In and around Puerto Pollensa
A soft target to start with:
One of the world's rarest gulls which can be photographed from your sun lounger on the beach!
Mallorca#06
Audouin's Gull
Mallorca#41
Adopting the characteristic drooped head pose
Mallorca#42
Mallorca#43
Tame Shag resting on the breakwater offshore
With juvenile birds still about, August is obviously a good time to connect with one of the most
flighty and elusive of the Mediterranean specialities, Fan-tailed Warbler:
Mallorca#44
Mallorca#45
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Often in the company of an untidy-looking Sardinian Warbler or two:
Mallorca#48
Other youngsters included this Spotted Flycatcher:
Mallorca#49
Also wilting in the heat!
Mallorca#50
Despite reading about large gatherings of Hoopoes in August, only a few sightings in and around
Pollensa, and only one brief photo opportunity
Mallorca#51
Serin picked out among the feeding finch flocks
Mallorca#52
A juvenile Night Heron feeding in the coastal channels
Mallorca#53
Black-winged Stilt with juveniles
Mallorca#54
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