Thursday, 6 May 2010

Woodchat Shrike returns!

This afternoon at Campo Carri - Banne (TS) an unexpected WOODCHAT SHRIKE was present. This was surely another bird from the last week's one (see older post-29th April) as it was a nice male. Showing quite well, changing perches regularly and catching large insects (see the pictures below).
In the area also: Hobby (1 flying west), Hoopoe (1 seen well), Woodlark, Tawny Pipit, Northern Wheatear (2 m and 1 f), Common Whitethroat (1 on migration), Wood Warbler (1 heard), Linnet, Serin, Cirl and Rock Bunting.
Woodchat Shrike:





Hoopoe:


Serin: