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Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 15th September 2020, 10:32
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Views: 64,616
Posted By Graham Moffat
Arctic Warbler - Balearics

Brilliant Jason – well done!
After reading Martin’s post, I had a look for Arctic Warbler in the stuff I have on Mallorcan birds. It’s not mentioned by Munn (1931) or in de Juana and Garcia, 2015...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 30th June 2020, 16:03
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Graham Moffat
Lanius excubitor in Spain

...sorry, meant to say yes, the book summarises status as "Apparently a very scarce winter visitor to northernmost Spain"

BW Graham
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 30th June 2020, 16:01
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Graham Moffat
Lanius excubitor in Spain

Hi Goncalo
Yes, the first accepted record (after the split) seems to be 9 December 2010 in Navarra as you say, but there have been quite a few others from August through to April but with most birds...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 29th June 2020, 12:23
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By Graham Moffat
Lanius excubitor

Hi Gonçalo
You have probably have seen the entry on Lanius excubitor in Birds of the Iberian Peninsula (2015) de Juana and Garcia pp 551-552 and are looking for more recent information?
Best...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 27th September 2018, 15:06
Replies: 1,413
Views: 129,711
Posted By Graham Moffat
Hi Mike Here are a couple of the shots I got of...

Hi Mike
Here are a couple of the shots I got of the shrike at La Gola yesterday afternoon.
Best wishes
Graham
Forum: Portugal including Madeira Sunday 18th February 2018, 21:34
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By Graham Moffat
Hi Anthony It would be worth trying to get hold...

Hi Anthony
It would be worth trying to get hold of Birding Hotspots in the Algarve by Gonçalo Elias or Dave Gosney’s Finding birds in South Portugal - they both have good info on the Tavira salt pans...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 8th October 2017, 13:04
Replies: 1,658
Views: 271,802
Posted By Graham Moffat
A couple of rubbish distant record shots of the...

A couple of rubbish distant record shots of the Marsh Sandpiper which was at the Depuradora from 17:00 on 17 Sept until at least 13:00 on 19 Sept - I wondered if it might have been the same bird...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 17th September 2017, 20:11
Replies: 1,658
Views: 271,802
Posted By Graham Moffat
Lovely evening at the Depuradora S'Illiot made...

Lovely evening at the Depuradora S'Illiot made even better by the presence of a flighty Marsh Sandpiper on the lagoons and a Temminck's Stint on a flooded field close to the platform. A couple of...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 23rd June 2017, 19:20
Replies: 1,658
Views: 271,802
Posted By Graham Moffat
Waxbills

Hi Mike
No problem.
In Post 925, Luke asked about Waxbills which seem to be scarcer these days. I have most often seen them at and around the point where Cami Vell de Societat Anonima meets with the...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 22nd June 2017, 21:42
Replies: 1,658
Views: 271,802
Posted By Graham Moffat
Hi Mike I saw a single Little Tern on 27 April on...

Hi Mike
I saw a single Little Tern on 27 April on the main lago at Albufereta following a storm - I did post here at the time although I've not submitted the record.
Graham
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 28th April 2017, 19:26
Replies: 1,658
Views: 271,802
Posted By Graham Moffat
Hi A male Golden oriole late morning in the fig...

Hi
A male Golden oriole late morning in the fig field opposite the gate to the Llenaires Hotel - a regular spot for them. c15 Bee-eaters also there and at least one RR swallow with a huge mixed...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 27th April 2017, 19:57
Replies: 1,658
Views: 271,802
Posted By Graham Moffat
Hi Braved the rain late afternoon to check the...

Hi
Braved the rain late afternoon to check the lago at Albufereta. As well as the two regular Common terns, there were four Gull-billed terns hunkered down against the weather on some emergent rocks....
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 26th April 2017, 17:47
Replies: 1,658
Views: 271,802
Posted By Graham Moffat
Hi Some sightings today. Roller (2) at Can...

Hi
Some sightings today. Roller (2) at Can Cuarassa early afternoon and a single again later, as well as c20 Bee-eater over and on wires. At the Depuradora, mid afternoon, Whiskered tern (2) and on...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 23rd February 2017, 19:51
Replies: 1,658
Views: 271,802
Posted By Graham Moffat
A few Crossbills and Firecrests at Son Real hide...

A few Crossbills and Firecrests at Son Real hide this afternoon but no sign of any Hawfinch. Barn Swallow flock (c30) feeding at the depuradora late afternoon had at least two Red-rumped with...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 7th October 2016, 19:41
Replies: 1,405
Views: 176,342
Posted By Graham Moffat
Hi - yes, at least 3 bluethroats at the...

Hi - yes, at least 3 bluethroats at the Depuradora late afternoon; a "swimming" avocet", a fly past grey plover, 2 ruff and a greenshank.
Graham
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 4th October 2016, 10:45
Replies: 1,405
Views: 176,342
Posted By Graham Moffat
Depuradora

Hello
Thanks Martin – nice to meet you again last evening. Yes – male bluethroat [cyanecula] at the Depuradora yesterday. I’m attaching a rubbish very distant image of one of another two present...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 26th April 2016, 17:03
Replies: 1,405
Views: 176,342
Posted By Graham Moffat
Hello A few sightings today; Collared Praticole...

Hello
A few sightings today; Collared Praticole 4 flying and eventually on rafts with Common Tern at Depuadora mid-afternoon; Whiskered Tern 2 feeding briefly over furthest pool there; Turtle Dove...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 24th April 2016, 17:07
Replies: 1,405
Views: 176,342
Posted By Graham Moffat
Hello again Elusive Wryneck below finca at Boquer...

Hello again
Elusive Wryneck below finca at Boquer this morning; RR Swallow over north from Can Cuarassa track and male Montagu's Harrier feeding over fields from there early afternoon.
Graham
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 22nd April 2016, 17:22
Replies: 1,405
Views: 176,342
Posted By Graham Moffat
Hello Some sightings today. Depuadora S'Illiot -...

Hello
Some sightings today. Depuadora S'Illiot - Roller on metal posts and wires to right of road from bus depot; Tawny Pipit also there; Red-rumped Swallow 2+ with Barn Swallows feeding over fields...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 3rd October 2015, 08:08
Replies: 1,191
Views: 215,414
Posted By Graham Moffat
Yellow-browed Warbler

Yellow-browed Warbler still in fig trees by Cala Murta track yesterday late afternoon. Thanks to Gordon and Dave - great find.
Graham
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Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 1st November 2014, 16:37
Replies: 848
Views: 203,485
Posted By Graham Moffat
Isabelline Shrike

Hi Mike
Yes - the pin in Google Maps is misleading - spent some time looking there this morning even although the habitat was distinctly unpromising for shrikes!
Are you saying that the bird was...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 31st October 2014, 19:31
Replies: 848
Views: 203,485
Posted By Graham Moffat
Isabelline Shrike

Hi Mike
Thanks for the link location. Was at Albufera yesterday but didn't know about the shrike!
Graham
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 31st October 2014, 16:14
Replies: 848
Views: 203,485
Posted By Graham Moffat
Isabelline Shrike

Hello Mike
Can you give me the details for the "Mallorca rare bird site"? I would like to check details for the Isabelline Shrike.
Thanks and best wishes
Graham
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