Items filtered by date: May 2019

BBC Wildlife Tour - Part. 5: Montes de Malaga

Our last day at Hotel Humaina and The Route of 100 Birds. The Wild Board family visited the hotel every day and today we could also spot the Red Squirrel, many butterflies (Swallowtail, Scarce Swallowtail, Meadow Brow, Marsh Fritillary and Blues) and the elusive forest birds like Western Bonelli’s Warbler, Crested Tit and Common Crossbill.

Photo: Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris)

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BBC Wildlife Tour - Part. 4: Osuna Farmlands

In a very hot week down here in the south of Spain, we have been blessed by the clouds the day we have visited the hottest part of Spain! And we have also enjoyed most of the Sevillian Farmlands gems: Great and Little Bustards, Stone Curlew, Roller, Lesser Kestrel and Olivaceous Warbler.

Photo: female Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni)

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BBC Wildlife Tour - Part. 3: Mouth of the Guadalhorce

There was a big passage of Black Kites and some Booted Eagles at Montes de Malaga on the way to the Mouth of the Guadalhorce, where seagulls starred the trip (Yellow-legged, Black-headed, Slender-billed, Mediterranean and Audouin’s were present) and the first chicks of the Black-winged Stilts showed up as well as other interesting birds like the Collared Pratincole.

Photo: chick of Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

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BBC Wildlife Tour - Part 2: Fuente de Piedra Lake

We have enjoyed a lot of birds of our inland lakes, like Greater Flamingo, White-headed Duck, Great Crested and Black-necked Grebes, Red-crested Pochard and different species of resident and on passage waders, as well as steppe birds like Stone Curlew and Lesser Kestrel, and other animals like snakes and dragonflies.

Photo: Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)

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BBC Wildlife Tour - Part. 1 El Torcal

We have spent a wonderful day at El Torcal, where we have spotted most of its iconic birds like Griffon Vulture, Black-eared Wheatear, Thekla Lark, Rock Sparrow, Melodious and Orphean Warbler, Blue and Rufous Rock Thrushes, lots of flowers, Spanish Ibex, lizards and butterflies.

Photo: Rock Thrushes (Monticola saxatilis)

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