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Short-eared Owl

Eared owl - a bird of open spaces and even in the forest area only nests in meadows or marshes. She prefers to stay longer on earth, but spends the night in the trees during their winter migrations.Field and adjacent meadows - everything is now overshadowing the dense undergrowth green shoots. Somewhere among the grass disappeared hushed skylarks and yellow wagtails. Steel seamless and elegant lapwings, of which there were many in the early spring. The sky is clear, moreover, was nearing sunset and nothing interesting is not supposed to happen when the field over a calm decided to fly the crows. Read more [...]
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An hour before sunrise

The vernal pools from my steps blurred reflection of the sky and trees. Gusts spring breeze with the smell of pine forest is now nicer every air conditioner and air freshener. Cellular lost a few kilometers back. Now I'm really cut off from civilization, nearly a day. No, not at night. Before you approach a deaf singer will include navigation. With every kilometer the load on the muscles stronger their heats, but often halts. Backpack seemed heavier, the strap insistently put pressure on his shoulders, and get up when you do not want halts. What does it mean to lose shape overstayer house in winter… Read more [...]
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Goose swamp

Officially, it is listed as a large swamp, but I call it a goose, which it had every reason to. Photo by Andrey Kurkina 40 years ago I had a very good partner with whom we hunted ducks, grouse, grouse and hares. One of the springs, he invited me to his relatives, who could stop. The main object was hunting grouse on a lek, a hunting ground – said swamp. Early in the morning, having sat in hastily erected ambush, waited for the beginning of the current. I must say, at the time of any grouse and other game was in these places big set, and the current does not have to wait Read more [...]
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On the marshes

The nerves of the hunter must be strong. Especially Hunter singleauthor photo The main feature of the hunting season for geese in autumn 2010 was a long break in the waves of the span. The first wave of the northwest was on September 27 and the second – 2 October. Further, in our places long dominated anticyclone: ​​almost 23 October, it was still warm, sunny. You could say: «Bad weather is good». But good for recreation, not for hunting geese. Span turned strongly stretched.I have always said that the geese on the wings often bring rain. This goose weather Read more [...]
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Hunters and not very

The first evening flock of geese flying high, but it does the trick: hiding in their shalashika hunters, not visible haze from cigarettesPhoto: Anatoly Azarov After a short rest, and talk among themselves about different «cases» in the winter hunting begins not less interesting period — Preparation for Spring hunting geese. On Pechora hunting the transit game open somewhere early May days ten. Preparing for this fascinating hunt begins month.Remaining with winter cartridges, charged on capercaillie, Read more [...]
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At the end of September

You will never meet with success if you stay at home, despairing of unsuccessful trips. Season 2012 does not indulge us an abundance of game, but beautiful Vecherki «Indian summer» make breakneck speed to fly home after work, a soldier hunting clothes to change into and within minutes the car door open wide for feverish dog.Gerda, like most hunting dogs, correctly solves my plans. If I'm not going anywhere, she calmly waits for the evening feeding. But if I take up hunting ammunition, which she can not see and hear at the same moment the yard is announced cries of Read more [...]
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Hunting Forest captivity

Beginning of September. This is not a real fall. Shishkin swamp, near d. Shirokov, birch, alder and willow in a green summer attire. Occasionally their thick curls no-no peep leaf gold leaf. Not for long. Nabezhit breeze shake the branches and leaves on the sly steal it. Play, wander a little in the air, as if assessing that how much, and thrown to the ground or hide away in the bushes. In these last days of grace my friend B. Chrome and full of strength and energy Russian spaniel Ares established to hunt ducks on this very Shishkin swamp. During the years of joint hunts we tasted Read more [...]
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Duck with kurtshaar

Nap breaks nasty squeak alarm. It seems just closed my eyes, and it is time to wake up. At 4 in the morning hours. I want to soak up the warm blanket for another five minutes, but the cold hard dog's nose pokes in the face – «Boss, let's get up! It's time to hunt!».Grabbing the shotgun and cartridge belt, I go out on the street. There's still quite dark, but approaching every minute dawn already is brewing on the horizon, ash-gray border. Must not tarry! Under the meager light of a lantern in the courtyard of the hunters gathered Timur Farukshin, Eugene Astashkin Read more [...]
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Moor

The sun had already touched the bottom edge of the tops of the distant forest. A little more, and, flashing a parting gleam golden-red rays, it will go to the night rest. In anticipation of the arrival of geese in the marsh near the edges, under the pines, settled hunters: Stanislav, his father — Minyuk Nicholas and Alexander Bogolyubskii. It should be clarified that Stanislav — novice hunter, his track record yet produced geese, but if he was lucky today, this will be his hunting «baptism of fire».  But already «the sun glowing ball with the head of his land Read more [...]
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Swamp. Geese.

