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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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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European Bee-eater

There were a few birds sitting on the power lines, quite some distance away, and one looked like it had a longer tail than the rest so out came the little binocs, first time I'd grabbed them on the way out for ages. Must have known I'd need them....
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A nice little surprise

I went for a leisurely stroll on Sunday lunchtime and, not expecting to see much at all on the wildlife front, I was generally not disappointed. Except, something caught my eye on a window ledge and it was only when I looked through the zoom that I saw what it was....
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