Blue-tailed Bee-eater
Real Birder

Birds encountered at both locations
    
    White Stork  Ciconia ciconia                    Good numbers seen; 46 best in 1 field. 
    Buzzard  Bueto bueto                               Birds encountered on a daily basis.
    Kestrel  Falco tinnunculus                         Birds at all suitable locations.
    Grey Partridge  Perdix perdix                  Odd birds seen during the trip.
    Pheasant  Phasianus colchicus                    Small numbers mainly males at suitable sites.
    Wood Pigeon  Columba palumbus                Common at both locations.
    Collared Dove  Streptopelia decaocto        Common almost everywhere.
    Turtle Dove  Streptopelia turtur              Seen on a daily basis.
    Cuckoo  Cuculus canorus                            Birds seen most days & heard daily.
    Swift  Apus apus                                      Birds seen once at both locations.
    Bee-eater  Merops apiaster                     Birds seen both in the air and at nest sites.
    Wryneck  Jynx torquilla                           Odd birds seen during trip but heard most days.
    Great Spotted Woodpecker  Dendrocopos major       Birds at both locations.
    Crested Lark  Galerida cristata                Birds seen most days.
    Skylark  Alauda arvensis                           Birds common at both locations.
    Swallow  Hirundo rustica                           Very common bird.
    House Martin  Delichon urbica                  Status same as Swallow. 
    White Wagtail  Motacilla alba                  Common bird.
    Nightingale  Luscinia megarhynchos            Many bird heard with some seen. 
    Black Redstart  Phoenicurus ochruros        Fair numbers, especially early in week. 
    Spotted Flycatcher  Muscicapa striata     Odd birds at suitable locations.
    Penduline Tit  Remiz pendulinus                 Singletons at both locations,  males making nest.
    Golden Oriole  Oriolus oriolus                    Very common at both locations.
    Red-backed Shrike  Lanius collurio           20+ birds counted daily.
    Magpie  Pica pica                                      A common bird for both locations.
    Hooded Crow  Corvus corone cornix           The most common corvid encountered.
    Starling  Sturnus vulgaris                         Very common at both locations.
    House Sparrow  Passer domesticus             Same status as Starlings.          
    Tree Sparrow  Passer montanus                 Common nesting bird in both tree and house.
    Chaffinch  Fringilla coelebs                       Small numbers at both locations.
    Greenfinch  Carduelis chloris                     Same status as Chaffinch.
    Goldfinch  Carduelis carduelis                    The most numerous finch encountered.
    Linnet  Carduelis cannabina                        Small numbers days 2, 3 & 4.
    Yellowhammer  Emberiza citrinella             Single birds seen most days.
    Corn Bunting Miliaria calandra                   Many birds at both locations.
    
             
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