After an additional half an hour of watching these fantastic northern creatures, we left the area, still with the ringing "siiiirrrrr" in our ears. Priceless!
Apart from the above pics, here are some additional ones I took:
Feasting on the privet berriessee this post).
While checking the green areas in the urban and suburban habitat we also saw an awful lot of Hawfinches (which were almost the commonest birds), a few Fieldfares, +15 Redwings and some nice Siskins feeding on the birdfeeders.
On the way back home, I made a quick stop on the fields around Isola della Cona NR where the main White-fronted Goose flock was foraging (up to 1500 birds). After a while and with some difficulty I managed to find the adult LESSER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE wintering in the area. A bird I still didn't see this winter.