The middle strip of Eurasia is a conditional concept that denotes the Central European part of the country. This part is characterized by a temperate continental climate. This means that in the middle part of Eurasia there is a snowy winter with moderate frosts and a warm, rather humid summer. These areas have a wide variety of flora and fauna. The birds of the middle belt have about 150 species that are found from the western borders to the Middle East.
City and forest birds
Nowadays, all birds can be divided into forest and city. More and more birds can be found in cities and nearby areas. Some settle directly in the places where people live, others prefer remote parts of the city parks, squares, quiet trees and shrubs. Many smart individuals have adapted to life near humans. So it is easier for them to breed, as well as survive the winter cold and frost.
There are also many wild birds in the middle zone of Eurasia. Such birds settle in different places, they prefer:
List of birds of central Eurasia
One of the most common birds. Can nest in meadows, forest clearings and raised bogs. Feeds on insects, worms and plants. They are of great benefit in that they destroy harmful insects and some weeds.
These birds are often consumed by humans as nutritious meat. The bird belongs to the pheasant family, it is sedentary or nomadic. Feeds on plant foods.
Small bird wintering in Africa and India. It nests in colonies and feeds on insects.
Useful bird for the forests of Eurasia. She loves pine nuts and stocks them up for wintering. Birds cannot find all their stocks, which contributes to seed germination.
Very useful bird for the environment. Likes to eat larvae, bark beets and caterpillars. Such a diet of woodpeckers allows you to effectively destroy the insect-pests of the forest.
Common city bird. Inaccurate gray sparrow does not migrate into warm countries and withstands frosts. In wild conditions is useful for humans, as it is able to clean the fields of locusts and other pests.
Widespread in Eurasia. Have adapted well to human intervention, so it is often found in cities and suburbs.
Refers to migratory birds and begins to sing 5-7 days after arrival. Nightingale also eat harmful insects that eat the foliage of trees. Birds build their nests in the gardens and thickets of shrubs.
The bird is almost constantly in flight. The family of swallows has about 80 species. They help a person a lot by eating midges.
The bird of the genus Raven has a beautiful purple tint. These birds are omnivorous, their beak helps them to dig out larvae and worms in the ground. They nest in trees in large colonies.
Eats both plant and animal foods. The bird eats a lot of berries, the hard seeds of which are not digested. This allows thrushes to carry seeds of useful plants to other territories.
For the winter, the jay stocks up on oak acorns the main source of food. This nomadic bird is also a predator.
In a day, a pink starling can eat up to 200 grams of locust, which is more than its own weight.
A bird with a large beak that allows it to split hard fruits of oak, hazel and cherry without much effort. It settles in the area of parks and gardens, loves fields sown with corn and sunflowers.