A small, beautiful Brown-hooded Kingfisher (Halcyon albiventris) spotted in Nature’s Valley. I think it is a juvenile. The bird was very quiet, sitting on a fence, seemingly looking to catch an insect on the lawn.
Firebugs belong to the family Pyrrhocoridae and are fairly common in Europe. Strong contrasting colours of red and black warn predators that they are not a tasty treat. They mainly feed on seeds and are often found on the sunny...read more