X
Latvia.travel mobile app. Your official guide for travelling in Latvia.
Download

You are here

White storks to return to Latvia in the coming days

04.04.2011 | LETA

In the coming days, migrating white storks (Ciconia ciconia) will return to Latvia in large numbers, with male storks arriving first to retake their previous nests or build a new nest. The female birds will join their mates several days later.

In the coming days, migrating white storks (Ciconia ciconia) will return to Latvia in large numbers, with male storks arriving first to retake their previous nests or build a new nest. The female birds will join their mates several days later.

Some white storks have already returned to Latvia. The first were noticed by birdwatchers on March 20, according to information from the nature portal www.dabasdati.lv.

Since then, storks have been observed throughout the country.

The storks are able to find food even in the current weather conditions - mice, moles, insects and small fish.

These birds are also very flexible. If there is too much snow and it is too cold, the birds just fly away for a while to where the climate is more suitable.

Related news
University of Latvia's traditional dance ensemble "Dancis" was voted the best folk dance ensemble and "Ave Sol" concert organization's folk dance group "Teiksma" the...
Riga Dome Cathedral wthout a doubt is the centerpiece of the architectural wonders of Old Town, one of the oldest places of worship in Latvia. Its superlative acoustics have made it a favoured venue for sacred...
Rigamunicipality's City Development Committee has given the go-ahead for the stretch of Remtes Street from Kalnciema to Lielirbes streets in Pardaugava to bear the name of noted U.S. diplomat Sumner...