Birds in Spain
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photos by Gerjon Gelling and Anne Kuiten
New: a forthcoming article on this topic will appear in Birding World issue of August 2001 (published September 2001)
the 28th GG and AK were looking for bustards and sandgrouses in a now confidential
location in S Spain when they suddenly saw 6 Cream-coloured coursers (Cursorius
cursor) in a dry field next to a private land. After observing
them for a while they suddenly discovered that there was one pair with
a young (a just hatched chick). That indicated that they must had been
Cream-coloured Courser is a rarity in Spain needing homologation by the national RC. Up to 1999 (report in print) there have been five records three in Andalusia and two in Central Spain.
However, since the establishment of this web page in September 2000 there have been at least four more records (not counting this) involving six birds, three of those involving five birds this Spring:
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