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GALLOANSERAE
 
Cygnus cygnus Anas carolinensis Aythya collaris Aythya affinis
Branta bernicla hrota      

NEOAVES

Podiceps grisegena Aquila.pomarina Larus cachinanns Phylloscopus inornatus
Phalacrocorax pygmeus Aquila clanga Larus thayeri Phylloscopus humei
Egretta gularis x garzetta Tringa flavipes Larus glaucoides kumlieni Phylloscopus collybita tristis
Phoenicopterus minor Phalaropus lobatus Larus hyperboreus iLanius cristatus
Circus macrourus Chroicocephalus philadelphia Motacilla citreola iLanius isabellinus
Buteo rufinus nLarus pipixcan Pycnonotus barbatus  
  Larus smithsonianus    

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Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus (1)
(1) A Coruña. The bird found on 29.12 at A Frouxeira, Valdoviño, A Coruña remained there on 13.1 (Marc Gàlvez, Paco Bernáldez) and 14.1 (Ricardo Hevia).

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Pale-belllied Brent Goose Branta bernicla hrota (1,2)
(1) A Coruña. There was a bird on 11.1 at Ortigueira, A Coruña (Xabier Prieto). Might be the bird seen previously at O Grove, Pontevedra on the move. This bird was still there on 12.1 (Ricardo Hevia) and 13.1 (Marc Gàlvez, Paco Bernáldez) to 14.1 (Ricardo Hevia).

(2) Pontevedra. The bird coming from 2014 was seen at O Vao marsh, O Grove, on 5.1 (Tobias von Lukowicz, Cosme Damián Romay).

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Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis (1,2,3,4)
(1) A Coruña. On 5.1 there was a drake at Desembocadura rio Anllons, Ponteceso, A Coruña (Pepa Álvarez Pantín, Javier Estevez Cortizo). See a thumbnail here. Still present on 12.1 (Marc Gàlvez, Paco Bernáldez)

(2) A Coruña. On 5.1, a drake was seen at Laguna de Vixán, PN Corrubedo, Ribeira, A Coruña (Xurxo Piñeiro).Still there on 11.1 (Juan Cabeza).

(3) Madrid. On 18.1 a drake was found at Junta de los Rios, Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Madrid (Jus Pérez Martín). See a photo below.

Anacar

Photo: © Jus Pérez Martín, 18.1.2015

n(4) Girona. On 22.1 a drake was found at La Massona, PN Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, Girona, the same place where the Pygmy Cormorant and a Ring-necked Duck are (Javi Mendoza, Carles Durà, Francisco Pou, Enric Foncuberta), see a thumbnail here and the same in the Rarebirdspain twitter timeline here. It remained there on 24.1 (Quique Carballal, Bernat Iglesias et al) and 25.1 (Xavier Idígora @ ornitho.cat).

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topoRing-necked Duck Aythya collaris (1-2,3,4-5,6,7,8,9,10-13,14)
(1-2) Fuerteventura. The two birds seen at Salinas de Antigua Golf course, Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands on 27.11.2014 remained there on 3.1 (Eckhard Moeller). See a special photopage of these Fuerteventura Aythya from 2014 here. On 5.1. the ducks were seen again (Aravind Ramesh).

(3) Girona. The drake found at La Massona lagoon, PN Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, on 31.12 remained there on 3.1 (Eio Ramón, Sergio Hoces), see a photo below and 4.1 (Xavier Aute; Jaume Prat, David Smiff, Manuel Caamaño, Elvira Morilla, Grabi de Jesús). Still present on 5.1 (José Ángel Lahoz, Ramón Faura), 6.1 (Joan Goy @ornitho.cat), 8.1 (Carles Oliver), 9.1 (Adrià Compte @ornitho.cat) and 10.1 (Maria Cabau et al). This bird remained the following week: 14.1 (Sergi Sales, Ricard Gutiérrez), see a video below; 16.1 (Clemente Álvarez Usategui; Alberto Somoza et al). nThe bird remained in late January: 22.1 (Javi Mendoza,Carles Durà,Francisco Pou,Enric Foncuberta) and 24.1 (Quique Carballal, Bernat Iglesias, Eugeni Capella et al) to 25.1 (Xavier Idígora @ ornitho.cat).

