Jynx Junior

Wildlife in the Garden
Jynx Junior by Ruediger Schulz

Image details - Jynx Junior

Photographer: Ruediger Schulz (see profile)
Competition: Competition-14
Category: Wildlife in the Garden
Location: Mittelherwigsdorf, Saxony, Germany


I spotted this young fledgling Jynx torquilla (Eurasian wryneck) which is in the woodpecker family. The young birds of the wryneck can come back to their nesting hole to be fed; they are particularly well camouflaged by their plumage and can easily be missed.


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