Today in Rojales I saw a male Common Redstart and, around noon, I had my first Cuckoo of the year along the Rio Segura.
Glossy Ibis stationary on the River Segura this morning and still there on a revisit mid-afternoon. They will probably remain until the water level falls and the river bed dries out. 36 in total. Good photos available from the river bridge. … Continued
An expeditious visit to El Hondo Visitor’s Centre and its southern boundary today yielded the first Barn Swallows of the year amongst the high numbers of Crag Martins. Also, had 2 Tree Sparrow, 2 Stone Curlew, 6 Booted Eagle and 4 … Continued
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