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  1. Mcnswiss2

    Rock thrush or Blue Rock thrush

    In Mallorca ..today...both birds are there
  2. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2021

    Blimey, I forgot its a new year and a new forum. Happy New Year to all. Hope this is a great birding year and we have the opportunity to join you there! Mike
  3. Mcnswiss2

    Eagle ID

    Maybe eastern imperial eagle
  4. Mcnswiss2

    Eagle ID

    Thanks guys
  5. Mcnswiss2

    Eagle ID

    May
  6. Mcnswiss2

    Eagle ID

    Several years ago
  7. Mcnswiss2

    Eagle ID

    Here we go
  8. Mcnswiss2

    Eagle ID

    Trying lol
  9. Mcnswiss2

    Eagle ID

    Any ideas..Turkey I think it was a Steppe Eagle
  10. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2020

    Hi Mike Thanks for the great updates I think this is the link to the BBR report 2019 Fantastic information and hats off to the Authors and Translators. https://www.gobmallorca.com/ornito-publicacions/balearic-bird-report-2019 BBR Report 2019 English
  11. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2020

    And more...
  12. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2020

    Well done Pep and Mike for the Black Stork! Us poor mortals decided to have local visit to Depuradora, S’Amadora,S’Albufera and Maristany. Some 70 Species seen on a glorious November day. Together with Phil,Keith and Susan, we enjoyed a great days birding with awesome views of Glossy...
  13. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2020

    Let it go Mike...there is a world of birds out there. Pleasent walk around the Campanet region. Very quiet for birds but very colourful scenery. Birds seen included Robins,Sardinian Warblers,Song Thrushes, Serins,Kestrels,Wood Pigeons,Meadow Pipits,Stonechats,Crossbills, Black Redstarts...
  14. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2020

    I have not been on a twitch for a number of years. Armed with Mike M., Jane and Susan,we headed to Cuber in search of the Elusive Black Stork. Its a wonderful windy drive up the mountains, passed Mortitx and Lluc through the very sceneic views of the Tramuntana mountains to Cuber. Plenty of room...
  15. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2020

    Quiet Sunday Birdwatching on this Family day. 8 Greater Flamingos reported at Maristany. Evening walk around Cala San Vincente. Normal birds seen including Blue Rock Thrush,Ravens, Crag Martins,Sardinian Warbler,Crossbills,Serins,Great Tit,Goldfinches,Black Redstarts and Robins. Beautiful...
  16. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2020

    Rain at last.Very little rain up North but quite heavy around Palma. Very quiet in local sites.Crossbills,Kestrels,Yellow legged Gulls,Sardinia Warblers,Black Redstarts,Little Egrets and Robins seen. No sign of Alpine Accentors at the Mirador yet. Maybe some specialities have arrived. Looking...
  17. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2020

    Today was cloudy and windy,with threatening rainfall. Together with Keith, Phil and Susan we decided to risk the weather and head to Mortitx. Few cars parked at the limited parking spaces.The walk through the vineyard area until the first Refuge was interesting, however did not deliver! Small...
  18. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2020

    An Evening check on the Mirador at Formentor to see if there were signs of the Alpine Accentors arriving (one has been seen at Castel de Santauri). No sign so far. Blue Rock thrush, Black redstarts, Yellow legged Gulls, Audouins Gulls, Sardinian Warblers, and Ravens seen. Great way to see the...
  19. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2020

    A quiet sunny mornings walk around the North( S’Albuferata and La Gola). Quiet for birds although some 32 Species seen. Stars included Fantailed Warblers and Cettis Warblers. Excellent time for insects, etc. So far this trip have seen some great Butterflies including Two tailed Pasha ( now...
  20. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2020

    Slightly cooler today..only 23C! Had a free pass from family so covered Son Real, Depuradora, S’Albufera and Maristany. At slow pace however still managed 50 species. Son Real hide was very quiet and no sign of White headed duck or bluethroat at the Depuradora. However the waterlevels at...
  21. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2020

    Still Glorious weather here(23C). A good walk along the beach at Son Real. Birding still fairly quiet but being out in the sun makes up for it. Birds seen included Kestrels,Auduoins Gull,Turnstone,Kentish Plovers,Thekla Larks,Meadow Pipit,Stonechats,Kingfisher,GrayWagtails,Firecrest and Curlew...
  22. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2

    There are Richards Pipit around but I do not think this is one Thanks
  23. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2020

    Out today for a local walk around Pollensa. Glorious sunshine around 24C here. Birding was quiet but the walk was fun. Birds seen included Ravens, Kestrels, Booted Eagles(3), Serins, Goldfinches, Black redstarts, Greenfinches, Chaffinches, Chiffchaffs, Starlings, Sardinian Warblers, and 10000s...
  24. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca 2

    Meadow pipit?. Sorry crap photo Thanks for help
  25. Mcnswiss2

    Mallorca

    Cheers
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