Etiqueta 'birds Majorca'
Striped Hawk Moth

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Stripes and Streaks

Moths are not particularly palatable to a lot of bird species, but one summer breeder we get here will certainly have a go at eating them, and that is the Mediterranean Flycatcher.

Neville James-Davies18/07/2022 12:41

Painted Lady butterfly

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Vanessa and Alexandria

Wandering around Alburcutx Tower, Son Real beach and the Albufereta Marsh all saw good numbers of Painted Lady's with some Brimstones mixed in too.

Neville James-Davies26/06/2022 11:00

Juvenile Crossbill.

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Hide and Seek

Crossbills on Mallorca are of the sub-species ‘Balearica’, and in Catalan, they are known as ‘Trencapynions’, or the ‘pine nut cracker’.

Neville James-Davies18/06/2022 09:00

The Hoopoe

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Wild Mallorca: King Tereus and Tolpis

The Greek playwright Aristophanes (446-386 BC) states King Tereus was transformed into a Hoopoe by the Gods as punishment for his crimes.

Neville James-Davies29/05/2022 15:53

Little Ringed Plover & White Wagtail Bird - Wildlife Video

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Yellows, strawberry red and pale whites

The spring equinox will soon be upon us, and soon, nature will be revelling in the warmer weather...

Neville James-Davies22/03/2022 10:37

Where is that squealling Pig?

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Wild Mallorca: Where is that squealling Pig?

This week in wild Mallorca: The shy Water Rail, the bird that sounds like a Pig in distress.

Neville James-Davies22/06/2021 12:02

S'Albufera de Mallorca Wetlands

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Wild Mallorca: Into the Spanish Canes

In this week's Wild Mallorca spotlight: It's a good time to take a closer look at one of Europe’s most important bird habitats in Mallorca.

Neville James-Davies01/06/2021 13:27

Migrating birds in Mallorca, Spain

Migrating birds in Mallorca, Spain

Migrating birds in Mallorca, Spain

Youtube: Vicky Arias 11/05/2021

Migrating birds in Mallorca, Spain

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Wild Mallorca: Keep those eyes peeled!

In this week's Wild Mallorca spotlight: It's that time of year when the ‘bubbling’ call of the Bee Eaters tell me that summer is definitely here.

Neville James-Davies11/05/2021 12:07

Kentish Plovers in Majorca

Kentish Plovers in Majorca

Kentish Plovers in Majorca.

Youtube: Ron Jackson 04/05/2021