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    Mallorca 2024

    Hola a tod@s, Yesterday at the Central Plain 1 Black kite, 25 Red kites and a few Short-toed larks. Saturday at Formentor, 1 beautiful male Northern wheatear and 2 Balearic warblers. Finally, Friday 5th at Mortitx, the usual Black and Griffon vultures and the 2 Bonelli's eagles in close views...
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    Mallorca 2024

    Hi Chris, I replied to Gina early this week. Pere PS: thanks Mike Swiss for sending Chris my contact details.
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    Mallorca 2024

    LA GOLA CENTRE OPENS FOR THE 2024 SEASON Hi everybody, I am pleased to inform you that the Birding Information Center of La Gola has reopened and that we (Mallorca Nature Tours) will be running it during the coming months. At the Centre you will find information about our birds and...
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    Mallorca 2021

    Hi everybody. Hope you are all well. This evening there was a Roller on the wires at Can Cuarassa and also a group of Bee-eaters. In the morning, at the depuradora, a flock of 15 Yellow wagtail, several Marble ducks, Glossy ibis, and also many many Marsh harriers, about 70 Black-winged stilts...
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    Mallorca 2020

    Scops Hi, Almost everyday this week I heard 3 different Scops owls in Pollen癟a, 1 single in the town center and two more singing in a duet at the slopes of Puig de Maria. Also many Stone-curlews singing and a Barn owl passing by home twice. I have the impression that because of the lockdown...
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    Mallorca 2020

    Birding in Pollen癟a with Bruc Good evening, Thanks to Bruc, my 3 year old border collie, I am allowed to go for a walk and as always we go out 3 times a day. This morning I was very happy to spot my first Common redstart, a beautiful male, in a small public garden in Pollen癟a town itself. It...
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    Mallorca 2019

    Hi, the tour to Dragonera has been postponed to Friday 4th due to the bad weather today. Still 1 (maybe 2) places left.
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    Mallorca 2019

    Trip to Dragonera, Wednesday 2nd Oct from Port de Pollen癟a Hi everybody, I run a trip to Dragonera Island Natural Park this Wednesday the 2nd and I have a few spaces left. Dragonera hosts the main colony of Eleonora's falcons in the Balearics as well as a good population of the endemic Balearic...
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    Mallorca 2019

    Hi all, Today in Mortitx 1 beautiful Danaus chrysippus, very close just after the gate of the public area. Also many Black and 1 Griffon vult. Great views f 2 aduld Bonelli's and 2-3 Eleonora's. Rather quiet migrantwise a part from Common redstart. Excellent views of many Eleonora's and BR...
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    Mallorca 2019

    Hola, Just to complete the very detailed account by Stew of yesterday (Thursday) at s'Albufera (btw it was good to see you Stew), some 40 common starlings from the new hide at sa Roca, 2 Little bitterns in 2 places at the Gran Canal (one of them just by the entrance) and 5 adults + 4 chicks...
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    Mallorca 2019

    Muchas gracias Mart穩n, always very helpful. I thought there must have been previous records by TAIB group. In fact some other individuals have been found in Pollen癟a area in the last three years. Certainly, very little is know about status and distribution of both species on the island. Thanks...
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    Mallorca 2019

    Hi again, Today in son Real again with Martin and Roz, Nightingale, many Pied Flycatchers and Woodchat shrikes, most of them badius (W Med islands subsp) except 1 nominal European subsp. senator, Wryneck (heard), Thekla lark, Corn bunting, a pair of Great tits defending their nest box from an...
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    Mallorca 2019

    Hola everybody, Yesterday at Formentor peninsula with Roz and Martin a good passage of Scopoli's Shearwater (400+ in about 45 minutes), many Blue Rock thrush, Peregrine, Firecrest, several Common Redstarts and at least three Pied Flycatchers. Later on, on the way to the Es Grau platform at...
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    Mallorca 2019

