INTERVIEW: Talking to TFN, Piotr Chara whose image of cranes on the wetlands of the Oder Valley was among the award winners of the Bird Photographer of the Year in London in 2017, tells how he is now devoting his life to protecting and educating others about the bird species of the Lower Oder Valley.
VIDEO: Filmed in Japan, the 14-second clip begins with Emil Truszkowski enjoying a toasted sandwich whilst relaxing on a seafront promenade.
At the entrance to the shrine, Polish archaeologists also discovered a Greek inscription saying: “It is improper to boil a head in here.”
Taken at the Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana, Tomasz Szpila’s hypnotic photo was awarded ‘Category Winner’ in the Nature TTL Photographer of the Year 2022 competition’s Wild Portraits section. Two other Polish photographers were also award runner-up in the Landscapes and Under 16s categories.
After locating the chick called Varso, Jola Saratowicz climbed on to the roof of the Palace of Culture and after chasing the young falcon around finally managed to grab it, saving it from certain death.
Scientists carrying out research into the once-a-decade International Stork Census found that in the last 10 years there has been a staggering 35.5 percent drop in stork numbers in southwest Poland.
Archaeologists working at the Tunel Wielki cave in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland in southeast Poland, say the girl with a chaffinch head in her mouth had come over with an army of invaders during the 1655 Swedish Deluge, a mid-17th century invasion and occupation of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
Nearly 300 storks have been transferred from Warsaw Zoo since the Knepp Wildland Project began four years ago and there are plans for more in the next few months.
Featuring a mural of a tree as well as a dozen bird boxes attached to the wall, the pioneering project was specifically designed to slot seamlessly into the city’s aesthetic fabric whilst also fulfilling a more practical role as a safe haven for birds.
After being approached for ideas to lend a new lease of life to the complex, artist Wojciech Rokosz decided on a bird theme to compliment the surrounding trees and reference the richness of the local birdlife.