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n2011 Report PDF Not available online.
Informe de 2011
Informe de 2011
Gutiérrez, R., et al (2013) Ardeola 60(2), in press.

Summary. - Report on rare birds in Spain 2011.  Current report gives details about 452 new records on the presence of 100 rare bird taxa in the whole of Spain. Acceptance index was of 88,94% from a grand total of 579 examined records including pending, duplicated and regional rarities. Details on 12 new taxa for Spain are included for the first time in any rarities report: Asian White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi, Fea’s Petrel Pterodroma feae, first and second records, Black-bellied Storm-petrel Fregetta tropica, 2nd for the Western Palearctic, Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca, Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis, South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki, Thayer’s Gull Larus thayeri, American Hawk-Owl Surnia ulula caparoch, Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus rubescens, Eastern Black Redstart  Phoenicurus ochruros phoenicuroides, Semicollared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata and Cretzchsmar’s Bunting Emberiza caesia. Deserta’s Petrel, Thayer’s Gull and Hawk-Owl are new to the Spanish list which was updated in 2012 having considered the rest of  the above accepted firsts. The report deals with record numbers of Goosander Mergus merganser, Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis and Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos besides overwintering episodes of Baird’s Sandpiper Calidris bairdii and Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus. Other interesting records are third records for Spain of African White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus, Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda or Baltic Gull Larus fuscus fuscus.

 

 

2010 Report PDF Not available online.
Informe de 2010
Informe de 2010
Gutiérrez, R., et al (2012) Ardeola 59(2), 2011, 353-411

SUMMARY.—Report on rare birds in Spain 2010. This is the 27th annual report of the Spanish rarities committee (Comité de Rarezas de SEO/BirdLife). Up to 360 new accepted records from 91 rare bird taxa are given (acceptance rate of 81%). It is reported the addition of 10 new taxa to the List of the Birds of Spain, with the first observations of Cape Verde shearwater Calonectris edwarsii (first and second records), red-footed booby Sula sula, gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus, striped crake Porzana marginalis, Baltic gull Larus fuscus fuscus, Isabelline weathear Oenanthe isabellina (first to fourth records), Seebohm’s weathear Oenanthe oenanthe seebohmi, Ruppell’s warbler Sylvia rueppellii, northern grey shrike Lanius excubitor and bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus. Seconds for Spain were masked shrike Lanius nubicus and yellow-rumped warbler Setophaga coronata. The report also includes details on thirds for Spain bufflehead Bucephala albeola, Fea’s/Zino’s petrel Pterodroma feae/madeira,
Bulwer’s petrel Bulweria bulwerii (off mainland Spain), sharp-tailed sandpiper Calidris acuminata,and red-flanked bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus (third to fifth). During 2010 the breeding of red-billed tropicbird Phaeton aethereus was suspected albeit not definitely proven again in the Canary Islands, first documented in 2007. Little swift Apus affinis bred in southern Spain for its eight year in-a-row and the first known case of cross-breeding common × long-legged buzzard Buteo buteo × rufinus is reported.
The report contains, in addition, unprecedented numbers of Madeiran storm-petrels Oceanodroma castro and influxes of goosanders Mergus merganser, pectoral Calidris melanotos and buff-breasted sandpipers Tryngites subruficollis and lapland buntings Calcarius lapponicus.

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2009 Report PDF Not available online.
Informe de 2009
Informe de 2009
Dies,J.I., et al (2011) Ardeola 58(2): 441-480

