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MAY 2015 NEWS

 

topoSpecies index (n= 0 + 19 = 19) + 0 Gibraltar
GALLOANSERAE
 
       

NEOAVES

Egretta gularis x garzetta Aquila pomarina Tringa flavipes Phoenicurus moussieri
Phoenicopterus minor nCalidris melanotos nActitis macularius Phylloscopus collybita tristis
Gyps rueppellii nCalidris acuminata Phalaropus lobatus nFicedula albicollis
Circus macrourus Limicola falcinellus Sterna cf elegans nCorvus cornix
Buteo rufinus nGallinago media Pycnonotus barbatus  

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Presumed hybrid Western Reef x Little Egret Egretta gularis x garzetta (1)
(1) Valencia. There was a bird on 2.5 at R.N. del Tancat de Milia, Sollana, L'Albufera de València, flying towards the lagoon (M. Piera, S. Vara @ birdingalbufera.es)

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Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor (1-3)
(1-3) Málaga. On 1.5 there remained three birds at Fuentedepiedra lagoon, Málaga (Olivier Laluque).

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Ruppell's Vulture Gyps rueppellii (1)
(1) Cádiz. On 7.5 a bird was seen and photographed at Peña de Tarifa, Cádiz (Manuel Morales). See a thumbnail here.

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Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus (1)
(1) Barcelona. On 1.5 a bird type ♀ was seen at Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona (Bernat Iglesias @ ornitho.cat)

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Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus (1)
(1) Girona. On 10.5 a bird was seen at Pals ricefields, Girona (Marcel Gil Velasco, Manolo García Tarrasón, Xavi Larruy, Martí Franch, Marc Illa,M.Angel Fuentes)

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Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina (1)
(1) Illes Balears . On 1.5 a bird that had been seen before in the island was recorded near the Palma de Mallorca airport, Balearic islands (Adolfo Ferrero). See a photo below and a thumbnail here.

Aqupom

Photo: © Adolfo Ferrero 1.5.2015

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toponPectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos (1)
(1) Lanzarote. A bird was seen and photographed on 15.5 at Tias golf course, Lanzarote, Canary Islands (Francisco Javier García Vargas). See two photos below.

Calmel

Photo: © Francisco Javier García Vargas 12.5.2015

almel

Photo: © Francisco Javier García Vargas 15.5.2015

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Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata (1)
(1) Valencia. On 11.5 a bird was found at R.N Tancat de Milia, PN de la Albufera, València (Pedro Marín). The bird was seen again on 12.5 (Pedro Marín, Miguel Piera) and 13.5 (Pedro Marín, Germán Marín). See photos below and thumbnails here.

Calacu

Photo: © Miguel Piera / GOTUR 12.5.2015

Calacu

Photo: © Pedro Marín 11.5.2015

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Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus (1)
(1) Tarragona. Presumably one of the birds seen on 30.4 remained on 3.5 at Punta de la Banya, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona (Jordi Martí-Aledo).
nThis same individual or another continued there on 12-14.5 (Jordi Martí-Aledo)

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nGreat Snipe Gallinago media (1,2,3-4)
(1) Bacelona. On 14.5 a bird was seen at Filipines marsh, Delta del Llobregat, Viladecans, Barcelona (Stephen Christopher). Relocated later (Ferran López)

(2) Girona. On 15.5 a bird was seen at Torre Albert, Roses, Girona (Àlex Ollé)

(3-4) Girona. On 17.5 two birds were seen at Mas Matà, PN Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, Girona (Carles Oliver).

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Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes (1)
(1) A Coruña. On 9.5 a bird was seen at Baldaio, Carballo, A Coruña (Xavier Varela). See three photos below (Xabier Varela).

Trifla

Photo: © Xabier Varela 9.5.2015

Trifla

Photo: © Xabier Varela 9.5.2015

Trifla

Photo: © Xabier Varela 9.5.2015

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nSpotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius (1)
(1) Barcelona. On 14.5 a summer plumaged individual was found at Remolar lagoon mouth, Delta del Llobregat, Viladecans, Barcelona (Stephen Christopher). It was relocated and photographed later in the day (Ferran López; Ponç Feliu; Jaume Bartra; Josep Bel; José Angel Lahoz, Alberto Somoza) but not the following days. See two photos below. 1st for Llobregat Delta.

