Still 8 May 2019 on Tilos island in Greece. As we walked back from the mountains above Agios Petros bay, we saw these flowers.
Then, a special bird of this rocky area: a Cretzschmar’s bunting.
We passed a house on which an elephant had been painted: reminiscent of the small elephant species living on Tilos until a few thousand years ago.
As we walk back to Megalo Chorio, a Balkan yellow wagtail sits on a fence.
A male Eleonora’s falcon flying.
Holy orchids growing along the road.
So did this poppy and other flowers.
We saw this butterfly, probably a Turkish meadow brown, on this flower.
A chukar partridge flies away.