Aytcol

Photo: © Eio Ramón , 3.1.2015

 

Video: © Ricard Gutiérrez, 14.1.2015

(4-6) A Coruña. Two drakes, from the three birds found on 26.12, remained at Laguna de Louro, Muros, A Coruña on 10.1 (Ramsés Pérez). See a thumbnail here. The two drakes and the female were seen again on 11.1 (Marc Gàlvez).

(7) A Coruña. The drake seen on 8.11.2014 at Cecebre reservoir, A Coruña remained there on 10.1.2015 (Xabier Varela). See a tthumbnail here. It was seen again on 11.1 (David Martínez, Pablo Lado, Juanda, Antonio Sandoval).

(8) Alicante. The drake seen at El Hondo (El Fondo), Elche (Elx), Alicante on 22.12.2014 remained there on 7.1 (Sergio Arroyo). And on 13.1 (Pablo Perales, see a video below), 14.1 (Jana Marco, Óscar Aldeguer) and 15.1 (Óscar Aldeguer, Sergio Arroyo). See a photo below (Óscar Aldeguer). nThe bird remained there on 20.1 (Jacobo Ramos, Ana van der Hofstadt, Jana Marco; Barry Chambers), see a thumbnail here and photos below in an exotic mixture with local White-headed Ducks Oxyura leucocephala. It was also seen on on 22.1 (Richard Howard).

 

Video: © Pablo Perales, 13.1.2015

Aytcol

Photo: © Óscar Aldeguer, 15.1.2015

Aytcol

Photo: © Jana Marco, 20.1.2015

Aytcol

Photo: © Jana Marco, 20.1.2015

(9) Madrid. On 17.1 there was a female at Presa del Rey, Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Madrid (Cristian Pérez-Granados y Diana Osuna). See a photo below (Cristian Pérez-Granados). nThe bird remained there on 20.1 (Jus Pérez)

Aytcol

Photo: © Cristian Pérez-Granados, 17.1.2015

(10-13) A Coruña. There were four ♀ birds on 13.1 at A Frouxeira, Valdoviño, A Coruña (Marc Gàlvez, Paco Bernáldez) and on 14.1 too (Ricardo Hevia).

(14) Lugo. The ♀ bird coming from December 2014 was still at Ria de Foz, Lugo on 10.1 (Marcos Otero Filgueiras, David Calleja Marcos & Jose Antonio Arregui Redondo). nSeen again on 19.1 (David Calleja Marcos & Jose Antonio Herrero Fernández) and on 23.1 (David Calleja).

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topoLesser Scaup Aythya affinis (1-5)
(1-5) Fuerteventura. The five birds (2♂+3♀) found at Golf Salinas de Antigua, Caleta de Fuste, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands on 27.11.2014 remained there on 3.1 (Eckhard Moeller). See a special photopage of these Fuerteventura Aythya from 2014 here.Seen again on 4.1 (Juan Sagardía), see a photo below and 5.1 (Aravind Ramesh)

Aytaff

Photo: © Juan Sagardía, 4.1.2015

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Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena (1)
(1) Girona . A bird was seen at Susqueda reservoir, Girona on 4.1 (Xavier Larruy). See a thumbnail here. Not relocated afterwards.

