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Photos from the Cape Verde Islands ,

Chris Batty


Helmeted Guineafowl

Fea's Petrel

White-faced Petrel (form eadesi)

Red-billed Tropicbird (form mesonauta)

Brown Booby

Magnificent Frigatebird

Purple Heron

Bourne's Heron

Alexander's Kestrel

Neglected Kestrel

Cream-coloured Courser (form exsul)

Cape Verde Barn Owl

Grey-headed Kingfisher (form acteon)

Black-crowned Finch Lark

Bar-tailed Lark

Hoopoe Lark (form boavistae)

Raso Lark

Cape Verde Warbler

Brown-necked Raven

Cape Verde Sparrow

images taken with a Canon 20D and Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM zoom lens or a Nikon Coolpix 4500 mounted to a Kowa TSN-823 using a London Camera Exchange SCE190/A3 adapter and a 20x wide angle eyepiece from the TSN-1 series telescopes coupled to the TSN-823 using a Kowa TSE-EC Eyepiece Converter


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