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  1. Paul Freestone

    Mallorca 2023

    It is down the long track through Ses Puntas. You can't officially go through the gate at the bottom any more, but just climb over it! The go past the water works on your right and take the right hand track to the platform.
  2. Paul Freestone

    Mallorca 2023

    Female RF Falcon over visitor centre at S'Albufera
  3. Paul Freestone

    Mallorca 2023

    Savis Warbler singing at S'Albufera opposite 1st woodpile from Bridge along Mirador des Gran Canal
  4. Paul Freestone

    Mallorca 2023

    Nice day today, walked 16km from S'Albufera then back to Can Picafort. Some nice Monarch Butterfly's around. All the usual suspects Bird wise. Thought a Temminks at Depuradora was a good find but apparently they are quite regular here?? Golden Eagle was spectacular. Golden Orioles at S'Albufera...
  5. Paul Freestone

    Mallorca 2023

    Temmink's Stint at Depuradora from platform
  6. Paul Freestone

    Mallorca 2023

    Sat in pines here
  7. Paul Freestone

    Mallorca 2023

    Golden Eagle currently at S, Albufera
  8. Paul Freestone

    Mallorca 2023

    Flying out tomorrow for a couple of days birding with @moaninagain Hope to bump into a few of you again! πŸ‘πŸ‘
  9. Paul Freestone

    Large Gull NEast London.

    Totally agree. I hear so many birders using the 'leg colour' criteria on gulls. Just dont do it. Especially in photographs. Light, mud, water, colour perception of colour can all be factors.
  10. Paul Freestone

    Cornwall Bird News 2023 - Recent Sightings from Cornwall

    Saturday 21st January 2023 – Cornwall Bird Sightings BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS – immature flew past Pendeen this morning RING-NECKED DUCK – 3 still at Siblyback; 1 at Helston Boating Lake WHOOPER SWAN – one still at Skewjack VELVET SCOTER – 1w/fem again off Longrock Car Park SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF – 2...
  11. Paul Freestone

    My new lifer list - advice please and musings!

    Same here. Year lists throughout with a section for year lifers, then life list in the back.
  12. Thekla's Lark

    Thekla's Lark

  13. Glossy Ibis

    Glossy Ibis

  14. Crag Martin

    Crag Martin

  15. Swianson's Thrush

    Swianson's Thrush

  16. Cory's Shearwater

    Cory's Shearwater

  17. Wryneck


  18. Paul Freestone

    ISLES OF SCILLY - Autumn 2022

    Tour Report 3rd to 10th October 2022 DAY ONE Our intrepid group of 7 (plus Paul as guide) headed off to Scilly for our first week long tour on Monday 3rd October aboard the Scillonian III. We set of from Penzance harbour at 9.10am having already started our tour list with Kingfisher and Purple...
  19. Paul Freestone

    Majorca Trip Report - September 2022

    Mallorca Birdwatching Trip Report – Sept 2022 If you are wanting to experience Mediterranean birdwatching then you need look no further than the island of Mallorca. Set in the northern Mediterranean off the coast of Spain, Mallorca is a great place to β€˜cut your teeth’ with species associated...
  20. Paul Freestone

    Mallorca 2023

    On the back a fantastic short trip last September with Moaning Again, just booked again 1st to 4th May. Cheaper than going to Scilly! Staying in Can Picafort this time. Hope to bump into some BF members again. (y)(y)
  21. Paul Freestone

    Cornwall Bird News 2023 - Recent Sightings from Cornwall

    Friday 20th January 2023 - Bird Sightings BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS - seen at distance from St Ives Island, then closer to Godrevy late afternoon. AMERICAN HERRING GULL - probable 1st winter again at St Clement's Isle, Mousehole ICELAND GULL - adult on St Clements Isle, Mousehole; juv in fields at...
  22. Paul Freestone

    Cornwall Birding

    Firecrest and Treecreeper at Golitha Falls last week
  23. Paul Freestone

    Cornwall Birding

    St Erth Cattle Egret The Cattle Egret is still showing well this morning. From the main A30 take Station Hill towards St Erth, past the railway station on your left, under the bridge, past the entrance to the recycling plant, round the right hand bend past the farm on your left and the bird is...