El Clot

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We paid a short visit to El Clot today, seeing a nice mix of birds. A Hoopoe was our first bird, always a nice thing to see. We didn’t manage to see the Wryneck or the Bluethroat which have been … Continued

San Felipe

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This Monday we repeated a trip we also did last Monday with fellow birders, Jim and Yvonne. As we left Gran Alacant a Booted Eagle flew overhead and a Kestrel was seen from the N332. Our first stop was at … Continued

Summer 2017

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It’s been a long time since I have written anything in my blog so I thought I ought to bring it up to date. The last thing I wrote about was our Extremadura trip so I will take it from … Continued

Extremadura Trip – Part Five

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Saturday – Monfrague National Park Today with much improved weather, we made a return visit to Monfrague. As we drove towards the park we could see 50+ Griffon Vultures in the air and we passed numerous Woodchat Shrikes, more than … Continued

Extremadura – Part Four

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Day Five – Friday – Torrejon el Rubio – Talavan – Santiago del Campo – Monroy – Jaraceijo Today when we set off it was raining quite badly so we had low expectations of seeing many birds. Having said that … Continued

Extremadura Trip – Part Three

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Day Four – Thursday – Torrejon el Rubio – Monroy – Santa Marta – Trujillo – Torrejon el Rubio Despite a cloudy sky with rain threatening, we set off on a round trip across the countryside to see what we could … Continued

Extremadura Trip – Part Two

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Day Three – Wednesday – Monfrague and Arrocampo Today we set off into Monfrague National Park where our first stop was at the Salto del Gitano viewpoint. On arrival we found plenty of other birders of various nationalities. As usual there … Continued

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