SUMMARY.—Report on rare birds in Spain 2009. This is the 26th annual report of the Spanish rarities committee (Comité de Rarezas de SEO/BirdLife). This report includes 291 records on the presence of 84 rare bird taxa, with an acceptance rate of 75%. The report contains nine additions to the Spanish Bird List: Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica, white-backed vulture Gyps africanus, African purple swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio of the race madagascarensis, hudsonian whimbrel Numenius phaeopus of the race hudsonicus, bridled tern Onychoprion anaethetus, belted kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon, Naumann’s thrush Turdus naumanni and black-and-white warbler Mniotilta varia. Having agreed acceptance criteria, the first accepted records of Caspian gull Larus cachinnans registered since 2005 are also included in this report. Second records for Spain of hooded merganser Mergus cucullatus, white wagtail Motacilla alba of the race subpersonata, house bunting Emberiza sahari and of a petrel assigned to the species pair Zino’s/Fea’s petrel Pterodroma madeira/feae, are reported. Also accepted as second for the country is the record of a saker falcon Falco cherrug marked with a satellite transmitter in Hungary that crossed the Iberian Peninsula. Recorded for the third time are American coot Fulica americana, Ross’s gull Rhodostethia rosea, booted warbler Hippolais caligata and Swinhoe’s storm petrel Oceanodroma monorhis, which is also the first for the Canary Islands. Other new additions to the Canary Islands are least sandpiper Calidris minutilla and long-billed dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus. In 2009, a breeding pair of long-legged buzzard Buteo rufinus was confirmed for the first time ever, as well as red-billed tropicbird Phaethon aethereus in the Canary Islands for the third time and little swift Apus affinis in southern Spain for its tenth consecutive year too. The report also reflects an exceptional winter arrival of Iceland gull Larus glaucoides and glaucous gull Larus hyperboreus.

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2008 Report
Informe de 2008
Informe de 2008
Dies,J.I., et al (2009) Ardeola 57(2): 481-516

SUMMARY.—Report on rare birds in Spain 2008. This is the 25th annual report of the Spanish rarities committee (Comité de Rarezas de SEO/BirdLife). Up to 294 new accepted records from 89 rare bird taxa are given (acceptance rate of 84%). Additions to the Spanish List were the first observation assigned to the species pair Zino’s/Fea’s petrel Pterodroma madeira/feae, the first steppe eagle Aquila nipalensis, Arctic warbler Phylloscopus borealis and Kumlieni’s gull Larus glaucoides of the nearctic race kumlieni. It has also been a first record for Spain the observation of an Egyptian plover Pluvianus aegyptius of a dubious origin, on the southeastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula. In addition, the report provides an update on the extended presence of tricolored heron Egretta tricolor on Tenerife Island, a new species in Spain already accepted the previous year. This report includes the second record of magnificent frigatebird Fregata magnificens and the third records of bar-tailed lark Ammomanes cinctura, moussier’s redstart Phoenicurus moussieri and a feasible hybrid of green-winged teal Anas carolinensis with Eurasian teal A. crecca. The observations of semipalmated sandpiper Calidris pusilla, Baird’s sandpiper Calidris bairdii and citrine wagtail Motacilla citreola were also third records for the Canary Islands. Successful breeding was documented for both red-billed tropicbird Phaethon aethereus and little swift Apus affinis, in the Canary Islands for the second time and in southern Spain for the eighth consecutive year, respectively. The report contains also unprecedented numbers of yellow-browed warbler Phylloscopus inornatus and pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos.

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2007 Report
Informe de 2007
Informe de 2007
Dies,J.I., et al (2010) Ardeola 56(2): 259-287

SUMMARY.—Report on rare birds in Spain 2007. This is the 24th annual report of the Spanish rarities committee (Comité de Rarezas de SEO/BirdLife). Up to 263 new accepted records from 99 rare bird taxa are given (acceptance rate of 85 %). New species added to the Spanish List were tricolored heron Egretta tricolor, the first accepted in the Western Palearctic, recorded in Gran Canaria Island in November and in Tenerife Island the following month, and Hume’s leaf warbler Phylloscopus humei, from Cáceres in February 2006. This report also contains three new subespecies for Spain. These involve ‘Moroccan wagtail’ Motacilla alba subpersonata, ‘Scandinavian jackdaw’ Corvus monedula monedula and greater sand plover Charadrius leschenaultii of the eastern group leschenaultii/crassirostris. The second
records of Blyth’s reed warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum and Marmora’s warbler Sylvia sarda in Spain are also reported. Other highlights include the fourth record for Spain and the Western Palearctic for African crake Crecopsis egregia, referred to another exhausted bird found in Gran Canaria Island in January. Also included here are details on the first successful breeding of red-billed tropicbird Phaethon aethereus for the Canary Islands and Spain, as well as the confirmed breeding by little swift Apus affinis for the seventh consecutive year and the suspected breeding by lesser flamingo Phoenicopterus minor for the first time in the south of mainland Spain.

