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  1. Barred Wobbler

    Tenerife, December 2020

    Although we saw lots of dolphins, I don't recall seeing a single bird on he trip, maybe a YL Gull or two, and I was out on deck searching with bins the whole trip. That was the middle of January. Other times may produce better results.
  2. Barred Wobbler

    Tenerife, December 2020

    The 'slow' ferry (Naviera Armas) is the one that isn't the Fred Olsen or Seajets high speed 'cat'. The difference is easily discernible in the timetables, but I can't recall the details. The probable reason for the difference in price is that La Gomera is considerably further from Tenerife than...
  3. Barred Wobbler

    Tenerife, December 2020

    Gomera is a good spot, but beware the weather. In January 2019, after looking out at the island in clear weather from our apartment for several days we booked a trip on the slow ferry, loads of spotted dolphins on the way across, but no larger whales on that day. Unfortunately the wind had...
  4. Barred Wobbler

    Tenerife, December 2020

    Los Gigantes is a handy place to stay, we were there again in January 2019 for our third visit. Handy for Erjos Pond and the laurel forest nearby, also not too long a drive to Teide, Zona Recreativa de Chio and Las Lajas for blue chaffinch etc.
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