An Alpine Chough & Civetta (3220m)

An Alpine Chough (Pyrrhocorax graculus): flying in front of the Massive Monte Civetta (3220m)
Photo taken from Sass Pordoi (2980m), Dolomites, Italy, april 2010

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TyeDyeTwins

TyeDyeTwins - May 3, 2010 8:54 pm - Voted 10/10

Looks like....

Looks like a great place to be a Black Crow. Excellent capture to say the least. Happy Trails out there.

Lodewijk

Lodewijk - May 4, 2010 4:59 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Looks like....

Thanks TDT! You're too kind!
Happy climbing!
cheers, Lodewijk

Diego SahagĂșn

Diego SahagĂșn - May 4, 2010 11:57 am - Hasn't voted

Sorry but...

that's not a Black Crow, it is an Alpine Chough (Pyrrhocorax graculus):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpine_Chough

Lodewijk

Lodewijk - May 5, 2010 6:25 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Sorry but...

Hi Diego, thanks for the information,
I changed the Caption.
Lodewijk

Konrad Sus

Konrad Sus - May 4, 2010 12:52 pm - Hasn't voted

Civetta

It should rather be an owl ;), from what I know, Civetta means owl in Italian.

Lodewijk

Lodewijk - May 5, 2010 6:26 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Civetta

If that's true it should definetely have been an owl :-)
Thanks for your comment, greets,
Lodewijk

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