I was down in the south for what turned out to be a quiet morning's birding, despite an encouraging start.
I made a stop at some reed habitat on route and was rewarded with a 1st year Little Crake, that had me going initially - but the long primaries and ever so slight hint of red at the base of the bill clinched the id.
|Juvenile Little Crake (Porzana parva)|
There weren't many migrants about, a single Spotted Flycatcher
|Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)|
|Female Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)|
|A wary Mauryan Grey Shrike (Lanius lahtora pallidirostris)|
|Female Clouded Yellow (Colias croceus)|
|Male Clouded Yellow (Colias croceus)|
|Female Mediterranean Pierrot (Tarucus rosacea)|
|Male Mediterranean Pierrot (Tarucus rosacea)|