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Birding Extremadura · 1W ago

Connections and reconnections

Pygmy Owl in Belavejskaya Puscha (Martin Kelsey)Extremadura lies in the south-western corn...
Birding Extremadura · 1M ago

Rolling rolling rolling

Roller (John Hawkins)Dropping from its perch, the bird performs a low gliding arc, the pre...
Birding Extremadura · 1M ago

A bee-eater with a difference

Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Judd Hunt)I look forward to late April each year when the birding company Shetland Wildlife sends out a group to spend a week's holiday in Extremadura. They stay at o...
Birding Extremadura · 2M ago

Encounters

Bonelli's Eagle (John Hawkins)The Pin-tailed Sandgrouse slowly trundle around on the spars...
Birding Extremadura · 2M ago

orchid trickery

Sawfly Orchid (Ophrys tenthredinifera) Martin KelseySpring comes tumbling in from the middle of March onwards in Extremadura, an avalanche of new birds: migrants fresh from a trans-Saharan c...
Birding Extremadura · 3M ago

Heading north-east

Migrating Common Cranes (Martin Kelsey)I can be anywhere in central Extremadura in late Fe...
Birding Extremadura · 4M ago

Winter tones

Spanish Sparrows (Martin Kelsey)Colours this back-end of winter are broad-brush. This is a...
Birding Extremadura · 4M ago

Northward bound

Black-tailed Godwits on northward migration through Extremadura (Martin Kelsey)It is late ...
Birding Extremadura · 5M ago

Plain dawn

Winter dawn on the plains (Martin Kelsey)Mist-grey-toned meadows are spread before me, tou...
Birding Extremadura · 5M ago

This winter's tales

Common Cranes (Martin Kelsey)This solstice and yuletide have gifted us a season of frosty mornings, cloudless skies and not a breath of wind. It has been warm enough to lunch outdoors, catch...