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KINGFISHER

Last month, I wrote about the reintroduction of the rare Marbled Duck to the Clot, and the steps which have been taken to improve the wetland environment for this species. This has also had positive knock-on effects on other species, and this month we are looking at one of the most spectacular birds to be
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Montemar Bowls & Social Club October Update

TRIPS COMPETITION  The Gran Alacant Mixed Rinks Competition was once again cancelled so we held a Trips Competition for club members. Twelve teams of three were split into two groups and each team played three games over the two days. Points were scored for every end won and for winning the overall game. Before the
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DRAFT OF ANIMAL PROTECTION ACT (I)

Spanish Parliament is going to approve within the following months a new (and more strict) Animal Protection and Welfare law. So far, the legal text is not definitive yet, and the content is not 100% developed. Just like any other legal text, lots of articles will be modified before its definitive approval. Most people have
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MARBLED DUCK

Well that felt a lot longer than nearly two years, and the frustration of not being able to visit the Costa Blanca was tempered by the knowledge that sooner or later I would be back. One of the things I promised myself was that when I did return, my next article for the GA Advertiser
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OASIS IN THE DESERT

The River Segura is one of the largest and most important rivers in Southern Spain; it runs through the provinces of Albacete, Murcia and into Alicante province, all the way to Guardamar. It brings life in abundance to the land surrounding its valley. Amongst the gifts it bestows are natural springs that have been enjoyed
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