Category Archives: birds

Mocha Island

About 40 km off the coast at the height of Tirua, the forest covered hills of Mocha Island rise up from the Pacific. When arriving by plane, one can easily see how only the centre of the island remains intact, while the coastal areas are heavily impacted by cattle grazing. Luckily the centre is now a protected area.┬áLife on the island is Continue reading »

White Stork

White storks (Ciconia ciconia) are still common in large parts of Spain. These remarkable birds have adapted very well to human-shaped landscapes. The nests of these big birds can be found on a wide variety of buildings and during the day they are Continue reading »