Natural History Photographs


First destination in Albania. Buthrotum (Butrint in Albanian) was an ancient Greek and later Roman town, inhabited till the Middle Ages. To date, Butrint is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, featuring elaborate excavations relating to the prolonged history of the town.


Hirundo rustica
Nederlands:Boerenzwaluw
English:Barn Swallow
Deutsch:Rauchschwalbe
Norsk:Låvesvale
Svenska:Ladusvala
Français:Hirondelle rustique
Mentha pulegium
Nederlands:Polei
English:Pennyroyal
Deutsch:Polei-Minze
Français:Menthe pouliot
Italiano:menta poleggio, menta puleggia, puleggio
Español:hierba buena, hierba cuquera, hierba pulguera, menta legítima, menta natural,
menta poleo, poleo, poleo común, poleo del campo, poleo manchado, poleo menta,
poleo real, poleo silvestre, tanagel, té del campo, té poleo
Carlina lanata
Italiano:carlina lanosa
Español:cardillo enano lanudo, cardo cuco, cardo muelle enano, cardo peludillo
Emys orbicularis
Nederlands:Europese moerasschildpad
English:European pond terrapin
Ephedra distachya
Synonyms:Ephedra vulgaris
Nederlands:zeedruif
English:common ephedra, European shrubby horsetail, sea grape,
joint-pine, jointfir, Mormon-tea, Brigham tea
Deutsch:gemeines Meerträubchen, gemeines Meerträubel
Français:herbe aux jointures, raisin de mer, éphèdre commune, éphèdre à deux épis
Italiano:efedra comune, efedra distachia, uva marina
Español:belcho, uva de mar, uva marina