A few photos from today and Sunday.
By the time we reached pallet road we had already seen five Little Owls, in total we saw eight. Several flocks of Glossy Ibis, Hoopoe, Kestrel, Cattle Egret, Red Legged Partridge, Roller, Bee-eater, Grey Heron, two Purple Heron, one of … Continued
During my visit, I learned that no less than five pairs of Great Crested Grebes have bred successfully, and at least two pairs of Black-necked Grebe, maybe more. A Whiskered Tern was carrying food, and so was Little Bittern. Great … Continued
Walking down the path to the “dry” hide we came across two snakes enjoying nature in the sunshine. The House Martins and Barn Swallows have joined the Red Rumped Swallows in collecting nest materials. Four White Headed Ducks (3 male … Continued
I originally thought I’d go to the El Hondo Visitor Centre today, but I had second thoughts. COVID 19 is not to be taken lightly, and the least number of people you meet, the better. So I opted for whizzing … Continued
Offshore from Cabo Cervera today there were 6 Common Scoters plus on the rocks the usual Whimbrel and a few common small waders. At La Mata from the hide there were probably 1000 to 1500 Black Necked Grebes including one … Continued
On Monday 2nd March on The Palm Farm track I saw a Merlin and the Fulvescens Greater Spotted Eagle which was perched on a pylon giving great views. Today at the Visitors Centre there were huge numbers of House Martins … Continued
I did a walk of about 250 mtrs each way along the River Segura in Benejuzar. The area was teeming with birds mostly common but just before returning to my car I entered a small wood of conifers and found … Continued