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Encouraged by the recent photographic "achievements" in Świnoujście, less than two weeks later I decided to try my luck in the Gulf of Puck. I have made a few phone calls to friendly people to locate the best place (my thanks to Mr. Bogdan), and another attempt was made to take photos of the species which, if you would like to shoot in a place where they breed, you should organize a real expedition around the North Pole. I went for my first walk along the seaside and despite walkers I could see a heavy birds’ traffic on the beach. There was a moment of peace further away from passers-by and, even though the identification of species of sandpipers still causes me problems, I noticed that there was feeding a species of bird which was new to me. Later it turned out to be a sanderling. A bird of a small size, because its weight is about 100 grams with a wingspan of about 35 centimeters, was chased by even smaller ringed plover. Sanderlings tend to be in Poland only in passing and the most often on the coast. They nest in tundra, on the ground. Sanderlings preyed on the beach very quietly ignoring my presence. While I was staying still, sanderlings approached so much that I had to wait until they go away, because it was too close for autofocus to work properly. Those shoots at the morning and afternoon were so successful that it let me prepare a new gallery on my website. Unfortunately, during the observation the birds did not give out sounds, so we have photos without a sound, but still welcome.
Last minute news 09/2016
I have added some photographs of a sanderling, that I took in Świnoujście while I was looking for a black-tailed godwit.
Last minute news - South Africa 02/2017
Despite the fact that no spectacular photos of sanderlings were taken I decided to put some and mention it in the information about this species. In Poland these birds can be photographed during migration with no problem. The situation was similar this time, what differed was the environment, South Africa by the Indian Ocean. It is fascinating that the birds could be exactly the same individuals. Apart from the northern hemisphere sanderlings can be found in Australia and in the southern Africa.
Last minute news – 11/2017
As it was said in the information placed in the common scoter gallery, the Hel Peninsula is always worth visiting, especially when birds migrates. This time my visit resulted in new photos enriching a few galleries. The sanderling gallery is fortified with dynamic pictures of the bird in flight, just what I like the most
Last minute news –01/2018 Tenerife
Last minute news –03/2019 Cuba

RPA -język angielski

Republic of South Africa - introductory text - Livingstone's turaco
Birds-new galleries:
1.Livingstone's turaco(T,V),2.Red-billed oxpecker(T,V).3.Long-tailed widowbird (T,V),4.Cape Glossy-Starling.5.Grosbeak Weaver (T,V).6.Trumpeter Hornbill (T,V),7.Fork-tailed Drongo.8.Rufous-chested Swallow (T).9.Reed Cormorant.10. Burchell's Coucal (T,V).11.Water Thick-knee (T).12.Spotted Thick-knee (T).13.African Swamphen.14. Great White Pelican.15.African Pied Wagtail (T,V).16.Crested Guineafowl (V).17.Three-banded Plover (T).18.White-fronted Plover (T).19.Pin-tailed Whydah.20.Southern Red Bishop (T,V).21.Tawny-flanked Prinia.22.Forest Weaver (T).23.Cape Weaver (T).24.Bald ibis (T). 25.African Fish Eagle,26.Dark-capped Bulbul,27.Sombre Greenbul,28.African Pied Starling,29.Black-bellied Glossy-Starling,30.Woolly-necked Stork (T).31.Blacksmith Lapwing,32.Black-headed Heron,33.Goliath Heron (T),34.Red-winged Starling,35.Yellow-billed Stork (T).36.Blue Bustard (T).37.White-faced Whistling Duck,38.Perrin's Bushshrike (V),39.Natal Francolin (T),40.Speckled Pigeon,41.Lesser Striped-Swallow, 42.Greater Striped-Swallow(V),43.Yellow-billed Duck,44.Yellow-billed Kite,45.South African Shelduck (V),46.African Stonechat,47.Cape Canary,48.Black Cuckooshrike,49.Grey Crowned-Crane (T),50.Blue Crane (T),51.Crowned Hornbill (T),52.Wahlberg's Eagle,53. Palm-nut Vulture,54.Pied Kingfisher,55.Hamerkop,56.Orange River white-eye,57.Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove,58.Southern Black-Flycatcher,59.Malachite Sunbird,60.Black-backed Puffback,61.African Golden-Weaver,62.African Jacana (V),63.African harrier-hawk.64.African Firefinch,65.Crested Barbet,66.Wailing Cisticola,67.Brown-crowned Tchagra,68.Black-winged Lapwing,69.Wattled Lapwing,70.Black Heron,71.Red-faced Mousebird,72.Speckled Mousebird,73. African Hoopoe,74.Bokmakierie Bushshrike,75.Crested Francolin (T),76.Brown Snake-Eagle,77.Spur-winged Goose,78.Gray Go-away-bird, 79.Sacred Ibis(T,V),80.Wire-tailed Swallow,81.Rufous-necked Wryneck,82.Brown-hooded Kingfisher,83.Woodland Kingfisher,84.Striped Kingfisher,85.Red-knobbed Coot,86.Blue-cheeked Bee-eater(T),87.Little Bee-eater (T),88.African Darter,89.Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (T,V),90.Kittlitz's plover (T),91.Caspian Tern,92.White-backed Vulture,93.Red-billed Teal, 94.Purple-crested Turaco (V),95.Red-billed Quelea,96.African Yellow White-eye,97.Black-collared Barbet,98.Mocking Cliff-Chat,99.Southern Anteater-Chat,100.African Paradise-Flycatcher,101.Ring-necked Dove,102.Golden-breasted Bunting,103.Yellow-crowned Bishop,104.Yellow-throated Petronia, 105.Yellow-bellied Greenbul,106.Rattling Cisticola (V).107.White-throated Swallow.108.Red-eyed Dove.109.White-eared Barbet. 110. Plain Martin,111.Banded Martin,112.Red-backed Scrub-Robin (V),113.Southern Fiscal,114.Gray-winged Francolin (T),115.Acacia Pied Barbet,116.Glossy Ibis (T),117.Buff-streaked Bushchat,118.African Openbill (T),119.Chinspot Batis,120. Bateleur (T),121.Dideric Cuckoo,122.Yellow-fronted Canary,123.Malachite Kingfisher,124.Scarlet-chested Sunbird,125.Orange-throated Longclaw,126.Yellow-throated Longclaw,127.African Green-Pigeon,128.Cape Bunting,129.Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird,130.Variable Indigobird,131.Fan-tailed Widowbird,132.Orange Weaver,133.Long-crested Eagle,134.Cape Crow (V),135.Southern Gray-headed Sparrow,136.Cape Sparrow,137. Helmed Guineafowl.138.Green-backed Camaroptera.139.Violet-backed Starling.140 Black-bellied Glossy-Starling.
MAMMALS NEW GALLERIES: 1.Northern giraffe.2.Mountain zebra.3.Nyala.4.White rhinoceros.5.Chacma baboon.6.African Buffalo.7.Wildebeests.8.Common warthog.9.Waterbuck.10. Bushbuck.11.Vervet monkey.12.Egyptian mongoose.13.Impala.
REPTILIES - NEV GALLERIES: 1.Nile crocodile.2.Leopard tortoise.3.Serrated Hinged Terrapin.4.Flap-necked chameleon.
INSECT : 1. Elegant Grasshopper. 2.Plum dung beetle, and changes in the gallery of butterflies, odonata and other insects.
CHANGES IN BIRDS GALLERIES : 1.European roller (T).2 Black-winged kite.3.Amur falcon (T).4.Egyptian goose(T).5.Red-backed shrike (T).6.Hadeda ibis (T).7.Llittle egret.8.Cattle egret.9.Barn swallow.10.Squacco heron.11.Zitting cisticola (T).12.Common moorhen.13. Steppe buzzard (T).14.Sanderling (T ).15.Purple heron.16.European Bee-eater.17.Common tern. 18.Laughing Dove.19.White stork.
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KUBA język ANGIELSKI

