Birding the South of France
May 15-22 2019

Our guide, Tristan Guillosson, picked our group of three up in Avignon at 3pm May 15.
He dropped us off at the Toulouse airport at 11 am May 22. Here's our itinerary.

Merops apiaster Falco subbuteo Gypaetus barbatus Pernis apivorus
Bee-eater Hobby Lammergeier Honey Buzzard

Coracias garrulus Falco naumanni Gyps fulvus Phoenicopterus ruber
Roller male Lesser Kestrel Griffon Vulture Greater Flamingo

Cinclus cinclus Falco tinnunculus Cicinia ciconia SEgretta garzetta
Dipper Kestrel White Stork Little Egret

Cygnus baccinator Phasianus colchicus Anser brachyrhynchus
Grey Wagtail Cattle Egret & Camargue Horse Melodious Warbler

Sterna sandvicensis Ardeola ralloides Recurvirostra avosetta
Sandwich Terns Squacco Heron Pied Avocet

Himantopus himantopus Upupa epops Acrocephalus arundinaceus Porphyrio porphyrio Pluvialis squatarola
Black-winged Stilt Hoopoe Great Reed Warbler Purple Gallinule Grey Plover

Podiceps cristatus Tadorna tadorna Circaetus gallicus Tringa totanus
Great Crested Grebe Shelducks Short-toed Eagle Redshank

Other photos of the avian species showcased above, in the order of the photos above:

A sampling of avian species not showcased above that I photographed in France on this trip, in roughly taxonomic order: Non-avian flora and fauna (I don't attempt to identify most of these): People: Miscellaneous: All the photos on this page were taken by Eva Casey. Any errors in identification are her errors.

Camargue_and_Languedoc_May_2019.pdf is Tristan Guillosson's professional trip report, which names, including scientific names, all of the birds, butterflies and orchids "gotten" by at least one member of our foursome.

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