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Gibraltar in October (1 Viewer)

Nikon Kid

Love them Sula Bassana
Going with the wife for a short break in Gib, only taking Bins with me, what and where can I do any reasonable bird watching.
 

Stephen C

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Tarifa

Hi ?

Around Tarifa to the south there are several official raptor counting stations for Programa Migres run by the Spanish Ornithological Society (SEO).

The ones I recall when I did the count some years ago are Algorrobo, Cazalla and Trafico.

You also have La Janda a little further still to the south, great for Black-shouldered Kite.

All the best, have a good trip and don't forget to post your sightings.
 

John Cantelo

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Will you have access to a car? If so bear in mind that, unless you time it carefully, there can be something of a queue to get off and then back onto Gib. So try to avoid obvious rush hours and when aircraft are taking off/landing (the road crosses the runway). If without a car frequent buses run from La Linea (just over the birder) to Algeciras where you can change for Tarifa. I think you can also get to other sites by bus (see www.tgcomes.es). The Algeciras-Ronda train also takes you to some good locations.

Naturally, I'd be happy to let you have a copy of my 95 page birding notes/site guide for Cadiz province which others have found useful - send me a PM with your email address & I'll forward a pdf to you. They're free, but if you feel inclined a suitable donation to a wildlife charity of your choice would be appreciated. My website (see below) gives you, I hope, a flavour of the area and a taste of my site guide,
 
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