Birdwatching at La Mata Natural Park Lagoon, Torrevieja

Boatbirder.com: Spain, Torrevieja 8:00 GMT ... been limited thus far. Nevertheless, we've managed a few hours out and about at La Mata Natural Park Lagoons just on the outskirts of Torrevieja and today a mid morning trip to El Hondo, around a 30 minute car journey. Greeting from Spain and a quick update on how the current trip is progressing. We arrived after our crack of dawn flight to Alicante on Friday 13th, not being a superstitious chap it was no surprise we got here safe and sound and without mishap. However, only hours after arriving I went down with a heavy cold and along with temperatures in the 30C's our birding has been limited thus far. Nevertheless, we've managed a few hours out and about at La Mata Natural Park Lagoons just on the outskirts of Torrevieja and today a mid morning trip to El Hondo, around a 30 minute car journey. Red-rumped Swallow at La Mata First birds of note at La Mata were a couple of Southern Grey Shrike, Hoopoe and a…
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