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topoTaxa index (n= 1 + 21 = 22) + (0) Gibraltar
GALLOANSERAE
 
Branta bernicla hrota      

NEOAVES

Pterodroma madeira/feae nAquila clanga Calidris melanotos Sterna maxima
Pterodroma feae nPluvialis dominica Phalaropus lobatus Sterna dougallii
Fregetta tropica Pluvialis fulva Actitis macularius Pycnonotus barbatus
Egretta gularis x garzetta Calidris falcinellus

Tringa flavipes

Corvus cornix
Gyps rueppellii Calidris bairdii Sterna elegans Motacilla citreola
Circus macrourus Calidris subruficollis   nCalcarius lapponicus
Buteo x rufinus      

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Pale-belllied Brent Goose Branta bernicla hrota (1-7)
(1) A Coruña. There was a ringed group of seven birds, five 1w and two adults, coming from Ireland, that were seen at Ensenada da Seca, Combarro, Poio, Pontevedra (Vítor Xosé Cabaleiro). See two photos below.

Braberhro

Photo: © Vítor Xosé Cabaleiro 14.9.2016

Braberhro

Photo: © Vítor Xosé Cabaleiro 14.9.2016

 

NEOAVES

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Fea's/Madeira's Petrel Pterodroma feae/madeira (1,2,3,4,5)
(1) A Coruña. The 5th this year was seen on 3.9 at Estaca de Bares, A Coruña (Antonio Sandoval, Itziar Gutiérrez, Petro Pynnonen, Jan Sodersved, Risto Nevalinna, Jyrki Pynnonen, Pasi Parkkinen).

(2) A Coruña. The 6th bird was seen on 4.9 from Estaca de Bares, A Coruña (Petro Pynnonen, Jan Sodersved, Risto Nevalinna, Jyrki Pynnonen, Pasi Parkkinen, David Calleja, Ramsés Pérez, Itziar Gutiérrez, Ricardo Hevia et al).

(3) A Coruña. There was another on 4.9 after the sunset at Estaca de Bares, A Coruña (Petro Pynnönen, Jan Sodersved, Risto Nevalinna, Jyrki Pynnönen, Pasi Parkkinen)

(4) A Coruña. On 10.9 one was seen again from Estaca de Bares, A Coruña (Ricardo Hevia, Antonio Sandoval, Antonio Martínez Pernas, Pablo Pita, Antonio Gutiérrez, Pablo Gutiérrez, Jesús Menéndez, Tono Lastra, Miguel Rouco, Juan Carlos Andrés).

(5) A Coruña. On 16.9 another was recorded from Estaca de Bares, A Coruña (Antonio Sandoval, Ricardo Hevia, Alfonso Valderas, Martin Heubeck).

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topoFea's Petrel Pterodroma feae (1)
(1) Lanzarote. On 14.9 a bird was seen at Banco de la Concepción, N Lanzarote, Canary Islands (Juan Sagardia et al / Lanzarote Pelagics).

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topoBLACK-BELLIED STORM PETREL Fregetta tropica (1) 3rd FOR SPAIN, 4th FOR WP
(1) Lanzarote. On 4.9 a bird was seen at Banco de la Concepción, N Lanzarote, Canary Islands (Marcel Gil, Juan Sagardia, M.Gerber, M.M.Schuck, U.Senft/ Lanzarote Pelagics). See a photo below (Juan Sagardía).

Fretro

Photo: © Juan Sagardía 4.9.2016

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nPresumed hybrid Western Reef x Little Egret Egretta gularis x garzetta (1,2)
(1) Huesca. On 16.9 one rather pale bird was seen at Caspe, Zaragoza (Esteban Hernández). See a photo below and two thumbnails here.

Egrgulgar

Photo: © Esteban Hernández 16.9.2016

n(2) Tarragona. On 24.9 a bird was seen near El Poble Nou, Delta del'Ebre, Tarragona (Lluc Sernis, Jordi Jover et al).

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nRuppell's Vulture Gyps rueppellii (1-2,3,4-5,6,7,8)
(1-2) Cádiz. On 3.9 there were two over Tarifa, Cádiz (Jana Marco, Álex Alamán et al). See a thumbnail here.

(3) Cádiz. On On 7.9 there was a bird over Cazalla, Tarifa, Cádiz (J.A.Sarry @observado.org).

