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Sunday 08 March 2015, Gaucin, sunny, calm air-light E-SE wind, 21C

Walking around La Umbria mid-morning I heard the year's first Iberian Chiffchaff singing (at least 2 individuals); also seen were Griffon Vulture, Short-toed Eagle, Great-spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Jay, Eurasian Nuthatch, Song Thrush, Firecrest, Crested Tit, Blackcap and Sardinian Warbler; 2 Green Woodpecker were heard.
The dangerous caterpillars of the Pine Processionary Moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa are still out and about....the hairs are poisonous and can kill dogs and cause serious respiratory problems in humans.
Pine Processionary Moth caterpillars

Pine Processionary Moth caterpillars in convoy across the path
Gibraltar from Gaucin - with a classic 'levante' cloud overhead

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