Golden Oriole


Taken in Lesvos 2006

We had pulled off the road on the way to Sigri and noticed a Spotted Flycatcher posing nicely a little further along the track, on driving up we noticed

a small plantation and 5 or so Golden Oriole flying from tree to tree, a little to distant but we managed to get close enough to take a couple of shots.

As most birders know, so brightly coloured yet so elusive, usually only their flutey song giving away there presence