41 Lifers from our recent trip to Austria and the Czech Republic.
If you like this sort of thing you may be impressed – if you don’t feel free to groan and roll your eyes … here they are in order of sighting. But first, a “borrowed” picture of one of the stars of the show …
Graylag Goose, Red-crested Pochard, White Stork, Eurasian Spoonbill, Black-winged Stilt, Pied Avocet, Spotted Redshank, Curlew Sandpiper, Syrian Woodpecker, Red-backed Shrike, Garganey, Little Grebe, Purple Heron, Great Bustard, Common Crane, Kentish Plover, Black-tailed Godwit, Whiskered Tern, Eurasian Hoopoe, Bearded Reedling, Crested Lark, Eurasian Penduline-Tit, Icterine Warbler, Marsh Warbler, Savi’s Warbler, Whinchat, Eurasian Linnet, Imperial Eagle, Eastern Marsh-Harrier, Mediterranean Gull, European Bee-eater, Spotted Flycatcher, European Serin, White-tailed Eagle, Tree Pipit, Corn Bunting, Black Stork, European Honey-buzzard, Black Woodpecker, Collared Flycatcher
To finish – another “borrowed” image of a terrific bird we saw – these were the Imperial Eagles of the Austro-Hungarian Empire