Birding Afloat

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Blog Tags:Birding, Nature, Outdoors

A personal view of nature from aboard my Narrowboat 'Quidditch'



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Having only discovered Zapata, this little gem of a site right next to Malaga airport earlier in June by reading the various blogs and Facebook posts from the AndalucĂ­a birding community, my first in-depth visit took place in the pitch black on Sund...

After my long day down in Tarifa I decided on a lay in Saturday morning, rising at around 9am. After breakfast I decided to stay local and went for a walk in the hills above Mijas.The stunning view across the Hoya de Malaga!The area in question start...

After setting off from Mijas just prior to sunrise I arrived at the El Algarroba watch-point, Tarifa just before 9am, even before the 'Migres' staff had arrived. Before setting up I had a quick scour of the scrub area and it wasn't long before I'd re...

After the spectacle of my raptor watch and a delicious packed lunch I moved further along the N340, leaving the road at the Zahara turn. In fact I'd only just rounded the bend on the track down to the canal when the first of many Stonechat popped up...

Arrived back in Spain Early Wednesday morning for my final visit of three for this year. With Dave travelling in South Africa currently and the wife away with friends further down the coast I have the place to myself for the next week, so I can liter...

Diary Update #53

on Sep 20, 2016

Things have been pretty hectic of late, hence the lack of posts but hopefully I can start to catch up on things over the coming weeks.Bearded Reedling - RSPB TitchwellA quick mention, although I wont do this exceptional visit justice, was Monday's Br...

Diary Update #52

on Sep 5, 2016

Spent the best part of an enjoyable day touring Brandon Marsh with our former BMVCT chairman Paul Norman, meeting in East Marsh Hide early morning. Amazingly it was Paul's first visit to the reserve in over three years.Juvenile Little Grebe on a gloo...