Monday, 28 December 2009

Beaver Teeth Marks

Teeth marks of European Beaver Castor fiber on felled tree trunk. Sooma National Park, Estonia.

Monday, 21 December 2009

Tracks of Red Squirrel

Tracks of Red Squirrel Sciurus vulgaris in snow. Budapest, Hungary, December 2009.

Monday, 14 December 2009

Black Woodpecker Feeding Holes in Pine Tree

Feeding site of Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius on a rotting pine tree. The mix of old and fresh woodchips on the ground show that this site has been used and for some time. Long, vertical, narrow holes, with some near the ground, are typical for Black Woodpecker. Found in a forest near Parnu, May 2009.

Thursday, 10 December 2009

Pellets: Long-eared Owl

Long-eared Owl Asio otus pellets. From left to right, from dark to pale, fresh, recent, old and older pellets. The dark one was soft, probably from the previous night. The oldest one was the driest and hardest to the touch. Collected in Serbia, November, 2009.

Wednesday, 2 December 2009

Steppe Mouse Storage Mound

Another food storage mound of Steppe Mouse Mus spicilegus. Photo taken near Kikinda, Serbia, November 2009.