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JANUARY 2010 NEWS
 

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topoRarity distribution this month topoRarity forecast 
topoSearch within Rare Birds in Spain topoAvailable past reports
topoMonth Overview topoResumen del mes
topoBird news topoResum del mes
topoSpecies index (n= 12 + 17 = 29) + 0 Only Canary Islands + 0 Gibraltar
GALLOANSERAE
 
Cygnus cygnus Anas carolinensis Melanitta perspicillata
Anser brachyrhynchus Anas rubripes Bucephala albeola
Branta hutchinsii Anas discors Mergus albellus
Anas americana Aythya collaris Mergus merganser

NEOAVES

Podilymbus podiceps Aquila clanga Larus hyperboreus
Puffinus (assimilis) baroli Porphyrio porphyrio madagascarensis Apus affinis
Phaeton aethereus Phalaropus lobatus Ceryle alcyon
Egretta gularis x garzetta Larus philadelphia Phylloscopus collybita tristis
Phoenicopterus minor Larus cachinnans Calcarius lapponicus
Buteo rufinus Larus glaucoides  

RARITIES ONLY FOR THE CANARY ISLANDS*

 
Larus melanocephalus Larus canus  
* processing of these rarities dealt by CR/SEO, hence their inclusion here
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GALLOANSERAE

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Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus (1-3,4-5)

(1-3) Cantabria The two 2nd winters at Santoña, Cantabria from last month were still there on 4.1.2010 (Máximo Sánchez).Besides, another from Santander bay was reported from 29.12.2009 to 5.1.2010
(Máximo Sánchez). On 21.1 the two birds remained at Satoña (Alejandro García Herrera; Isidoro Fombellida; Ángel Ruiz). Seen again on 28.1 (Alejandro García Herrera).
(4-5) A Coruña On 9.1 two immatures were found at Anllons river estuary, Ponteceso, A Coruña. See a thumbnail here (Marcos Otero y Catuxa Varela)

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Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus (1,2,3-4)

(1) Ávila. The bird found at Laguna del Oso, El Oso, Ávila on 24-25.12.2009
was relocated there on 3.1 (Juan Ramón Cuervo). Still there on 8.1 (Javier Gómez Aoiz, Diego Llorente). See a photo below and two thumbnails here. Seen again on 10.1 (Manu Santa-Cruz et al).And 23.1 (Rodolfo sp).

Ansbra

Photo above:© Javier Gómez Aoiz. 8.1.2010

(2) Palencia. There was one at laguna de la Nava on 31.1 (Jus Pérez Martín, Máximo Sánchez Cobo et al).

(3-4) Palencia. There were two at laguna de Pedraza on 31.1 (Jus Pérez Martín, Máximo Sánchez Cobo et al).

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Lesser Canada (Cackling) Goose Branta hutchinsii (1)
2ND FOR SPAIN
(1) Badajoz. An unmarked individual was spotted within a Geese flock at Vegas Altas, Badajoz (39º7.273’ N – 5º34.936’O), on 2.1 (Antonio Ceballos). See a photo below (A.Ceballos). Seen again on 24.1 (Javier Prieta et al/SEO-Cáceres) and 28.1 at Casas del Hito, Badajoz (Martin Kelsey)

Brahut

Photo above:© Antonio Ceballos. 2.1.2010

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topoAmerican Wigeon Anas americana (1)

(1)
Gran Canaria The bird seen on December 2009 but present in the area since the previous minth was spotted again at Aldea blanca, San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, Canary lslands (José García Monzón). See a photo below and a thumbnail here.

Anaame

Photo above:© José García Monzón 9.1.2010

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Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis (1)
(1)A Coruña A drake was seen at ensenada de Feás, Ortigueira, A Coruña on 31.1 (Antonio Gutiérrez)

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American Black Duck Anas rubripes (1,2)
(1-2) Lugo.The Pepiño American Black duck was at Ría de Foz on 16.1 (Luis José Salaverri) and on 23.1 (Toño Salazar), this last day with one of its sons. On 30.1 Pepiño was still there (Luis José Salaverri)

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Blue-winged Teal Anas discors (1)

(1) Lugo. The drake found at Lago, Xove, Lugo on 25.12 was still there
on 2.1 (Alfonso Valderas, Ricardo Hevia) and on 10.1 (Ricardo Hevia)

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Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris (1,2)
(1) Lleida The
drake found at an irrigating pond at Alcarràs, Lleida on 15.12 was still there on 2.1 (Marc Gàlvez, José Guerra). The bird was still there on 17.1 (Marc Gàlvez, José Guerra, Manolo García-Tarrasón; Daniel Roca, Toni Alonso). See two thumbnails here. Seen again on 24.1 (Arnau Sebé; Marc Gàlvez, Jose Guerra, Bernat Iglesias, Xavi Vicient, Laura Prada, Cristina Torres) and on 30.1 had moved to Pantà del Mas Blanc (Enric Farré).

