|Little Egret Garceta Comun Egretta garzetta|
|Distant Mediterranean Gull Gaviota cabecinegra Larus melanocephalus|
Just a handful of the resident Rock Doves present today but still a large number of Cormorants and, to add to the pleasure, a group of six juvenile Flamingos feeding in the main lagoon. Add the occasional sighting of a Moorhen and three Coots but just a pair of Little Ringed Plovers.
|What's that hiding behind the reeds?|
|Five of the six juvenile Flamingos Flamenco Comun Phoenicopterus roseus|
|I spy strragers overhead!|
Feeding on and in the grasses were Zitting Cisticola and Crested Lark to the accompaniment of singing Cetti's Warblers.
|Distant view of one of the two Little Ringed Plovers Chorlitejo Chico Charadrius dubius seen at the Rio Velez|
Both Goldfinches and Serins were seen upstream above the bridge and it was here that I also found a trio of Hoopoes and the only Barn Swallows of the morning. Needless to say I also recorded House Sparrow, Blackbird and White Wagtail.
|Hoopoe Abubilla Upupa epops|
Mallard, Cormorant, Little Egret, Heron, Flamingo, Moorhen, Coot, Little Ringed Plover, Mediterranean Gull, Black-headed Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Rock Dove, Hoopoe, Crested Lark, Barn Swallow, White Wagtail, Blackbird, Zitting Cisticola, Cetti's Warbler, House Sparrow, Serin, Goldfinch.
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