Just 25 examples of this bird left in province

The Alondra Ricotí is down to just 25 examples left in the south of Spain, all in Almería province. Chresophilus duponti as it´s known scientifically is a lovely little ground bird that hides, doesn’t travel very far and is known as the Ricotí because of it’s piping call, usually heard by shepards when they herd their goats over their nests. Emilio González, a local ornithologist from the Serbal de Almería group, has given a talk Continue reading Just 25 examples of this bird left in province