Iberian Yellow Wagtail

On our very first sighting a couple of years ago we thought this was the Grey Wagtail – it is though most definitely a Yellow Wagtail, and this is the Iberian one – Motacilla iberiae.  Our excuse for that initial confusion – the grey head!  In England the head is yellow: there are at least […]

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Bee-eaters, Hoopoes and Swallowtails

Up until last week our visits had all been in the winter, but we decided we wanted to experience Olhão in the high season – just to see how busy, how warm and what difference it made in terms of bird watching. Well it wasn’t the true ‘high season’ but even in early May much much […]

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