Date(s) - 16/01/2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Laguna Fuente de Piedra
Event: Field Meeting followed by the Society’s EGM
Date: Saturday January 16th 2021
Meeting Point: Visitor Centre Car Park Laguna Fuente de Piedra
Start time: 9:00 a.m.
Leader for the day: Frank Hair
Information about the meeting: The morning will be spent in general area of Laguna Fuente de Piedra. Our EGM will be held during lunch at a local venta (see notes below) meeting at 1300h or bring a packed lunch. After lunch those wishing to do further birding can reconvene by meeting again in the visitor centre car park at 14.30h.
Accommodation in the area: To be advised
Clothing and food: Expect cool weather with a little chance of rain. It can be cool, so we advise warm clothing. Food is available at various local ventas in the village or you can bring your own packed lunch.
Possible birds: Great Crested Grebe, Greater Flamingo, Spoonbill, Little Bustard, Red-Crested Pochard, White-Headed Duck, Shoveler, Teal, Gadwall, Lapwing, Black-winged Stilt, Common Snipe, Avocet, Gull sp., Stone Curlew, Common Buzzard, Hen Harrier, Black-winged Kite, Sparrowhawk, Merlin, Common Crane, Purple Swamphen, Water Rail, Little Owl, Hoopoe, Iberian Woodpecker, Water Pipit, Bluethroat, Reed Bunting and many more species.
Important note: The January field meeting at Fuente de Piedra is still likely to proceed and we have reduced the number of persons attending to a maximum of 30, so please ensure you have pre-booked, just turning up is not an option in these days of government imposed restrictions. If you have any difficulties booking, please then send an email to the Society to reserve your place. We will hold our EGM during lunch at a local venta at 1300h. Of course, birding will start at 0900h, meeting in the reserve visitor car park and continue until the indoor meeting at 1300h and then continue after a lunch break. Note: No more than 15 persons can bird together as a group, so we will be dividing members attending into two groups.
Please do reserve your place by using the booking form at the bottom of the event page. If you intend to join us all for a lunch and EGM, please inform us in the comment section of the booking form or by email.
The Winter edition “Bird of Andalucía’, we hope to have copies to distribute to members attending the January field meeting.
1. We will ask a member to write a trip report for our experiences of the day.
2. Members can invite guests, but they must join the Society on the day for insurance purposes.
In case you have problems to do your booking, please read the following Member’s help post:
Bookings are closed for this event.