Sunday, August 7, 2011

spain 2011

I went to the costa del sol in July where I managed only 1 new bird I haven't seen a rock bunting which was whilst visiting a falconry centre in mountains . There were plenty of bee-eaters and shrikes and hoopoe to be seen on a local golf course but getting good photos was not so easy . I managed one hoopoe flying over whilst relaxing round the pool . I can only imagine what it must be like in the spring and autumn being in the most southern part of spain .

rock bunting

golden eagle

griffon vulture

thankfully it was'nt my head

woodchat shrike

juv woodchat shrike

hoopoe ( as I said not easy to take photos )


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