This special photographic feature is to mark the forthcoming XVIII International Ornithological Congress, which will take place in Moscow in August this year. We are especially grateful to A. J. V. Knystautas for supplying most of the photographic prints, and to the photographers: A. Kondratiev, Y. Shibnev, P. Tomkovich and the late A. Kistchinski

Most British birdwatchers dream of the possibil


Stay at the forefront of British birding by taking out a subscription to British Birds.

Subscribe Now