As ever I am most grateful that John Wainwright sends in regular reports of all his visits with Jenny and yesterday was no exception. All the birds previously mentioned in my report are included but when Chris and I left Jenny and John remained a little longer. Just goes to show that you should never make a definitive statement such as, "No Chaffinches were seen" by reading the final paragraph of John's report!
|Female Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs (PHOTO: John Wainwright)|
|Blue-headedWagtail Montacilla flava iberiae (PHOTO: John Wainwright)|
On our way back into our village, the now almost resident Buzzard and a few Azure-winged Magpies were seen, putting a nice finish to a good days birding.
All these additional photographs are courtesy of John Wainwright
|Penduline Tits Remiz pendulinus (PHOTO: John Wainwright)|
|Fourteen of the flight of twenty Greater Flamingos Phoenicopterus roseus (PHOTO: John Wainwright)|
|One of two Common Sandpipers Actitis hypoleucos seen at the Laguna Grande (PHOTO: John Wainwright)|
|Part of a raft of 49 Common Scoters Melanitta nigra (PHOTO: John Wainwright)|
So it looks very much as if we five, as a group, managed to finally find the sixtieth bird for the visit.
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