|Hoopoe Lark, a common bird of the open desert
|Hoopoe Lark, adult seen feeding a fledgling nearby.
|Hoopoe Lark, in open desert with no vegetation. The tube in the foreground is actually a parched branch from an ancient woodland.
|Adult Spectacled Warbler, common in all habitats.
|Bar-tailed Desert Lark; more localised but still present in good numbers.
|Female Black-capped Finch Lark, common in arid desert.
|Juv Black-capped Finch Lark
|Adult male Iago Sparrow, a common endemic of the Cape Verdes (sometimes known as Rufous-backed Sparrow).
|This was one of my target species and I saw about 20 in total.
|Adult Cape Verde Cream-coloured Coursers, a localised sub species.