A few photos taken recently by Peter Williams at the reserve at San Felipe.
On our trip around the usual route today, birds seen:- Little Owl x 7. A lot of Cattle Egret and Glossy Ibis in flooded fields, Hoopoe, Little Egret, several Rollers and Bee-eaters, Kestrel, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Southern Grey and Woodchat Shrikes, … Continued
For our second trip this week, myself, Bryan and Trevor went to the Guadalentin valley – despite the initially overcast weather we had yet more great birds! These included Nightingale and Quail (heard only despite our best efforts to flush … Continued
An excellent day out with Bryan and Trevor to Yecla, with lots of birds on show. In addition to Rock Sparrow, Bee eater and Black eared Wheatear we saw/heard Buzzard, Kestrel, Short-toed Eagle, Booted Eagle, Golden Oriole, Chough, Jackdaw, Woodchat … Continued
We drove past the Rollers as they were at their usual nesting place and we didn’t want to disturb them. On the way up to pallet road, we saw Woodchat Shrike, Southern Grey Shrike, Little Owl, Hoopoe, Bee-eater, Kestrel, Swallow … Continued
Another grand day out with Bryan Thomas to La Marina, La Mata and Los Balcones. As you can see, we got our main target species! Roller at the Pallet Road site, Montagu’s Harrier at La Mata, Azure winged Magpie at … Continued
An excellent morning’s birding along the Rio Segura at Benejuzar with Bryan Thomas. Star of the show was my first ever properly identified Melodious Warbler, went a bit mad with it and took 100+ photos! Other species seen – Moorhen, … Continued
Water, water, everywhere! And lots of it. You can’t get to the Vistabella hide without a boat. Black Terns fed over the Salinas in small numbers. Cuckoo flew over the road at Vistabella. Rollers are now present in the palms … Continued