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    Tablas de Damiel

    Hi Trik. I've been there many times and although there is not much when it comes to seats, you will find three hides where to rest and a nice wooden itinerary on a footbridge where you can lean if necessary. The visitor centre has toilets. Nearby the Navaseca lagoon is a stopover I totally...
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    Birding in Andalucia

    Why birding in Ronda, Spain For those who appreciate our promotion of andaucian birdlife, we have analized the success of Ronda as a birding destination in southern Spain. Please have a look at this article and let me know if you like it. Have a good day...
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    Birding in Andalucia

    from malaga to tarifa For those arriving to Málaga airport and heading towards Tarifa I would like you to consider this nice detour just in the middle of the route. This makes a nice day out itself with almost no extra time on the road: Pull off the AP7 near Manilva, then head to los Baños de...
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    Birding in Andalucia

    Southern Spain offers a very nice set of europenan wintering and resident birds in early January. Generally speaking, it is a sure bet no matter where you go. Some areas are particularly renown in winter, that is the case of Doñana and also the Laguna Fuente de Piedra. Those are great wetlands...
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    Purple Heron - where to find in south Andalucia?

    Hi. I will be a bit more specific: try the northern side /bank of Doñana. You will see lots of them since early spring, specially near the main visitor centre. I attach one of my pictures there last March. Good luck
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    Review by 'Alvaro WILD ANDALUCIA' on item 'DBA VHD 8x42 and 10x42'

    Using them -10x42 -for a few months now and I'm very happy with the optics and general performance. I totally recommend them.
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    Álvaro's Southern Spain year list

    Well, so far I've been really lucky and got 235 species, which I list down here. Of course twitching would have produced a significan increment to the list may you wonder. All of these have been see within Andalucía. Top birds in bold. I hope you enjoy it: Greylag Goose - Anser anser Ruddy...
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    Birding in Andalucia

    Birding in andalucia trip reports Those interested in real-time trip reports throughout southern Spain can now find useful information on our new link: http://www.wildandalucia.com/trip-reports/ No pictures there, but the best real time info on the birds for each of the visited spots. It'd be...
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    Birding in Andalucia

    Post breeding bird migration in Tarifa Hectic and busy days for all birders in the Strait of Gibraltar. Easterly winds make observations at the Cazalla watchpoint near Tarifa a delight. Tomorrow will be more windy though. This area is highly recommended on these days!
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    Birding in Andalucia

    Birding in Andalucía Late Summer Update Hectic times in southern Spain as we already encounter on passage, summer and juvenile birds at the same time, each one heading on one direction. Referring to our local area, the Serranía de Ronda, hundreds of Bee-eaters are passing by every day heading...
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    Birding in Andalucia

    Early spring birding in Donana Doñana is looking as never before. After very well deserved rains, the water is occupying areas that have been dry for months. It is just amazing to realize how fast the birds have spreaded to these "new" areas. As for the birds seen on our last days out, a...
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    Birding in Andalucia

    Birding the Axarquía - Eastern Málaga The Axarquía is one of the eastern regions that make up the province of Málaga in Andalusia. It is therefore a convenient area for many birders that visit the coast of Málaga between Rincón de la Victoria and Maro. Nice birding spots in the Axarquia...
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    Birding in Andalucia

    Winter birding in the Serranía de Ronda (Málaga) Today I'll be telling you a bit about birding in the mountains and valleys near Ronda. This is actually a big area located among 3 different natural parks. Many resident birds and winter visitors can be found among some 600 pairs of Griffon...
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    Iberian Lynx

    The iberian lynx is the world's most endangered feline. I had a great encounter with two of them last week and would like to illustrate a few facts about them: The main population wanders in a terrific example of mediterranean forest well preserved, where ancient holm oaks form dehesas...
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    Alvaro's Spanish Bird List 2018

    Some of the last birds on the list Here's some of the Spanish birds that I find more relevant to users of this forum. Enjoy:
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    Alvaro's Spanish Bird List 2018

    Spanish birdlist speeding up! Number of species is speeding up after some days out in central Andalusia. I hope you enjoy reading this as much as me targeting the 250 sp for 2018: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 2 Flamingo 3 Red-legged Partridge 4 Robin 5 Sardinian Warbler 6 Black-tailed Godwit 7...
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    Birding in Andalucia

    Birding in Sierra de Andujar This is my first post telling you about the Sierra de Andújar Natural Park, in the province of Jaén. A terrific example of mediterranean forest well preserved, where ancient holm oaks form dehesas, surrounded by the Jándula river. Most of the birders visiting this...
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    Alvaro's Spanish Bird List 2018

    Welcome to my birdlist for 2018. Birds seen in Spain, mostly in Andalucía and the south. South East Spain: Cabo de Gata Natural Park and wetlands in Granada: 1 Common Shelduck - Tadorna tadorna 2 Northern Shoveler - Spatula clypeata 3 Eurasian Wigeon - Mareca penelope 4 Mallard - Anas...
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    Birding in Andalucia

    I knew, Chris. Fortunately that'll be history soon! Happy new year
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    Birding in Andalucia

    South East Spain - Cabo de Gata Just a few impressions on how the South East of Spain is one of the jewels for birding in Andalucía. I refer particularly to the Cabo de Gata Natural Park. Here's some facts for those wanting to experience this unique bird spot, where rocky scenery merges into a...
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    Birding in Andalucia

    Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park Birding in Sierra de las Nieves -in Southern Spain- is an experience not many birders have lived so far. This mountain range is of the three Natural Parks that surround the town of Ronda in Southern Spain. This site is probably going to upgrade its protection...
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    Checklist of the birds of Andalucia

    Thanks for the feedback, we leave you :t:now with the correct link: BIRDLIST LINK: http://www.wildandalucia.com/bird-list-southern-spain/
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    Birding in Andalucia

    Thank you Chris! Yes, we didn't realize until later on. Not the first picture like this in the year. Sbogom!
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    Birding in Andalucia

    Costa del Sol Birding Tour After a long summer, we are starting to enjoy longer birding sessions in Southern Spain. Time for this awesome 7 day Malaga birding tour covering the top birding sites near the Costa del Sol. The first day gave us really nice sights like this unexpected flock of...
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    Iberian Ibex - Southern Spain

    We've had the first autumn rains just a few days ago and the red deer rut is at its very best time. Iberian Ibex is also more active and has given us great pictures on our last mammal tour in Andalucia. We hope you enjoy these pictures as much as we enjoyed taking them!
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