El Hondo fields and the Vistabella road

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We set off across the Salinas, noting the usual species there, including Greater Flamingo, Little Egret, Avocet, Shelduck and Black winged Stilt. Our regular route took us past the ‘little reserve’ where we saw a raptor, probably a Buzzard on … Continued

Carabassi Beach and El Clot

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Today we decided to have a quick drive round the local area to see what birds were about. A look at the beach by the little church found us Cormorant, Sandwich Tern, Turnstone and a White Wagtail. A visit to … Continued

An Update

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Apologies to anyone who has been checking the blog in the hope of reading about our birding exploits this year. Unfortunately, my birding activities have been a bit limited lately for various reasons but hopefully we will get out and … Continued

Maigmo Mountains

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We headed up to Maigmo for a picnic under the trees not expecting to see many birds as they are unpredictable at this site and there are an awful lot of places for them to hide! In fact we saw … Continued

Local sightings

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We have now returned to Spain and the first bird we encountered was a Sardinian Warbler moving around in a tree while we were having a meal out on our first night back. A sure sign we are back in … Continued

The Pyrenees

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Saturday 1st/Sunday 2nd June We left Gran Alacant on Saturday and drove to Monreal de Campo for an overnight stop. On Sunday we set off again and the first good bird we saw was a Black Kite near Zaragoza, followed … Continued

Rhayader area, Mid Wales

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We spent a week in a holiday cottage on a sheep farm near Rhayader in mid Wales. We have been here before and it is a really lovely place to stay. We had four target birds so on our first … Continued

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