- Past OR future Camino
- Plata, Ingles, Madrid, Norte, Primitivo, Invierno, Aragones, Olvidado, Chemin D'Arles
Like the cuckoo, the hoopoe's name is onomatopoeic (and yes, I had to check the spelling in the dictionary). As we walked the Via de la Plata, we'd hear at least one a day. Finally, I managed to get a picture of one. They are as handsome as they are vocal. This shot it heavily cropped - they are shy characters. 2 May, 2012. Seems like a lifetime ago now.