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Great spotted cuckoo
Great spotted cuckoo

Seen from early to mid-February in the Languedoc, Great spotted cuckoos are amongst the first migrating birds to arrive back in the Languedoc from Africa. The Great spotted cuckoo is slightly larger than the common Cuckoo, but looks much larger with its broad wings...

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Birding Languedoc at North West Bird Watching Festival

Great news! Birding Languedoc will be exhibiting for the 3rd year in a row at the North West Bird Watching Festival... Come and see us in the main hall - we will be in good company with an illustrious list of other exhibitors and you can find out all the details about...

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Bonelli’s eagle
Bonelli’s eagle

The Bonelli's eagle is a top predator from the Languedoc. This eagle doesn't migrate, but the young birds move around before settling to breed.   It's a medium size eagle with a wingspan of about 165 cm. The Bonelli's eagle can be identified by their rather short...

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European Bee-eater
European Bee-eater

Although the European Bee-eater is an incredibly colourful bird you will often hear them before you see them, despite their exotic appearance! Their call is a welcome sign that summer is well on its way in the Languedoc. In early April Bee-eaters arrive from Africa to...

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European Roller
European Roller

The European roller is a summer visitor to the Languedoc. In early April the first Rollers arrive from East and South west Africa. Slightly smaller than the Eurasian jay, this stocky bird is mainly a bright turquoise blue with indigo leading wing edge and rump, an...

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19-21 Un amour d’hôtel – Leucate, Aude
19-21 Un amour d’hôtel – Leucate, Aude

A modern, creative environment with a relaxed atmosphere. This stylish new hotel in Leucate offers a very high standard of accommodation in a modern, creative yet relaxed atmosphere. At the entrance to Leucate the hotel is well situated for bird watchers wanting to...

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