La Finca golf course, Algorfa

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Today we went to Iceland (the shop not the country!) We decided to take a detour on the way to have a look at La Finca golf course near Algorfa. The course includes a few lakes of varying sizes and … Continued

El Hondo and San Felipe

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A hardy group of five braved a very cold and cloudy day to take advantage of the new, later opening times at El Hondo. The previous 8.15am start was too much of a challenge for me and would have involved … Continued

El Clot

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Today we went to El Clot to check the bird situation for Stefano who is arriving here from Italy on Wednesday. We parked at the far end and walked along the path until we came to the point where the … Continued

El Hondo fields and San Felipe

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The ‘third amigo’ has been replaced! Well not really but while Bryan is away on the Isles of Scilly, we arranged to go out for a few hours birding with CBBC Member and part time GA resident, Mark Etheridge. Mark … Continued

Waxwings at last!!!

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We have been hoping to see Waxwings all winter and have been checking local bird sightings websites regularly. Before Christmas the birds were all over Staffordshire but we were still in Spain. By the time we came back for Xmas … Continued

Belvide

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It is our second week in England and we have managed a short visit to our local patch at Belvide Reservoir. There was lots of activity at the woodland feeders where we watched Blue Tit, Great Tit, Marsh Tit, Long … Continued