(2) Lugo. There was a female at Miño river, Lugo, from 11.1 (David Calleja) to 17.1 (Toño Salazar).See a thumbnail here.

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Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata (1)
(1) Pontevedra. The immature found on 12.12 at A Lanzada bay, O Grove/Ogrobe, with a Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis remained in the area (also with the Clangula) on 2.1.2010 (David Álvarez, Sin-Yeon Kim y Alberto Velando). Seen again on 8.1 at the same place and with the Long-tailed Duck (Juan Carlos Cabrero y Belén García) and around midday of 9.1 (Alvaro Rodríguez Pomares) when it was photographed (see two photos below and two thumbnails here). Seen also on 16.1.2010 (C. D. Romai).

Merper

Merper

Photoa above:© Alvaro Rodríguez Pomares 9.1.2010

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Bufflehead Bucephala albeola (1) 3RD FOR SPAIN
(1) Cantabria. On 7.1.2010 morning a drake was found and photographed at Marisma Blanca, Santander, Cantabria (Luis Eduardo Molina, Sheila García, Isaac Villaverde). See a photo below and two thumbnails here. Later seen by more observers (Máximo Sánchez, Ángel Ruiz, Yves Borremans, José Antonio Maroñas, Javier Aizcorbe, Jesús Menéndez, Alejandro Olavarría; Clemente Álvarez, Dani López, Nacho Castelao y Marco sp; Juan Manuel Pérez de Ana).See more information in Spanish in the Aves Cantábricas blog here and also at Máximo Sánchez blog here.Seen again in 8.1.2010 (Juan Manuel Pérez de Ana; Gorka Ocio, photos and comments here) and 9.1 (Antonio Lastra, Roberto Ortiz, Angel R. Elizalde  y Jesús Menéndez; Diego Martín y Jose P. Portillo) to 10.1 (Alejandro García Herrera).The bird remained along the following week: 11.1 (A.García Herrera), 13.1 (Antonio Ceballos, Pablo Fernández, Juan Matute et al.; Javier Portillo),14.1 (Pablo Fernández ), 15.1 (Ernesto Villodas; José Antonio Moroñas, Delfín González).See a video of the duck here (Delfín González, José Antonio Moroñas). Seen still in the area on 16.1 (Javier Gómez Aoiz, Antón Pérez y Guillermo Rodríguez,; Xurxo Piñeiro, Mª Jesús Valencia; Juan Sagardía) and on 25.1 to 30.1 (Yves Borremans)

Porron Albeola from Delfin González on Vimeo

Bucalb

Photo above:© Luis Eduardo Molina. 7.1.2010

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Smew Mergus albellus (1-2,3)
(1-2) Cantabria. The two birds found on 28.12 at La Riva, Pantano del Ebro, Cantabria were still at the same place on 2.1.2010 (José Javier Pérez Álvarez; Pablo Galiano, Mª Angeles Trueba y Antonio Lastra). See a photo below with other ducks (Pablo Galiano). One of them was seen again on 13.1 at 43º0.606’N – 3º58.169’W (Antonio Ceballos). See a photo below (A.Ceballos). These two individuals remained at the same site on 16.1 (Juan Sagardía, Xurxo Piñeiro, Mª José Valencia) and 17.1 (Javier Gómez Aoiz, Antón Pérez y Guillermo Rodríguez).However, these two were joined by a third individual on 19.1 (José Antonio López Constante, Juanma Dominguez Robledo, José Ramón Martín Zaforas).

Meralb

Photo above:© Pablo Galiano. 2.1.2010

Meralb

Photo above:© Antonio Ceballos. 13.1.2010

(3) Cantabria. The two birds found on 28.12.2009 at La Riva, Pantano del Ebro, Cantabria were joined by a third individual on 19.1 (José Antonio López Constante, Juanma Dominguez Robledo, José Ramón Martín Zaforas).See a photo below and thumbnail here (José Ramón Martín Zaforas)

Meralb

Photo above:© José Ramón Martín Zaforas. 19.1.2010

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Goosander Mergus merganser (1,2,3)
(1) A Coruña. There was a bird, reported as female, at Ría de Ferrol, A Coruña, on 2.1.2010 (Marcos Otero, Catuxa Varela).See a photo below and a thumbnail here (Marcos Otero).

