The first lagoon provided superb views of White Headed Duck, Red Crested Pochard and Flamingo. As we walked along the dunes we also had good views of Yellow Wagtail, Chiffchaff, Corn Bunting and Fan Tailed Warbler. Other local specialities included Audouin´s Gull, Whiskered Tern and Purple Heron.
Our species list for the day included…
Swallow, Coot, Mallard, Glossy Ibis, Common Tern, Marsh Harrier, Reed Warbler, Red Crested Pochard, White Headed Duck, Whiskered Tern, Yellow Wagtail, Reed Bunting, Shoveler, Collared Pratincole, Little Grebe, Cormorant, Yellow Legged Gull, Purple Heron, Chiffchaff, Flamingo, Audouin´s Gull, Purple Gallinule, Little Egret, Goldfinch, Corn Bunting, Black Winged Stilt, Kentish Plover, Redshank, House Sparrow, Black Headed Gull, Fan Tailed Warbler, Avocet, Magpie, House Martin, Grey Heron, Sardinian Warbler, Squacco Heron, Kestrel, Cetti´s Warbler, Wood Pigeon, Stonechat, Booted Eagle, Hoopoe, Song Thrush, Pintail, Gadwall, Spotless Starling, Little Ringed Plover.
Written by David Warrington.
Bird Watching Guide at Valencia Birding