Boots swamp us lick, Sun - Cork gubah.Ele barely got out of the woods, barely able to stand ...Here you complain or not to complain,Spitting at the feet of rotten swamp –Kilometer merged with fatigueFrom that valishsya feet!From that valishsya dead,As from the razor, the body shivers…And again, in the eyes cloudedBelopole gray birch.Crackled, zaulyulyukaliShaloy birds on branches.We were three days rocked the swampOn its elastic breasts…And his shirt stuck to the padded jacket,And shoulder straps from itching!Can – This name is a romantic,And we have - called hunting.Paul Read more [...]
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Two Vecherki in Ulomov

Mesopotamia Sheksna and Mologa decades attracted hunters. Once a dull edge, where the capital can be reached by locomotive traction in two trailer cars on the composition of Rybinsk direction, "caught up" train the local workers at the station. Sonkovo ​​after a four-hour parking. A modest 375 kilometers railway stretched torture 14 hours of shaking in the general cars, second-class train tickets more often than not proved.Photo by Anton Zhuravkova The locomotive rested in the shore of the Rybinsk reservoir, and broken off the rails, and with them and «civilization». Read more [...]
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Goose swamp

Officially, this swamp is listed as "large", but I call it the "Goose", referring to it are sufficient grounds. But first, a little history.Photo Anatoly Ugadchikova 40 years ago I had a very good partner with whom we hunted ducks, grouse, grouse and hares, depending on the time of year. One of the springs, he invited me to his relatives, who could stop. The main object was then hunting grouse on a lek, a hunting ground was mentioned above the swamp.Early in the morning, having sat in hastily erected ambush, waited for the beginning of the current. I must say that at that time, Read more [...]
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What to do if lost in the woods?

Hello dear kamrady.Proizoshel one case from Friday to subbotu.Chetvero adults boarded the train and went to look for mushrooms in the forest one of Ulyanovsk.It all started as usual, went into the woods in search of mushrooms, were quite plotno.Shli shli.I collected again here at one point, they realized that they lost! And most importantly, not one of them did not know what to do in this sluchae.Sredi them was a woman she had a sore serdtse.Estestvenno started to panic and this woman was ploho.Stali call on his cell, but the sense was malo.Stalo dark, it started to rain . Bonfire smogli.Chto not Read more [...]
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As rescues wind (when memory is short :))

Hello! Today will tell how important it is to remember the compass - is the subject belongs to the three-five of the most vital. Not nafigator, namely compass. Somehow we are now familiar once again went to the Bryansk region in cranberries. Arrived at our very least the equipped KP camp in the midst of swamps. Great time - a fire-tent and all that night gatherings around the campfire, in general, as always. Here's a photo of those places (though I do not remember that trip or later)And the next morning who went for cranberries, and we comrade. brat-chik nd decided ceps dial - there was Read more [...]
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For tourist: Russula wading

Russula wading found in damp pine and mixed forests, on the outskirts of the marshes, from July to October. Cap up to 15 cm in diameter, a little convex, later dented, smooth, naked, a little sticky, dry weather is brilliant, with a smooth and slightly wavy edge.Skin color - a reddish, red, blood-red to brown. White plate, later pale yellow. Leg up to 10 cm and a width of up to 3 cm, cylindrical, snow-white. Flesh is firm, compacted, fragile, sensitive fungi in young tart, but over the years lost the bite. You can cook, salt and fry. Read more [...]
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Horsetail marsh

Horsetails easily recognized among other plants for lack of articulation of the stem and green leaf plate. Their function is performed by green stems. Scaly leaves, cloves are whorls on the stem. Flowers, fruits and seeds in the horsetails not. They reproduce by spores. Equisetum is the highest spore plants. Horsetail Prirechny, perennial herb, lives on the banks of rivers and streams, lakes, ponds and reservoirs, and in shallow water, as well as different types of wetlands. It can grow in water to a depth of two meters, but prefers a smaller depth (30-70 cm). There he is prolific. In the Read more [...]
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Chin-eared

In low-lying marshland, in boggy meadows growing herbaceous perennial vine - rank marsh. Such plants are called lianas, which shoots rise up only if there is a support. Liana wraps support or clings to it. Chin clinging tendrils, which are available on the tips of the leaves paripinnate complex. Separate the leaves of leaf-plates (in their grades 4 to 8) are arranged in pairs on a common petiole, like the side branches on the stem of a quill pen. The antennae are able to make a circular motion, which does not catch our eye. But they can be captured on film at regular intervals of time, and Read more [...]
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Marshes and swamps

The most insidious obstacles in the forest - it swamps and bogs. A characteristic feature of the swamp is its weak populated, lack of roads, the presence of almost impassable, and at times quite impassable areas. Bogs are rarely equally passable throughout and at different times of the year. Their surface is very deceptive. Most impassable swamp marsh, the hallmarks of which is whitish surface layer. Small wetlands are easy to get around, stepping on the mound or shrub roots, or wade, after feeling the bottom of the sixth. Convinced of the impossibility to pass or avoid dangerous areas, you Read more [...]
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Chistetsa marsh

In wet meadows, marshes, ditches can meet another member of the family Labiatae. This chistetsa marsh, perennial herb with long erect stems. His opposite simple leaves and stem scabrous hairs. Two-lipped pink flowers gathered upstairs to escape into false whorls. They are close together, and together form a striking spike-like inflorescences. Because of the appearance of the inflorescence and was given the scientific name of the type - from the Greek "stahis', which means "ear." Chistetsa marsh can grow not only in damp places, and along country roads, railway embankments Read more [...]
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Crake

Widely distributed throughout the CIS. He dwells in the bush floodplain wetlands along rivers and lakes, wetlands and densely overgrown with reeds, reeds and other vegetation meadows. Crake much less cautious than the shepherd, and the latter is much more common. Other species are distinguished from ordinary Crake Crake size and plumage coloration. As well as other members of the order cowherd, rails split into pairs, and the parents are equally involved in the derivation and growing chicks. The number of eggs in a clutch is usually about eight, but sometimes reaches up to fifteen. Duration Read more [...]
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