Mermer

Photo above:© Marcos Otero. 2.1.2010

(2) A Coruña The drake previously featured in December 2009 at several places at Ría da Coruña was observed on 6.1 and 7.1 at A Coruña harbour (Belén Lorenzo; Gabriel Pérez, Paula Pérez) and at nearby San Antón castle (seafront at A Solana), A Coruña on 8.1 (David Díaz Seoane, Cosme D. Romai). See a photo below (C.D. Romai).

Mermer

Photo above:© Cosme Damián Romai. 8.1.2010

(3) A Coruña. There was a female on 13.1 at A Coruña harbour, between castillo de San Antón and la Solana (Davíz Díaz; Gorka Ocio y Andrés Bermejo).See a photo below (Gorka Ocio) .Seen again on 19.1 afternoon when a number of photos (see the thumbnail column) were taken (Cosme Damian Romai)

Mermer

Photo above:© Gorka Ocio. 13.1.2010

NEOAVES

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Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps (1)
(1)
Lugo. The resident bird at Riocaldo lagoons, Begonte, Lugo was still there on 19.1 (Toño Salazar)

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Little (Barolo's) Shearwater Puffinus (assimilis) baroli (1)
(1)
Cádiz A corpse appeared stranded at Cortadura beach, Cádiz, on 2.1 (Manuel Jiménez Cintado).
See a thumnbail here

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topoRed-billed Tropicbird Phaeton aethereus (1)

(1)
Lanzarote One was seen on 22.1 3 km W of Lobos island, Lanzarote, between Corralejo (Fuerteventura) and Playa Blanca (Lanzarote), Canary Islands (Fernando Martínez),

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Presumed Hybrid Western Reef x Little Egret Egretta gularis x garzetta (1,2,3)
(1) Tarragona. A bird not seen before was recorded in the Ebro delta near Poble Nou, Sant Carles de la Ràpita, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona on 1.1. (Josep Tantull, Roser Solé). See two photos below.

Egrgargul

Egrgargul

Photos above:© Josep Tantull & Roser Solé. 1.1.2010

(2) Tarragona. The usual bird at la Tancada lagoon, Delta de l'Ebre was seen again on 1.1. (Josep Tantull, Roser Solé). See a photo below.

Egrgargul

Photo above:© Josep Tantull & Roser Solé. 1.1.2010

(3) Cádiz. On 12.1, there was one individualclose to Barriada Meadero de La Reina, Bahia de Cadiz Rio Zurraque area, Cadiz, Andalucia (Stephen Daly, Waine Foster, Susan Edwards). See two photos below and a frontal thumbnail here. This bird might be the same seen on 14.1 at Salina San José del Palmar, Cádiz which is the usual bird reported in the bay (Rafael García Costales). See a larger photo below (Rafael García Costales).

Egrgargul

Egrgargul

Photos above:© Stephen Daly 12.1.2010

Egrgargul

Photo above:© Rafael García Costales 14.1.2010

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Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor (1-2,3-6)
(1-2)
Málaga There were 2 adults at Fuentedepiedra lagoon on 2.1 (Andy Paterson).
(3-6) Sevilla. There were 4 birds altogether at Veta la Palma, Espacio Natural Doñana, La Puebla del Río, Sevilla on 14.1 (Rubén Rodríguez, Antonio Martínez, José Luis Arroyo, Iván San Martín, Ana Pérez de Vargas, Adrián Ramos y Evans Bnechley).See two photos below (Rubén Rodríguez) and a thumbnail here (José Luis Arroyo).

Phomin

Phomin

Photos above:© Rubén Rodríguez 14.1.2010

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Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus (1)
(1) Cádiz The bird seen at Los Barrios, Cádiz from 4-15.11.2009 was at the same place on 15.1.2010. This bird had already overwintered the previous season 2008-2009 and it may well be a case of a resident 'former' vagrant (Javier Elorriaga)

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Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga (1,2,3)
(1) Alicante The Estonian eagle Tõnn was seen again at El Hondo on 1.1.2010, see a photo below (Graham Critchell). Seen again on 23.1 at El Hondo's northern gate (communication to Graham Critchell; Mª José Valencia, Xurxo Piñeiro).Seen again on 27.1 (Graham Critchell) and 28.1 (Óscar Aldeguer Peral) and 30.1, this late day with another subadult featured in previous months (Graham Critchell).

