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THE BEARDED FIREWORM

THE BEARDED FIREWORM (Hermodice carunculata) An article with Hannah Mackay with The Voice   Hermodice carunculata is commonly known as The Bearded Fireworm and is a great looking little creature. It is actually a type of Bristleworm from the fireworm family Amphinomidae. It is a very slow creature and generally not a threat to humans unless it is touched!  The …

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RED-VEINED DARTER DRAGON FLY

Red-Veined Darter Dragon Fly An Article by Dave G with The Voice Fuerteventura  These beautiful Dragonflies are easy to spot, as they love water and are often found hovering around the pool. NOMAD BY NATURE The red-veined darter or nomad as it often called is a Dragonfly that is commonly found here in Fuerteventura. Not unlike our new writer, they …

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FLYING FISH “Exocoetus Volitans”

FLYING FISH “Exocoetus Volitans” An article by Hannah Mackay with The Voice Fuerteventura  As the summer is here, many of us head out onto the water and one sight that never ceases to amaze or charm is the sight of the Flying Fish gliding alongside you. There are 40 different species found in the oceans around the world and here …

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CLUB-TIPPED ANEMONE “Telmatactic cricoides”

The Club-tipped Anemone “Telmatactic cricoides” An article by Hannah Mackey with The Voice Fuerteventura  The Club-tipped anemone is the largest and most conspicuous sea anemone in the eastern Atlantic. The species occurs throughout the tropical Atlantic and in the eastern and central Mediterranean Sea; anemones found in the Canaries are larger than in the rest of the distribution range. WHERE …

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THE CATTLE EGRET “Bubulucus Ibis”

The Cattle Egret “Bubulucus Ibis” An article by Twitcher Dave with The Voice Fuerteventura  WHAT TO LOOK FOR The cattle egret is a cosmopolitan and stocky species of heron found in the tropics and warm temperate zones. It is a white bird with an 88–96 cm wingspan; it is 46–56 cm long and weighs 270–512 g. It has a relatively …

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BIRD WATCHING IN FUERTEVENTURA

WELCOME TO THE VOICE FUERTEVENTURA BIRDWATCHING SECTION. We have lots of interesting birds, some of which are endemic to Fuerteventura and not found anywhere else in the World. We also have lots of resident specialists that keep us up to date with what, where and when you are likely to see out feathered friends. (Photos by Ted Park and DaveG) …

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