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Tuesday 24 January 2017, Gaucin, sunny, light NW wind, 12C

Slightly cooler today, but still pleasant in the gentle winter sun. Yesterday mid-afternoon I had another quick look for Ring Ouzel on El Hacho - none showed, but I did see another Dunnock, presumably a different bird to Sunday's two as this one was in a wild olive tree just 10m off the main Gaucin-Algeciras road.

A walk down the Camino de Gibraltar this afternoon was largely uneventful, with just a Firecrest of note. Other species seen were Griffon Vulture, Common Kestrel, Great-spotted Woodpecker, 6 Song Thrush, 2 Meadow Pipit, Sardinian Warbler, Blackcap, 2 Common Chiffchaff and Serin.

As I came back into the village along Calle del Pino a first winter Blue Rock Thrush posed on a rooftop:

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