The Black Pheasant

The Black Pheasant The Black Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus var. Tenebrosus) is the result of a melanic mutation of the common pheasant and is not to be considered an actual subspecies. The pheasants, native to Asia and some parts of Europe (Caucasus and Balkans area), have been introduced in an endemic way in the world as … More The Black Pheasant

The Red Kite

The Red Kite The Skåne region, the southernmost in Sweden, is a natural paradise for avifauna lovers and birdwatchers (and not only), both because 192 of the 250 species of birds present in the country can be found here, and because it’s a very important point – perhaps the most important in Europe – during … More The Red Kite

Expanding the senses (to enhance wildlife photography)

Expanding the senses (to enhance wildlife photography) Last summer, after days of unbearable and oppressive heat and without air, a night storm finally lowered the temperature and brought back gusts of fresh wind. After the prolonged static, the sky returns to bursting with life, with the migratory flow resuming its course and the birds of … More Expanding the senses (to enhance wildlife photography)

Mind-blowing facts and legends about dragonflies

Mind-blowing facts and legends about dragonflies There are uncertainties about the derivation of the name dragonfly: for some, it derives from the Latin “libellum”, which means free; for others, it derives from the Latin “libra”, that is, scales, due to the position it assumes while flying. Often considered a magical insect for its gracefulness, speed … More Mind-blowing facts and legends about dragonflies