Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Extremadura, Spain 27th-30th April - Birder's Paradise!

A few magic moments from a truely wonderful place...

Vultures at Monfrague National Park

Enormous Black Vulture on the deck

Loafing Griffon Vultures

Lesser Kestrel at a colony in the local bull ring roof!

Great Bustard- the heaviest flying bird

Little Bustard with a distinctive 'fart' call (it really does sound like one!)

Huge adult Eagle Owl taking some R&R from a cliff face nest with two well grown chicks

Bill Clapping White Stork

Beautiful Bee-eaters, common as muck

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