Scientific Name: Jynx torquilla Common Name: Eurasian Wryneck Other Name: Northern wryneck
Identifying Features: Small sized, dark strip running across eye, brown feathers, paler belly and neck region.
- Sometimes forms small groups during migration and in its winter quarters but in the summer is usually found in pairs.
- On returning to the breeding area after migration, the birds set up territories.
- Feeds mostly on the ground.
This image was clicked by Denis Michaluszko – via Flickr.
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