March 1 2010
The black kites migration back to their breeding habitat is in full action. Just gorgeous! And by the migration back from Africa they make a stop at the garbage dump of Los Barrios, where we had been yesterday - in bad weather - and today with much better weather. BUT: yesterday there was a much bigger number of black kites as today. A big part of them obviously used the good weather to continue their migration. But we hope very much to meet other big troops!
At a dull grey Sunday ...
... everywhere were sitting ...
... our beloved black kites. There were hundreds and hundreds of them.
Today we met - as already mentioned - much less, but ...
... these showed us their terrific flying skills:
They are that quick, that ...
... you never can foresee their fast and extremely skillful maneuvers:
But sometimes they really do the favor and ...
... pass by, quite closely:
Yesterday a smaller white stork troop overflew the garbage dump of Los Barrios and disappeared in northern direction: