Over the weekend I saw a Magpie, No.63 on my lockdown list and only the second one I have seen from my villa since I have lived here.
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
Probably only of rather esoteric interest, but when I did my pre-brekky walk this morning, I was surprised to see several Pallid Swift wheeling around over a corner of San Vicente where there are some old buildings – I think … Continued