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Fur and Fangs rather than Feathers and Beaks

10,000 Birds

Rather more are killed in collisions with cars. A rutting Fallow buck, photographed in Norfolk, England Elk (or what the Americans call Moose) I’ve encountered several times in Scandinavia, Estonia and Poland. I always enjoy watching them when I see them in Europe: the individual above was in Estonia last March.

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Fur and Fangs rather than Feathers and Beaks

10,000 Birds

Some years ago I was surprised to see one while birding in Matsalu National Park in Estonia. It must have been one of the first to reach Estonia, but I gather that they are now well established there. They will also kill any water birds they can capture, from Kingfishers to Mallard.

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The European Christmas Bird Count

10,000 Birds

Barnacle geese breed mainly on the Arctic islands of the North Atlantic, while the nearest wintering areas also lie along the northern coasts of Europe: the Netherlands and the Baltic Sea (Estonia, Finland, Denmark and Sweden). we will kill it!”, Here in Serbia, in the south of the continent, this species is a proper rarity.

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