El Hondo fields – Greta Owen

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On our usual route today, 18 species, indlcuding several Rollers in various places along the way, Little Owl, Bee-eater, Woodpigeon, Cuckoo, Jackdaw and Cattle Egret sitting on a fence up the pallet road. Hoopoe, Swallows, 4 Southern Grey Shrike, Moorhen, … Continued

El Hondo fields – Paul and Greta

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Haven’t been out for a couple of months, but today we went round our usual route. Species list – Rollers with young, Hoopoe, Spotted Flycatcher, Red Legged Partridge, Collared Dove, Woodpigeon, a charm of Goldfinches, Green Sandpiper, Squacco, Night and … Continued

Pego Marsh – Len Williamson

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Pego looking lovely with the rice growing.  Went this morning for a couple of hours.  Hot but a lovely breeze.  Here is the list. Black-winged Stilt, Little Bittern, Barn Swallow, Goldfinch, Bee-eater, Hoopoe, Moorhen, Robin, House Sparrow, Marsh Harrier, Mallard, … Continued

Maigmo – Mark Etheridge

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A superb finish to my spring holiday in Spain as Bryan, John and I met up very early this morning and went to Maigmo where the entertainment was of the highest order despite the heat, pity my pictures aren’t quite … Continued

Pego Marsh – Len Williamson

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Pete and I visited Pego this morning.  He impressively carried his scope for our 9.5km walk!  It was overcast and still.  We saw 21 different species.  The highlight for me was our really close up view of two Little Bitterns … Continued

Maigmo, Agost – Greta Owen

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Nice morning out today. Firstly at Maigmo and then on to Agost old railway line. Both places worth a visit. Birds seen included:- Short toed Treecreeper, Crossbill, Chaffinch, Serin, Western Bonelli’s Warbler, Goldfinch, Magpie, Coal Tit, Woodpigeon, Crested Tit and … Continued

Santa Pola Lighthouse

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A rather hilarious expedition along the lighthouse road yesterday evening for the founder members of the NBBC – the No Bins Birders Club (we both forgot to bring our binoculars). We missed our first Red necked Nightjar flypast due to … Continued

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