(4-5) Cádiz. On 8.9 there were two birds, (1 juvenile+1immature) at Algarrobo, Algeciras, Cádiz (J.A.Sarry @observado.org).

(6) Málaga. On 16.9 a 11 year old birdwatcher found a bird at Casares, Málaga (Andrés Sánchez).

(7) Cádiz. On 16.9 a bird was seen over Tarifa, Cádiz (Yeray Seminario, Javi Elorriaga, Andrés de la Cruz, J.A. Sarry, Óscar Vilches y Álex Colorado).

n(8) Cádiz. On 24.9 a juv was rescued from the sea by kitesurfers in Tarifa. The vulture had hit the water exhausted after crossing the Strait from Africa (Javier Elorriaga).

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nPallid Harrier Circus macrourus (1,2,3)
(1) Huesca. On 10.9 a juvenile was seen at Ballobar, Huesca (Carles Oliver y Derek Burchnell). See an entry at Anuario Ornitológico de Aragón here (in Spanish).

(2) Barcelona. On 8.9 a 1w male was seen over Igualada, Barcelona (Agustí Olivé). See three photos below and a thumbnail here.

Cirmac

Photo: © Agustí Olivé 8.9.2016

Cirmac

Photo: © Agustí Olivé 8.9.2016

Cirmac

Photo: © Agustí Olivé 8.9.2016

n(3) Cádiz. From 22-24.9 a juv was at La Janda, Tarifa, Cádiz (Javier Elorriaga). See a thumbnail here.

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Long-legged/Gibraltar Buzzard Buteo x rufinus
(1,2)
(1) Cádiz. On 6.9 a bird (probably Gibraltar buzzard) was seen from Algarrobo, Algeciras, Cádiz (Andrés de la Cruz / Fundación MIGRES).

(2) Cádiz. On 16.9 a bird was seen and photographed over Tarifa, Cádiz (Andres de la Cruz, Carlos Torralvo, Jose Luis Garzón, J.A. Sarry, Óscar Vilches, Francisco Quesada y Álex Colorado). See a photo below (Álex Colorado).

Butruf

Photo: © Álex Colorado 16.9.2016

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nSpotted Eagle Aquila clanga (1)
(1) Cádiz. On 22.9 an adult was seen at La Janda, Tarifa, Cádiz (Salvador Solís). Still there on 23.9 (Manuel Mojarro, Manuel Morales) and on 24.9, when photographed, see below (Javier Elorriaga).

Aqucla

Photo: © Javier Elorriaga / Birding the Strait 22.9.2016

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ntopoAmerican Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica (1,2)
(1) Tenerife. On 21.9 a bird was seen at El Médano, Tenerife, Canary Islands (Francisco Cruz Alvarado). See two photos below.

Pluapr

Photo: © Francisco Cruz Alvarado 21.9.2016

Pluapr

Photo: © Francisco Cruz Alvarado 21.9.2016

(2) A Coruña. There was a bird on 24.9 at Marisma de O Carregal, PN Corrubedo, Ribeira, A Coruña (Maria Vidal Malde @ Noticiario SGO).

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Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva (1)
(1) Tarragona. The returning adult first seen on 24.8 was seen again during September. On 3.9 (Manolo Sánchez Blanch) and 4.9 when photographed (Josep Tantull, Roser Solé, Helena Arbonés, Ricard Gutiérrez; Gregori García). See photos below (Ricard Gutiérrez). Seen again on 5.9 (Ricard Gutiérrez), 7.9 (Ricard Gutiérrez), 8.9 (Ricard Gutiérrez, Helena Arbonés),10.9 (Paco Chiclana, Fernando del Valle, Mario Martín, Mario Romero; Sergi Sales; Josep Tantull, Roser Solé) and 11.9 (Manolo Sánchez Blanch). See a new photo and a video below. Seen during the following week (Josep Tantull, Roser Solé).n The bird was claimed to have been seen during the Delta Birding Festival but.

Pluful

Photo: © Ricard Gutiérrez 4.9.2016

Pluvul

Photo: © Ricard Gutiérrez 4.9.2016

Pluful

Photo: © Ricard Gutiérrez 4.9.2016

Pluful

Photo: © Ricard Gutiérrez 4.9.2016

 

Video: © Ricard Gutiérrez 4.9.2016

Pluful

Photo: © Josep Tantull 4.9.2016

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Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus (1,2)
(1)
Alicante. The bird seen on 30.8 at El Hondo, Alicante continued there on 2.9 when it was photographed again (Jacobo Ramos). See two thumbnails here.

