Photo taken near Madrigalejo (Extremadura, Spain) on 5 January, 2011.
While passing by the rice paddies in the Río Guadiana valley I found this group of Cattle Egrets sitting on a barn conditioning their plumage.
Photo taken north of Obando (Extremadura, Spain) on 5 January, 2011.
Even in early January heat distortion can be very evident in Spain but here it resulted in a nicely blurred background.
Photo taken near Torreorgaz (Extremadura, Spain) on 3 January, 2011.