Tuesday 1 May 2012


A great way to start May. On the way home this afternoon I spotted a Roller in a roadside tree. They are fairly common here in the summer but still fantastic birds. It stayed close to the road until I got out of the car, when it flew off and kept a 150 m distance from me, hence the distance blur. This one was circling around so may be territorial. Hopefully.

A gorgeous Wood Warbler in the pistachia grove at Sde Boker - the Old World warbler's answer to New World warblers. 

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