Many legends are connected With birds in the people and povery. They are heroes of many fairy tales. It devotes songs. At many people, for example, occurs povere that storks, having lodged over a house roof, bring to people happiness. In Moldova even there is a legend connected with the heroic past of the state. In one of fortresses Turkish armies had been surrounded our soldiers. They were waited by starvation. And have gained them... Storks. They have brought in the beaks in the besieged fortress grapes clusters. Soldiers have gained strength and, eventually, have won a Turk.
Birds not only in legends, truly, serve the person. They have been cultivated and tamed by one of the first animals. Wild birds, in bolshej to a measure from among natatorial and marsh, are object of hunting. Others are subject to all-round protection. Therefore to each cultural person, and speech in this case goes about fishers, it is necessary to know well about a life, a habitat and a role of birds in the world surrounding us.
Birds who connect the life directly with water, much, both on their specific structure, and by quantity. For example, only to shooting it is authorised more than 30 representatives of the most various kinds marsh and waterfowls. For a year in the country according to some information by hunters it is extracted about 30 million waterfowls. Whether and not therefore many people judge birds more often from the consumer point of view?
Krjakva . Among waterfowls to fishers, perhaps, more than others it is familiar krjakva. She is the largest wild duck. Its weight can reach one and a half-two kgs. She settles on the most different reservoirs. Chooses the deaf persons who have grown with water vegetation of a place. Though last years nesting cases krjakvy in the most unexpected places are often marked: in old nests of other birds, hollows, blockages and flows of an old cane, various branches. Krjakva does not dive, therefore it is fed on the shallow reaches which have grown with water vegetation.
Interesting birds peganki, chomga, seroshchekaja, chernoshejnaja, or ushastaja and small . Their nests floating, are under construction of roots and stalks of the died off plants. The laying consists of three-six eggs. All peganki eat water organisms: insects, rachkami, molluscs. Only at chomgi on the first place in a diet fish. The weight chomgi reaches one and a half kgs.