We visited only Cal Tet area. Firstly, we saw the Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia) close to the last Llobregat's bridge, with 18 Flamingos (Phoenicopterus roseus) and some gulls (predominantly Mediterranean and Black-headed), that we couldn't see properly because of the distance and the wind.
Then, we visited Cal Nani meadows, a very interesting place for waders... It was full of Water Pipits (Anthus spinoletta), +40, and also some Meadow Pipits (Anthus pratensis), White Wagtails (Motacilla alba alba) (not one yarrellii...) and Common Snipes (Gallinago gallinago). The origin of wintering Water Pipits in Catalonia is basically unknown. It supposed that the major part of wintering birds along the coast are birds from Pyrenees, but a small part may be Central European. I will try to ring some Water Pipits in my local patch...
|Cal Nani Meadows|
We saw a Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) on Arana beach and, in Cal Tet lake, the same as ever... lots of Coots (Fulica atra), Red-crested Pochards (Netta rufina) and 2 Black-necked Grebes (Podiceps nigricollis). Photos below: