A bird on a thick branch, calling and scratching the head once.

A bird on a thick branch, calling and scratching the head once.
Species: Eurasian Wryneck   Jynx torquilla
Subspecies: torquilla
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Added to IBC: 25 Aug 2019 - 13:28
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Altitude (m): 
170 meters


A single call by a Common Pheasant can be clearly heard in the background.

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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1607216. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1607216.

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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1607216. Video of Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla at Ognyanovo, Bulgaria. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1607216.

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