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Bald eagle - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum

The Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a typical eagle with dark brown plumage and white head and tail. It is found in North America near large wetlands and big trees for nesting. Feeds mainly on fish which it grasps with large nails through the water. It builds extremely big nests over the trees, up to 4 m... Learn More

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Slender-billed curlew - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum

The Slender-billed curlew (Numenius tenuirostris) is one of the rarest and most endangered species in Europe. It is an aquatic bird that nests in Taiga, the northern coniferous forests in the world, and migrates every year from Siberia to central and south Europe and the coastal areas of the mediterranean Africa. In Greece, the Slender-billed Curlew... Learn More

Western Capercaillie - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum Natural History Museum, Plant Species, Central Asia, Bald Eagle, Westerns, Nature, Animals, Naturaleza, Animales

Western Capercaillie - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum

The western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) mates in the northern areas of Europe and in western and central Asia. It lives in mature coniferous forests, with the presence of other plant species and small clearings. In Greece we can find it rarely and locally, in mixed forests mainly in Western Rhodopes. The male is much larger... Learn More

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Goldeneye - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum

Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) lives in lakes and rivers of northern coniferous forests of Scandinavia, North Europe, Russia, Canada and USA. During winter, it migrates in southern coastal waters or in open lakes. It can also be found in Greece mainly in the lakes of Macedonia region. It nests in tree hollows and it feeds on aquatic... Learn More

Eurasian pygmy owl - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum Small Owl, Natural History Museum, Rare Birds, Central Europe, Nature, Animals, Naturaleza, Animales, Animaux

Eurasian pygmy owl - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum

The Eurasian pygmy owl is found in the forests of northern and central Europe and in Siberia. It prefers to live at the feet of the mountains. It is a rare bird in Greece, and it has been observed mainly in the spruce forest of Rhodopes. The Eurasian pygmy owl is the smallest owl in Europe and... Learn More

Lagopus - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum Natural History Museum, Birds, Nature, Animals, Naturaleza, Animales, Animaux, Bird, Animal

Lagopus - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum

Lagopus is a bird with characteristically round body and feathered feet. In winter its plumage is pure white and in summer it changes to brown. Resident of cold regions: found in the north woods of birch or pine trees and tundra. It is a herbivorous bird, but the young ones feed on insects.

Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum - Trikala Prefecture, Thessaly, Greece North Europe, Natural History Museum, Coastal, Stuffed Mushrooms, Birds, Nature, Greece, Landscapes, Animals

Goldeneye - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum

Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) lives in lakes and rivers of northern coniferous forests of Scandinavia, North Europe, Russia, Canada and USA. During winter, it migrates in southern coastal waters or in open lakes. It can also be found in Greece mainly in the lakes of Macedonia region. It nests in tree hollows and it feeds on aquatic... Learn More

Snowy Owl - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum Arctic Tundra, Natural History Museum, Yellow Eyes, Snowy Owl, Birds, Bird

Snowy Owl - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum

Snowy owl (Bubo scandiacus) is a very strong and large owl with characteristic yellow eyes. The adult male is almost pure white, while the adult female is white with dark spots on the head and the body. It nests in open areas of the Arctic tundra in Alaska, Canada and Eurasia. It is a particularly... Learn More

Egyptian vulture - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum Migratory Birds, Natural History Museum, Vertebrates, Vulture, Bald Eagle, Egyptian, Animals, Animales, Animaux

Egyptian vulture - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum

The Egyptian vulture (Neophron Percnopterus) or as it’s called by most Greeks “Asproparis” is a migratory bird, travels from Africa to Southern Europe and Asia. We can find it also in Greece, mainly in hilly areas in Epirus, Thessaly, Macedonia and Thrace. It feeds on corpses and small vertebrates such as turtles. It lays 1... Learn More

Bateleur - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum Natural History Museum, Bald Eagle, Stuffed Mushrooms, Birds, Nature, Stuff Mushrooms, Naturaleza, Bird, Nature Illustration

Bateleur - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum

The Bateleur (terathopius ecaudatus) is a medium-sized eagle. It is a natural predator bird that lives in Africa. Its length is 55 to 70 cm and weighs from 2 to 2,6 kg. The wingspan is 170 to 186 cm. It lives in open grasslands and the savannas of sub-Saharan Africa and parts of southern Arabia. It... Learn More

Andean condor - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum Andean Condor, Natural History Museum, Bald Eagle, South America, Coastal, Birds, Nature, Animals, Naturaleza

Andean condor - Natural History Museum of Meteora & Mushroom Museum

The Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus) is a South American vulture. It can be found in the mountain range of the Andes, the Pacific coastal areas and in South America. It prefers to live in open meadows and alpine areas up to 5,000 m. The male condor has a characteristic dark red caruncle on the top... Learn More