The winter sightings report relates to species we would not normally expect to find on the Costa Blanca in winter. 

The relevant months are December, January and February.

Species – Cory’s Shearwater, Squacco Heron, Little Bittern, Quail, Scops Owl, House Martin, Barn Swallow, Whiskered Tern and Night Heron

 

SPECIES DATE SEEN WHERE SEEN REPORTED BY
6 Little Bitterns 07 December 2013 El Hondo Reserve Barry
Little Bittern 07 January 2014 First hide, Vistabella road Barry
Little Bittern 10 January 2014 First hide, Vistabella road Paul and Greta
Reed Warbler (could be early migrant) 23 January 2014 Consorcio (gated road near Vistabella) Barry and Malcolm
Little Bittern 25 January 2014 El Hondo Barry and Malcolm
Little Bittern 26 January 2014 First hide, Vistabella Road Barry
4 Whiskered Terns (winter plumage) 14 February 2014 Vistabella hide Barry and Malcolm