Category Archives: birds
June 18th, in the province of Huesca. Our second experience with the vultures being fed. Skies are extremely clear. However a black cloud arrives from the North: there they are! Descending, landing, walking, stumbling, the griffon vultures gather around and wait patiently … Continue reading
June 2011, at a “muladar” in the province of Huesca. At the right place and moment, in less than 10 minutes of time, some 200-250 vultures are circling right over our heads. The birds drop down in a turmoil of … Continue reading
Mid- may, 2011. A day of walking led us over the bridge at Arquennes. We noticed a family of Eurasian coot with two chicks, nesting on what is a leftover of the old bridge (and the one that’s in use now is … Continue reading
(Flight of the alimoche) June, 11th. Sierra de Guara, Huesca. Early morning, we checked a few rock cavities white-painted with excrements indicating the possible presence of preybirds. Indeed, using our binoculars, we spotted an Egyptian vulture (alimoche) inside one of them. Late … Continue reading
More images taken in the Land of Rivers, end of march 2011, at sunrise.