Aqucla

Photo above:© Graham Critchell. 1.1.2010

(2) Albacete There was another Great Spotted Eagle, paler than the above individual, at Pareje canal de la Lobera, Albacete, on 20.1 (Elvira Serna / Econima). See a photo below and three thumbnails here.

Aqucla

Photo above:© Elvira Serna / Econima. 20.1.2010

(3) Alicante There was a subadult, seen also intermitently before at El Hondo reservoir on 30.1. It was seen also with the Estonian eagle Tõnn (Graham Critchell)

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topoAfrican Swamphen Porphyrio (porphyrio) madagascarensis (1) FIRST FOR SPAIN
(1) Lanzarote The individual of this subspecies of the Purple Swamphen sometimes regarded as different species found exhausted at at Gran Canaria on 2.10.2009 and released into the wild at Charca de Maspalomas, San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Gran Canaria on 25.10, then
seen in the island of Lanzarote at campo de golf de Tías on 31.12, at 230 km distance and 54,56º NE direction, was still at the same site the days 1 to 4.1.2010. (Juan Sagardía). See many photos in Juan Sagardia's blog here, one sample of those below.

Porpormad

Photo above:© Juan Sagardía. 1-4.1.2010

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Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus (1)
(1) Almeria One individual was found at Cabo de Gata saltpans the weekend 16-17.1 (Mariano Paracuellos) and was still in the area on 19.1 (Raimundo Martín)

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Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia (1)
(1) Tarragona On 6.1 an adult in winter plumage was seen and photographed within the Tarragona harbour. See stunning photos in the Albert Cama's blog here.The bird was seen on 9.1 at platja dels Prats, Vila-Seca, just to the S of the Tarragona harbour (Albert Cama, Camil Albert i Bernat Iglesias).

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Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans (1,2,3,4,5,6)
(1) Cantabria There was a 1w at Marisma Negra, Cantabria, on 7.1 (Ángel Ruiz). Seen again on 8.1 (Juan Manuel Pérez de Ana). Seen still in the area on 16.1 (Javier Gómez Aoiz, Antón Pérez y Guillermo Rodríguez).See two photos below (J.Gómez Aoiz). newStill there on 30.1 (Yves Borremans)

Larcac

Larcac

Photo above:© Javier Gómez Aoiz. 16.1.2010

(2) Asturies The same bird seen last year from March to November at ría de Avilés then on December 2009 was seen again on 4.1 at Avilés harbour (Antonio Ceballos, Daniel López Velasco, Clemente Álvarez Usategui). See a thumbnail here.
(3) Madrid. On 5.1 there was a 1w showing all typical characters at Colmenar Viejo dump, Madrid (Miguel Juan). See a photo below and two thumbnails here (M.Juan). It was seen again on 6.1 (Juan M.Ruiz y Delfín González). See another photo below, a thumbnail here and a video at vimeo here and below.

Larcac

Photo above:© Miguel Juan. 5.1.2010

Larcac

Photo above:© Delfín González. 6.1.2010

Gaviota Cáspica (Larus cachinnans) from Delfin González on Vimeo. 6.1.2010

 

(4) Madrid. A 2nd 1w was seen on 8.1 and 10.1 at Colmenar Viejo dump, Madrid (Delfín González y Miguel Juan). See a photo below and two thumbnails here (D.González) and a video below.

Larcac

Photo above:© Delfín González. 10.1.2010

Gaviota Cáspica (Larus cachinnas) from Delfin González on Vimeo.10.1.2010

(5) Girona. A 1w was found on 10.1 at Solius dump, Llagostera - Santa Cristina d'Aro, Girona (Carlos Álvarez Cros).A couple of images in the Ocells de la Vall de Ridaura web which can be seen here and here.

(6) Illes Balears. An adult presumably of this species was seen on 13.1 at Palma de Mallorca harbour (Maties Rebassa). See three thumbnails here.

