No, we didn’t die…
The internet connection at the hotel we stayed in last night kept disconnecting, so I gave up trying to update the blog. Also, our days seem to be getting longer and busier, giving me less time to work on the blog. I will add a lot more when we get home.
In the meantime…
Although we added new birds each day, few were expected species at the locations we went to. Most were birds seen while traveling from one birding “hot spot” to another. Many of the birding sites are not as described in the book.
Be that as it may, we are still seeing birds and hearing a lot more that we cannot identify.
Yesterday, we added Blue Rock Thrush, Rock Thrush. Today, Eurasian Sparrowhawk, Crag Martin, Black Redstart, and Whinchat.
Tomorrow is our last day in France — back to Switzerland.
The trip list is 80 with 63 lifers.
Here are some more photos.