53 species were seen in the Alcossebre area in June 2014.
No new species were added to the list this month.
A Great Egret on the 6th June was a first this year.
Single Marsh Harriers on the 12th and 23rd were a first June record.
Two Common Terns on the 9th June were a first this year.
One Grey Heron south west on the 1st June.
A late Sand Martin east on the 2nd June.
11 Cattle Egrets south west on the 4th June.
One Black headed Gull east on the 5th June.
A Great Egret east over the sea on the 6th June, was the first this year.
Two Purple Herons south west over the sea, two Common Terns off shore, were a first this year, and two late Sand Martins, all on the 9th June.
Two Squacco Herons south west on the 10th June.
One female Marsh Harrier on the 12th was a first June record.
Two Glossy Ibis and one Grey Heron south west over the sea, and a Black winged Stilt at Capycorp beach, all on the 13th June.
One Black crowned Night Heron, 17 Audouins Gulls and 6 Yellow legged Gulls all east over the sea on the 15th June.
One Great Cormorant and three Grey Herons south west over the sea on the 16th June.
One Little Egret east inland on the 18th June.
A male Montagu’s Harrier inland on the 19th June was a first for the month.
One Grey Heron south west over the sea on the 21st June.
One Great Cormorant east, female Montagu’s Harrier, and the first Turtle Dove of the month, all on the 23rd June.
Two Grey Herons east over the sea, the first Short toed Eagle of the month, and 200 each per hour, Pallid and Common Swifts flying north west into the wind. All on the 25th June.
Two Grey Herons south west, and one Little Egret east on the 26th June.
18 Great Cormorants east over the sea, and two Grey Herons south west on the 27th June.
Five Black headed Gulls south west on the 28th.
Alcossebre Weather in June 2014.
Above average temperatures, windy days, and some thunderstorms.
The first week in June was mainly fine and sunny. However daily winds kept the temperatures down.
The second week started off with three days of overcast and dull conditions, clearing to fine, sunny and hot in the afternoon. The last four days were mainly fine and sunny, with light/gentle south east winds.
The third week in June was really mixed, with only two days of fine and sunny weather. A further two days were mainly cloudy. Three days had thunder storms, bringing the first rain of the month.
The fourth week was similar to the third week. Two days of fine and sunny days. The rest mixed with overcast and thundery conditions. There was torrential rain on the 24th with 1.5 inches . Four days also had moderate to strong winds.
The last two days of June had fine and sunny weather, but still with a moderate wind.
Average day temperature was 30C (86F)
Average night temperature was 20C (68F)
Highest day temperature was 34C (93F) on five days.
Lowest day temperature was 24C (75F) on the 17th.
Highest night temperature was 23C (73F) on the 19th and 29th.
Lowest night temperature was 16C (60F) on the 3rd.
Total rainfall was 1.8 inches (45mm) over five days.
It was 2C above average day and night temperatures for June.