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PYGMY CORMORANT Phalacrocorax pygmeus (1) FIRST FOR SPAIN
(1) Girona. The adult found at La Massona, PN Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, Girona on 13.12.2014 remained there into 2015: 2.1 (Santi Guallar @ornitho.cat; Xavier Idígora), 3.1 (Eio Ramón, Sergio Hoces). See a photo below (Eio Ramón) and 4.1 (Pedro Plans @ ornitho.cat). The bird remained the following week: 7.1 (Joan Ventura @ornitho.cat); 9.1 (Adrià Compte; Pierre-Louis Kieffer @ornitho.cat), 10.1 (Maria Cabau et al; Colin Retter @ornitho.cat). The bird continued at La Massona roost and foraging in the Les Llaunes Nature Reserve of Aiguamolls de l'Empordà Natural Park the following week: 14.1(Ricard Gutiérrez, Sergi Sales), see a video below, and 16.1 (Alberto Somoza,C.Á. Usategui et al).n Seen again in late January with the same behaviour pattern (either dawn at the roost or from midday on again at the roost): 22.1 (Javi Mendoza, Carles Durà, Francisco Pou, Enric Foncuberta) and 24.1 (Bernat Iglesias).

See more photos and more information in the Special photopage here.

Phapyg

Photo: © Eio Ramón , 3.1.2015

 

Video: © Ricard Gutiérrez, 14.1.2015

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Presumed hybrid Western Reef x Little Egret Egretta gularis x garzetta (1)
(1) Barcelona. The bird seen during the last months at Can Dimoni, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona was relocated on 6.1 at Riera de Sant Climent, Viladecans, Barcelona. (Eio Ramón). See a photo below.

Egragargul

Photo: © Eio Ramón , 6.1.2015

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Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor (1-3)
(1-3) Sevilla. On 15.1 there were three at Veta la Palma, Espacio Natural Doñana, Aznalcázar, Sevilla (José Luís Arroyo). See a photo of two of them below and a thumbnail of the 3rd here.

Phomin

Photo: © José Luís Arroyo, 15.1.2015

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Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus (1,2)
(1) Zamora. On 13.1 a presumably Pallid Harrier was seen at Villarin de Campos - La Tabla, Zamora (Fernando Pereiras, Belén Lorenzo)12.1

n(2) Albacete. On 24.1 a male was present at the Harrier roost at Laguna de los Ojos de Villaverde, Robledo, Albacete (Raúl González David Cañizares).

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Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus (1,2,3)
(1) Cádiz. On 3.1 there was a bird at Guadacorte, Los Barrios, Cádiz (Edward Eyles, José Luís Garzón, Álex Colorado).

(2) Sevilla. On 7.1 a bird showing mixed characters of rufinus and buteo was seen at Entremuros, Doñana, Sevilla (Cristian Jensen/Audouin Birding Tours).

n(3) Sevilla. On 22.1 one was seen at Ojuelos, Marchena, Sevilla (Paco Chiclana). See a thumbnail here. Presumably the same bird was aleady in the area from 24.12.2014 at least (Fernando Díaz Fernández).

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Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina (1)
(1) Cádiz. On 5.1 a bird was seen at La Janda, Cádiz (Carlos Moreno, Fernando Enrique Navarrete, Pablo Barrena). See a photo below (Pablo Barrena). This bird remained at La Janda, Cádiz on 13.1 (Edward Eyles).

Aqupom

Photo: © Pablo Barrena, 5.1.2015

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Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga (1,2)
(1) Alicante. On 11.1, the famours Estonian eagle 'Tonn' was seen again at El Hondo, Alicante (Jana Marco, Ana van der Hofstadt, Juan Mª Pérez-García). On 14.1 an individual was seen at long distance at El Hondo, Elx, Alicante and perhaps was this one - but might be another -(Óscar Aldeguer, Jana Marco)

(2) Alicante. On 10.1 a white-PVC ringed subadult, probably 'Not Tonn' was seen also at El Hondo, Elx, Alicante (Óscar Aldeguer). See a photo below. nOn 21.1 it was seen again (Pep Cantó, Marcos Fernández, Javi Cots)

Aqucla

Photo: © Óscar Aldeguer, 10.1.2015

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Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes (1,2)
(1) Cáceres. The bird overwintering at at El Batán ricefields, Cáceres from 5.12.2014 was seen again in 2015: 2.1 (Sergio Mayordomo), see a photo below, and 3,1 (Michel Viskens y Ricardo Montero).

