Adult and first-winter birds resting on a rock at sunset.

Adult and first-winter birds resting on a rock at sunset.
Species: Snow Bunting   Plectrophenax nivalis
Subspecies: nivalis
Author: Pierandrea Brichetti
Friday, February 20, 2015
Added to IBC: 22 Feb 2015 - 15:52
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Altitude (m): 
1531 meters


Birds wintering.

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Pierandrea Brichetti, IBC1081898. Accessible at

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Pierandrea Brichetti, IBC1081898. Photo of Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis at Bocca di Selva Refuge, Italy. Accessible at

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