|Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) in Ria Formosa Natural Park, near Faro-airport, 22-Jan-2016. I had a close|
encounter with this bird just before sunset...
|Female Cirl Bunting (Emberiza cirlus) near Aljezur, 01-Feb-2016. This species is mainly found in the western Algarve,|
at the west coast and around Monchique.
|A feeding flock of Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) at a rice paddy between Lagoa and Silves.|
The numbers of this fascinating bird species have increased over the last decade - here as
in all western Europe (you can click the image to zoom in).