This afternoon I went to Lagoa dos Salgados (Silves, Algarve) to log 69 species, including this female Ring-necked duck, two first winter Common gull and, at list, 5 Barn swallows. Interesting enough was the fact of some of this birds were activily moulting mid wing, indicating the possibility of wintering in the area.
You can check the e-bird list here: https://ebird.org/checklist/S62566154
Birding Portugal & Spain - Blog
He began birding at the age of 11 and has never stopped since. His involvement in bird ringing has developed over the years and he has a special interest in moult in passerines. He currently works as a bird guide for Birds & Nature Tours in Portugal and Spain.
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