Birds

Squawk that again

Walking along the promenade in Torre del Mar, the wild Parakeets were everywhere, noisily flying back and forth with nesting materials or, in some cases, squabbling amongst themselves....
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Birds

Gorgeous Goldie

I saw the first Emperor Dragonfly of the new season today, flying up and down what little remains of the rio Chillar at the moment. Far too far away to get any sort of picture, unfortunately. Another first was with this rather nice Goldfinch....
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Birds

Warbling in the warm

This small warbler - Willow Warbler? - was busy eating and I fully expected it to immediately fly off as it was very low above the footpath, but it didn't. There are so many warblers and the differences between species are often slight, but I am tending towards Willow Warbler for this one....
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Between showers

There may have been a bit of a break between showers today, but it was quite windy as you can see from the palm. Didn't stop some of the usual suspects from putting in an appearance, though....
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