Slideshow ~ Mediterranean Birding

Featuring thirty-four (34) photos taken during a Mediterranean cruise. Locations include Llobregat Delta in Barcelona,Spain; Monaco,Monte Carlo; Athens,Greece; Istanbul,Turkey; and a wonderful birding day all throughout western Turkey up to the Black Sea. ~ May 2011

Eurasian Kestral ~ Mediterranean Sea offshore Italy
Eurasian Kestral ~ Mediterranean Sea offshore Italy
Ortolan Bunting ~ Riva Hills; near Black Sea, Turkey
Ortolan Bunting ~ Riva Hills; near Black Sea, Turkey
Yellow-legged Gull ~ Mediterranean Sea; Barcelona, Spain
Yellow-legged Gull ~ Mediterranean Sea; Barcelona, Spain
Red-crested Pochard ~ Llobregat Delta; Barcelona, Spain
Red-crested Pochard ~ Llobregat Delta; Barcelona, Spain
Athens ~ Old & New ~ the Acropolis view from Mount Lycabettus
Athens ~ Old & New ~ the Acropolis view from Mount Lycabettus
Little Ringed Plover ~ Black Sea coast; Turkey
Little Ringed Plover ~ Black Sea coast; Turkey
Spotted Flycatcher ~ Riva River, Turkey
Spotted Flycatcher ~ Riva River, Turkey
Common Wood-Pigeon ~ Llobregat Delta; Barcelona, Spain
Common Wood-Pigeon ~ Llobregat Delta; Barcelona, Spain
Spanish Sparrow ~ Riva River, Turkey
Spanish Sparrow ~ Riva River, Turkey
Great Cormorant ~ Bosphorus Strait; Istanbul, Turkey
Great Cormorant ~ Bosphorus Strait; Istanbul, Turkey
Eurasian Magpie ~ Acropolis, Athens; Greece
Eurasian Magpie ~ Acropolis, Athens; Greece
Whinchat ~ Riva Hills; near Black Sea, Turkey
Whinchat ~ Riva Hills; near Black Sea, Turkey
Yellow-legged Gull ~ Mediterranean Sea; Barcelona, Spain
Yellow-legged Gull ~ Mediterranean Sea; Barcelona, Spain
Eurasian Coot ~ with chick ~ Llobregat Delta; Barcelona, Spain
Eurasian Coot ~ with chick ~ Llobregat Delta; Barcelona, Spain
European Pied Flycatcher ~ Llobregat Delta; Barcelona, Spain
European Pied Flycatcher ~ Llobregat Delta; Barcelona, Spain
The Blue Mosque ~ Istanbul; Turkey
The Blue Mosque ~ Istanbul; Turkey
Common House-Martin ~ Mediterranean Sea offshore Italy
Common House-Martin ~ Mediterranean Sea offshore Italy
Common Cuckoo ~ Riva Hills; near Black Sea, Turkey
Common Cuckoo ~ Riva Hills; near Black Sea, Turkey
Eurasian Collared-Dove ~ Monte Carlo; Monaco
Eurasian Collared-Dove ~ Monte Carlo; Monaco
Great Tit ~ Belgrade Forest; north of Istanbul, Turkey
Great Tit ~ Belgrade Forest; north of Istanbul, Turkey
Audouin's Gulls ~ Llobregat Delta; Barcelona, Spain
Audouin's Gulls ~ Llobregat Delta; Barcelona, Spain
Eurasian Siskin ~ Belgrade Forest; north of Istanbul, Turkey
Eurasian Siskin ~ Belgrade Forest; north of Istanbul, Turkey
Eurasian Jay ~ Belgrade Forest; north of Istanbul, Turkey
Eurasian Jay ~ Belgrade Forest; north of Istanbul, Turkey
White Stork ~ with chicks in nest ~ Celcuk; Turkey
White Stork ~ with chicks in nest ~ Celcuk; Turkey
Eurasian Roller ~ Riva Hills; near Black Sea, Turkey
Eurasian Roller ~ Riva Hills; near Black Sea, Turkey
Purple Heron ~ Riva River, Turkey
Purple Heron ~ Riva River, Turkey
European Bee-Eater ~ Mediterranean Sea offshore Italy
European Bee-Eater ~ Mediterranean Sea offshore Italy
Squacco Heron ~ Riva River, Turkey
Squacco Heron ~ Riva River, Turkey
European Shag ~ Bosphorus Strait; Istanbul, Turkey
European Shag ~ Bosphorus Strait; Istanbul, Turkey
European Goldfinch ~ Ancient Olympia; near Katakolon, Greece
European Goldfinch ~ Ancient Olympia; near Katakolon, Greece
Western Yellow Wagtail ~ Riva River, Turkey
Western Yellow Wagtail ~ Riva River, Turkey
Monte Carlo; Monaco
Monte Carlo; Monaco
Little Egrets ~ Llobregat Delta; Barcelona, Spain
Little Egrets ~ Llobregat Delta; Barcelona, Spain
Venice ~ Rialto Bridge over Grand Canal
Venice ~ Rialto Bridge over Grand Canal