(2) Tarragona. An adult was found on 18.9 at Punta de la Banya, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona (Jordi Martí-Aledo). nThis bird remained in the area on 19-20.9 (Jordi Martí-Aledo).

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Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii (1,2,3,4)
(1)
Alicante. On 6.9 one was seen at Vistabella, El Hondo, Alacant (Malcolm Palmer).

(2) Barcelona. On 12.9 a juvenile was seen and photographed at Cal Nani marshes, Llobregat delta, Barcelona (Ferran López). See a photo below and a thumbnail here. It later moved within the day to ca l’Arana beach, near the previous site, but it was not relocated (Ferran López). The first for the Llobregat delta and 4th for Catalonia.

Calbai

Photo: © Ferran López 12.9.2016

(3) Valencia. On 14.9 a bird was found at Tancat de Milia, Sollana, PN Albufera, València (Pedro Marín). See a photo below. It was only briefly relocated on 15.9 (Y. Maggiotto).

Calbai

Photo: © Pedro Marín 14.9.2016

n(4) Tarragona. A juvenile was found on 25.9 afternoon at Punta de la Banya, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona (Ashley Fisher, Bob Flood, Jordi Martí-Aledo, Ricard Gutiérrez, Gorka Gorospe, Mireia Martos). See a photo below.

Calbai

Photo: © Ricard Gutiérrez 25.9.2016

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nBuff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8-9,10)
(1) Tarragona. One of the two birds seen last month, adults, was reported at Migjorn grassfields, Sant Jaume d'Enveja, Tarragona, on 3.9 (Manolo Sánchez Blanch) and 4.9 (Jordi Jover).

(2) A Coruña. On 3.9 one juvenile was seen at Muro lagoon, Porto do Son, A Coruña (José Ramón Gómez). See two photos below and a thumbnail here. On 4.9 it was still there (David Martínez Lago, Juan Pita Romero). And on 5.9 too (Daniel Monteagudo, Carla Soaje/Birders Galicia) to 11.9 (Juan Cabeza).

Calsub

Photo: © José Ramón Gómez 3.9.2016

Calsub

Photo: © José Ramón Gómez 3.9.2016

(3) Tarragona. On 11.9 a juvenile was seen at Migjorn grassfields, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona (Manolo Sánchez Blanch).

topo(4) Fuerteventura. On 6.9 there was a 1w at Antigua, Fuerteventura (Martín Miguel Schuck).

(5) Huesca. On On 12.9 one was found at San Salvador reservoir, Huesca (Juan Carlos Albero). See a full chronicle in his blog Pajareando por Huesca here. On 15.9 it was still around (Luís Gracia, Javier Sampietro, Jesús Lavedán).

(6) Pontevedra. On 18.9 a juvenile was seen at Playa de Porto dos Padrones, O Grove, Pontevedra (Antonio Fontoira). Seen later and photographed by more authors (Cosme Damián Romay, Samuel Paz, Esteban Solleiro). See a photo below and two thumbnails here.

Calsub

Photo: © Cosme Damián Romay 18.9.2016

n(7) Bizkaia. On 23.9 a bird was at Getxo, Bizkaia (Juan Carlos Diéguez; Iván Sarabia). See two photos below (Juan Carlos Diéguez).

Calsub

Photo: © Juan Carlos Diéguez 23.9.2016

Calsub

Photo: © Juan Carlos Diéguez 23.9.2016

(8-9) Tarragona. On 23.9 first one, then two new 1w were found at Migjorn grassfields, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona after a severe night storm (T.Kuppel; P.G.Campderròs). See thumbnail here. Still there on 24.9 morning (José Portillo, Juan Sagardía, José Mª Zapata, César Clemente, Gerard Bota; Pau García Campderròs; Ferran López, Josep Bujons; Quim Minoves; Harold Wijts; Bob Flood, Ashley Fisheret al). Still there on 25.9 (Ferran López; Quim Minoves).

(10) Asturias. From 14-17.9 a bird was seen at Viladún, Asturias (Pablo González García). See a photo below.

