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Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 19th September 2017, 17:17
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Posted By J Moss
Hi Patrick I was also at Prat Sant Jordi today,...

Hi Patrick

I was also at Prat Sant Jordi today, early afternoon. The first time I have stopped by here. Clearly some change-over at this site at the moment, with no Wood Sandpipers present, but two...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 18th September 2017, 17:21
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Posted By J Moss
Fab morning at Cap Ses Selines, with movement...

Fab morning at Cap Ses Selines, with movement south of 22 Honey Buzzards, 6 Hobbies, 2 Booted Eagles and 6 Marsh Harriers. Also present were 8 Red Kites, 7 Eleonoras Falcons, 3 Peregrines and several...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 10th September 2017, 18:49
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Posted By J Moss
Hi Martin I will indeed, and have infact had it...

Hi Martin

I will indeed, and have infact had it out a couple of time already. I will email through a few photos as soon as I can.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 10th September 2017, 18:09
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Posted By J Moss
A brief summary of the last weeks birding, mostly...

A brief summary of the last weeks birding, mostly covering the highlights

4th Sept - Salobrar de Campos AM
Wood Sandpiper, along with a good selection of species one would expect (Green, Red and...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 2nd April 2017, 22:13
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Posted By J Moss
A quick update from the last few days: 29th - ca...

A quick update from the last few days:

29th - ca 1000 Alpine Swifts over Castell de Santueri

Dragonera
30th - Around 13 Willow Warblers and 3 male Redstarts.
31st - A good selection of summer...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 27th March 2017, 21:30
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Posted By J Moss
Afternoon at Salobrar de Campos was dominated by...

Afternoon at Salobrar de Campos was dominated by over 1000 Swifts moving through (all that were checked were Common). A Gull-billed Tern was a nice surprise as it cruised over the pools towards Es...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 18th March 2017, 19:09
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Posted By J Moss
Salobrar de Campos on 16th held the biggest flock...

Salobrar de Campos on 16th held the biggest flock of Garganey I have ever seen (at least 80 birds)! Also present was the hybrid Reef heron x Little Egret (though I see that a bird which looks much...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 6th March 2017, 21:24
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Posted By J Moss
Mike, glad you enjoyed the roost, though...

Mike, glad you enjoyed the roost, though unfortunate that the Pallid may have come in too late. It does sound promising, and these are the views I am most used to.

Unfortunately I think your wader...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 5th March 2017, 21:28
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Posted By J Moss
After four attempts to identify a small...

After four attempts to identify a small slim-winged harrier coming to roost at Salobrar de Campos, the bird finally came to roost early enough to get good views and some pictures. A beautiful female...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 1st March 2017, 14:28
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Posted By J Moss
Yesterday Morning at Salobrar de Campos produced...

Yesterday Morning at Salobrar de Campos produced the presumed hybrid Western Reef x Little Egret, three Little Ringed Plovers , Red-rumped Swallow and two Yellow Wagtails (which sounded like...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 27th February 2017, 20:43
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Posted By J Moss
Booted eagles were displaying vigorously over...

Booted eagles were displaying vigorously over Binifarda today with perhaps two pairs, including males calling, displaying and wing-fluttering. A fantastic call, which had me looking up for an early...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 20th February 2017, 18:19
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Posted By J Moss
Hi Clive Hopefully the attached annotated pic of...

Hi Clive

Hopefully the attached annotated pic of yours will help. Now is a great time of year to really get to grips with the variation in chiffchaffs around Mallorca, as they do vary a lot....
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 18th February 2017, 20:20
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Posted By J Moss
Hi Clive This is a Chiffchaff I'm afraid. Dark...

Hi Clive

This is a Chiffchaff I'm afraid. Dark legs, weak supercillium, subdued colours and short primary projection confirm it among other things. Would be rather early for Willow Warblers I would...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 13th February 2017, 08:32
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Posted By J Moss
Hi Mike As you can see on the map that Martin...

Hi Mike

As you can see on the map that Martin has provided, there are two areas of water, one on the SW side of the main MA-5100 road, and a stretch on the E side of the Cami de Son Valls. The...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 10th February 2017, 17:48
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Posted By J Moss
A single flock of 92 Stone Curlews (plus 14...

A single flock of 92 Stone Curlews (plus 14 others nearby) were roosting beneath grape vines north of Felanitx on 8th Jan this year. Sadly they appear to have moved on as subsequent checks have...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 6th February 2017, 21:21
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Posted By J Moss
The drake Ferruginous Duck was still at Son...

The drake Ferruginous Duck was still at Son Navata today. Unfortunately viewing is now impeded by the (rather unattractive) fence which has been newly built along the roadside surrounding the eastern...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 9th January 2017, 08:51
Replies: 1,405
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Posted By J Moss
Apologies, I didn't realise there was one! Will...

Apologies, I didn't realise there was one! Will do from now on
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 8th January 2017, 12:13
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Posted By J Moss
Plenty of wildfowl at the Son Navata wetland,...

Plenty of wildfowl at the Son Navata wetland, Felanitx, including a smart drake Ferruginous Duck at the far end of the western pool. Also seven Pochard there, and an impressive roost of nearly 140...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 5th January 2017, 21:22
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Posted By J Moss
A few interesting sightings from monday and...

A few interesting sightings from monday and tuesday. I was late applying for permission into the Ternelles Valley, which meant a quick change of plan and a visit instead into Mortitx. A couple of...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 25th December 2016, 18:20
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Posted By J Moss
Merry Christmas all. Hopefully the new year will...

Merry Christmas all. Hopefully the new year will bring excellent birds and birding for all.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 2nd February 2016, 20:27
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Posted By J Moss
And a few more pictures

And a few more pictures
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 2nd February 2016, 20:26
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Posted By J Moss
Two days birding in the north of the island gave...

Two days birding in the north of the island gave some good sightings, while also giving the opportunity to visit several sites which I have heard much about, but not visited before. Yesterday we...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 29th January 2016, 09:58
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Posted By J Moss
A couple of days in the Tramuntana, spending a...

A couple of days in the Tramuntana, spending a night in the wonderful Castell dAlar followed by a trek up Puig de Lofre saw at least 5 Alpine Accentors at the summit of the former, and some...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 26th January 2016, 08:53
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Posted By J Moss
Hi Mike More than happy to pass on any pics of...

Hi Mike

More than happy to pass on any pics of the Egret if needed.

As for the harriers, the best place I know to view is from the main track running through the pans. We park by the ermita des...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 25th January 2016, 20:08
Replies: 1,405
Views: 163,010
Posted By J Moss
Staying in Mallorca for the next week or so, I...

Staying in Mallorca for the next week or so, I thought I would post a few sightings here. I hope they are of some use.

Visited Salobrar de Camposthis aftenoon, staying until the harrier roost around...
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