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Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Yesterday, 20:22
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Posted By Mcnswiss2
As the master requested. Additional birds seen...

As the master requested.
Additional birds seen along coast at Portixol included Audouins Gulls, Shags, Cormorant, Turnstone, Sndwich terns and Red Breasted Merganser.
I am going to miss this island....
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 17th February 2019, 19:24
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Good trip Back David. Pleasure to meet you and...

Good trip Back David. Pleasure to meet you and best of luck with appartment.
I have to go back this week as well due to family problems.
Many thanks to all for a great time. Special thanks to Pep,...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 16th February 2019, 21:10
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Hi Martin I heard from another member of the...

Hi Martin
I heard from another member of the group about the tortoiseshell and challenged him. I also shared doubts.
Sorry the blue was moving fast and did not settle. More than likely HollyBlue.
Mike
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 16th February 2019, 19:07
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
An afternoon walk along Cami del Port de Pollenca...

An afternoon walk along Cami del Port de Pollenca a Cala Carbo, Can San Vincente.
Birds seen included Booted Eagles, Blue RockThrush, Shags, Cormorant, Audouins Gull, YL Gull, Sardinian Warblers,...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 15th February 2019, 20:45
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
A North ESRA group walk on a glorious day along...

A North ESRA group walk on a glorious day along Betlem.
Birds seen included YL Gulls, Audouin Gulls, Cormorants, Booted Eagles,Kestrels, Blue Rock Thrush, Serins,Song Thrushes, Goldfinches,...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 14th February 2019, 17:45
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Larry, let me know when you are here..I can take...

Larry, let me know when you are here..I can take you to Fishermans walk in Cala Sa Vincente if you dip in Bocquer ( hopefully not)
Mike
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 14th February 2019, 17:09
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Hi Larry, Did not go down to the end where the...

Hi Larry,

Did not go down to the end where the balearic warblers normally are.Too lazy.

As Geordie Dave reported ..around 12 stone curlew still in first field on the right on Llenaire road just in...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 14th February 2019, 14:47
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
After all the Bocquer discussions, I needed to go...

After all the Bocquer discussions, I needed to go and kick pointless Cairns.
There was at least 14 Cars in the carpark. The valley is a great tourist attraction that should be maintained.
The Birds...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 13th February 2019, 15:57
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Thanks Christina for very useful info. A...

Thanks Christina for very useful info.

A pleasent walk up Puig de Sant Marti this morning.

Quiet on the bird front but must be good for migration.

Birds seen included Ravens, Kestrels, Crossbills,...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 12th February 2019, 22:29
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Apparently the owner of Bocquer Valley threatened...

Apparently the owner of Bocquer Valley threatened to close it because of the erosion. Not sure if this was to get funding or not!
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 12th February 2019, 20:05
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
A great day with Kevin and Geordie Dave to...

A great day with Kevin and Geordie Dave to S’Albufera, Depuradora and S’ Amarador.
Usual birds seen included, Night Herons, Cattle Egrets, Red crested Pochards, Booted Eagles, Kestrels, Marsh...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 10th February 2019, 17:25
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Decided to check the great Pony site that Mike...

Decided to check the great Pony site that Mike showed us before heading North.
Good to see Golden Plovers up close and flocks of Sky Larks, Meadow Pipits and Linnets. RedKites, Booted Eagles and...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 9th February 2019, 19:24
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Hi Tony This is the one I like..get them on...

Hi Tony

This is the one I like..get them on amazon or ebay

Mike
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 9th February 2019, 16:29
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Trip down South Part 2 Met the iconic Mike M for...

Trip down South Part 2

Met the iconic Mike M for an inspiring trip around the polo pitch and Colonia sant Jordi. His knowledge of sites and birds of Mallorca is unparalleled acording to my wife..but...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 8th February 2019, 20:27
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Trip down South Part1 Visit to Lighthouses at...

Trip down South Part1
Visit to Lighthouses at Colonia St. Jordi and Cap de ses Salines.
Beautiful day but quiet on birding front.
Birds seen included Gannets (10), Red Kites, Kestrels, Audouin and YL...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 6th February 2019, 16:01
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Afternoon walk at La Victoria (Alcudia). Normally...

Afternoon walk at La Victoria (Alcudia).
Normally a good site for Dunnocks, Goldcrest and Bluetits.
Not today.
Birds seen included Ravens, Firecrests, YL and Audouins Gulls, Blackredstarts,...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 5th February 2019, 16:31
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
A morning walk with the ESRA North group around...

A morning walk with the ESRA North group around Campanet, and an afternoon walk along Can Cuarassa Road.
Weather was kind and warm.
Birds seen included distant views of Griffon Vultures, Booted...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 4th February 2019, 17:38
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
After the cold,wet and windy weekend plus the...

After the cold,wet and windy weekend plus the company of Mike, I needed sunshine,peace and quiet, cake and birds!

The Roman Ruins at Alcudia are a great family visit.

Birds seen today...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 4th February 2019, 15:00
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Hi Larry, Mike will give you more info but its...

Hi Larry,

Mike will give you more info but its quite a waydown the path..some 30 minutes normally without a youngster from the house at the top of the car park. There are several gates, but these...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 3rd February 2019, 16:50
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Thanks Mike and Jane. A great 2 days despite the...

Thanks Mike and Jane. A great 2 days despite the rain, cold and wind.
Highlights included number of Pintails, closeup Flamingos, Alpine Accentors ( including 2 around our car in the carpark!) and...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 2nd February 2019, 20:43
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Look Pal..12 pintails..is that enough Great views...

Look Pal..12 pintails..is that enough
Great views of Flamingos
New hide at Calle Salvador Dali
Great day out with Mike M and Mrs M

Report to follow
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 1st February 2019, 16:04
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Windy up North. Short visit to Pollensa and...

Windy up North.
Short visit to Pollensa and S’Albuferata.
Met up with Keith, Pete and his family.
Birds seen included: Griffon Vultures, Red Kites, Ospreys(3), Marsh Harriers including stonking Male,...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 31st January 2019, 16:58
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Afternoon visit to Cala Sa Vincente Lots of...

Afternoon visit to Cala Sa Vincente

Lots of building and renovation of the hotels.

Birds seem immune to the noise and traffic!

Birds seen included Blue Rock Thrush, Sardinian Wablers, Song...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 31st January 2019, 12:20
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Morning walk around La Gola. The centre opens on...

Morning walk around La Gola.

The centre opens on 1st February

https://m.facebook.com/ctolagola/

Birds seen today included: Little Egrets, Sardinian Warblers, Crossbills, Common Snipe, Common...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 29th January 2019, 19:13
Replies: 195
Views: 10,198
Posted By Mcnswiss2
Awesome Stew..Wish I was there! Another Airport...

Awesome Stew..Wish I was there!

Another Airport drive...Quick visit to Cala Gamba and Ciutat Jardi.

Birds seen included: Yellow Legged Gulls, Audouins Gulls, Black headed Gulls, Cormorants,...
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