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Wryneck (Jynx torquilla), Hisøy, planned "Raet National Park", South Coast of Norway

Wryneck (Jynx torquilla), Hisøy, planned "Raet National Park", South Coast of Norway

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Uploaded 26 May 2014 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2014 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The wryneck (Jynx torquilla) is a species in the woodpecker family. This species mainly breeds in temperate regions of Europe and Asia. Most populations are migratory, wintering in tropical Africa and in southern Asia from Iran to the Indian Subcontinent, but some are resident in northwestern Africa. It is a bird of open countryside, woodland and orchards. The Coastal Archipelago Park of the South Coast ("Sørlandet") of Norway covers an area of the Skagerak coast between Grenland in Telem ...
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