Just received a report form my great friend Derek Etherton on his two days down in la Janda/Barbate as mentioned yesterday. It certainly sounds as if they all some excellent birding. Meanwhile, outside it is absolutely chucking it down as we prepare to depart for east Midlands Airport where at least it should be dry and sunny for the next few days and so help us to recover!
Thursday 6 December
La Janda and Barbate
|Plenty of Stone Curlews Burhinus oedicnemus in residence at Barbate, Cadiz province
|Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator at Barbate
|Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus
|Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus
|More like the "Battle of La Janda" than Battle of Britain!
|Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
|Looks like Audouin's Gulls Larus audouinii to me
Great report Derek and some fabulous birds seen. Many thanks for sharing your visit with our readers.
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