Calsub

Photo: © Pablo González 17.9.2016

 

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nPectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14)
(1) Girona. On 2.9 a bird was seen at El Matà, Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, Girona (Jordi Martí-Aledo).
Still there on 3.9 (Àlex Ollé & Jordi Martí-Aledo @ birdingempordà.com). On 4.9 it was still present (César Castel; Jordi Martí-Aledo; Albert Manero @ornitho.cat). Still there on 5.9 (Manel Barrios; Albert Burgas @birdingemporda.com), 6.9 (Manel Barrios, Jordi Martí-Aledo, see a photo below), 7.9 (Àlex Ollé, Manel Barrios @birdingemporda.com), 9.9 (Jordi Martí-Aledo) and 10.9 (Manel Barrios @ birdingemporda.com).

Calmel

Photo: © Jordi Martí-Aledo 6.9.2016

(2) Tarragona. On 2.9 a 1w was found at Migjorn grassfields, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona (Carles Oliver). Seen and photographed later the same day (Josep Tantull, Roser Solé). On 3.9 it was still there (Manolo Sánchez Blanch), and on 4.9 too (Harold Wijts - see a thumnbnail here-; Josep Tantull, Roser Solé, Helena Arbonés, Ricard Gutiérrez; Gregori García). See a photo below and a thumbnail here (Josep Tantull, Roser Solé).

Calmel

Photo: © Josep Tantull 2.9.2016

(3) Barcelona. The bird seen on 31.8 at Cal Tet, Llobregat Delta, Barcelona remained there on 1.9 (Ferran López and others).

(4) València. There was a 1w at Marjal d'Oliva-Pego, València on 4.9 (F.José Llàcer), see a thumbnail here.

(5) Barcelona. A 2nd juvenile reached Llobregat delta on 6.9 at Platja de ca l'Arana, El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona (Daniel Mañas @ornitho,cat) Relocated on 8.9 at Cal Nani marshes, Delta del Llobregat, Barcelona (Ferran López).

(6) A Coruña. There was a 1w bird on 5.9 at Laguna de Vixam,Ribeira, A Coruña (Ana I.Pérez, José Ramón Gómez). Still there on 9.9 (Alberto Pastoriza).

(7) Tarragona. On 10.9 a presumed 2nd juvenile was seen at Migjorn grassfields, Delta del'Ebre, Tarragona after some days of not watching the (2) bird (Sergi Sales). Last seen on 13.9 (Josep Tantull, Roser Solé).

(8) Navarra. On 10.9 one juvenile was present at Zolina pond, Navarra (Mikel García). It was still around on 11.9 (Ricardo Rodríguez; Haritz Sarasa). See a photo below (Ricardo Rodríguez). See more photos at Haritz Sarasa blog here.

Calmel

Photo: © Ricardo Rodríguez 11.9.2016

(9) Asturias. On 11.9 a juvenile was found at Bañugues beach, Gozón, Asturias (Manuel Quintana Becerra y Charo Fdez. Monaño). See a photo below (Manuel Quintana).

Calmel

Photo: © Manuel Quintana 11.9.2016

(10) Huesca. On 14.9 a bird was found at San Salvador reservoir, Huesca (Juan Carlos Albero, Jorge Sierra). On 15.9 it was still there (Luís Gracia, Javier Sampietro, Jesús Lavedán).

topo(11) Tenerife. On 14.9 one juvenile was seen at Arona ponds, Tenerife (Pablo Olabe). See a photo below.

Calmel

Photo: © Pablo Olabe 14.9.2016

(12) Sevilla. On 16.9 a bird was found at Dehesa de Abajo, Sevilla (Alfonso Barragán). On 18.9 it was still there (Carlos Gutiérrez Expósito) and on 19-23.8 too (Paco Chiclana).

Calmel

Photo: © Paco Chiclana 19.9.2016

n(13) Illes Balears. On 20.9 a juvenile was found at S'Albufera de Mallorca, Illes Balears (Maties Rebassa et al). See a thumbnail here.

(14) Cádiz. On 23.9 a juvenile was found at La Janda, Tarifa, Cádiz (Yeray Seminario). It was still there on 24.9, see a thumbnail here (Javier Elorriaga).

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nRed-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus (1,2,3-4)
(1) Huesca. On 3.9 a juvenile was found at La Sotonera reservoir, Huesca (Silvia Duque Mavilla y Francisco Javier Quesada Gaibar). Relocated on 4.9 (Juan Carlos Albero).See a thumbnail here.