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2006 Report
Informe de 2006
Informe de 2006
Dies,J.I., et al (2008) Ardeola 55(2): 259-287

Summary. - Report on rare birds in Spain 2006. This is the 23rd annual report of the Spanish rarities committee (Comité de Rarezas de SEO/BirdLife). Up to 260 new accepted records from 75 rare bird taxa are given (acceptance rate of 86 %). New species added to the Spanish List is the first accepted record of green heron Butorides virescens in Spain, recorded in Tenerife Island in May. The second and third records for Spain and the Western Palearctic for african crake Crecopsis egregia are reported here, both referred to exhausted birds found in Tenerife island in November. Second accepted records for Spain were also wood duck Aix sponsa, Bulwer’s petrel Bulweria bulwerii and american herring gull Larus smithsonianus. There were exceptional marked presences of pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos and lesser flamingo Phoenicopterus minor. Further, little swift Apus affinis bred in the south of mainland Spain for the sixth consecutive year, and rarely preceded winter presences of pallid harrier Circus macrourus, citrine wagtail Motacilla citreola and red-breasted flycatcher Ficedula parva were registered.

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2005 Report
Informe de 2005
Informe de 2005
Dies,J.I., et al (2007) Ardeola 54(2): 405-460

Summary. - Report on rare birds in Spain 2005. This is the 22nd annual report of the Spanish rarities committee (CR-SEO/BirdLife). Up to 401 new accepted records from 114 rare bird taxa are given (acceptance rate of 92 %). Five new taxa were added to the Spanish List, including the first Western Palearctic record for Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana (from 2002) and the first for Spain for Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria, Blyth's Pipit Anthus godlewskii and White-crowned Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga. A record not accepted to species level of South Polar/Brown Skua Stercorarius maccormicki/antarctica was also first for Spain. Also recorded were the second records for eight species, such as for Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata, Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda, Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus, Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor, Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris, Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus, Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus and Baikal Teal Anas formosa (from 1974). Second and third records were accepted for unidentified Fregata Fregata sp., both from the Canary Islands. Further, Little Swift Apus affinis bred in the south of mainland Spain for the fifth consecutive year, and unprecedented autumn arrivals were recorded for White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis, Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica and Laughing Gull Larus atricilla, apparently associated to an unusual Atlantic hurricane season.

ard 2004 Report
Informe de 2004
Informe de 2004
De Juana, E, et al (2006) Ardeola 53(1): 163-190

Abstract:
Report on rare birds in Spain in 2004. This is the 21st annual report of the Spanish Ornithological Society’s Rarities Committee. It considers 258 new records pertaining to 114 species, with an acceptance rate of 86 %. Highlights include the first Spanish records for the following species: saker falcon Falco cherrug (origin unknown), american purple gallinule Porphyrio martinica (two records, Canary Islands), cape gull Larus dominicanus (Canary Islands), northern mockingbird Mimus polyglottos (Canary Islands, origin unknown), white's thrush Zoothera dauma (Balearic Islands, record from 1912), house crow Corvus splendens (origin unknown, Galicia), chaffinch of the North African subspecies Fringilla coelebs africana (Canary Islands) and desert finch Rhodospiza obsoleta (Balearic Islands, origin unknown). Also included are the second or third Spanish records for falcated duck Anas falcata, bald ibis Geronticus eremita (origin unknown), black guillemot Cepphus grylle, booted warbler Hippolais caligata, greenish warbler Phylloscopus trochiloides, common redpoll Carduelis flammea and rustic bunting Emberiza rustica, as well as the first for the Balearics of blue-cheeked bee-eater Merps persicus and the first for the Canaries of iceland gull Larus glaucoides.

