Kentish plovers and sanderlings in Portugal


Tuesday 10 April.

After yesterday, again in Tavira, Portugal. A poster announces the May Day celebration by the CGTP, the trade union federation in Portugal,

Today, the ferry to Tavira island.

This video is on Tavira island.

A crested lark sings.

On the Atlantic ocean beach, barn swallows flying.

Gulls’ tracks.

Also, much smaller, sanderlings’ tracks.

Sanderling, Tavira island, 10 April 2012

Sanderlings, Tavira island, 10 April 2010

A bit later, sanderlings themselves, three of them running along the floodline. Later, seven sanderlings.

A lesser black-backed gull flying.

Kentish plovers on the beach.

Kentish plover, Tavira island, 10 April 2012

On the river mouth jetty, three great cormorants; two of them drying their wings by spreading them.

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