(2) Tarragona. A sole individual was spotted at Punta de la Banya, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona on 14.9 (Jordi Martí-Aledo).

n(3-4) Tarragona. Two juveniles were found on 23.9 morning at Punta de la Banya, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona (Jan Södersved, Mike Weedon and others /Delta Birding Festival). See a photo below (Ricard Gutiérrez).

Phalob

Photo: © Ricard Gutiérrez 25.9.2016

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Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius (1)
(1)
A Coruña. On 4.9 an adult was seen at a canal of the San Pedro de Muro lagoon, Xuño, Porto do son, A Coruña (David Martínez Lago, Juan Pita Romero). This bird was seen again on 8.9 when photographed (see below and a thumbnail here, Alvaro Rodríguez Pomares) and 9.9 (Alberto Pastoriza @observado.org) to 11.9 (Juan Cabeza).

Actmac

Photo: © Álvaro Rodríguez Pomares 8.9.2016

Actmac

Photo: © Álvaro Rodríguez Pomares 8.9.2016

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Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes (1)
(1)
Alicante. The bird found on 31.8 at El Hondo, Alicante, was seen and photographed on 2.9 (Jacobo Ramos). See photos below. On 6.9 it was still there (Malcolm Palmer). On 12.9 it was seen and photographed again (Jacobo Ramos, Javi Cots, Javi Barón, Vicent Ferri, Pep Cantó). See a photo below (Pep Cantó).n This bird was relocated on 20.9 at Limicolas hide, El Hondo, Alicante (Kevin Wade).

Trifla

Photo: © Jacobo Ramos 2.9.2016

Trifla

Photo: © Jacobo Ramos 2.9.2016

Trifla

Photo: © Jacobo Ramos 2.9.2016

Trifla

Photo: © Pep Cantó 12.9.2016

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Elegant Tern Sterna elegans (1)
(1) Cádiz. One bird seen last month remained at Cadiz bay on 3.9 (Alberto Savijn, F.Javier Salcedo) and on 6.9 (Rafael García Costales via Martin Helin).

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topoRoyal Tern Sterna maxima (1)
(1) Lanzarote. On 14.9 a bird was seen at Banco de la Concepción, N Lanzarote, Canary Islands (Juan Sagardia et al / Lanzarote Pelagics).

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nRoseate Tern Sterna dougallii (1,2-6)
(1) A Coruña. On 7.9 a bird was seen from Estaca de Bares, A Coruña (Leo en Christien Dhoore @observado.org).

(2-6) A Coruña. On 14.9 a group of 5 birds was seen within Ria de Ortigueira, A Coruña in a day of overall bad weather (Ricardo Hevia).

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Garden Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus (1-2)
(1) Cádiz . Two were reported singing at Tarifa, Cádiz, on 8.9 (Bart De Keersmaecker @observado.org). nThis bird was seen again on 20.9. It was on the east side of the town and was noted singing from an aerial on a block of apartments and later from a tree in a garden nearby (John Hopkins). See a thumbnail here. Two were seen on 24.9 (Thomas van der Es). See a photo below.

Pycbar

Photo: © Thomas van der Es 25.9.2016

Hooded Crow Corvus cornix (1,2-3)
(1) Barcelona. One remained at Viladecans beach, Barcelona, where it has spent all summer, on 16.9 (Lluís Toldrà @ ornitho.cat).

n(2-3) Barcelona. The two seen previously were relocated at El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, on 20.9 (Ferran López). On 25.9 one was seen again (Xavier Folqué @ ornitho.cat).

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nCitrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola (1,2-3,4,5,6,7)
(1) Barcelona. The bird found on 31.8 at Cal Tet, Llobregat Delta, Barcelona was seen also on 1.9 (Ferran López and others).

(2-3) Girona. On 4.9 a 1w was at El Matà, Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, Girona (Guillem Saguer @ornitho.cat; Albert Manero @ornitho.cat). Still there on 5.9 (Manel Barrios @birdingemporda.com). Two 1w birds were present on 6.9 (Jordi Martí-Aledo), see a photo below and thumbnails here and remained on 7.9 (Àlex Ollé @ birdingempordà.com). On 9.9 an adult joined the two 1w (Jordi Martí-Aledo), see a photo of the adult below and a thumbnail here and only one of these 1w, and the adult, remained on 10.9 (Manel Barrios; Joaquim Martínez @birdingemporda.com).

