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The Iberian Magpie aka Azure-winged Magpie. Look through your guidebooks as long as you like, but you'll never find an entry for Widdrington’s Magpie. This isn't surprising, as it doesn't ...
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Gambia is the smallest country on mainland Africa, located on the western tip of the continent, it’s bordered to the west by the Atlantic Ocean and otherwise completely surrounded by ...
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Unless they’re very fortunate and live near a ‘hotspot’, birders often tend to neglect their immediate surroundings in favour of heading off to a more distant locality where a good ...
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The Dehesa is often mentioned by birders and contributors to the ABS website and Facebook pages, but for those who are not sure what is, I’ve written this short piece ...
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Bonelli’s Eagle Aquila fasciata Bonelli’s Eagle can be found in southern Europe, Africa, across the Indian Subcontinent to Indonesia. It currently enjoys a status classified as a species of least ...
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September gently passed over my mountains, its balmy days giving leave for many of our familiar summer birds to depart on their southern passage to Africa. Only a few, foolhardy ...
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Just 14 kms of open water separates us from our north African neighbours Morocco. And yet, the difference in not only culture and peoples, but is surpassed by the magnificent ...
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I fell in love with Andalucia way back in 1965 when as a young back packer I spent eight weeks bumming around the Spanish coast from Gibraltar to Barcelona. I ...
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Great-spotted Woodpecker
Great-spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major hispanicus. A common resident in our part of Spain and largely sedentary, but young birds are known to disperse considerable distances and some adult individuals can ...
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August and time for ‘eyes to the skies’ as millions of our birds begin their exodus to spend their winters in the more temperate and warmer climes of Africa. We ...
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