Latest photographs of November 2018 ...

Photo sequence with the Kingfisher...
Birds sequence on the edge of Camargue marshes...
Common Crane are settling for winter in Camargue...
The Common Crane, whose range extends from western Europe to eastern Russia, has expanded dramatically in the Camargue since the late 2000s. (200 birds in 2004, around 15,000 in 2017/2018. The Camargue cranes benefit mainly from the main agricultural areas of the region, including dry rice paddies during the winter period. In just over a decade the Camargue has become a site of major importance for the wintering of cranes in Europe, during the period from November to early March...