Discover Birds France

Osprey birds, which are recognisable by their white bodies and dark wings, can be seen on the rocky coasts of the Scandola reserve. Other birds which can be seen along the coast include Audouin's gulls and crested cormorants, although these two species are fairly rare.

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    The Eurasian hobby

    This species of falcon is one of the smallest and most agile.

    © RFcompany - age fotostock
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    The falcon in flight

    The falcon eats small birds, flying insects and small mammals. It mostly hunts at sunset.

    © Kenneth Bengtsson - age fotostock
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    The yellow-legged gull

    This gull can be seen all over the Mediterranean basin.

    © image 100 / age fotostock
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    The gull in flight

    This yellow-legged gull is bigger and has wider wings than the Audouin's gull.

    © Corbis / age fotostock
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    The common shag

    The common shag can only be seen on the rocky coasts, the islands or the small islets along the coastline.

    © Digfoto / age fotostock
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    A cormorant fishing technique

    The common shag is a specialist in harpoon fishing: it can dive up to 20 metres deep and goes fishing as a group.

    © Michael Schellinger/ age fotostock
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