Formentera del Segura

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Not much to report from a soggy Spain but I did see my first Turtle Dove along the river at FDS today. Not sure if this the first reported sighting this year. Also heard two Nightingales. Earlier in the week … Continued

Santa Agueda – Darren Wilson

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The Visitor’s Centre at El Hondo resembled the car park at Glastonbury so I gave that a wide berth and instead dropped in at the Twin Towers. I was immediately greeted by a cracking male Woodchat Shrike. The area around … Continued

El Clot – Malcolm Palmer

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Considering the large number of people about, I thought them well-behaved, all wearing masks, and fairly quiet – for Spaniards! Great Reed Warblers were present in numbers, Marbled Duck have spread out to the main lagoon, and I had two … Continued

Rojales – Barry Chambers

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I did a 30 min walk along the Rio Segura this morning.  It produced 3/4 Nightingales singing, a Cuckoo, 7 Glossy Ibis, 3 Booted Eagles, Iberian Green Woodpecker and several Cetti’s Warblers.