Photo category:
Mountainous conifers - southern Bulgaria
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Passerine Birds
Mountainous conifers (southern Bulgaria) diorama

Photo of a Hawfinch, Coccothraustes coccothraustes. With its uncharacteristic heavy bill, the Hawfinch takes advantage to crash large fruits to feed on. It nests on mixed and coniferous forests in Balkans but it is only a rare winter visitor and passage migrant to South Greece and the islands.