Actmac

Photo: © Ferran López 14.5.2015

Actmac

Photo: © Ferran López 14.5.2015

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Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus (1-2,3-4)
(1-2) Cádiz . On 6.5 there remained two at Salinas de Bonanza, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Cádiz (Julio Rabadán).

n(3-4) Tarragona . On 14.5 there was one and on 15.5 there were two at Punta de la Banya, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona (Jordi Martí-Aledo)

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Orange-billed presumably Elegant Tern Sterna cf elegans (1-2)
(1) Valencia. The birds seen on 2.4 remained at Racó de l'Olla Nature Reserve, L'Albufera de València on 5.5 when they were seen attending a nest (M. Chardí, J.I. Dies, G. García, I. Ruiz, T. Alcocer @ birdingalbufera.es)

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Garden Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus (1)
(1) Cádiz . On 6.5 there was a male singing at Tarifa, Cádiz (Javier Elorriaga).

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Moussier's Redstart Phoenicurus moussieri (1) 9th FOR SPAIN
(1) Tarragona . The bird found on 30.4 at l'Aufacada, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona and visible from the tower there remained there on 1.5 (Ricard Gutiérrez, Carolina García; Toni Alcocer) and 2.5 (Sergi Sales,Carolina García,Oriol Muntané,Ricard Gutiérrez; Àlex Mascarell and others) but not on 3.5 (Marc Gàlvez et al). See photos below and thumbnails here.

Phomou

Photo: © Ricard Gutiérrez 1.5.2015

Phomou

Photo: © Ricard Gutiérrez 1.5.2015

Phomou

Photo: © Ricard Gutiérrez 1.5.2015

Phomou

Photo: © Àlex Mascarell 2.5.2015

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Siberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita c.f. tristis (1)
(1) Tarragona A grey bird showing characters of tristis form was seen at El Trabucador, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona on 2.5 (Sergi Sales, Oriol Muntané, Carolina García)

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ntopoCollared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis (1,
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(1) Lanzarote A male was seen on 12.5 at Teguise golf, Lanzarote, Canary Islands (F.Javier García Vargas). 1st for Lanzarote, 2nd for Canary Islands. See a photo below (F.Javier García Vargas).

Ficalb

Photo: © Francisco Javier García Vargas 12.5.2015

(2) Almería A male was seen and photographed at Cabrera mountains, Almería (latitude 37° 6'12.92"N, longitude 1°56'32.87"W) on 16.5 (Karl Parry). See a photo below.

Ficalb

Photo: © Karl Parry 16.5.2015

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nHooded Crow Corvus cornix (1)
(1) Barcelona . On 11.5 a bird was found at Cal Nani, Llobregat Delta, Barcelona (Ferran López). See a photo below. On 15.5 the same individual was relocated by the Remolar lagoon, close to El Prat de Llobregat beach, Barcelona (Carlos López)

Corcor

Photo: © Ferran López 11.5.2015

 


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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

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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 will be forwarded to the Spanish RC for their knowledge if enough substantiated but inclusion in this page does not imply acceptance or homologation of any kind which needs a form to be sent.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. 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 sera reenviada al CR/SEO para su conocimiento, pero su inclusión aquí no implica su aceptación u homologación de ningún tipo y son responsabilidad de sus autores y del envío de la ficha correspondiente. 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 connew Desde Abril de 2005 se incluyen únicamente citas de  rarezas que necesitan homologación por el Comité de Rarezas de SEO/Birdlife. 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
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Latest highlights:

Aqupom
The Lesser Spotted Eagle at Mallorca on 1.5 (Adolfo Ferrero)
Phomou
Phomou
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The Moussier's Redstart from the Aufacada tower, Delta de l'Ebre on 1.5 (Ricard Gutiérrez)
Phomou
The Moussier's Redstart from the Aufacada tower, Delta de l'Ebre on 2.5 (Àlex Mascarell)
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The Ruppell's at Tarifa on 7.5 (Manuel Morales)
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Calacu
Calacu
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The Sharp-tailed Sandpiper at l'Albufera de Valencia: 1st above 11.5, middle 12.5 and lower 13.5 (Pedro Marín/GOTUR)
 
 
 
 
 
 

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