Cuba 03/19”- introductory text-Bee Hummingbird
New bird galleries:

1.Bee Hummingbird(T,V). 2.American Flamingo(V). 3.Cuban Pygmy-Owl(T,V). 4.Blue-headed Quail-Dove. 5.Cuban Trogon(T,V). 6.Great Lizard-Cuckoo. 7.Cuban Tody(T,V). 8.Zapata Sparrow(V). 9.Cuban Parrot. 10.Red-legged Thrush(V). 11.Bare-legged Owl. 12.Cuban Parakeet(V). 13.Reddish Egret. 14.Cuban Oriole(V). 15.Zapata Wren(T,V). 16.Fernandina's Flicker(V). 17.Laughing Gull. 18.Cuban Green Woodpecker. 19.Cuban Emerald(T,V). 20.Cuban Nightjar(T). 21.Key West Quail-Dove. 22.Blue-winged Teal. 23.West Indian Woodpecker. 24.Common Ground Dove. 25.American Kestrel(V). 26. Palm Warbler. 27.Prairie Warbler. 28.Northern Parula. 29.Black-throated Blue Warbler.30.American Redstart. 31.Ovenbird(V). 32.Cape May Warbler. 33.Greater Antillean Grackle(T,V). 34.Killdeer. 35.Cuban Crow(V). 36.Tawny-shouldered Blackbird(V). 37.White-eyed Vireo. 38.Cuban Pewee. 39.Oriente Warbler. 40.Yellow-headed Warbler. 41.Gray-fronted Quail Dove(V). 42.Shiny Cowbird. 43.Cuban Vireo. 44.Palm Crow(V). 45.Black-whiskered Vireo(V). 46.Loggerhead Kingbird. 47.Ring-necked Duck. 48. West Indian Whistling-Duck. 49.Limpkin. 50.American White Pelican. 51.Royal Tern. 52.Common Yellowthroat. 53.Greater Yellowlegs. 54.Lesser Yellowlegs. 55.Cuban Bullfinch. 56.Gray Catbird. 57.Northern Mockingbird. 58.Cuban Black-Hawk(V). 59.Grey Kingbird. 60.Belted Kingfisher. 61.La Sagra's Flycatcher.62.Gundlach's Hawk. 63.Black-and-white Warbler. 64.Anhinga.65.Short-billed Dowitcher.
New reptile galleries:
1.Knight anole.2.Brown anole. 3.Green anole.
Changes in bird galleries:
1. Pied-billed Grebe(T). 2.Turkey Vulture(T). 3.Ruddy Ground Dove. 4.Yellow-faced Grassquit. 5.Smooth-billed Ani. 6.Ruddy Turnstone. 7. Eastern Meadowlark. 8. Tricolored Heron. 9. Green Heron. 10. Osprey(T). 11.Purple Gallinule. 12.Black-necked Stilt(V). 13.White-winged Doves(V). 14.Mourning Dove. 15.Northern Waterthrush. 16.White Ibis. 17.Northern Shoveler.18.Sanderling. 19.Willet.20.Grey plover.
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