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Black Kite on migration over Tarifa #straitbirds

Published August 1, 2014 in Field Notes

I should be used to it, but every year I’m caught by surprise when hundreds of birds (sometimes thousands) fly above my head. Fall migration has started all of a sudden, and we are witnessing the first white storks and black kites flocks of the season. If you’ve never been to the Strait of Gibraltar, this is a good time to come! Debería estar acostumbrado ya, pero cada año me coge por sorpresa cuando cientos de aves (a veces miles) vuelan sobre mi cabeza. La migración postnupcial ha comenzado de repente, y estamos viendo los primeros bandos de cigüeñas blancas […]

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