A tale of nature, wildlife and birding from Cheshire, North Wales and across the globe....

A tale of nature, wildlife and birding from Cheshire, North Wales and across the globe....

Trip Reports

FLORIDA, AMERICA: 28th March - 9th April 2016


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Florida, America - 28th March - 9th April 2016

SOUTHERN PORTUGAL: 14th - 16th February 2016

Our short trip to the Algarve involved travelling along the southern tip of Portugal, covering Faro, Lagos, Aljezur, Monchique and Castro Verde with specific targets of Iberian Magpie, Great Bustard, Black-shouldered Kite, Bonelli's Eagle, Spanish Sparrow and Black-headed Weavers. We also targeted a 6th record for Portugal in the form of a Snowfinch at Ribeira de Aljezur, but unfortunately the bird had moved on before we arrived. 6 lifers and 94 species in total were seen during our 3 days in Southern Portugal, covering the 14th February 2016 -16th February 2016.

Southern Portugal - Sunday 14th February 2016 (Day 1 - Aljezur and Lagos)

Southern Portugal - Monday 15th February 2016 (Day 2 - Aljezur, Monchique and Lagos)

Southern Portugal - Tuesday 16th February 2016 (Day 3 - Castro Verde and Faro)

Southern Portugal Trip Report (14th February - 16th February) - Species List and Locations

Southern Portugal

NEW YORK, AMERICA: 21st-30th May 2015

Our trip to New York, America consisted of four main sites - Central Park, Prospect Park, Inwood Hill Park and Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, as well as a day trips up to Niagara Falls and Doodletown. Due to timing our trip with the spring migration period, American Warblers featured heavily, with particular targets of Blackburnian Warbler, Hooded Warbler, Cerulean Warbler and Black and White Warbler.  101 lifers and 123 species in total were seen during our 10 days in New York, covering the 21st May 2015 – 30th May 2015. 

New York - Thursday 21st May 2015 (Day 1 - Central Park)

New York - Friday 22nd May 2015 (Day 2 - Central Park)

New York - Saturday 23rd May 2015 (Day 3 - Prospect Park)

New York - Sunday 24th May 2015 (Day 4 - Doodletown & Plumb Beach)

New York - Monday 25th May & Tuesday 26th May 2015 (Days 5 & 6 - Prospect Park, Green-wood Cemetery & Niagara Falls)

New York - Thursday 28th May 2015 (Day 8 - Inwood Hill Park)

New York - Friday 29th May 2015 (Day 9 - Jamaica Bay)

New York - Saturday 30th May 2015 (Day 10 - Central Park)

New York Trip Report (21st-30th May) - Species List and Locations

New York Trip Report (21st-30th May) - Photo Gallery

New York City, America - 21st May - 30th May 2015

 

SOUTHERN SPAIN: 12th-17th August 2014

Our trip around Southern Spain involved travelling along the southern tip of the country, incorporating Malaga, Gibraltar, Tarifa, Jerez and Sevilla with specific targets of White-rumped Swift, Red-necked Nightjar, White-headed Duck, Marbled Teal and Lesser Flamingo. 17 lifers and 109 species in total were seen during our 6 days in Southern Spain, covering the 12th August 2014 – 17th August 2014. 

Southern Spain - Tuesday 12th August 2014 (Day 1 - Malaga to Alcaidesa)

Southern Spain - Wednesday 13th August 2014 (Day 2 - Gibraltar)

Southern Spain - Thursday 14th August 2014 (Day 3 - Tarifa and Las Mesas de Chullera)

Southern Spain - Friday 15th August 2014 (Day 4 - Alcaidesa to Jerez)

Southern Spain - Saturday 16th August 2014 (Day 5 - Laguna de Medina)

Southern Spain - Sunday 17th August 2014 (Day 6 - Sevilla to Malaga)

Southern Spain Trip Report (12th-17th August 2014) - Species List and Locations

Southern Spain - 12th August - 17th August 2014


NORTHERN SPAIN: 13th-17th April 2014

Our trip to Northern Spain consisted travelling through Barcelona, Zaragoza and up in to the high Pyranees in search of Dupont’s Lark, Sandgrouse, Black Woodpeckers and the charismatic Wallcreeper.  41 lifers and 119 species in total were seen during our 5 days in Northern Spain, covering the 13th April 2014 – 17th April 2014.

Northern Spain - Sunday 13th April 2014 (Day 1 - Barcelona to Zaragoza)

Northern Spain - Monday 14th April 2014 (Day 2 - Zaragoza to Loporzano)

Northern Spain - Tuesday 15th April 2014 (Day 3 - Valle de Hecho to Pyranees)

Northern Spain - Wednesday 16th April 2014 (Day 4 - Loporzano to Zaragoza)

Northern Spain - Thursday 17th April 2014 (Day 5 - Zaragoza to Barcelona)

Northern Spain Trip Report (13th-17th April 2014) - Species List and Locations


Northern Spain - 13th April - 17th April 2014


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