Day 3: Birding in the Botanical Garden and tour at Maison Des Canuts

The World According to Doray

Tom had to go to work today, after all that’s really the reason we came to Lyon. That left me on my own and a bit to my own demise 🤨 I headed back to Parc de la Tete d’Or to focus on the birds. Along the trails I discovered that most of the birds were more photogenic in the Botanical Garden. So first, some of the European birds: Great Tit, European Robin, and Eurasian Magpie

And since I was in the garden:

I logged 21 species, some Lifers for me but no pictures: Eurasian Wren, Eurasian Blue Tit, Great Crested Grebe, Eurasian Jay and Eurasian Blackcap. There’s a pavilion in the center of the park which covers a piano and a kindly looking gentleman was playing some beautiful classical music.

Knowing it would take me three times as long to navigate the public transportation system, I headed out at…

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