Category: Nature

WHINCHAT

The annual miracle which is spring migration is now well underway. The statistics are quite staggering, with billions of birds making the hazardous move from Africa northwards to their breeding grounds, many having to cross the vast wastes of the Sahara Desert on their way to Europe, and having crossed this obstacle it makes sense
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BLUE ROCK THRUSH

One of the things which puts some people off from taking a deep interest in birds is the plethora of LBJ’s (Little Brown Jobs) which seem to fill the identification books. Even experts are sometimes hard put to identify the various sparrows, warblers, larks and bunting species which cause some head-scratching when they are seen,
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LAPWING

We are extremely fortunate in our area to have several nature reserves such as the Clot, the El Hondo wetlands, and the salinas at Santa Pola and La Mata. These areas provide a safe haven for many species of birds and animals, and a base from which they can visit nearby farmlands and scrub to
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CHIFFCHAFF

So you’re lying in your bedroom at night after a fine evening out in GA, all’s well with the world and you’re planning what to do tomorrow when you suddenly hear that high-pitched buzz-saw sound and you know you’ve got a very unwelcome intruder in there with you, who’s going to leave you with nasty
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