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stone curlew

  1. Saturday Fun - I've hidden - now find me!

    Saturday Fun - I've hidden - now find me!

    Stone curlews in a field on Lanzarote - there are more than 1 and less than 10 hint - look for legs
  2. Stone Curlew

    Stone Curlew

  3. Stone Curlew

    Stone Curlew

  4. Stone Curlew

    Stone Curlew

  5. Stone Curlew's Mating Burhinus oedicnemus

    Stone Curlew's Mating Burhinus oedicnemus

    I waited a long time for this picture tocome about, but as they say "patience is a vertue".
  6. Stone Curlew

    Stone Curlew

    Stone Curlew
  7. The great stone-curlew or great thick-knee

    The great stone-curlew or great thick-knee

    The great stone-curlew or great thick-knee (Esacus recurvirostris) is a large wader which is a resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka into South-east Asia. This species prefers gravel banks along rivers or large lakes, and also beaches. A single egg is laid...
  8. STONE CURLEW

    STONE CURLEW

  9. Stone Curlew

    Stone Curlew

    Another shot from my Mallorca trip in May.
  10. Starting stone curlew / S `Albufera 2013

    Starting stone curlew / S `Albufera 2013

    I took this picture on Mallorca/Slbufera, Hide 10 Sa Roca in Octobre 2013. The hide is not perfet for photography, but i will be back there. I hope you like it a little bit. Greetings from Germany
  11. Stone Curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)

    Stone Curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)

    more on www.saveriogatto.com
  12. Stone curlew

    Stone curlew

  13. Stone curlew

    Stone curlew

    Found this bird at the S'albufera in Majorca. I spent quite a time sat in the hide waiting for the bird to come closer, sadly a family entered the hide and the father proceeded to shove his camera out the window and spooked the bird
  14. Stone Curlew

    Stone Curlew

    Stone Curlew, at Mallorca. We saw severall.
  15. Bush Stone Curlew

    Bush Stone Curlew

  16. Bush Stone Curlew

    Bush Stone Curlew

  17. Almost lost them!

    Almost lost them!

    2 of a flock of about a dozen birds I chanced upon on Lanzarote. I was lucky to get these two in the frame and in focus.
  18. This one didn't get away!

    This one didn't get away!

    Just north of Puerto del Carmen on Lanzarote I'd been following a small flock of finches, they flew across a field and I was so intent on not loosing where they landed I didn't realise that there were at least a dozen stone curlews in the field until they too took to the air. I took a couple of...
  19. Stone-curlew

    Stone-curlew

    Second visit to Eastern Canaries. The Stone-curlew is a bird which I always considered impossible to photograph, but this time it was surprisingly "easy" in the dry steppes of the middle of the island.
  20. Stone Curlew

    Stone Curlew

    An old one from last year.
  21. Stone Curlew

    Stone Curlew

  22. Stone Curlew

    Stone Curlew

    What a result, never expected this when I woke that morning
  23. Stone Curlew

    Stone Curlew

    This was very much a one-chance shot; as soon as it had landed in front of the hide, it took off again as soon as it heard the camera shutter!
  24. Stone Curlew

    Stone Curlew

  25. Stone Curlew

    Stone Curlew

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