Motcit

Photo: © Jordi Martí - Aledo 6.9.2016

(4) Girona. On 9.9 an adult joined the two 1w (2-3) at El Matà, Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, Girona (Jordi Martí-Aledo), see a photo below and a thumbnail here. It remained on 10.9 (Manel Barrios; Joaquim Martínez @birdingemporda.com) and on 11.9 (Fran Trabalon, Joan Goy). Last seen on 12.9 (Xavier Idígora @birdingemporda.com).

Motcit

Photo: © Jordi Martí - Aledo 6.9.2016

(5) Valencia. On 10.9 an adult was seen at Marjal d'Oliva-Pego, València (F.Jose Llàcer). See two photos below.

Motcit

Photo: © F. José Llàcer 10.9.2016

Motcit

Photo: © F. José Llàcer 10.9.2016

n(6) Tarragona. On 23.9 a 1w was brifly seen at El Goleró, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona (Francesc Pou). Not relocated afterwards.

(7) Tarragona. On 25.9 a 1w was seen at Migjorn grassfields, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona (Quim Minoves).

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nLapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus (1)
(1) A Coruña . On 22.9 a bird was at Langosteira, Fisterra, A Coruña (Dani López Velasco, Fernando Pereiras, D.González).

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Suggested citations / Citaciones recomendadas /Citació recomanada:

  • Whole document/ Documento entero/ Document sencer: Gutiérrez,R. (ed) (year, latest update), Recent Reports: [month year]. Rare Birds in Spain. Retrieved from http://www.rarebirdspain.net/arbsr000.htm 
    • e.g. Gutiérrez, R. (ed) (2002, April 3). Recent Reports: April 2002. Rare Birds in Spain.Retrieved from http://www.rarebirdspain.net/arbsr000.htm 
  • Single records/ Citas sueltas/ Cites aïllades: Author (year). [Species] in Gutiérrez,R. (ed) (year, latest update), Recent Reports: [month year]. Rare Birds in Spain. Retrieved from http://www.rarebirdspain.net/arbsr000.htm 
    • e.g. Rebassa, M. (2002) Great White Egret Egretta alba in Gutiérrez, R. (ed) (2002, April 3). Recent Reports: April 2002.Rare Birds in Spain. Retrieved from http://www.rarebirdspain.net/arbsr000.htm

All birds featured in this page are rarities needing homologation by the Spanish Rarities Committee except:

Anser brachyrhynchus, Anas carolinensis, Aythya collaris, Egretta gularis × garzetta, Gyps rueppellii, Circus macrourus, Calidris melanotos, Calidris subruficollis, Gallinago media, Phalaropus lobatus, Larus cachinnans, Larus glaucoides glaucoides, Larus hyperboreus, Sterna bengalensis, Sterna dougallii, Motacilla citreola and Phylloscopus inornatus not considered national Spanish rarities since 1.1.2016 but included here for reference as near-rarities and featured in grey colour and marked with a n

