Barcelona

Red-necked grebe is a rare bird in Catalonia, with very few records in the last years. Not the kind of bird that your expect to find on a quick visit to Arenys de Mar harbour, a small town near Barcelona. Instead, what I had in mind today was looking for some gulls and checking the eastern beach, which recently has benefited from a vegetation restoration in some areas.
Red-necked grebe is a rare bird in Catalonia, with very few records in the last years. Not the kind of bird that your expect to find on a quick visit to Arenys de Mar harbour, a small town near Barcelona. Instead, what I had in mind today was looking for some gulls and checking the eastern beach, which recently has benefited from a vegetation restoration in some areas.
17 Dec 2018

Now I’m here, now I’m there

Red-necked grebe is a rare bird in Catalonia, with very few records in the last years. Not the kind of…

Woodpeckers in Europe tend to be quite shy, I'd say more than their relatives in North America. In Iberia, all seven species present –counting Wryneck–  keep themselves concealed on tree tops most of the time, and it takes patience to be able to get good views of them. When they show up, they don't stay exposed in the open for a long time.
Woodpeckers in Europe tend to be quite shy, I'd say more than their relatives in North America. In Iberia, all seven species present –counting Wryneck– keep themselves concealed on tree tops most of the time, and it takes patience to be able to get good views of them. When they show up, they don't stay exposed in the open for a long time.
23 Mar 2018

Iberian Green Woodpecker and more

Woodpeckers in Europe tend to be quite shy, I’d say more than their relatives in North America. In Iberia, all…