Mar Menor – Malcolm Palmer

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The Costa Blanca Bird Club held its traditional first meeting of the year beside the Mar Menor, and some 20 members rolled up on a beautiful morning. There was much to be seen and enjoyed around San Pedro, with Spotted … Continued

El Hondo fields – Paul and Greta

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Yesterday’s trip on our route found us the following species – Kestrel, Starling, Little Egret, Shoveler, Avocet, Grey Wagtail, Hoopoe, Blackbird, Robin, Buzzard, Collared Dove, Little Owl x 4, Whitethroat, Stonechat, Chiffchaff, Black Redstart, Moorhen, Southern Grey Shrike, Magpie, Green … Continued

El Hondo/Santa Pola – Greta Owen

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Our usual Sunday route – Magpie, Robin, Blackbird, Chiffchaff, Chaffinch and what I think was a Song Thrush. 400+ Starlings on the overhead wires at Monastery road. White Wagtail, Hoopoe, Booted Eagle, 3 Southern Grey Shrike, 2 Little Owl, several … Continued

Planned Field Trips for 2020

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The dates and locations for next year’s field trips are set out below Thursday 16th January 2020 – Mar Menor area Tuesday 11th February – El Hondo, Vistabella, El Pinet and El Clot Wednesday  18th March – Pego Marsh Thursday … Continued

Pego Osprey Project

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Peter Alden sent in a cutting from the local newspaper, which I have summarised here. One of the four Osprey chicks reintroduced to the Pego-oliva marshes has sadly been killed as a result of flying into an electricity pylon. Of … Continued

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