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Swamp Harrier : Females are larger than males. Adults have a light grey head, cheek, nape and hood. The upperparts all the way to the tail is presents different hues of brown. However the scapulars and the mantle tend toward a rufous-or...

New Zealand Falcon : A large falcon species (larger than a Peregrine) with similar sexes - although the female is clearly larger than the male. The back and wing are a blueish black, more or less dark depending on regions, and littered with ...

Stitchbird : The Stitchbird (Hihi in Māori) is a mid-sized passerine (slightly larger than a Yellowhammer and larger than a House Sparrow). When the male is in breeding plumage, its front half is jet black, with a white spot behind ...

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Tenues et cérémonies de noces par Gilbert Blaising : Tout un chacun peut constater les changements d'aspect et de comportement de nos oiseaux familiers à la fin de l'hiver et au printemps. Aux promeneurs attentifs et curieux de la nature, il est même donné d'observer à...

Comment décrire un oiseau ? par Jean François : Comment décrire un oiseau qu'on ne connaît pas en vue d'une identification ? Remarques préliminaires : Les oiseaux sont des animaux très mobiles, très visuels et farouches dans leur majorité. ...

Un choriste de roselières par Gilbert Blaising : En avril les Phragmites des joncs reviennent de leurs territoires d' hivernage en Afrique, situés du Sénégal et de l'Erythrée au Transvaal. S'ouvre alors le moment propice pour découvrir cette espèce pas rare en Lo...


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