Waterfowl have recently been counted in Minsk and its surroundings. Ornithologists have found 13 species of them, with some listed as endangered.
Among the 6,500 the most popular are mallards, in second place gulls and in third mute swans.
According to experts, the birds wintering in Belarus feel fine. The temperature generally did not differ from the average rate, strong cold did not hurt the birds.