2003 Report 
Informe de 2003
Informe de 2003
De Juana, E, et al (2005) Ardeola 52(1): 185-206

Abstract:
Report on rare birds in Spain in 2003. This is the 20th annual report of the Spanish Ornithological Society’s Rarities Committee. It considers 217 new records pertaining to 89 species, with an acceptance rate of 94 %. Species new to the Spanish list are those for Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus (Basque Country, year 1959), River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis (Galicia) and Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata (Balearics, 1998), as well as those for Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus (Andalucia) and Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata (Andalucia), although in the last two species on birds of unknown origin. Here included are also the second accepted records for Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina, American Coot Fulica americana, Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus (first for the Canary Islands), White-tailed Plover Vanellus leucurus (first for the Iberian Peninsula) and Forster’s Tern Sterna forsteri, as well as the third ones for Masked Booby Sula dactylatra, White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla, Radde’s Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi, Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus and the eastern subespecies of Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator niloticus.

2002 Report 
Informe de 2001
Informe de 2001
De Juana, E, et al (2004) Ardeola 51(2): 515-541

Abstract:
This is the 19th annual report of the Spanish Ornithological Society’s Rarities Committee. It considers 263 new records pertaining to 109 species, with an acceptance rate of 79.5%. Species new to the Spanish list are Capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata (Galicia), Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda (Canary Islands), Grey Catbird Dumetella carolinensis (Canary Islands), Siberian Blue Robin Luscinia cyane (Catalonia), Dark-throated Thrush Turdus ruficollis atrogularis (Catalonia) and Blyth’s Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum (Andalucia). Here included there are also the second accepted records of Dwarf Bittern Ixobrychus sturmii, Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis and Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus, and the third ones for Brown Booby Sula leucogaster, the American race of the Common Scoter Melanitta nigra americana and the Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni, as well as the first accepted record of American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus in the Canary Islands and the first of Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus in the Balearics. From 2005 onwards the Spanish Rarities Committee will no longer consider the Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus and, regarding to the Canaries, the Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris and the Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis.

2001 Report 
Informe de 2001
Informe de 2001 
De Juana, E, et al (2003) Ardeola 50(1): 123-149

Abstract:
This is the 18th annual report of the Spanish Ornithological Society’s Rarities Committee. It considers 260 new records, relating to 108 species, with an acceptance rate of 84.2 %. Highlights include a record of African Crake Crex egregia in Tenerife island (Canaries), first for the Western Palearctic, and a capture of Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita in the Marismas del Guadalquivir, year 1958, unique in Europe. Here included there are also the first Spanish records of Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus (in the Canaries, of unknown origin), Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius (Peninsular Spain), Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata (Peninsular Spain) and Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor (Canaries), as well as the second or third Spanish records of Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps, King Eider Somateria spectabilis, White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla (Islas Baleares), Sora Crake Porzana carolina, Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle, Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni, Desert Warbler Sylvia nana (Canarias), Hooded Crow Corvus (corone) cornix and Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps (origin unknown). For the Canary Islands there are the first records of Caspian Tern Sterna caspia and Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis. Finally, also noteworthy are the six records of Cream-coloured Courser Cursorius cursor, which include the first breeding cases known so far in Europe.