Trifla

Photo: © Michel Viskens, 3.1.2015

(2) Alicante. One was found at El Hondo, Elx, Alicante on 9.1 (Jacobo Ramos, Sergio Arroyo). It was relocaded in another place within the reserve on 11.1 (Jana Marco, Ana van der Hofstadt). See two photos below (Jana Marco).The bird remained the following week in the El Hondo area: 12.1 (Óscar Aldeguer, Sergio Arroyo; Juan Manuel Pérez García y Paco Botella), see photos below, and 17.1 (Richard Howard).

Trifla

Photo: © Jana Marco, 11.1.2015

Trifla

Photo: © Jana Marco, 11.1.2015

Trifla

Photo: © Óscar Aldeguer, 12.1.2015

Trifla

Photo: © Óscar Aldeguer, 12.1.2015

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Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus (1)
(1) Cádiz . There was a bird at Salinas de San Carlos, Espacio Natural de Doñana, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Cádiz on 14.1 (José Luís Arroyo). See two thumbnails here.

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Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia (1,2)
(1) A Coruña . The adult bird seen from 26.11.2014 at Cariño, A Coruña was seen again on 11.1, despite it is now seen more irregularly than before (Ricardo Hevia). Still present on 12.1 (Ricardo Hevia) and 13.1 (Marc Gàlvez, Paco Bernáldez, Ricardo Hevia) to 14.1 - 18.1 (Ricardo Hevia).

n(2) A Coruña . The adult seen lasts month at Ferron, A Coruña, remained there on 18.1 at San Valentín, Fene, Ria de Ferrol, A Coruña (Pablo Gutiérrez y Antonio Gutierrez). See a thumbnail here (Antonio Gutiérrez).

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nFranklin's Gull Larus pipixcan (1)
(1) Asturias . On 22.1 a bird was seen and photographed at Bañugues, Gozón, Asturies (José Antonio García Cañal).

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American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus (1,2)
(1) Bizkaia . The returning 3w seen from 2014 remained at Ondarroa, Bizkaia on 4.1 (Juan Carlos Andrés, Albert Cama, Matxalen Pauly, José Herrero, Aitor Leiza; David Calleja). See photos below (Juan Carlos Andrés). Still there on 11.1 when photographed too (Delfín González, Gabriel Lorenzo Martínez et al). See a photo below. The bird remained there on 17.1 (Juan Carlos Andrés) and 18.1 (Juan Carlos Andrés, Iván Sarabia).

Larsmi

Photo: © Juan Carlos Andrés, 4.1.2015

Larsmi

Photo: © Juan Carlos Andrés, 4.1.2015

Larsmi

Photo: © Juan Carlos Andrés, 4.1.2015

Larsmi

Photo: © Delfín González, 11.1.2015

(2) A Coruña . The adult locally named 'barrilete' was seen again at Lires, Muxia/Ceé, on 11.1 (Antonio Gutiérrez, Pablo Gutiérrez, Antonio Sandoval). The bird remained at the same place on 12.1 (Marc Gàlvez, Paco Bernáldez)

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Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9.10,11,12,13)
(1) A Coruña . There was a 1cy at Playa de Matadoiro, Arteixo, A Coruña on 1.12 (Xabier Varela). See a photo below and thumbnails here.

Larcac

Photo: © Xabier Varela, 1.1.2015

(2) Lugo . There was a 1cy at San Ciprián, Cervo, Lugo, on 1.1. (Ricardo Hevia). See a thumbnail here.

(3) A Coruña . There was an adult on 3.1 at Lires, A Coruña (F. López, Ferran Pujol, Fernando Pereiras, Maria Cabau, Jaume Bartra i Montse Tardy). See a photo below (Ferran López).

Larcac

Photo: © Ferran López, 3.1.2015

(4) A Coruña . On 5.1 a 1w was seen at Santa Cruz-Oleiros, A Coruña (Sergio Paris; Antonio López Porto). See photos below and thumbnails here.

Larcac

Photo: © Sergio Paris, 5.1.2015

Larcac

Photo: © Sergio Paris, 5.1.2015

Larcac

Photo: © Sergio Paris, 5.1.2015

(5) Madrid . On 6.1 there was one 1w at Colmenar Viejo dump, Madrid, see a photo below (Delfín González, Miguel Juan Martínez).

