El Clot

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Yesterday (Monday) was our first trip out since we have been ill. After having a coffee on the sea front we decided to park in the Clot car park, but there were people working with strimmers so we continued up … Continued

Carabassi beach road

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Driving back from Santa Pola today we were pleased to see a Blue Rock Thrush on the roof of the old house at the start of the beach road. It has been seen there before but not for a while. … Continued

Bonete, Petrola, Corral Rubio

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Today we had arranged to take fellow birders, Jim and Yvonne, to look for birds in the Petrola area, especially aiming to see Great Bustards. The weather was good as we set off up towards Albacete on the motorway. After … Continued

El Clot

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We had a short walk around the Clot yesterday, seeing all the usual species. Over the marsh/dry hide there were four Marsh Harriers flying and hunting. At the scrape there were plenty of ducks as well as two Snipe and … Continued

Sierra Espuna

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We left Mojacar and headed towards Aledo and the Sierra Espuna. As we drove away from Mojacar a Cuckoo flew overhead. We had a short visit to the small gorge near Aledo where we were welcomed by a Red billed … Continued

Guadalentin Valley

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Today we set off towards Mojacar for a short break. We saw several Booted Eagles and a Buzzard on route before we had quick drive round the Guadalentin Valley area. Passing a few small reservoirs we saw two Little Grebe … Continued

San Felipe

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Today we went to San Felipe, primarily to catch up with Barry after not having seen him for around two years. After the rough times he and Carol have had it was great to see him again and to hear … Continued

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