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Benfica, PSV, Red Star reach Champions League group stage

BENFICA, PSV, RED STAR REACH CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GROUP STAGE

Former European champions Benfica, PSV Eindhoven and Red Star Belgrade advanced to the Champions League group stage on Wednesday, leaving...

Serbia - birding overview of a year in the Central Balkans

SERBIA - BIRDING OVERVIEW OF A YEAR IN THE CENTRAL BALKANS

Serbia has 317 eBirded species so far, or 89% of the 356 in the national checklist. North of Belgrade, the Pannonian plain is a lowland...

 
 
 
The mum from the fourth group

THE MUM FROM THE FOURTH GROUP

A few years ago, I was invited to give a series of four short lectures, in quick succession, on birds of the Danube River. It was a...

The Danube Backwaters

THE DANUBE BACKWATERS

As you know, I started to bird from a canoe, exploring the Danube backwaters in Belgrade, Serbia. Those foreland backwaters stretch...

 
 
 
Ukraine seeks to boost ties with Russian ally Serbia

UKRAINE SEEKS TO BOOST TIES WITH RUSSIAN ALLY SERBIA

BELGRADE, Serbia - Ukraine is seeking to boost ties with Serbia, a Balkan country that is a key Russian ally in Europe but which also...

Urban birds, urban birding. is there a future?

URBAN BIRDS, URBAN BIRDING. IS THERE A FUTURE?

White-tailed Eagles normally take flight silently, yet, while checking some Common Starlings and hoping for Rosy Starlings , I heard...

 
 
 
Short break: Belgrade, Serbia

SHORT BREAK: BELGRADE, SERBIA

Behind Belgrade's hedonistic nightlife is a historic capital with a restless creativity, affordable prices and fantastic food, says...

Serbs block road in north Kosovo, walk out of government

SERBS BLOCK ROAD IN NORTH KOSOVO, WALK OUT OF GOVERNMENT

BELGRADE, Serbia - Kosovo Serbs have set up a road block in northern Kosovo, and their representatives walked out of the Kosovo government...

 
 
 
From Belgrade to Berkeley: A Postdoctoral Researcher's Path in Particle Physics

FROM BELGRADE TO BERKELEY: A POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER'S PATH IN PARTICLE PHYSICS

Aleksandra Dimitrievska works on prototype chips for a planned upgrade at CERN's Large Hadron Collider. After completing her Ph.D....

Hundreds attend funeral of slain Kosovo Serb politician

HUNDREDS ATTEND FUNERAL OF SLAIN KOSOVO SERB POLITICIAN

BELGRADE, Serbia - Serbia's prime minister has joined hundreds of people attending the funeral of a moderate Serb politician who was...

 
 
 
New Balkan Cuisine in Belgrade, Serbia

NEW BALKAN CUISINE IN BELGRADE, SERBIA

Balkan cuisine is modernized at Iris New Balkan Cuisine restaurant in Belgrade, Serbia. It's not everyday that I encounter Serbian...

26 people arrested after massive soccer fan brawl in Serbia

26 PEOPLE ARRESTED AFTER MASSIVE SOCCER FAN BRAWL IN SERBIA

BELGRADE, Serbia Police in Serbia have arrested 26 people after a massive fan brawl during a soccer match between Belgrade rivals Red...

 
 
 
LIVE: Arsenal vs Red Star Belgrade

LIVE: ARSENAL VS RED STAR BELGRADE

The Gunners will qualify for the knockout stages of the Europa League with victory at the Emirates Stadium - follow the action LIVE!

Arsenal 0 Red Star Belgrade 0: Gunners reach Europa League knockouts despite dour draw

ARSENAL 0 RED STAR BELGRADE 0: GUNNERS REACH EUROPA LEAGUE KNOCKOUTS DESPITE DOUR DRAW

Red Star Belgrade held Arsenal to a goalless draw at Emirates Stadium, but a point was enough for Europa League progression for the...

 
 
 
Red Star Belgrade vs. Arsenal | 2017-18 Europa League Highlights

RED STAR BELGRADE VS. ARSENAL | 2017-18 EUROPA LEAGUE HIGHLIGHTS

Watch highlights between Red Star Belgrade and Arsenal.

About gulls and panic

ABOUT GULLS AND PANIC

Do you ever feel that you do not know your birds anymore? I had that feeling today. Usually I do not start gulling before late October,...

 
 
 
Exploring the Kapela Reserve

EXPLORING THE KAPELA RESERVE

Ah, late summer mornings, fresh, yet warm and sunny, when fields are rich-yellow and the river Danube so tranquil (so much so that...

“Keep Growing” by Artez in Novi Sad, Serbia

“KEEP GROWING” BY ARTEZ IN NOVI SAD, SERBIA

Based in Belgrade, street artist by the name Artez who has been quite active recently has just sent in some pictures of his latest...

 
 
 
“Never Give Up” by Artez in Sandefjord, Norway

“NEVER GIVE UP” BY ARTEZ IN SANDEFJORD, NORWAY

Our good friend who is based in Belgrade, by the name of Artez has just sent in some pictures of his latest mural which was done for...

The Belgrade Amazon Campaign or the House of the Eagle

THE BELGRADE AMAZON CAMPAIGN OR THE HOUSE OF THE EAGLE

Beljarica backwaters cover the 900 ha of wilderness on the eastern bank of the Danube, between the river and the embankment, by the...