Tonight from my balcony I had number 62 for my lockdown list, Red Necked Nightjar in my neighbour’s tree. It is the 30th species I have seen in that tree since living in my villa.
The local pair of Blue Rock Thrushes fledged three, possibly four young at the weekend. On Sunday evening on my dog walk I saw four Red Necked Nightjars. Yesterday and today from my balcony I’ve seen a Spotted Flycatcher and also this … Continued
8th May – This evening reached 59 with a Purple Heron. 9th May – Today below my balcony near the Segura River a field was flooded and it produced several Slender Billed Gulls my 60th species during lockdown. Also feeding … Continued
We have a list of birds seen/heard on morning walks no further than 1km from our home and additional to those seen previously from our patio. Stone Curlew (nesting) Glossy Ibis (1+2 flying) Spotted Flycatcher, Bee Eater, Woodchat Shrike, Turtle Dove, … Continued
Probably only of rather esoteric interest, but when I did my pre-brekky walk this morning, I was surprised to see several Pallid Swift wheeling around over a corner of San Vicente where there are some old buildings – I think … Continued