The Sardinian Warbler, Sylvia melanocephala, is a very shy bird, quick to fly off at any remote encroachment on its patch. When it does come out into the open and perch, momentarily, on a fence, you need to be ready and make the most of these rare opportunities.
Lots of bananas around at the moment, although for some reason most of them never get picked. No idea why not, but presumably there must be a good reason.
The greens and browns as the dry season prepares to give way to the wet season, or as it has been re-branded for tourism purposes, the ‘Green Season’.
There were also a few dragonflies about today, as well as the odd Sardinian Warbler in the undergrowth.
I did manage to get out in the bright period before the thunderstorm and I spotted these honeycombs on the underside of a palm shrub. Are the snails trying to carry one away?
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