2000 Report 
Informe de 2000
Informe de 2000
De Juana, E, et al (2001) Ardeola 49(1): 141-171

Abstract:
This is the 17th annual report of the Spanish Ornithological Society’s Rarities Committee. It considers 321 new records pertaining to 110 species, with an acceptance rate of 77.7 %. Species new to the Spanish list are Dwarf Bittern Ardeirallus sturmii (first accepted record for the Palearctic, from Gran Canaria island), Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica (two in the Iberian peninsula, year1999) and Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus (Minorca island, Balearics, year 1997). Second accepted records are given for Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens, King Eider Somateria spectabilis, Moussier’s Redstart Phoenicurus moussieri and Desert Warbler Sylvia nana. Here included there are also the first accepted records for Bulwer’s Petrel Bulweria bulwerii in the Spanish part of the Iberian peninsula, for Rosy Starling Sturnus roseus in the Balearic islands, and for the following species in the Canary islands: Great Northern Diver Gavia immer, Western Reef Egretta gularis, Great White Egret E. alba, Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata, Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus, Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis (of unknown origin), Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus, Common Crane Grus grus, Slender-billed Gull Larus genei, Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra, Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola, Brambling Fringilla montifringilla and Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis. Also, old literature here reviewed have brought the acceptance of the only record so far of Pygmy Cormorant Phalacrocorax pygmeus (year 1855) and the first historical records of White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata (1914) and Radde’s Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzii (1968), but also the deletion from the Spanish list of White-billed Diver Gavia adamsii (one record, 1985) and Cape Gannet Morus capensis (the only accepted record, from 1985, is now accepted only as Cape / Australian Gannet Morus capensis / serrator). Other highlights include a thorough review of the records of Western Reef Egret (49, from which 22 are now accepted as relating to Western Reef Egret and 7 as presumed hybrids of this species with Little Egret Egretta garzetta); the first ever breeding proofs of Little Swift Apus affinis in Europe; five different records of Rüppell’s ¨Vulture Gyps rueppellii, and 11 individuals of Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti observed in the Canaries. In future reports, the Spanish Ornithological Society’s Rarities Committee will take into consideration the records of Roseate Tern Sterna dougalli, but will cease to consider, from 2003 onwards, those of Mute Swan Cygnus olor and Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea.

  1999 Report  PDF Not available online.
Informe de 1999 
Informe de 1999
De Juana, E, et al (2001) Ardeola 48(1): 117-136

Abstract:
This is the 16 th annual report of the Spanish Ornithological Society’s Rarities Committee. It presents 181 new records relating to 82 species, with an acceptance rate of 82.9 %. Species new to the Spanish list are Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias (recorded in the Canary islands), American Coot Fulica americana and American Robin Turdus migratorius. Second accepted records are included for Falcated Duck Anas falcata (bird of unknown origin) and Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri. For the Canary islands it presents the first accepted records of Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis, Shelduck Tadorna tadorna, Scaup Aythya marila, Bonelli’s Eagle Hieraaetus fasciatus (two birds, of unknown origin), Audouin’s Gull Larus audouinii and Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus, and for the Balearic islands the first one of Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus (bird of unknown origin).

1998 Report  
Informe de 1998
Informe de 1998 
De Juana, E, et al (2000) Ardeola 47(1): 141-159

Abstract:
This is the 15 th annual report of the Spanish Ornitological Society’s Rarities Committee. It presents 163 new records relating to 82 species, with an acceptance rate of 74,2 %. Species new to the Spanish list are Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus and Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus, and for the Canary islands list, Franklin’s Gull Larus pipixcan and Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis (birds of unknown origin). Species alredy cited in the literature for Spain but having here their first formally accepted records are Fulvous Whistling Duck Dendrocygna bicolor (bird of unknown origin), Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus (three records), Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina (recorded in the Balearics) and Marsh Owl Asio capensis (XXth century only European record). Second accepted records are given for American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus and Hoopoe Lark Alaemon aludipes (observation made in the Canary islands).

1997 Report  
Informe de 1997 
Informe de 1997
De Juana, E, et al (1999) Ardeola 46(1): 121-148

Abstract:
This is the 14th annual report of the Spanish Ornitological Society’s Rarities Committee. It presents 168 new records, of 77 species, accepting 142 (84,5 %). Highlights are the first records for Barrow’s Goldeneye Bucephala islandica, White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla (year 1944), Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus (year 1971) and Hoopoe Lark Alaemon alaudipes (in the Canary islands), as well as for the Marmora’s Warbler Sylvia sarda out of the Balearics, and the second ones for Swinhoe’s Storm-petrel Oceanodroma monorhis (in the Balearics), Bufflehead Bucephala albeola, Killdeer Plover Charadrius vociferus, Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii, Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva, Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis (origin unknown), Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus and Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps (origin unknown).

