Birds

Java Sparrow

The Java Sparrow, Lonchura oryzivora, is a very neat looking member of the Finch family and is a resident breeding bird in Java (strangely enough), Bali and most of Indonesia. It is also, unfortunately, a popular caged bird and is found in many homes throughout the world....
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Birds

Squatting Swallows

I was wandering through the streets of the hillside town of Frigiliana when I saw a number of Swallows who have taken over a vacant building - teach them to leave the window open! Fortunately I had my little point-and-shoot in my pocket....
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Birds

Look, no hands!

The hot weather has brought the lizards out and they were scuttling about all over the place. There were also quite a few Spotted Flycatchers and a number of House martins flying up and down the river in the vain hope of finding a bit of water....
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