As I arrived by the riverside this morning my attention was suddenly caught by the almost unmistakeable wingbars and crest of a Hoopoe as it swooped down and landed. Unfortunately I was totally unprepared – wrong lens, camera still at my side – so I just watched and admired this impressive creature before it flew off a couple of minutes later.
Quite a few Wagtails about, all quite happy to be near humans.
High up on the top branch of an avocado tree, this Spotless Starling, Sturnus unicolor, looks like he is practising his […]
The Spotless Starling, Sturnus unicolor, is basically the Iberian answer to the common Starling found elsewhere in Europe and, as […]