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Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 12th September 2020, 20:38
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Posted By J Moss
Somewhat prophetic of Mike to start chatting...

Somewhat prophetic of Mike to start chatting about 'sibes', as if he was literally calling them in! Here are a couple of images of the Arctic Warbler from a private finca near Pollença today; the...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 18th July 2020, 16:26
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Posted By J Moss
Some good news from Mallorca this summer, as we...

Some good news from Mallorca this summer, as we can confirm for the first time that Lesser Kestrels have bred successfully on the island! I've copied the short summary of events here below, which we...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 11th June 2020, 21:59
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Posted By J Moss
Hi Gregor Never an easy task with ducks! However...

Hi Gregor
Never an easy task with ducks! However we do see one or two birds arrive virtually every summer, and occasionally individuals which spend the winter. It's quite possible that some of these...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 27th May 2020, 21:44
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Posted By J Moss
Good to see you this evening Mike, nice to...

Good to see you this evening Mike, nice to seawatch from your favoured spot, just down the coast from my favoured spot at Porto Colom! The sea was fairly quiet as you say, with just a handful of...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 24th May 2020, 13:00
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Posted By J Moss
For those interested, I spoke to Carles...

For those interested, I spoke to Carles (Lopez-Jurado) about the Slender-billed Gull sighting, and he kindly provided some historical context. The below information is maintained by him as a...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 22nd May 2020, 23:26
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Posted By J Moss
Evening folks. A quick few lines before I go to...

Evening folks.

A quick few lines before I go to bed. Myself and Elisa gave Salobrar de Campos a once over this evening, and from the Es Trenc road we picked up a group of 24 small gulls circling the...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 24th April 2020, 20:50
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Posted By J Moss
Lockdown birding is going really nicely here,...

Lockdown birding is going really nicely here, with some surprising migrants over the past weeks, including a female Ring Ouzel which held the crown of most unusual for a while. However this morning a...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 5th March 2020, 18:03
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Posted By J Moss
A couple of interesting species at Prat de Sant...

A couple of interesting species at Prat de Sant Jordi last night and this lunchtime. Yesterday evening a Jack Snipe flushed from roadside marshy areas a couple of times, while 3 Yellow Wagtails and 3...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 25th February 2020, 16:10
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Posted By J Moss
Following in Mikes footsteps, visited the Pla de...

Following in Mikes footsteps, visited the Pla de Lanzell near Vilafranca this morning. Southern Grey Shrike is still favouring the same area as where it was found back in September last year, and a...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 19th February 2020, 19:21
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Posted By J Moss
Hola todos! Sorry I don't post much on here but...

Hola todos! Sorry I don't post much on here but tonight I will, and hopefully a bit more in future. As Mike says, Spring is on its way , though I've been slow off the mark to see many signs yet!...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 29th November 2018, 17:28
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Posted By J Moss
Happy birthday Mike! Morning at Porto Colom,...

Happy birthday Mike!

Morning at Porto Colom, singing Balearic Warblers numbering at least 7 birds in the viscinity of the bay at S'algar, plus a couple of Thekla Larks, Audoin's Gull, plenty of...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 28th November 2018, 19:06
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Posted By J Moss
Spent most of the morning today in the north of...

Spent most of the morning today in the north of the island, visiting Maristany Marsh, Can Cuarassa and Albufereta. Highlights included a female Ferruginous Duck, one Black-necked Grebe, a Kingfisher...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 31st October 2018, 18:10
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Posted By J Moss
Hi Martin, Unfortunately not this time, though...

Hi Martin,

Unfortunately not this time, though perhaps later in the winter. Only moths I have seen of note were lots of Utetheisa pulchella, Crimson Speckleds at Punta de n'Amer.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 30th October 2018, 17:46
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Posted By J Moss
One Yellow-browed Warbler today at Porto Colom,...

One Yellow-browed Warbler today at Porto Colom, at the western end of S'Algar close to Carrer de Far. It was silent and rather elusive, but a fairly typical-looking bright individual, so different...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 19th September 2017, 18:17
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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, 18:21
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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, 19:49
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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, 19:09
Replies: 1,658
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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, 23:13
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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, 22:30
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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, 20:09
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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, 22:24
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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, 22:28
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Views: 272,382
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, 15:28
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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, 21:43
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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...
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