Rest of Europe - Other Birds

On this page you will find pictures of other birds photographed by me in Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Madeira, Norway, Spain and Turkey.

You can scroll down to see all photo's or you can click on the underlined English name in the list (link) to see the respective photo.

  1. Chukar - Aziatische Steenpatrijs
  2. Red-legged Partridge - Rode Patrijs
  3. Common Pheasant - Bosfazant
  4. Great Bustard - Grote Trap
  5. Rock Pigeon - Rotsduif
  6. Common Wood-pigeon - Houtduif
  7. Trocaz Pigeon - Trocazduif
  8. European Turtle Dove - Zomertortel
  9. Laughing Dove- Palmtortel
  10. Alexandrine Parakeet - Grote Alexanderparkiet
  11. Monk Parakeet - Monniksparkiet
  12. Great Spotted Cuckoo - Kuifkoekoek
  13. Common Cuckoo - Koekoek
  14. Common Swift - Gierzwaluw  
  1. European Roller - Scharrelaar
  2. Green Woodpecker - Groene Specht
  3. Sand Martin - Oeverzwaluw
  4. Barn Swallow - Boerenzwaluw
  5. Eurasian Crag-martin - Rotszwaluw
  6. House Martin - Huiszwaluw
  7. Red-rumped Swallow - Roodstuitzwaluw
  8. Eurasian Jay - Gaai
  9. Azure-winged Magpie - Blauwe Ekster
  10. Eurasian Magpie - Ekster
  11. Eurasian Nutcracker - Notenkraker
  12. Rook - Roek
  13. Hooded Crow - Bonte Kraai
  14. Common Raven - Raaf
Chukar
Aziatische Steenpatrijs
Lesvos, Greece
28 April 2010
Red-legged Partridge
Rode Patrijs
Santa Marta de Magasca, Spain
23 August 2011
Common Pheasant
Fazant
Brownsea Island, England
9 August 2009
Great Bustard
Grote Trap
Cáceres Area, Spain
23 August 2011
Rock Pigeon
Rotsduif
Plasencia, Extremadura, Spain
5 May 2012
Common Wood-pigeon
Houtduif
Hyde Park, London
29 June 2014

Trocaz Pigeon
Trocazduif
Palheiro Gardens, Madeira
4 November 2013

The Trocaz Pigeon (or Long-toed Pigeon) is a pigeon which is endemic to the island of Madeira. It is a mainly grey bird with a pinkish breast. Its silvery neck patch and lack of white wing markings distinguish it from its close relative and probable ancestor, the Common Wood Pigeon.

European Turtle Dove
Zomertortel
Lesvos, Greece
6 May 2010
Laughing Dove
Palmtortel
Istanbul, Turkey
30 September 2012
Alexandrine Parakeet
Grote Alexanderparkiet
Gülhane Park, Istanbul, Turkey
22 September 2012
Monk Parakeet
Monniksparkiet
El Retiro Park Madrid, Spain
3 November 2014
Great Spotted Cuckoo
Kuifkoekoek
Bèlen area, Extremadura, Spain
3 May 2012

Common Cuckoo
Koekoek
Monfragüe National Park, Extremadura, Spain
4 May 2012

Common Swift
Gierzwaluw
Punta Umbria, Spain
25 May 2015
European Roller
Scharrelaar
Lesvos, Greece
30 April 2010
Green Woodpecker
Groene Specht
Madrid, Spain
26 August 2011
Sand Martin
Oeverzwaluw
Wareham, England
9 August 2009

Barn Swallow
Boerenzwaluw
Embalse de Talavan, Extremadura, Spain
3 May 2012

Eurasian Crag-martin
Rotszwaluw
Monfragüe National Park, Extremadura, Spain
6 May 2012

The swallow on the left is a red-rumped Swallow.

House Martin
Huiszwaluw
Lesvos, Greece
3 May 2010

Red-rumped Swallow
Roodstuitzwaluw
Lesvos, Greece
2 May 2010

Eurasian Jay
Gaai
Lesvos, Greece
2 May 2010

This eastern race of the Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius atricapillus) is different to the West European variety in that it has a thicker bill, a white forehead and a black cap (not black streaks).

Azure-winged Magpie
Blauwe Ekster
Marimas del Rio Piedra
El Rompido, Spain
23 May 2015
Eurasian Magpie
Ekster
Botanical Garden, Oslo, Norway
24 August 2014

Eurasian Nutcracker
Notenkraker
Stralsund, Germany
21 October 2008

Rook
Roek
Bournemouth, England
7 August 2009

Hooded Crow
Bonte Kraai
Copenhagen, Denmark
28 July 2007

Common Raven
Raaf
Monfragüe National Park, Extremadura, Spain
6 May 2012

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