West Peruvian doves pulled me out of bed and became my first lifer of the trip
Lagoons dot this stretch of coast all the way to Keyhaven
This must be the easiest way to put Mediterranean gull on anyone’s car-free list.
Rarities are great crested grebe, grey heron, merlin, raven, reed warbler, mistle thrush and linnet
The darker-hooded, brighter-billed bird, as obvious as you like, even through binoculars