fluesnapper, selv om den har været på besøg. Int ... read more
2022-02-21 Så forunderligt at betragte fuglene i dagligdagens små gøremål. Vores ophængte kokosnød med afskallede solsikkekerner danner ramme om mange interessante iagttagelser.
Således kommer de lidt barnlige og kluntede Skovspurve næsten altid i flok, og de hægter sig fast med kløerne ved åbningen af nødd ... read more
300 million years of unchanged beauty. Broad-bodied Chaser.
From the HeartThe silent waters surrounding me with deceptional peace, promising that after death comes that which wise men find sacred. Your eternal salvation from the illusions born into your brain as you became a child man. Once.
A long time ago, but still present in this moment, feeling the knifes that my ... read more
Birds, Butterflies and Dragonflies
Still mostly Mexico and Denmark
Did you know that...
Arthur & Gelinde.