Back from a short trip to Europe´s most southwestern point, where during primarily western winds both bird migration and the surf turned out a bit disappointing. In the heat the 2016 crew kept their spirits up, as the place carries its name for a reason... (and then there was also that medronho liquor...)
At the fishing harbor Porto da Baleeira a few thousand gaivotas were present, primarily Larus michahellis. Four rings were read, all were applied during the birds’rehabilitation in southern Portugal.
Blue rock thrush Monticola solitaries, perched at Fortaleza.