Dave and I were due to head down to Tarifa today for a raptor watch but I'll just say that last nights late one put paid to that! A slight change of plan, we decided it might be best to stay local today and head there tomorrow.
|Old quarry at Cantera los Arenales|
After parking we took the steep climb and as per usual things were pretty quiet to start with, save for a lone Chiffchaff calling. After finding a few sheltered areas it wasn't long before Crested Tit and Firecrest were located and soon after Coal Tit and Jay. A Falcon SP. whizzed through but far too quick for any ID attempts. However, what was without doubt was the Booted Eagle that passed overhead shortly after.
|Stunning views from just short of 3000ft|
|Three of the four Caspian Terns on the Laguna Grande.|
|One of a brace of Little Tern|
|Booted Eagle - Canon SX50 to the max!|
|Spoonbill and one of over twenty Grey Heron.|