What a cracking start to our 7 - day tour of Southern Spain and Northern Morocco
we had lovely sunshine and everyone arrived on time. I collected Sandra, Chris and
Andy from Malaga Airport at 11am and we drove directly to the Guadalhorce Nature
Reserve, en-route we stopped to buy a picnic lunch.
It was a little windy but we sat and ate our food at the mouth of the eastern 'arm' of
the Rio Guadalhorce. Our first birds on the list were Crested Larks, quickly followed
by Kentish Plover, Sanderling, 3, Black-necked Grebes on the sea near a Great
Cormorants. A couple of Ruddy Turnstones were seen on the sea defence rocks.
For me it was great to return to the Isles of Scilly after a 16-year break, they haven’t changed, they still retain their unique charm, beauty and tranquillity. The birding isn’t as good as the heady days of the past, but the...View Report
This was our second consecutive Autumn Migration Tour FOR 2018, it fell just short of the mark with regards to large raptor movements, we did see a few thousand birds but not en-masse as in the first week. Passerine migration was also po...View Report
RIO GUADIARO AT ESTACION DE CORTES Dawn and I were joined by John McClure, our American friend and budding birder also from Gaucin, for an afternoon of birding by the river. We just sat under our favourite tree and whiled away t...View Report