Red-throated Diver and Razorbill at the fishing harbour of Fuengirola (Málaga)
December 06 2011

Dear reader!

Fuengirola is not only favoured by the English tourists. No, two plumed guests are homed in the fishing harbour, namely a Red-throated Diver and a Razorbill.

" In this heavy swell the water is up to my neck!" the illustrious Red-throated Diver complains:

But after diving for half an hour he obviously was filled and let the waves carry him:

Well and who is it swimming to the quay wall?

A Razorbill we had never seen before and now it was diving right under our noses and

started an intensive cleaning!

"Would you like to see my small, but so strong in flight wings?"

Well and the stomach seemed to be full of fish!

The photos are - due to the heavy sea - not really sharp, but I was so happy to see for the first time these birds which are so seldom here, that I just have to show them!

Best regards

Birgit Kremer

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