It's been a while since my fabulous trip to Extremadura courtesy of the great people at the Spanish Tourist Board. Only now did I realise that I left off half way through my exploits. Well, here it goes, a breif(ish) summary of part two. When I concluded the last post I had just finished a … Continue reading Trip Report: Extremadura (Parte II)
So, I'm back and what an amazing few days! Before I get to the all important birding, I would just like to say a huge thank you to everyone involved with the recent FIO2016 press-trip to Extremadura. The whole ordeal was nothing short of eye-opening and I am incredibly grateful to Vanesa Palacios and Yarida Chaparro … Continue reading Trip Report: Extremadura (Parte 1)
Yesterday I had some rather exciting (and rather out of the blue) good news. A message from David Lindo (the Urban Birder) stating that he had recommended me to the Spanish Tourist Office as an "up and coming" conservationist to take part in a tour throughout early March. If I hadn't passed over the initial … Continue reading Some good news..
So contrary to expectations, I managed to survive a week in Benidorm! Such places, jam packed with people, loud music and twenty-four hour nightclubs are not usually my first choice of holiday destinations, mainly because they often lack wildlife. This week found me pleasantly surprised however and I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Spain. Sadly I … Continue reading Urban Birding in Benidorm