Only barely thirty minutes before needing to get to the airport and collect Jenny. But what a mess this site has become as a result of the December floods. But nature is a marvellous healer, if we can keep the humans away, and I am expecting it to return to its former birding paradise within the next six months or less. I even managed 17 species, as below, and at least it was fractionally warmer than inland, especially with Dave's Arboleas Bird Group up in Almeria Province.
|Grey Heron Garza Real Ardea cinerea|
|The lovely Marsh Harrier Aguilucho Lagunero Circus aeruginosus|
|Time for the Hoopoe Abubilla Upupa epops to depart|
|A few of the large flock of Serins Verdecillo Serinus serinus|
Little Egret, Heron, Marsh Harrier, Green Sandpiper, Moorhen, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Collared Dove, Hoopoe, Crag Martin, White Wagtail, Robin, Stonechat, Jackdaw, Spotless Starling, House Sparrow, Serin, Goldfinch.
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