Birding Sites – Vejer de la Frontera a place to explore

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 range of species can be more reliably found.  With various constraints on our time this … Continue readingBirding Sites – Vejer de la Frontera a place to explore

Bird of the Month – July 2021

Purple Heron Ardea purpurea is a widely distributed member of the heron family Ardeidae. It breeds in Africa, central and southern Europe, and southern and eastern Asia. Our Western Palearctic populations migrate between breeding and wintering habitats, whereas the African and tropical-Asian populations are primarily sedentary, except for occasional dispersive movements. Note: Above … Continue readingBird of the Month – July 2021