Border birds

BIRDS IN THE BORDER
FLIGHT June 2014 – Volume 28 No. 4

Maldive Islands - 25.10.13 - Birds of Prey

As well as the fish-carrying Osprey in the upper left surrounds there is a good image of a flying Eurasian Hobby, Falco subbuteo, in the lower right.

Niger - 30.09.13

In the upper surrounds we have a flying Hammerkop, Scopus umbretta.

Below, we have two images of Abyssunian Ground-Hornbill, Bucorvus Abyssinicus. The female, left, has a blue throat pouch and a smaller horn.

Solomon Islands - 30.8.13 - Water birds

In silhouette, at top right, there is a Long-tailed Jaeger (or Skua), Stercorarius longicaudus.

Centre right, flying, and lower right, perched, we have Red-footed Booby, Sula sula.

At lower left there is Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus.


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