An unseasonal 1st winter Male Pied Flycatcher seen today on the outskirts of Gra…

An unseasonal 1st winter Male Pied Flycatcher seen today on the outskirts of Granada City. Strange bird, not just for the fact that it should have gone a good while ago but it acted more like a chat than a flycatcher spending 90% of its time running around on the ground feeding.













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January -WINTER WALKING – Nesting Griffon vultures, Broad-leaved iris, Spanish Ibex, resident and wintering birds.

January is a great month for watching Griffon Vultures repairing last year´s nests high on limestone ledges, performing beautifully synchronized flights that are a part of their courtship routines, breeding and incubating their single egg. The parents take turns at sitting on the nest and perform an almost acrobatic change-over at the nest. The cliffs where Griffons nest, or “buitreras” in Spanish, are full of activity and interest at this time of the year. Continue reading January -WINTER WALKING – Nesting Griffon vultures, Broad-leaved iris, Spanish Ibex, resident and wintering birds.

Jayne and I headed up to Granada this afternoon to have a look at the new Nevada…

Jayne and I headed up to Granada this afternoon to have a look at the new Nevada Shopping centre. On the way had a dark phase Booted Eagle (Aguililla Calzada / Hieraaetus pennatus) fly over the road just to the east of Santa fe. Not an uncommon wintering bird down on the coast but much less common inland.
Shopping centre was quite spectacular if you enjoy shopping and will be even better when it all opens in the spring.

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