    Scops owls in Pollen癟a Hi everybody, I have located a pair of Scops owls singing in duet in Pollen癟a, one of them doing a very strange call as well as the normal call. They've been there several nights in the last week (not the very windy nights); I try to check every night I'm around. Anyone...
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    Mallorca 2019

    Hi everybody. First of all, wish Mike a rapid recovery! Yesterday in the finca Raixa (in Bunyola) my first Woodchat shrike this year, plus 3 Booted eagles, 3 Black vultures, many Red kites, Common Kestrels, plenty of Cirl buntings, Blackcaps, Serins, Linnets, Wren, etc. If you don't know the...
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    Mallorca 2018

    Hi Mike and all, Unfortunatelly, access toTernelles Valley and the permit system has changed several times in the last year due to changing court decisions(!!). And it may change again in the near future back to the Council (I hope). 20 people are allowed per day and currently you can only get...
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    Mallorca 2018

    Boat trip in Alcudia and Pollen癟a bays, Saturday 13th 5 Peregrines at cap Pinar, more than 100 Scopoli's in the crossing of Pollen癟a bay, 23 Eleonora's, many of them chasing migrants, around Cap Formentor. And one Willow warbler entered the boat cabin trying to escape from the falcons.
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    Mallorca 2018

    Albufera, Friday 12th 1 Great reed warbler heard, 2 Moustached warblers, 4 Marble ducks and many Night herons at the Gran Canal, 1 Little bittern showing extremely well and for a long time by sa Roca bridge, the 2 Spoonbills, many Snipes, Spotted redshanks, Common teals, Shovelers, Mallards...
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    Mallorca 2018

    Cabrera, Thursday 11th Great day out to the National Park with ChristianSG and Carl from Denmark: 23 Booted eagles, 2 Ospreys, around 90 House martins and 20 Barn swallows, 4 Peregrines, 27 Eleonora's, 15 White and 1 Yellow wagtails, 1 Willow warbler, 1 Winchat, 10 Common redstarts, 1 Skylark...
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    Mallorca 2018

    GOB's online record database CITAU Just as a reminder, it would be great if you could enter your sightings on the CITAU online records database of the GOB (Group of Ornithology of the Balearic and Nature Protection). This tool is used by most local birders to store our records and it would be...
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    Mallorca 2018

    Today in Formentor, my first Common starlings, many Eleonora's hunting out in front of the seacliffs, Balearic warbler showing well and a good passage of Barn swallows and Common swifts, with a few Pallid. Albufereta in the afternoon, Spoonbill from the platform (Philip saw it at the new scrape...
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    Mallorca 2018

    Mortitx, La Gola and Boquer today In Mortitx this morning with Russell, Richard, Jenny and Mary: many Black vultures in the valley, 1 Bonelli's and 1 Booted eagles, many Blue Rock thrush singing and flying around, Cirl buntings, Redstarts, Firecrests, 2 Wrynecks heard, 1 Barn Swallow, quite a...
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    Mallorca 2018

    Hi Martin and everyone, The tour to Dragonera was great, plenty of Eleonora's falcons and many Balearic warblers, 4 Booted eagles (3 dark and 1 light morphs), several Blue rock thrush, Audouin's gull, quite a few Willow warbler, Pied flycatcher, Common redstart... and of course, plenty of...
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    Mallorca 2018

    Tour to sa Dragonera island - Thursday 20th Sep Hello, This Thursday the 20th we organize a tour to sa Dragonera island Natural Park and we still have some places left. I thought that maybe some of you might be interested to join. Dragonera hosts the largest colony of Eleonora's falcon in the...
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    Mallorca 2018

    Hello, during the second half of April and the whole of May I kept hearing a Scops owl singing in Pollen癟a from the high Araucaria trees near the petrol station, just about 100 meters from home. After May it has been silent except one evening in June, when I heard (another?) one about 300m away...
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