Bird Watching - 12 March 2016

birds

birds

birds


Andalucia Bird Society are planning a trip on Saturday 12th March to visit this National Park. It is a lovely quiet unspoilt area in the province of Almería with a range of habitat to attract a variety of birds.


There are six distinct birding areas here: the public hides overlooking the Salinas (still working at the far end); The shore itself (gannets and Shearwaters); The lighthouse area overlooking the sea (Shags and sea birds and maybe Trumpeter Finch); The inland road near the lighthouse (mountain birds); Small hide at the back of the Salinas; and Truncated river to the west.

There will be lots of Flamingos and waders, especially Godwits and look out for Curlew and Stone Curlews when passing from the roadside to the hides. February is a good month for migrating Dotterel and so these may be seen towards the beach near the old tower. Another speciality is wintering Trumpeter Finches; think fat House Sparrow with a dull, thick red beak and a hint of pink on the chest. They have often been seen near the public hide, or on the cliffs and grassland near the lighthouse.
It’s an informal day out with plenty of friends and banter to enjoy and hopefully seeing a good lot of birds.

The Andalucía Bird Society is a not-for-profit group of bird watchers (visitors and residents) based in Andalucía. It holds monthly field trips for its members and hosts an informative website for the advancement of birding knowledge. Membership is open to all interested parties and all levels of experience are most welcome. For more details please contact the membership secretary on 669 649 529 or simply email us on: abs.sociedad@gmail.com. Check out the website at: www.andaluciabirdsociety.org

Comments for Bird Watching - 12 March 2016

Click here to add your own comments

Mar 07, 2016
Find anything you want in Marbella or The Costa del Sol
by: MarbellaFamilyFun

To find any topic related to Marbella or the Costa del Sol, simply visit any page on our website and enter what you are looking for in the search field where it says "What are you looking for?"

You'll receive a complete list of pages on our site which address your specific topic of interest. These include all the comments that thousands of families in Marbella and the Costa del Sol have placed on our portal.

If we can be of any other assistance, please let us know.

Have Fun!
MarbellaFamilyFun.com

Click here to add your own comments

Post your own submission to the Marbella Community! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to INPUT Events.

share this page with a friend

Marbella Family Blog

  1. Just moved from France to Marbella

    Aug 13, 17 03:29 PM

    Hello Just moved from Paris, my wife and myself live in Estepona and we would love to know around couples or families to hang out together, have a drink

    Read More

  2. Ranch Siesta Los Rubios

    Aug 13, 17 03:25 PM

    There is a SUPERB family run stables between San Pedro and Estepona, just behind Hospiten hospital off the A7. They are very friendly and have lots of

    Read More

  3. Ponies in Marbella

    Aug 13, 17 03:23 PM

    There is a horse riding stables between San Pedro and Estepona that hosts great Pony Parties for children that are mad about horses. Bring a group for

    Read More