Snowfinch – Alpine Accentor

Several times i made an effort to reach the altitudes where the strictly alpine species live and breed. Last Saturday was the first time i managed to reach the right place in the right time. At the high attitudes of more than 2300-2350 m i was surrounded for more than five hours by an impressive flock of Snowfinches (Montifringilla nivalis).

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Below you can see how beautiful bird is the Snowfinch, especially when in display flight.

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Alpine Accentors were also residents of these altitudes. Additionally the habitat seemed good for Wallcreeper and she probably live there although i didn’t manage to spot any.

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This was for sure one of my more exciting birding experience.

28/5/2016

~ by Sterna hirundo on 01/06/2016.

2 Responses to “Snowfinch – Alpine Accentor”

  1. That second bird is absolutely spectacular🙂

  2. Tks for your comment. It is a Snowfinch, as in the first photo, in a display flight.

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