Larcac

Photo: © Delfín González, 6.1.2015

(6) A Coruña . On 7.1, at praia de Alba, Arteixo, A Coruña, a 2cy ringed in Norway (black PVC coded "J8350") was seen and photographed (Xabier Varela). See a thumnbail here. nThis bird was seen again on 22.1 but at playa de Alba, Arteixo, A Coruña (J.R. Sánchez Bugallo).

(7) A Coruña . On 6.1, there was a 1w at Espasante harbour, Ortigueira, A Coruña (Ricardo Hevia). See photos below and a thumbnail here.

Larcac

Photo: © Ricardo Hevia, 6.1.2015

Larcac

Photo: © Ricardo Hevia, 6.1.2015

(8) Gizpuzkoa. On 16.1, a new 1w was found at Hondarribia harbour, Gipuzkoa (Juan Carlos Andrés, Luís López). See a photo below and more information on Juan Carlos Andrés blog here.

Larcac

Photo: © Juan Carlos Andrés, 16.1.2015

(9) Bizkaia. On 17.1 a bird was seen at Ondarora, Bizkaia. See an entry atn the Juan Carlos Andrés blog here, and a thumbnail here. On 18.1 it remained there (Juan Carlos Andrés, Iván Sarabia). Seen again on 18.1 (Juan Carlos Andrés).

Larcac

Photo: © Juan Carlos Andrés, 18.1.2015

Larcac

Photo: © Juan Carlos Andrés, 18.1.2015

(10) A Coruña . There was a 1cy at Cariño beach, A Coruña, on 13.1 (Ricardo Hevia, Marc Gàlvez, Paco Bernáldez).

n(11) A Coruña . There was an unringed bird at Playa de Alba, Arteixo, A Coruña on 22.1 (J.R. Sánchez Bugallo, Xabier Varela).

(12) A Coruña . There was a new 1w on 24.1 at Cedeira, A Coruña (Ricardo Hevia). See a photo below and thumbnail here.

Larcac

Photo: © Ricardo Hevia, 24.1.2015

(13) Málaga . There was a 1w at Málaga harbour on 25.1 (Salvador García). It was ringed with green PVC 'XDFL' coming from Germany. See three thumbnails here.

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Thayer'sGull Larus thayeri (1) FIRST FOR SPAIN
(1) Lugo The returning bird, locally named 'Ciprana' that was seen again as an adult 8w (born on 2007) on 28.12 at Lago, Xove, Lugo was seen again until 4.1 at least (Álvaro Rodríguez Pomares). See a photo below. Still around on 5.1 (Bernat Iglesias) and 10.1, when also seen during the day at San Ciprián, Lugo (David Calleja Marcos & Jose Antonio Arregui ), see photos below. Still there on 14.1(Marc Gàlvez, Paco Bernáldez) and on 17.1 at Lago, Xove, Lugo (Juan Gómez Escáriz, Javier Cantil). nThe bird was seen again on 19.01 at Xove, Lago and San Cibrao, Lugo (David Calleja Marcos & Jose Antonio Herrero Fernández), but not on 23.1 (David Calleja).

Lartha

Photo: © Álvaro Rodríguez Pomares, 4.1.2015

Lartha

Photo: © David Calleja, 10.1.2015

Lartha

Photo: © David Calleja, 10.1.2015

Lartha

Photo: © David Calleja, 10.1.2015

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Kumlien's Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides kumlieni (1,2)
(1) A Coruña On 16.1 a 1w was seen at Desembocadura del Anllóns, Ponteceso, A Coruña (José Luís Rabuñal).

(2) A Coruña On 18.1 a kumlieni was seen at dusk at Cariño, A Coruña (Ricardo Hevia). See a photo below.

Larglakum

Photo: © Ricardo Hevia, 18.1.2015

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Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus (1,2,3,4)
(1) A Coruña
On 18.1 a 2w was at Cariño, A Coruña (Ricardo Hevia). See a photo below.

