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Birding Extremadura · 2W ago

Walking on the Wild Side

The Fortress of Hornachos (Martin Kelsey)The immense quartzite crests rise above the gentl...
Birding Extremadura · 3W ago

Small is powerful

Emerging grass shoots (Martin Kelsey)It is a week since the first rains of autumn arrived....
Birding Extremadura · 1M ago

Local patches

Parkland beside the Guadiana River in Mérida (Martin Kelsey)The sting at the tail of this ...
Birding Extremadura · 2M ago

Stand-by

Booted Eagle in September (John Hawkins)Summer clings on, despite the delicious freshness ...
Birding Extremadura · 3M ago

The sound of silence

Bee-eater (John Hawkins)Returning to Extremadura after several weeks away and I am confron...
Birding Extremadura · 5M ago

Connections and reconnections

Pygmy Owl in Belavejskaya Puscha (Martin Kelsey)Extremadura lies in the south-western corn...
Birding Extremadura · 6M ago

Rolling rolling rolling

Roller (John Hawkins)Dropping from its perch, the bird performs a low gliding arc, the pre...
Birding Extremadura · 6M 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 · 7M ago

Encounters

Bonelli's Eagle (John Hawkins)The Pin-tailed Sandgrouse slowly trundle around on the spars...
Birding Extremadura · 7M 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...