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Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides (1)
(1) Pontevedra The same individual reported during august and coming from June 2009 and probably 24.1.2009 at the ría de Vigo and seen again from 28.11-20.12 was seen again on 2.1.2010 at playa de A Calzoa, Vigo (Xulio Valeiras).See a photo below (X.Valeiras)

Largla

Photo above:© Xulio Valeiras. 2.1.2010

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Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus (1,2,3,4,5,6)
(1) A Coruña There was a 2w at Lires beach, Ceé, A Coruña on 2.1 (Xabier Varela). See a thumbnail here.
(2) Madrid. The 1st for Madrid was at Pinto dump on 2.1 (Juan Ruiz). The same individual had been seen in Talavera de la Reina, Toledo, on 31.12.2009 (Óscar Frias). This bird was seen again at Colmenar Viejo, Madrid, on 17.1 (Delfín González). See a photo below and a video here and below (D.González).

larhyp

Photo above:© Delfín González. 17.1.2010

Gavión Hiperboreo from Delfin González on Vimeo.

 

(3) Asturies. On 4.1 there was one individual at Bañugues beach, Gozón, Asturies (Pablo Galiano).See a photo below and another in this link.  

Larhyp

Photo above:© Pablo Galiano.4.1.2010

(4) A Coruña There was a 1w at A Sarrosa, Porto do Son, A Coruña (42º 37´N 9º 03´W) on 5.1.2010 (Juan Cabeza). See a thumbnail here. Probably the same individual was seen at Boca do Río , Porto do Son , A Coruña (42º 39´N 9º 02´), about 1 km from the site of the 5.1 record (Juan Cabeza). See a new thumbnail here.
(5) A Coruña There was a 2w at Adormideiras, A Coruña on 8.1 (Cosme D. Romai).See a photo below and a thumbnail here.

Larhyp

Photo above:© Cosme Damian Romai.8.1.2010

(6) Pontevedra. The 2nd winter found on 9.12 at Pombeiro islet, O Grove/Ogrobe, was still there on 16.1.2010 (A. Fontoira, C. D. Romai).

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Little Swift Apus affinis (1-2)
(1-2)
Cádiz T
here were 2 at Chipiona, Cádiz on 9.1 (Rafael García Costales, Pablo Barrena, Mariana Cubero y Carlos Moreno)

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BELTED KINGFISHER Ceryle alcyon (1) FIRST FOR SPAIN AND SOUTH EUROPE.
(1)
Murcia.The bird last seen at Murcia on 6.12 was relocated after some weeks of search on 4.1.2010 (Miguel Ángel Muñoz) and 5.1.2010 (Miguel Ángel Muñoz, Antonio Jesús Hernández). The individual had left the Mar Menor coast to fish in a more cost/benefit favourable area: the irrigating ponds in the area, 15,39 km to the East of the initial site. See a photo of the bird below and a full set of maps and explanations on where the bird is now in the bird photopage here. Still there on 6.1 (Antonio J. Hernández). Seen again on 9.1.2010 midday at the 'new' place featured in the photopage (Ana C. Narciso, Antonio Ceballos). Seen and photographed again on 11.1 (Richard Howard), 13.1 (Malcolm Palmer, Barry Chambers, Howie Eliott, Mary Brazier et al, thumbnails here), 14.1 (Clemente Álvarez Usategui, Richard Howard) and 16-17.1 (Kris De Rouck; Eduardo van Boheemen). See a photo below and a thumbnail here (R.Howard). See on 19-20.1 (Hugues Dufourny, Fabien Ruysschaert). See also two new photos from Kris de Rouck from 16-17.1 below. Also seen on 23.1 (Richard Bonser, Lee Gregory; Christian Leth), 24.1 late afternoon (Mª José Valencia, Xurxo Pinheiro) but the bird has become more mobile and it was only seen briefly after many hours of wait. Still there on 29.1 (Pablo P.).

Ceralc

Photo above:© Antonio Jesús Hernández 5.1.2010

Ceralc

Photo above:© Richard Howard 11.1.2010

Ceralc

Ceralc

Photo above:© Kris de Rouck 17.1 (above) and 16.1.2010 (below)

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Siberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita tristis (1)
(1)
Gipuzkoa. The bird seen at Plaiaundi, Irún on 14.12 was relocated on 2.1.2010 (David Calleja, Xabi Remirez, Ricardo Rodríguez).See photos in Aves Ricardo blog. A review on this bird in this blog.

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Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus (1)

(1)
Asturies. There was a bird at La Calostra, Tapia de Casariego, Asturias on 6.1.2010 (Pablo Fernández García). See a thumbnail here.

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topoMediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus (1-2)
(1-2) Lanzarote There were 2 1w at Arrecife, Lanzarote, on 4.1 (Juan Sagardia).
See many photos in Juan Sagardia's blog here.