Larhyp

Photo: © Ricardo Hevia, 18.1.2015

(2) A Coruña On 12.1 a presumed Larus hyperboreus x argentatus was seen at Lorbé, Oleiros, A Coruña (Fernando Pereiras, Belén Lorenzo, Atocha Ramos, Rita Pereiras, Cosme Damián Romay).

n(3) A Coruña On 21.1 a new Glaucous gull reached Cariño, A Coruña (Ricardo Hevia). It seemed tired but it remained in the area until 22.1 when captured and brought to the recovery center (Ricardo Hevia). See photos below and a thumbnail here.

Larhyp

Photo: © Ricardo Hevia, 21.1.2015

Larhyp

Photo: © Ricardo Hevia, 21.1.2015

topo(4) Tenerife. On 19.1 a 1w was seen and photographed at San Andres Beach, Tenerife, Canary Islands (Thomas Sacher & Nanette Roland). See photos below and thumbnails here.

Larhyp

Photo: © Thomas Sacher, 19.1.2015

Larhyp

Photo: © Thomas Sacher, 19.1.2015

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Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola (1)
(1) Valencia There was a bird on 12.1 at Tancat de la Pipa, L'Albufera de València (Pablo Vera, Diana Ferris y Agustín Signoli). See three photos below (Pablo Vera).

Motcit

Photo: © Pablo Vera, 12.1.2015

Motcit

Photo: © Pablo Vera, 12.1.2015

Motcit

Photo: © Pablo Vera, 12.1.2015

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Garden Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus (1)
(1) Cádiz . There wwas a bird singing at Tarifa car park, Cádiz, on 10.1 (Álex Colorado, J.A. Sarry).

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Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus (1,2-4,5-6,7)
(1) A Coruña A bird was seen at Mar de Fora, Fisterra, A Coruña on 2.1 (Daniel López Velasco, Fernando Pereiras).This bird remained in the area on 11.1 (Pablo Gutiérrez, Antonio Gutiérrez, Antonio Sandoval, Fernando Pereiras) and 12.1 (Marc Gàlvez, Paco Bernáldez).

topo(2-4) Fuerteventura. On 4.1 there were three birds at Pajara, near the church (Eckhard Möller)

topo(5-6) Fuerteventura. On 5.1 there were two birds at Costa Calma wood, lower end, Fuerteventura (Eckhard Möller).

n(7) Sevilla On 24.1 one was seen and heard at Puebla del Río, Sevilla (Paco Chiclana).

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Hume's Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus humei (1) TWO ACCEPTED RECORDS UP TO 2012
(1) A Coruña A bird was seen on 2.1 at Mar de Fora, Fisterra, A Coruña (Daniel López Velasco, Fernando Pereiras). See photos below and thumbnails here (Fernando Pereiras). Still present on 5.1 (Fernando Pereiras) and 11.1 (Pablo Gutiérrez, Antonio Gutiérrez, Antonio Sandoval, Fernando Pereiras). On 12.1 it was still present (Marc Gàlvez, Paco Bernáldez) and on 15.1 too (Juan Pita-Romero Caamaño).

Phyhum

Photo: © Fernando Pereiras, 2.1.2015

Phyhum

Photo: © Fernando Pereiras, 2.1.2015

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Siberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita tristis (1)
(1) Cádiz A bird was trapped and ringed on 3.1 at Guadacorte, Los Barrios, Cádiz (Edward Eyles, José Luís Garzón, Álex Colorado). See a photo below (Álex Colorado).

