El Hondo, El Pinet, El Clot – Nigel Bentley

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Had a really good day seeing 62 species. My personal highlights were:-

El Hondo – 2 Temminck’s Stint, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 female Northern Pintail and close views of 6+ Common Snipe.

Palm Farm Track – 7 Common Crane.

El Pinet- 12 Eurasian Spoonbill and 50+ Black-tailed Godwit, a few of the latter gaining their summer plumage. 1 Caspian Tern flew  over.

El Clot – There was no sign of White-headed Duck but there were many Northern Shoveler there to admire. We also saw several Barn Swallow plus 1 Common House Martin and 1 Sand Martin amongst the many Eurasian Crag Martin.