Mar Menor – Darren Wilson

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Spent the morning around the shores of Mar Menor. First stop, the military zone north of Los Urrutias. A big raft of a few hundred Black-necked Grebes were in the bay sheltering from the wind along with Dunlin, Ringed, Kentish … Continued

El Hondo fields – Greta and Paul

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Another trip out round today. Species seen:- Sardinian Warbler, Blackcap, Booted Eagle (on its usual tree) Red Legged Partridge, Stonechat (M & F), Black Redstart, Blackbird, Iberian Green Woodpecker, Hoopoe, a few Buzzard and Marsh Harrier, Hen Harrier flying over … Continued

El Hondo Fields – Greta Owen

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A lovely warm sunny day today to go birding (24.5 degrees). First was our trip to pallet road, where we saw Iberian Green Woodpecker, Booted Eagle, Chiffchaff, Robin, Blackbird, Little Owl, Red Legged Partridge. On then to monastery road, another … Continued

La Mata – jeannet spronk

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On 6th December 2 Dutch friends and I went to la Mata where we were surprised to see a Great Spotted Cuckoo at this time of the year. Luckily the photographer was quick enough to take a picture.