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GAUCIN WOODS – DOLMEN DEL PUERTO DE ENCINAS BORRACHAS TRACK NEAR RONDA – SIERRA DE LAS NIEVES A cracking day birding in the mountains and valleys near Ronda with some exciting finds and excellent weather. ROCK THRUSH topped the list of local celebs.

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RIO GENAL AND RIO GUADIARO VALLEYS – ENRIQUE WOODS – LAGUNA TORREGUADIARO – PALMONES SALT MARSH – SIERRA CRESTELLINA A stark contrast to yesterday as far as the birding was concerned, nowhere near as exciting but some nice species were added to our list.

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TRANSFER FROM COTO DONANA TO EXTREMADURA WITH STOPS AT ALENGE DAM & RESERVOIR – MERIDA – ACOLLORIN RESERVOIR Transfer day was a relaxed affair, we enjoyed a bit of a lie-in and left El Rocio after our 8am breakfast with 153 species on the list.

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SEA-WATCH FROM MATALASCANAS CLIFFS – LAGUNA PRIMERA DE LOS PALOS – PARK NATIONAL MARISMA DEL O’DIEL – LAGUNA EL PORTIL – CASTILLO DE NIEBLA The weather forecast predicted light rain and that’s exactly what we got, but it rained on and off all day with a strong breeze too! This reduced our birding somewhat as well as diminishing our sightings list, however we soldiered on and did the best we could.

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LAGUNA DE MADRA DE MARISMA (EL ROCIO), LA ROCINA, PALICIO DE ACEBRON, EL ACEBUCHE VISITOR’S CENTRE. Our first full day turned up some excellent sightings with Savi’s Warbler, Wryneck and Lesser Spotted Woodpecker topping the bill.

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