 

1996 Report . PDF Not available online.
Informe de 1996 
Informe de 1996
De Juana, E, et al (1998) Ardeola 45(1): 97-116

Abstract:
This is the l3th annual report of the Spanish Ornithological Society's Rarities Committee -formerly Iberian Rarities Committee-. It presents 163 new records, of 71 different species, accepting 142 (87 %). An especial review of records from the Canary Islands gives interesting results, among them the first records for the Westem Palearctic of American Swallowtailed Kite Kite Elanoides forficatus and Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla; the firsts for Spain of Whitetailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus, Wood Duck Aix sponsa -origin unknown- and Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens-origin unknown-, and the first for the Canary Islands of Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla, Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa fiavipes, Laughing Gull Larus atricilla and Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis. Other highlights in this report are the first record for Spain of Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis-Balearic Islands, perhaps an escape-, the first accepted record of Radde' s Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi, the second record of Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola, the first record for the Balearics of Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius and the second Iberian record of Black Duck Anas rubripes.

 

1995 Report. PDF Not available online. .
Informe de 1995 
Informe de 1995 
De Juana, E, et al (1997) Ardeola 44(1): 119-141

 

1994 Report. PDF Not available online. .
Informe de 1994
Informe de 1994
De Juana, E, et al (1996) Ardeola 43(1): 103-118

 

1993 Report. PDF Not available online.
Informe de 1993
Informe de 1993
De Juana, E, et al (1995) Ardeola 42(1): 97-113

Summary.-Report on rare birds in Spain and Portugal in 1993. This is the 10th annual report of the
Iberian Rarities Committee, dealing mainly with records of the year 1993. From 165 records, 112 have been accepted (67.9%). Highlights include these new species or subspecies tor the whole of Spain and Portugal: Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii, Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri, Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola, American Herring Gull Larus argentatus smithsonianus and Siberian Stonechat Saxicola torquata maura/stegnejeri. First for Portugal is a record of Bufflehead Bucephala albeola, origin unknown- and firsts for Spain are two records related to the Canary Islands, of Red-billed Tropicbird Phaeton aethereus and Desert Warbler Sylvia nana.

1992 Report. PDF Not available online
Informe de 1992
Informe de 1992
De Juana, E, et al (1994) Ardeola 41(1): 103-117

Summary.Report on rare birds in Spain and Portugal in 1992. In its 9th annual report the lberian Rarities Committee deals mainly with records of the year 1992. From 163 records 120 have been accepted (73.6%). Highlights include the following new species for the whole of Spain and Portugal: Falcated Duck Anas falcata, Bufflehead Bucephala albeola, Ruppell's Griffon Vulture Gyps rueppellii, American Coot Fulica americana. Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria, Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle, Bar-tailed Desert Lark Ammomanes cincturus (in the Canary Islands), Moussier's Redstart Phoenicurus moussieri and House Bunting Emberiza striolata

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1991 Report
Informe de 1991
Informe de 1991
De Juana, E, et al (1993) Ardeola 40(2): 177-192

SUMMARY.-Report on rare birds in Spain and Portugal in 1991. This is the eigth annual report of the Iberian Rarities Committee, dealing mainly with records of the year 1991. From 213 records, 158 have been accepted (74%). Highlights include new species for the whole of Spain and Portugal as Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens, Sacred Ibis Threskiomis aethiopicus (in the Canary Islands), Lesser Scaup Aythya aflinis, Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni and Cliff/Cave Swallow Hirundo pyrrhonota/fulva (Canary Islands), as well as the first records for Spain of Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps (Canary Islands) and Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla, and the first for Portugal of Royal Tem Sterna maxima and Rosy Starling Sturnus roseus.

1990 Report
Informe de 1990
Informe de 1990
De Juana, E, et al (1992) Ardeola 39(1): 73-84

 

1989 Report. No English abstract. PDF not available online


Informe de 1989
Informe de 1989
De Juana, E, et al (1991) Ardeola 38(1): 149-166

1988 Report

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Informe de 1988
Informe de 1988
De Juana, E, et al (1990) Ardeola 37(1): 107-125

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1987 Report

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Informe de 1987
Informe de 1987
De Juana, E, et al (1989) Ardeola 36(1): 111-123

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1986 Report

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Informe de 1986
Informe de 1986
De Juana, E, et al (1988) Ardeola 35(1): 167-174

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1985 Report

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Informe de 1985
Informe de 1985
De Juana, E, et al (1987) Ardeola 34(1): 123-133

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1984 Report

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Informe de 1984
Informe de 1984
De Juana, E, et al (1985) Ardeola 32(1): 137-143


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