More Barbate Birds

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sitting in a wild olive tree
A arrives on the coast
The Squacco Heron’s breeding plumage is especially beautiful
A looks out over the wild mustard blossom
A (Greater) Short-toed Lark searches for food on the bare earth
Collared Pratincoles at Barbate Marismas
A male Little Bustard feeding amongst a mass of fresh sunflower plants
Little Bustard
Montagu’s Harrier, female
Montagu’s Harrier male displaying
(Common) taking off from his thorny perch. Nightingales are more often heard than seen!
The fine colours of a Red-legged
.and of this busy who has been busy excavating a new nest tunnel.Interestingly they will wear down their bills loosing up to 3cms in length during tunneling.