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Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 10th July 2017, 07:54
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Posted By Andrew Crowder
Looks all correct to me with just one concern -...

Looks all correct to me with just one concern - the tail is not square ended. Doesn't look like a case of missing feathers but a slight, real fork. That said I'm definitely no expert on this species...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 6th July 2017, 11:52
Replies: 1,658
Views: 269,708
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Depuadora - Albufera

Bee eaters on the road in - population looks the most healthy I ve seen in quite a few years. Highlights from the platform - Peregrine, Eleonoras, Osprey, Spotless Starling, 4 Green & 1 Common...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 4th July 2017, 08:19
Replies: 1,658
Views: 269,708
Posted By Andrew Crowder
One of the disappointments of Albufera is the...

One of the disappointments of Albufera is the lack of updated sightings - there doesn't seem to be the same culture of encouraging & reporting information. Sometimes this is combined with...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 3rd July 2017, 15:22
Replies: 1,658
Views: 269,708
Posted By Andrew Crowder
We saw them from just below Lavanor - reasonable...

We saw them from just below Lavanor - reasonable distance for viewing & id ( for eagles!) although it was a short encounter. Signs said no progress beyond that area to Ses Basses atm - protecting...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 3rd July 2017, 15:16
Replies: 1,658
Views: 269,708
Posted By Andrew Crowder
We saw them from just below Lavanor - reasonable...

We saw them from just below Lavanor - reasonable distance for viewing & id ( for eagles!) although it was a short encounter. Signs said no progress beyond that area to Ses Basses atm - protecting...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 3rd July 2017, 15:09
Replies: 1,658
Views: 269,708
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Albufera then....

Yes it was hot but well worth it. Highlights: Nesting Glossy Ibis in amongst the egret colony. Is there a count for these birds this year? They seemed to be everywhere. We saw 8 in the air at one...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 2nd July 2017, 18:53
Replies: 1,658
Views: 269,708
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Mortitx - Saturday

First time at this site. Impressed. Firecrest & blackcap in the trees at the start, then great views of Eleonoras hunting along the valley floor. Higher up Cirl Bunting, Black & Griffon Vulture....
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 25th June 2017, 20:29
Replies: 1,658
Views: 269,708
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Arriving Friday

Looking forward to another visit, staying in Campanet. Not my choice of timing but have always found good birds. I've seen reports today of the Western Reef Egret still being seen at Albufera - no...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 20th July 2016, 19:26
Replies: 1,405
Views: 175,543
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Blue Tits

Didn't realise records for Blue Tits were being sought. Between 7- 17 July I recorded 3 sightings in the garden of our villa in Campenet. Family type groups of Great Tits were seen on most days....
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 2nd September 2014, 16:19
Replies: 848
Views: 202,790
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Recent trip NE Mallorca

Just back from family holiday in Buger. Was expecting it to be quiet bird wise and it was generally. Good counts of Booted eagle and migrating bee eaters, inc. one flock of 40 - biggest I've seen.

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Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 6th April 2014, 20:03
Replies: 23
Views: 6,807
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Pine martins and genets are possible although...

Pine martins and genets are possible although I've only ever seen road kills. There are two species of tortoise - I've seen one. Hares are not uncommon in the right areas in the north. Although not...
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 23rd December 2013, 21:14
Replies: 6
Views: 1,733
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Albufera is a top, top birding site at any time...

Albufera is a top, top birding site at any time of year but spring is particularly good. its impossible to begin describing all the possible species and the photography opportunities are also...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 31st May 2013, 16:26
Replies: 684
Views: 121,297
Posted By Andrew Crowder
The Pallid Harriers appear to have moved through,...

The Pallid Harriers appear to have moved through, also RF Falcons but I,ve had a female Bonellis over the garden, along with all the normal resident raptors/vultures. Voltore Negro centre reports...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 21st May 2013, 18:37
Replies: 684
Views: 121,297
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Coming soon....

Will be staying around Campanet from this Sat. Are there any Pallids still around & what about Bonelli's? and can anyone recommend where to see LE Owl - I' ve heard they are not uncommon.
Andrew
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 28th April 2012, 18:09
Replies: 526
Views: 109,214
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Just back from 10 days near Campenet. 109 species...

Just back from 10 days near Campenet. 109 species in total. Amongst highlights were:
Marbled Duck
Black Stork
Gull Billed Tern
Whiskered Tern
Gargeney
Turtle Dove
Great White Egret
Spoonbill
Griffon...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Friday 26th August 2011, 15:09
Replies: 1
Views: 891
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Help please - Moving Elements Catalogue

I have my current catalogue in Elements 7 on my 'old' laptop (Windows XP). I've just bought a new laptop (Windows 7) which has come with Elements 8 preloaded.

How do get my catalogue from the old...
Forum: Photoshop, Paintshop and Printing Monday 22nd August 2011, 21:07
Replies: 0
Views: 790
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Elements 7 Catalogue

I have my current catalogue in Elements 7 on my 'old' laptop (Windows XP). I've just bought a new laptop (Windows 7) which has come with Elements 8 preloaded.

How do get my catalogue from the old...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Saturday 10th October 2009, 21:32
Replies: 31
Views: 3,888
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Well done with the extra photos - thats no...

Well done with the extra photos - thats no dolphin!
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Saturday 10th October 2009, 20:59
Replies: 31
Views: 3,888
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Andrew Crowder

Can't see the dorsal fin well & no reference for size other than text, but it looks like Northern-Bottled Nosed Whale. Any other feedback from site?
Forum: Digiscoping Accessories Tuesday 12th April 2005, 13:02
Replies: 21
Views: 7,054
Posted By Andrew Crowder
Andy, Just taken delivery of the U4R version. It...

Andy,
Just taken delivery of the U4R version. It looks slightly different to your thumbnail shot and, unless I've got it completely wrong, the battery compartment is not accessible without removing...
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