Today has been very windy with not many birds obvious. I had to go up into the hills this afternoon to St.Jean de Minervois and on the way a Sparrowhawk flew past battling the gale. Walking around a garden festooned with fig trees containing ripe and over ripe fruit I enjoyed the sight of a couple of Two-tailed Pashas flying around and occasionally settling in the sun. This species is extremely spectacular and feeds on rotting figs at this time of year.
This evening our pre-roost flock of Rock Sparrows had reached 80.