February draws to a close



An adult poses at La Janda

White

Alcala de Los Gazules

Black Kite

Booted Eagle

Carpenter Bee on an Asphodel

…another on Wisteria

Cetti’s Warbler hiding

Common Cranes are heading north…

…As arrive from the south!

Corn Bunting singing amongst the lush greenery

feeding

Green Sandpipers

Male at La Janda

in spring

Little Egret

Iberian Wall basking in the sun

Female Marsh Harrier displaying

Female Marsh Harrier displaying

Female Marsh Harrier displaying

and calling…

Nightingales arrive but as yet silent. Not like this chap from last year!

Purple Swamphen

Adult Gannets head out of the Mediterranean to breed in the north

Atlantic spring storms do help in bringing birds from the south

Short-toed Eagles are calling above Barbate Marismas

Female

A Black-winged Kite passes dangerously close to a wind turbine

Stephen Daly

Stephen Daly

Stephen Daly, has been birding since he was eight years old in his native Scotland. After living in Germany and France he established Andalucian Guides the successful birding and wildlife tour company on The Strait of Gibraltar in Spain and has been living here since 2001. Photographing birds in flight is one passion and his photos can be found in many books, magazines and journals. Studying bird behaviour and bird migration are two other positive aspects of being based on one of the busiest migration routes on Earth.

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