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Recent reports includes the latest sightings from the whole of Spain which are both personal observations, communications or have been released in E-Mail lists. Please contact the authors before using any photo for anything else than personal reference. Any submitted news to this page can be used by the Spanish RC or other rarities committees for their knowledge if enough substantiated. Inclusion in this page does not imply acceptance or homologation of any kind.Photos could be cropped for editorial reasons.Gibraltar news are included thanks to Gibraltar Ornithological & Natural History Society but this has no more implication than the sake of completeness given this area situation. Names of localities are featured as given by the authors of the records, that should be cited as those. Today news are marked with anew icon. We would welcome to receive a spare copy of those journals using these news for commercial purposes. Contact RG at address at the front page. From April 2005 only news of rarities needing homologation by the Spanish Rarities Committee are included, but note above change of policy from January 2016. Reproduction of the contents of this page in commercial websites (e.g. *.com) or for commercial purposes is forbidden if not agreed in advance.. Go back to top
Citas recientes incluye las últimas novedades del conjunto del país que tanto son observaciones personales, comunicaciones al autor o noticias difundidas en listas de correo. Por favor contacten los autores para cualquier uso de las fotografias fuera del estrictamente personal. Cualquier cita que se envie a esta página podrá ser usada por comités de rarezas estatales o de otros ámbitos, pero su inclusión aquí no implica su aceptación u homologación de ningún tipo y son responsabilidad de sus autores. Los nombres de las localidades se incluyen como son enviadas por los colaboradores, que deben ser citados como autores de las citas. Las fotos que se envíen podrán ser recortadas por criterios editoriales.Las noticias más recientes se marcan con new Desde Abril de 2005 se incluyen únicamente citas de  rarezas que necesitan homologación por el Comité de Rarezas de SEO/Birdlife si bien véase el cambio de política acaecido a partir de enero de 2016. La reproducción total o parcial de los contenidos de esta página está prohibida en sitios web comerciales (p.ej. *.com) si no se autoriza de antemano. Ir al inicio de la página
Cites recents inclou les darreres novetats del conjunt de l'estat que són observacions pròpies, comunicacions o noticies difoses a llistes de correu. Si us plau contacteu amb els autors de les fotos per a a qualsevol ús fora de l'estrictament personal. Qualsevol cita que sigui enviada a aquesta plana podrà ser emprada per comitès de rareeses estatals o d'altres àmbits si bé la seva publicació aquí no implica la seva aceptació o homologació de cap mena i és responsabilitat dels seus autors. Els noms de les localitats són posats tal i com són enviats pels autors, que han de ser referenciats com a autors de les cites. Les fotos que s'envïin podran ser retallades per criteris editiorals.Les notícies més recents són les marcades ambnew.Desd'Abril de 2005 únicament s'inclouen cites de rareses que necessiten homologació pel Comité de Rarezas de SEO/Birdlife per bé que també d'altres espècies a partir de gener de 2016 (vegeu més amunt). La reproducció total o parcial dels continguts d'aquesta plana és prohidia per a qualsevol lloc web de caire comercial (e.g. *.com) sinó s'ha autoritzat de forma prèvia. Tornar a l'inici de la plana.



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Delta Birding brought many rarities. Check them in this page:

Egretta gularis x garzetta

Pluvialis fulva

Calidris falcinellus

Calidris bairdii

Calidris subruficollis

Phalaropus lobatus

Motacilla citreola

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Rarity distribution
OCTOBER 2015

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Latest highlights:

Gyprup
The Ruppell's Vulture over Tarifa on 3.9 (Álex Alamán y Jana Marco).
Calfal
Calfal
Calfal
The Broad-billed Sandpiper at El Hondo on 2.9 (Jacobo Ramos).
Calsub
The Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Porto do Son, A Coruña (José Ramón Gómez).
Calmel
The elusive Pectoral Sandpiper at Ebre Delta as on 4.9 (Harold Wijts)
Calmel
Calmel
The Pectoral Sandpiper at Marjal d'Oliva-Pego on 4.9 (F.José Llàcer).
Phalob
The Red-necked Phalarope at La Sotonera, Huesca, on 4.9 (Juan Carlos Albero).
Motcit
The adult Citrine Wagtail from Aiguamolls de l'Empordà (Jordi Martí-Aledo)
Calmel
The Pectoral Sandpiper seen at Ebre delta on 3.9 (Josep Tantull)
Actmac
The Spotted Sandpiper at Porto do Son, A Coruña (Álvaro Rodríguez Pomares)
Motcit
Motcit
The two 1w Citrine Wagtails seen in early September at Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, Girona (Jordi Martí-Aledo).
Cirmac
The Pallid Harrier over Igualada, Barcelona on 8.9 (Agustí Olivé).
Calbai
The Baird's Sandpiper seen at Llobregat Delta, the 1st for the area (Ferran López)
Egrgulgar
Egrgulgar
The presumed hybrid Egret at Caspe, Huesca (Esteban Hernández)
Calsub
Calsub
The Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Pontevedra on 18.9 (Cosme Damián Romay).
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Pycbar
The singing Garden Bulbul at Tarifa on 20.9 (John Hopkins).
One of the two BUff-breasted Sandpipers of Ebro delta on 25.9 (Thomas Kuppel).
Cirmac
The Pallid Harrier at the Straits (Javier Elorriaga)
Calmel
The Pectoral Sandpiper at the Straits (Javier Elorriaga)
Calmel
The Pectoral Sandpiper at Mallorca (Juanjo Bazán).
 

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