|Yellow-legged Gull on Caesar head, Rome|
|Villa Borghese Park, Rome|
|Pigeon, Fontana del Pantheon, Rome|
|Hooded Crow, Palatine Hill, Rome|
And, of course, crows.
|European Serin, Pompeii|
Serin dominated Pompeii, singing on the wing like tiny yellow low-flying skylarks.
|European Blackbird (female), Naples Archeological Museum|
We had a place in a rather gardeny area of Naples. The dawn chorus (jet lag has its advantages) was amazing. The recording below is an iPhone voice memo version of what I could hear.
I'm pretty sure it's a cartoon little grebe (known locally as "tuffetto"), though goldeneye is plausible. Why a little grebe? I wish I knew.