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Flora & Fauna Especially for the botanists and twitchers.

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Old 29-11-2016, 08:41
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Default Albufera encounter (MDB article)

A close encounter at Albufera » Balearics » News » Majorca Daily Bulletin

Albufera, one of the most important centres for birdwatching in Majorca

I always like meeting new people, especially birders. Very little introduction is necessary as we usually launch straight into conversations about recent sightings, birding around the world and an endless stream of other news about species seen from visitors’ home towns or holidays. Nobody can talk like a birder, we are so gripped by our obsession that we can never get enough information. It bores non-birders rigid. ...

Birds can be annoying things as they rarely stay in the same place ...

I took the opportunity to walk round the Centre. There are lots of displays, good photographs and some books for sale. It is well worth popping in for a look round should you ever be at the marsh. There is a short history of the reserve, the jewel of the crown of Majorca and one of the largest reedbeds in Europe.

It is such an important place for breeding birds and passage migrants and it must be preserved and maintained in top condition at all costs so that future generations may enjoy the splendour of all the magnificent wildlife in Majorca.

We visited the other hides and saw many other fine species including Snipe, the weird and wonderful Purple Swamp-hen, rare Greylag Geese, Stone Curlew, two Greater Flamingoes and many small waders. A dazzling metallic blue Kingfisher flashed past and some snowy white wild horses also came into view. ...
see full article on the MDB website
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