Here are a few more photos taken by Edward in the Central/Southern Costa Blanca area. Torrevieja Salinas – Montagu’s Harrier, Stone Curlew. Near La Marina – Woodchat Shrike, Hoopoe. Torrevieja/Los Montesinos orange groves – Bee-eater.
Managed to sneak an hour at the Clot. In front of the ‘once-dry hide’ a Savi’s Warbler held forth for a long time, showing himself only briefly. There is ample evidence that at least two pairs of White headed Duck … Continued
I just wanted to make a quick contact with you all to let you know we are hoping we can start our meetings together again in late September. I have missed meeting you all and I know lots of members … Continued
Not a bad day out, 10 Little owl, 5 Woodchat Shrike and a fledgling, 2 Iberian Grey Shrike, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Squacco Heron, 2 Stone Curlew, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Cuckoo, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Green Sandpiper, … Continued
I was down at El Clot yesterday and saw a few interesting things. The very first bird I saw there was a White-headed Duck, and I counted 4 of those on the reserve when I was there. I think this … Continued
Having read my piece about Brian, Malcolm has written this poem. 81: MISSING YOU It’s twelve years since he ‘bought the farm’ I miss his ready wit and charm. Brian was no simple man Dedicated Southampton fan, He came with … Continued
Today I am remembering our friend Brian Conduit who died on this date in 2009. He is responsible for introducing us to birding in Spain, and in general. He showed us all the good sites to see birds on the … Continued