08 April 2023

Male and Female Brown Shrike

Female Brown Shrike

Male (Zoro) Brown Shrike


18 March 2023

Common Birds of Turkiye

Pictures of common garden birds taken with the 24-70mm f4, on my recent visit to Turkiye.

Eastern Turkey starlings in flight

A pair of tree sparrows on a winterberry tree

Starlings and one pipit? 


NATTY Bulk Carrier ship

Seagulls fly behind the ship and feed on fish that flee from the disturbance of the ship in the water.  

pic above by: S├╝heyl Burak , https://unsplash.com/
The Greylag goose and the black duck may be Common Mergansers (male).

 The Gooses feed a cookie on the Kizilirmak River.

Two geese with dried leaves.

The hooded crow (Corvus cornix)

Mosque near Mados Avanos icecream cafe, a cross the Kizilirmak river 

A laughing dove (Spilopelia senegalensis) walks down the street at Istanbul

a flock of Pigeon 
Rock Pigeon at  Sultanhan─▒ Caravanserai  gate

A flock of starlings descended on an electric wire near the Ramada Hotel in Cappadocia

European Shag

Europen Shag swimming on the Bosporus Strait

diving for food

The Eurasian tree sparrow (Passer montanus) forages on a bushes in Cappadocia

European Magpie flew over Cappadocia's unique landscape

Eastern Turkiye starlings and a  lone Eurasian Magpie

Cappadocia Hot air Balloon - 'fairy-chimney' landscape, © Dr. Redzlan A. Rahman

GPS information: - 
Latitude - 38  40.928799  0 (38.682147)
Longitude - 34  49.627102  0 (34.827118)
Altitude - 1104.60 m

04 March 2023

Burung di Pokok Petai Belalang - Birds on River Tamarind tree


All the pictures below are of normal colours birds.
Male Baya Weaver resting White lead tree branch


Foraging on death tree

Dua ekor Tempua di atas dahan Petai Belalang

Six Baya Weavers on River tamarind tree (Leucaena leucocephala) (Petai belalang)

Plantain Squirrel eating River Tamarind legumes
Brown Shrike perched on river tamarind tree
Yellow-vented Bulbul pair -on Pokok Petai Belalang