Sunday, 18 August 2013

Short-toed Eagle once again

Here it is once again, my dear friend the SHORT-TOED EAGLE - perched on a pylon this morning near Divača. I had no scope or camera with me, so the above two pics were phone-binned. Still better than nothing. The bird sat there for about 15 minutes (watched at a distance of 100 metres), then suddenly plunged down to the ground, beyond some pines. In the same area I also flushed a Hoopoe from the path and 2 Red-becked Shrikes were around, while Alpine Swifts were screaming in the air.
Always good to have 15 minutes of unplanned birding...