Around the El Hondo fields

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Today was the first outing for the year of ‘The Three Amigos’. We decided to do our regular trip around the Santa Pola salinas and the El Hondo fields and I especially wanted to look for the 80+ Glossy Ibis … Continued

Back in Spain!

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For anyone who has been checking to see whether we found any Waxwings I have to inform you that I did not, although John says he saw some one day when he was driving without me! I am quite disappointed … Continued

Blithfield Reservoir

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22nd December – We have now relocated to a rented cottage on the edge of Blithfield Reservoir in Staffordshire. It is nice and peaceful here, and after battling through the crowds in Morrison’s Supermarket yesterday, I think we are now … Continued

San Felipe and Vistabella area

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Today we joined 25+ other CBBC Members on the club’s December field trip. We began with a walk around San Felipe, trying to keep out of the way of a walking group and a coach party of school children. I … Continued

El Pinet beach

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I know I have gone back a day but I wanted to thank all the CBBC people who looked at my fuzzy photos of some ‘mystery ducks’ which I had seen the day before the field trip. Obviously, it was … Continued

Carabassi beach and El Clot

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We had a short trip out today stopping by the Carabassi beach where we found Cormorant, Little Egret, Turnstone and Little ringed Plover. A highlight of the day was when we spotted a flock of birds flying high over the … Continued

Finca Bonelli’s Eagle

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Today eight CBBC Members from Gran Alacant set off to Finca Bonelli’s Eagle for our annual Christmas Party. We hadn’t planned to do any birding on the way but we couldn’t resist a couple of stops on the way. The … Continued

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