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Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 4th May 2016, 19:59
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Posted By Stewart J.
Nice one Alan we holidayed to early methinks,...

Nice one Alan we holidayed to early methinks, sorted for next year though Hostal already booked. Sierra del Plata certainly a good VP in a strong Levante with a very wide field of view.

Airport was...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 3rd May 2016, 20:41
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Posted By Stewart J.
Thanks for the update Alan pleased you had a good...

Thanks for the update Alan pleased you had a good day. Wind lessened as we left Algerciras heading for Malaga as did sea conditions, calm and very hot here in Malaga. Good forecast for Northumberland...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 3rd May 2016, 07:11
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Posted By Stewart J.
Hi Alan up on del Plata just past the top...

Hi Alan up on del Plata just past the top viewpoint there is a large doulder with graffiti on it (just past the swift cave) we reversed in there Desi and Jayne (van blanc) were there and had been all...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 2nd May 2016, 18:29
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Posted By Stewart J.
Although sunny and a cloudless sky it was a wild...

Although sunny and a cloudless sky it was a wild day in Tarifa today with Easterly gale force 9 winds and quite a sea running. This afternoon from a sheltered viewpoint on Sierra del Plata from 14.30...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 30th April 2016, 19:22
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Posted By Stewart J.
We were on what would have been the main road to...

We were on what would have been the main road to the camp John used by snail and herb pickers walkers, birders and mountain bikers that we have seen for last 4 years on our visits. So there is...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 30th April 2016, 12:29
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Posted By Stewart J.
Guadalmesi Cascabel, another heads up for anyone...

Guadalmesi Cascabel, another heads up for anyone visiting. Parked at crossroads this morning and walked down road toward old camp thinking it was vehicles that military were objecting to. Wrong an...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 26th April 2016, 20:50
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Posted By Stewart J.
Sierra del Plata this afternoon found my first...

Sierra del Plata this afternoon found my first European Rock Buntings in the company of several other Brit birders, Egyptian Vulture pair put on a great show perching together good photo shots for...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 25th April 2016, 20:08
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Posted By Stewart J.
We needed Easterlies Alan but not gale force with...

We needed Easterlies Alan but not gale force with the N African coast totally obscured by cloud. Several reports of Golden Orioles this evening one just a few hundred metres from our Hostal at...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 25th April 2016, 07:44
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Posted By Stewart J.
Roller present at La Janda yesterday till at...

Roller present at La Janda yesterday till at least late afternoon, photos on Andalucia BS FB page and my Swiss birding neighbours have some good photos I was unable to find it mid afternoon. Bit of...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 23rd April 2016, 19:40
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Posted By Stewart J.
CWPBirder I will be at Punta Comorro tomorrow...

CWPBirder I will be at Punta Comorro tomorrow morning from 10.30ish then La Janda in the afternoon if your in the in the vicinity and want to meet up.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 23rd April 2016, 19:35
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Posted By Stewart J.
Punta Comorro late morning in a SW wind, total of...

Punta Comorro late morning in a SW wind, total of 124 Black Kites included single large group of 58, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Booted Eagles, 39 Griffon Vultures and a single flock of 38 Black...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 21st April 2016, 19:41
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Posted By Stewart J.
The policing of Los Lances was non existent at...

The policing of Los Lances was non existent at 16.00hrs with 2 young men in the water near hide operating a large very fast radio controlled model boat.

Very little migration at Punta Comorro this...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 20th April 2016, 20:05
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Posted By Stewart J.
At La Janda this afternoon 1-2 Bonellis Eagles,...

At La Janda this afternoon 1-2 Bonellis Eagles, 20+ Black Kites some resting on fence posts near farm, 11 Booted Eagle, 1 Marsh Harrier, 4 ST Eagle all late afternoon all passing Northwards. At pond...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 17th April 2016, 06:53
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Posted By Stewart J.
John, Alan et al, caught up with Javi (Birding...

John, Alan et al, caught up with Javi (Birding the Strait) yesterday and discussed the Valle de Ojen road restrictions. It is possible to obtain a permit to travel this road but getting it is the...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 16th April 2016, 09:12
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Posted By Stewart J.
Cannot understand the new little car parks and...

Cannot understand the new little car parks and info boards along the Valle de Ojen then not allowing vehicles all a bit odd John.With regard to the old camp of Cascabel I notice this visit the locals...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 16th April 2016, 08:19
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Posted By Stewart J.
Another access question Eddy, earlier in week we...

Another access question Eddy, earlier in week we were birding from crossroads on the Guadalmesi road (the cattle grid where road goes left down into the valley, ahead to Guadamesi and right to old...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 16th April 2016, 07:36
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Posted By Stewart J.
Many thanks Eddy that's a shame any idea why?

Many thanks Eddy that's a shame any idea why?
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 15th April 2016, 17:20
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Posted By Stewart J.
Eddy another question. Finally after four years I...

Eddy another question. Finally after four years I have managed to drive the Fascinas to Los Barrios road, it is superb and a lot of work has gone into repairing it. The new mini car parks and info...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 13th April 2016, 19:36
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Posted By Stewart J.
Strong Westerlies persisting though sunny and...

Strong Westerlies persisting though sunny and warm at last. Ended the day with a Great Spotted Cuckoo in the valley just North of our Hostal this evening, a group of 90 Black Kites same location at...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 11th April 2016, 20:01
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Posted By Stewart J.
Weather yesterday very poor with almost 17 hours...

Weather yesterday very poor with almost 17 hours of rain at times heavy and blustery before clearing at 19.30 so no birding. This morning though changeable with a stiff Westerly a coffee stop at the...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 10th April 2016, 08:30
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Posted By Stewart J.
Thanks John are you down here this Spring!

Thanks John are you down here this Spring!
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 10th April 2016, 08:26
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Posted By Stewart J.
Thanks Eddy drove from La Janda to the farm with...

Thanks Eddy drove from La Janda to the farm with all the horses late afternoon yesterday, care needed in some spots otherwise a second gear slow drive. Lot of Woodchat Shrikes along the fence wires...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 9th April 2016, 20:15
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Posted By Stewart J.
La Janda this afternoon crippling views of a...

La Janda this afternoon crippling views of a perched adult Spanish Imperial Eagle on a pylon North of small bridge after Egret nesting area.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 9th April 2016, 20:11
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Posted By Stewart J.
Eddy what's the so called road from La Janda to...

Eddy what's the so called road from La Janda to Facinas like, is it passable with a car this spring?
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 4th April 2016, 20:04
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Views: 89,216
Posted By Stewart J.
Yo Eddy arriving Tarifa on Wed 6th April for 4...

Yo Eddy arriving Tarifa on Wed 6th April for 4 weeks maybe this time our paths will cross?
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