Bee-eater and hoopoe in Portugal


Curlew sandpiper, Tavira, 9 April 2012

9 April 2012. After the morning, in the afternoon to the salt pans close to Tavira. Curlew sandpipers.

Kentish plover, Tavira salt pans, 9 April 2012

Kentish plovers.

Sanderling, Tavira salt pan, 9 April 2012

Sanderlings.

A redshank.

Hoopoe, Tavira, 9 April 2012

In the orchard, a hoopoe sitting on the ground.

Bee-eater, Tavira, 9 April 2012

Bee-eaters flying. One of them sits down on a wire not far away. It has a big insect in its bill, I think a dragonfly. The bird swallows its prey after some seconds.

European serin singing.

Crested larks.

Goldfinch, Tavira, 9 April 2012

European goldfinches in the orchard.

This video is about sunset near Tavira.

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