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

Stuck at home!

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We have had little opportunity for birding this week due to rain, high winds, and multiple headaches! Therefore, I thought I would post some photos of a Golden Eagle taken at a Hagley Falconry Centre during the summer. We may … Continued

Maigmo Mountain

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Today a ‘sub-group’ of the CBBC set off to the Maigmo Mountains for a spot of birding and a picnic. We followed the mountain road, negotiating the many bends and avoiding all the major pot holes. On the way up … Continued

El Clot

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We just had time for a quick walk to the mirador today where we found just a few common species plus a nice Purple Swamphen as a small bonus. The scrub held plenty of Black Redstarts, Sardinian Warblers a Robinand … Continued

Around El Hondo area – again!

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After a couple of days of rain we were keen to ‘go find some birds’ again, so we collected Bryan from his house and ‘The Three Amigos’ were back in business! Our first stop was by the salinas, in the … Continued

Around El Hondo area

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Today we went for a short drive across the lanes around El Hondo. We had a look for the Black Shouldered Kite in the place where we had seen it previously, but, if it is still in the area, it … Continued

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