Almost every evening (and early morning) the local European Bee-Eater colony come to feed in and around the Quinta.
This evening I sat on the side of a nearby banking, amongst the overgrowth but certainly not hidden and was given a spectacular display of acrobatics.
If I was to guess how many are now in this colony, I would say at least 50 if not more, it seems to have been a successful breeding year for them!
I love the colours on this back-lit shot with one changing direction to catch a Bee.
Here are a couple more from this great experience. Of course, in around 2 weeks, they will all be gone on their migration back to Africa.
Lastly, this photo is by no means the whole colony, but gives an idea on how many are here.
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