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Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax Stepping out of my comfort zone here ;o) ... uhhh ehhrmmm ... a bird?<br />
Supposedly the small population on the coasts of La Palma would be ssp. barbarus ?!? Chough,Corvidae,Geotagged,La Palma (Canary Islands),Pyrrhocorax,Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax,Red-billed chough,Spain Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax

Stepping out of my comfort zone here ;o) ... uhhh ehhrmmm ... a bird?
Supposedly the small population on the coasts of La Palma would be ssp. barbarus ?!?

    comments (4)

  1. haha, I was stunned for a few seconds to see a bird posted by you :) Posted 5 months ago
    1. Yes, that felt VERY weird *lol* - probably won't happen again for a while :o) Posted 5 months ago, modified 5 months ago
      1. You should continue on the birding, it is addictive too ;-) Posted 5 months ago
        1. I'm happy that I can finally shoot halfway decent macro-ish images with my current "el cheapo" set-up. Going birding would completely change the ballgame I'm afraid :-/ Posted 5 months ago

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The red-billed chough, Cornish chough or simply chough , is a bird in the crow family, one of only two species in the genus ''Pyrrhocorax''. Its eight subspecies breed on mountains and coastal cliffs from the western coasts of Ireland and Britain east through southern Europe and North Africa to Central Asia, India and China.

This bird has glossy black plumage, a long curved red bill, red legs, and a loud, ringing call. It has a buoyant acrobatic flight with widely spread primaries. The.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Jul 5, 2019. Captured in La Palmita, 38727, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.