Partridge is a genus of the Perdicinae subfamily and Phasianidae family. It is one of the main objects of sport and commercial hunting.
Great snipe The Great Snipe is part of the subfamily Gallinagininae within the family Scolopacidae. This snipe is mostly rare and local. Compared to the Common Snipe, it is larger and bulkier, but surprisingly shorter-billed. It may resemble the Eurasian Woodcock in body structure and flight action when flushed. The Great Snipe is migratory. It breeds in the northern half of Europe and spends the winter in sub-Saharan Africa. It is threatened by habitat loss and degradation on the breeding grounds, and hunting pressure in Europe and winter range. The Great Snipe is known for its fast, non-stop flight over long distances, with some birds recorded flying non-stop for 48 hours and over more than 4500 kilometres. The Great Snipe has dark brown upperparts with narrow buff and paler brown vermiculations and narrow pale lines. On the upperwing, the wing-coverts show bold white tips. The flight-feathers are dark brown. The uppertail shows white outer rectrices except for the dusky base. On the underparts, neck and upper breast are washed pale brown, with heavy dark brown spotting and streaking, forming chevrons on the lower breast. Whitish flanks and belly are heavily barred blackish, but centre of belly in white and unbarred. Underwing-coverts and axillaries […]
The moose is the largest member of the deer family and the tallest mammal.
Hazel grouse is a bird of the Tetrastes genus, Tetraoninae subfamily, Galliformes order.
Badgers are short-legged omnivores in the family Mustelidae, which also includes the otters, polecats, weasels, and wolverines.
Yaks are robust cattle with a bulky frame, short but thick legs, and rounded cloven hooves that are splayed to help them walk in snow.
European beaver (Lat. Castor fiber) and Canadian beaver (Lat. Castor canadensis) – are semi-aquatic mammals of the Rodentia order, modern representatives of the Castoridae family.
A common raccoon, or American raccoon (Lat. Procyon lotor) – is a predatory mammal of the Procyon genus and the Procyonidae family.
Pheasant is a nominative genus of the Phasianinae subfamily, Phasianidae family, Galiformes order.
Lapwing (or peewit, green plover, lat. Vanellus vanellus) – is a small bird of the Charadriidae family.
Hare (Lat. Lepus) – is a genus of the Leporidae family. In total, there are about 30 species of hares.
Himalayan black bear (Lat. Ursus thibetanus), is a species of mammals of the Carnivora order.
Raccoon dog or mangut (Lat. Nyctereutes procyonoides) is a predatory omnivore mammal of the Canidae family.
Brown bear (Lat. Ursus arctos) is a predatory mammal, one of the largest terrestrial predators.
Common or red fox (Lat. Vulpes vulpes) – is a predatory mammal of the Canidae family, the most common and largest species of the Vulpes genus.
Chamois (Lat. Rupicapra rupicapra) is a cloven-hoofed mammal of the Caprinae subfamily, the Bovidae family.
Otter, or common otter (Lat. Lutra) is a species of predatory mammals of the Mustelidae family, which lives in a semi-aquatic way.
Boar (Lat. Sus scrofa) or wild boar or wild pig, is a mammal of the Even-toed ungulate order, the Sucidae family, the Sus genus. It is the ancestor of a domestic pig.
Snow sheep (or Siberian bighorn sheep, lat. Ovis nivicola) – a kind of artiodactyls of the Ovis genus.
Roe deer (European roe deer, or simply roe, lat. Capreólus capreólus) is a cloven-hoofed animal of the Cervidae family.
Mouflon (Latin Ovis gmelini or Ovis orientalis) is a ruminant cloven-hoofed animal of the Ovis genus. It is the closest relative of the domestic sheep.
Manchurian wapiti (subspecies of red deer) lives in the taiga of Transbaikal Krai, Amur Region, Khabarovsk Krai and Primorsky Krai.
Kolonok (or Siberian weasel, lat. Mustela sibirica), is a species of predatory mammals of the Mustelidae family and Mustela genus.
Siberian roe deer (Latin Capreolus pygargus) is a cloven-hoofed animal of the Cervidae family, related to European roe deer.
Siberian ibex (Siberian mountain goat, lat. Capra sibirica) – a species of artiodactyls of the Capra genus.
Wolf (or gray wolf, common wolf, lat. Canis lupus) is a species of predatory mammals of the Canidae family.
Muskox or musk ox (Latin Ovibos moschatus) is the only modern representative of the Ovibos genus, the Bovidae family.
Eurasian moose is a cloven-hoofed mammal, the largest species of the Cervidae family.
Least weasel (Lat. Mustela nivalis) is a predatory mammal of the Mustelidae family.
Musk deer, or Siberian musk deer, (Lat. Moschus moschiferus) is a small cloven-hoofed reindeer animal, a representative of the Moschidae family.
Tur (Lat. Bos primigenius, or Bos taurus primigenius) is a cloven-hoofed mammal of the Capra genus of the Bovidae family.
Reindeer (in North America – caribou, Latin, Rangifer tarandus) is a cloven-hoofed mammal of the Cervidae family.
Corsac fox, or steppe fox (Lat. Vulpes corsac) is a predatory mammal of the Vulpes genus and Canidae family.
Muskrat (Lat. Ondatra zibethicus) is a mammal of the Arvicolinae subfamily; the only species of the Ondatra genus.
Yellow-throated marten (Lat. Martes flavigula) is a predatory mammal of the Mustelidae family.
Jackal (Lat. Canis aureus) is a mammal of the Canidae family. A jackal looks very similar to a wolf.
Common arctic fox, or polar fox (Lat. Vulpes lagopus) is a predatory mammal of the Canidae family.
Solongoi (or mountain weasel, lat. Mustela altaica) is one of the representatives of the Mustelidae family.
Duck – is a representative of several bird genera of the Anatidae family. Male ducks are called drakes. It refers to waterfowl.
Capercaillie (or wood groose) is a large bird of the Phasianidae family, Galliformes order.
Pigeons are a genus of birds of the Columbidae family. They refer to steppe and field fowl.
Snipe (Lat. Gallinago gallinago) is a small bird with a very long, straight and sharp beak.
Goose is a kind of waterfowl of the Anatidae family, Anseriformes order.It refers to waterfowl.
Turtledove is a genus of birds of the Columbidae family. It is a small and medium sized pigeon with a body length of up to 30 cm.
Godwit (Lat. Limosa) – a genus of large swamp birds of the Scolopacidae family, which has a very long beak and long legs.
Branta (or black goose) This “small goose” comes from the northernmost regions of the continents to winter in muddy bays and estuaries in large flocks, forming black patches on the water when they rest close to each other. The Brant Goose adult has dark brown to blackish plumage. Upperparts are dark grey-brown with fine, weak pale edges. Flight feathers and uppertail-coverts are black. On the underparts, flanks and belly are dark greyish-brown with pale edges on the upper flanks. Vent, undertail-coverts and rectrices are white, with black outermost tail feathers. Head, neck and breast are black. We can see an irregular white patch on neck-side, between head and upper neck. The small bill, legs and webbed feet are black. Eyes are dark brown. Both sexes are similar. The juvenile resembles adults, with duller and browner black parts. The white neck patch is absent. Flanks are paler with more conspicuous pale edges forming white barring. Upperparts show white fringes. It is sexually mature at two-three years. Biometrics: Length: 55-66 cm Wingspan: 110-120 cm Weight: 1200-2200 g Features Behavior: The Brant Goose feeds mainly on plant matter. On the breeding grounds, they feed on aquatic plants, mosses, lichens and grasses. During the winter, the […]