Phycoltri

Photo: © Álex Colorado, 3.1.2015

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BROWN SHRIKE Lanius cristatus(1) 1ST FOR SPAIN IF ACCEPTED
(1) Tarragona A bird was seen at suburban areas of Deltebre, Tarragona, by the river Ebre, on 6.1 (Iain Hartley). The bird was seen intermitently and was elusive. Many local birders visited the area until 10.1 without further relocation of the bird. Read a full account of the sighting with some record shots in the Rarebirdspain blog here.

lancri

Photo: © Iain Hartley, 6.1.2015

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Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus (1)
(1) Castelló The bird found on 12.12.2014 at Marjal d'Almenara, Castelló remained in the area into the new year: 2.1 (Vittorio Pedrocchi; Stefán Aki Ragnarsson et al); 3.1 (Gabriel y Raúl Lorenzo, Diego Martín, José Portillo). Seen again on 11.1 (Quique Carballal, Daniel González Martín). Still there on 17.1 (Clemente Álvarez-Usategui).n See photos below and a thumbnail here. Also present on 23.1 (Víctor J Hernández), see a picture on his twitter timeline here.

Lanisa

Photo: © Clemente Álvarez Usategui, 17.1.2015

Lanisa

Photo: © Clemente Álvarez Usategui, 17.1.2015

 


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    • 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

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Rarity distribution
JANUARY 2015

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Latest highlights:

Larcac
Larcac
The 1w Caspian Gull at Arteixo, A Coruña, on 1.1. (Xabier Varela)
Phyhum
The Hume's YBW at Fisterra, A Coruña on 2.1 (Fernando Pereiras)
Larcac
The Caspian Gull at San Ciprián, Cervo. Lugo on 1.1 (Ricardo Hevia)
Phyhum
Phyhum
The Hume's Yellow Browed-Warbler remained at Mar de Fora, Fisterra until 11.1 at least (Fernando Pereiras)
Larcac
The Norwegian Caspian Gull at Arteixo, A Coruña (Xabier Varela)
Larcac
The Caspian Gull at Espasante, Ortigueira, A Coruña (Ricardo Hevia)
Podgri
The Red-necked Grebe seen one day at Susqueda reservoir, Girona (Xavier Larruy)
Aytcol
Two of the three Aythya collaris at Louro lagoon, A Coruña (Ramsés Pérez)
Aytcol
The ♂ Ring-necked Duck at Cecebre reservoir, A Coruña (Xabier Varela)
Anacar
The ♂ Anas carolinensis at Ponteceso-Cabana, A Coruña on 5.1 (Pepa Álvarez)
Lanisa
The obliging Isabelline Shrike at Almenara, Castelló as on 11.1 (Quique Carballal)
Trifla
Trifla
The Lesser Yellowlegs of El Hondo remained there by mid January (Óscar Aldeguer)
Larcac
The Caspian Gull found at Ondarroa on 17.1 (Juan Carlos Andrés)
Phomin
The 3rd Lesser Flamingo from Veta la Palma, Sevilla, on 15.1 (José Luís Arroyo)
Phalob
Phalob
The overwintering Red-Necked Phalarope at Salinas de San Carlos, Cádiz (José Luís Arroyo)
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Lanisa
Unlike the not relocated Brown Shrike, the Almenara Isabelline Shrike has remained since last December at its site and has been widely twitched (Clemente Álvarez Usategui, 17.1.2015)
Anacar
Record shot from the camera display of the drake Green-winged Teal present at PN Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, Girona from 22.1 (Carles Durà).
Aytcol
The drake Ring-necked Duck at El Hondo remained in the lagoon until late January (Jana Marco, 20.1.2015)
Butruf
The Long-legged Buzzard at Marchena, Sevilla, as on 22.1 (Paco Chiclana)
Chrphi
The Bonaparte's Gull at Ria de Ferrol, A Coruña, on 18.1 (Antonio Gutiérrez)
Larhyp
The 2nd Glaucous at Cariño had to be brought into care due to its weakness. This is a real 'close-observation' of a rarity! (Ricardo Hevia, 22.1.2015)
Larhyp
Larhyp
The Glaucous gull at Tenerife on 19.1 (Thomas Sacher).
Larcac
The Caspian Gull at Ondarroa, Bizkaia on 18.1 (Juan Carlos Andrés)
Larcac
Larcac
Larcac
The Caspian Gull at Málaga on 25.1 (Salvador García)
 
 

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