More Barbate Birds

More Barbate Birds

More Barbate Birds
Little Owl sitting in a wild olive tree
Squacco Heron 9582
A Squacco Heron arrives on the coast
Squacco Heron 9567
The Squacco Heron’s breeding plumage is especially beautiful
Calandra Lark 8900
A Calandra Lark looks out over the wild mustard blossom
Greater Short toed Lark 8924
A (Greater) Short-toed Lark searches for food on the bare earth
Collared Pratincole underwing 4981
Collared Pratincoles at Barbate Marismas
Tawny Pipit April Spain 7921
Tawny Pipit
Little Bustard m 9521
A male Little Bustard feeding amongst a mass of fresh sunflower plants
Little Bustard m 9671
Little Bustard
Montagu's Harrier f 6298
Montagu’s Harrier, female
Montagu's Harrier m dive 6402
Montagu’s Harrier male displaying
Nightingale 8069
(Common) Nightingale taking off from his thorny perch. Nightingales are more often heard than seen!
Red legged Partridge 8812
The fine colours of a Red-legged Partridge
Bee eater bill 9774
.and of this busy European Bee-eater who has been busy excavating a new nest tunnel.Interestingly they will wear down their bills loosing up to 3cms in length during tunneling.
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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