• Birding the Bear Mountain of Serbia

    One year ago - By 10,000 Birds

    A narrow forest road takes us to the chain blocking the entrance, with a sign “Area closed - bear danger”. Ranko Milanovic, Tara National Park ranger, leaves the car to open the passage. Small letters say: “removal of this sign is punishable”, but Ranko is authorised to take us in.
    Soon, the forest opens into a clearing with a wooden feeding structure on one side and a wooden blind on the other side. The air is fresh and, as I sit on a chair, I add another layer of clothing. A Red Fox walks through the remaining intestines at the feeding station, while I spread the torch light, notebook...
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