Since I had not been for birding for nearly 6 months, I would have been satisfied with three gulls and a starling, but it should come better at the Guadalhorce! We saw three Marsh-harriers one posing Booted Eagle and an Osprey! Too far away for making photos, but the flight skills of the Marsh harriers I am always enthusiastic about.
Much closer to the observation booth were the elegant Stilts.
"My goodness how pretty I am"
Here and there some small territory disputes took place, in which also the youngster got strongly involved:
The calls of Red- and Greenshanks filled the air. Just pleasant!
We counted altogether six Greenshanks and …
… then to our joy also a Grey plover flew along:
A little bit jealous also this Sandpiper admired the elegance of the Greenshanks:
Time for plumage care and a little nap:
Also Dunlins joined and we discovered a Curlew Sandpiper and Little stints:
Once the beach belonged to the Greenshanks, once …
… to the Redshanks, till they …
… flew off with their enchanting trilling calls:
Evening mood at the Guadalhorce-Mouth:
Such a beautiful afternoon!