Krkonoše National Park

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September 2018 Sometimes it needs somebody else to make things happen, even if you think about it for a long time. As a child, my family went several times to the Giant Mountains in the Czech Republic (ČSSR at the time) on vacation. But the only thing I remember from that time is dead trees. […]

Crossbills

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February 2018 I spent a good part of the winter 2017/18 with studying vocalisations of Red Crossbills Loxia curvirostra, Parrot Crossbills Loxia pytyopsittacus and the very close related Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea (or Lesser Redpoll A. cabaret, Mealy Redpoll A. flammea and Arctic Redpoll A. hornemanni if you like). Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus, 2CY, male Cones! Red Crossbill Loxia […]