Rare Birds in Spain


Assorted photos from recent sightings (January -September 2000)

Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus. Buda Island, Ebre Delta. 20.9.2000 Photo © Ricard Gutierrez
Important numbers of this species are currently present in the country, where 12 pairs bred in Ebro Delta and over 60 in the Doñana area.

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Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis*. Rivas-Vaciamadrid gravel pit, Madrid. A bird present from 27.11.1999 till 9.4.2000 at least. Photo © Delfín González. Another bird is currently present at Ebro Delta with 3 furhter White-headed Ducks O.leucocephala.

* observation currently under study by the CR/SEO

Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus*. Velilla de San Antonio, Madrid.27.2.2000. Photo © Delfín González. Sightings of this species are not submitted in many parts of the country where regarded as common but this masks the true pattern of occurrence of this species in Soain

* observation currently under study by the CR/SEO

Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii . Salinas de San Pedro del Pinatar, Murcia. 4.10.2000 © Delfín González..

Thank you Delfín for the excellent documents sent.
Gracias a Delfín González por las tres fotografias enviadas.
Gràcies a Delfín González per les tres fotos enviades.

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