Friday, 5 August 2016

Ebro Delta, Spain, Audouin's Gull juvenile and Mediterranean Gull juvenile, 30th, 31st July and 1st August 2016

3 day trip to the Ebro Delta, Spain, 30th, 31st July and 1st August 2016

3 mornings at Punta de la Banya, gave very few photo opportunities, the light not good with only an hour slot each morning before the windsurfers, campervans and beach goers arrived to finish the morning session.

Audouin's Gull, juvenile

Audouin's Gull, adult

Slender-billed Gull, adult

Mediterranean Gull, juvenile,

In the rice fields:

Grey Heron, Purple Heron, Night Heron, Squacco Heron 
Little Egret, Cattle Egret, Great White Egret
Glossy Ibis

Lots of Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, and a few Wood Sandpiper
on the banks of the irrigation channels

Black-winged Stilt, Whiskered Tern, Gull-billed Tern, Common Term

again, very few photo opportunities

Squacco Heron 

Purple Heron 

Late afternoons at Port d'Illa de Mar

Great Reed Warbler, (seen 2 days)
Greenshank, Redshank, Kentish Plover

2 (only) Audouin's Gull adults permanently occupying ''the posts'' gave plenty of opportunity for practice on

'Gulls on Posts images'

Little Egret

1 comment:

  1. Excellent Richard. I do hope I see an odd looking White ringed Gull at Dungeness!!!!!!!!