On Friday the23rd of September Paul Lewis and I took the late flight to Zaragoza with Ryan airways,our
fellow travellers were a rock band called A POETIC YESTERDAY and a Portugese stewardess from Lisbon, This made the packed flight bearable.
On arrival at Zaragoza airport it was raining,ironically they had not had rain for 8 months.
Got our cases met Albert Bueno our guide and drove for an hour in a thunderstorm to Lecina,
where from the outside it looked like Bate's Motel,however a swift beer and sandwich ended our day at
Saturday morning awoke 06.30hrs still raining,the Htel Rincon del Cierza was pleasant clean and staff
Spotless Starlings were in good numbers and a few Lesser Short toed Lark flew over.
one bird it was clearly tagged beacuse of its rarity status. this was a special moment as we watched the pair fly amongst Crag martins in there valley.
It was then on to Los Monegros for Bustards on route a Short toed Eagle posed on a pylon,
On route to Loporzano and Boletas near Huesca we counted 15 Common Buzzard and 6 Cattle Egret overhead we arrived Loporzano around 19.45 hrs.
We met Estelle and were shown our room ,we had our evening meal then a few beers in the one bar town before retiring.