Today there were at least 6 Alpine Swifts feeding over the fields/hills at the back of my house.
Best morning since lockdown, and I only went to the Clot. All eight heron species you can reasonably expect here (Squacco Heron, Night Heron, Purple Heron, Grey Heron, Little Egret, Cattle Egret, Great White Egret, Little Bittern). Lots of Whiskered … Continued
Bird sightings for week commencing 25th May 25th May – La Aloziha – Blue Rock Thrush, Zitting Cisticola Tuesday 26th – Guadalentín valley, Lower slopes of Sierra de Espuna, Fuente Librilla, Rabas – Amongst other species, three displaying Little Bustards, … Continued
The local pair of Blue Rock Thrushes fledged three, possibly four young at the weekend. On Sunday evening on my dog walk I saw four Red Necked Nightjars. Yesterday and today from my balcony I’ve seen a Spotted Flycatcher and also this … Continued
8th May – This evening reached 59 with a Purple Heron. 9th May – Today below my balcony near the Segura River a field was flooded and it produced several Slender Billed Gulls my 60th species during lockdown. Also feeding … Continued
We have a list of birds seen/heard on morning walks no further than 1km from our home and additional to those seen previously from our patio. Stone Curlew (nesting) Glossy Ibis (1+2 flying) Spotted Flycatcher, Bee Eater, Woodchat Shrike, Turtle Dove, … Continued