On a 30 minute walk from my villa across scrub land close to La Marquesa Golf Course I saw 2 Blue Rock Thrushes, Red Breasted Flycatcher, Ring Ouzel, Blackcap, Chiffchaff and a House Martin.
To Vistabella Road this morning – both main hides particularly quiet, with very little on the water except for the odd Coot and Little Grebe. The second hide (furthest from the bridge) was good for small birds first thing, but … Continued
Better than of late after the gales. From the PFT, upwards of 10 Marsh Harriers, Buzzard, 2 Booted Eagles and a nice Short toed Eagle, circling obligingly overhead. Then on to La Raja, where there were 3 Ringed Plover, 1 … Continued
Rather noisy in the dry hide today, due to it being a fiesta. After the noisy ones went the birds started arriving. The Kingfisher put in several brief appearances as did the Little Egret, scratching around in the water and … Continued
Very litttle from the PFT, except for an unusual number of Kingfishers and a very dark Buzzard. Called at the Clot, and saw the Wryneck briefly, as well as many Chiffchaffs and a Marsh Harrier. So not a completely wasted … Continued
A very good morning at the dry hide in the Clot today. On the short walk from the side entrance down to the hide, there was a large number of Blackbirds – I must have seen at least 20, don’t … Continued
First visit to the Clot this autumn, lots of water about after all the floods. Lots of birds about too, but not very co-operative. Down at the dry hide, seven Hoopoes making quite a racket, but couldn’t entice them out … Continued
Not beach weather and though it was raining we thought we would go on our usual route, not necessarily thinking that we would see a lot, but as it turned out not a bad couple of hours. Yellow Wagtail, Hoopoe, … Continued