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topoCommon Gull Larus canus (1)
(1) Lanzarote There was a 1w at Arrecife, Lanzarote, on 4.1 (Juan Sagardia).
See many photos in Juan Sagardia's blog here.

* Those species which are rarities only within the islands and are dealt with by CR/SEO are included here. Such records should be submitted to Juan Antonio Lorenzo at canarias @ seo.org

** Canarian records of species which are rarities nationwide are included in the main text in violet type.

*** Ringed birds in Spain have to be submitted and accepted by CR/SEO-BirdLife, according to Environment Ministery of Spain and the authonomous communities agreements, to be accepted as valid ringings in the national database. Otherwise, non submitted or rejected records will be deleted and ringings will not be included in national or international databases. Ringers not submitting rare bird ringings will be listed. Submitting ringing records is hence specially encouraged as a contribution to global bird knowledge..


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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 CR/SEO

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From March 2005 this webpage only includes records of birds needing homologation by CR/SEO. For other local rarities contact local bird reports or records committees. See here those rarities only for the Canary Islands also dealt by CR/SEO. Changes in application to the rarity list from January 2006. New rarities include Sylvia curruca, Crex crex, Sterna bengalensis and others. Larus delawarensis and Anthus richardi have been withdrawn from the rarity list and are not be included from 2006.



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. 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 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
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 serà rebotada també al CR/SEO si bé la seva publicació aquí no implica la seva aceptació o homologació de cap mena i és responsabilitat dels seus autors que haurien d'enviar la fitxa corresponent emplenada. 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 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.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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Rarities
individuals
reported so far this month

62

Only Canary Islands rarities
0
Gibraltar rarities
0
36 photos
42 thumbnails


Rarity distribution
JANUARY 2010
(only national rarities)
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Previous years
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Rarity forecast
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Number of rarities individuals per month in this website in 2005 and 2006


Latest highlights:

 
Larhyp
The Glaucous Gull at Lires, Ceé, A Coruña on 2.1 (Xabier Varela)
Bucalb
Bucalb
The drake Bufflehead found on 7.1 at Marisma blanca, Santander (Luis Eduardo Molina)
Mermer
The Goosander at Ría de Ferrol on 2.1 (Marcos Otero)
Larcac
Larcac
Larcac
The Caspian Gull 1w from Colmenar Viejo dump, Madrid, on 5.1 (Miguel Juan, two above) and 6.1 (Delfín González, below).
Larhyp
The Glaucous gull from Porto do Son on 5.1 (Juan Cabeza)
Callap
The Lapland Bunting at Tapia de Casariego on 6.1 (Pablo Fernández)
Larcac
The Caspian Gull at Avilés this month (Clemente Álvarez Usategui).
Cygcyg
The two Swans from Anllons estuary (Marcos Otero)
Anaame
The American Wigeon from Gran Canaria (José García Monzón)
Ansbra
Ansbra
The Pink-footed Goose from Laguna del Oso (Javier Gómez Aoiz)
Larhyp
The Glaucous Gull from A Coruña on 8.1 (Cosme D. Romai)
Melper
Melper
The Surf Scoter from A Lanzada, Pontevedra (Álvaro Rodríguez)
Larcac
Larcac
The 2nd Caspian gull at Colmenar Viejo on 10.1 (Delfín González)
Ceralc
New image of the Murcia Belted KIngfisher as on 11.1 (Richard Howard). Other authors including foreign visitors saw the bird along the 3rd week of January.
Ceralc
Ceralc
Ceralc
Ceralc
The Murcia Belted KIngfisher as on 13.1 (Mary Brazier)
Pufass
The Little (Barolo's) Shearwater found dead stranded at Cádiz (Manuel Jiménez Cintado)
Egrgargul
The 'new' presumed hybrid Western Reef x Little Egret at Cádiz on 12.1 (Stephen Daly).
Phomin
One of the Lesser Flamingos at Veta la Palma, Sevilla, on 14.1 (José Luis Arroyo)
Aytcol
Aytcol
The drake Ring-necked Duck at Lleida as on 17.1 (Daniel Roca)
Aytcol
The female Ring-necked at Miño river on 17.1 (Toño Salazar)
Larcac
Larcac
Larcac
The presumed adult Caspian Gull at Mallorca on 12-1 (Maties Rebassa).
Larhyp
The Glaucous gull at Portonovo, A Coruña (Juan Cabeza)
Meralb
The now three Smews at Cantabria as on 19.1 (José Ramón Martín Zaforas)
Mermer
Mermer
Mermer
Mermer
The location (bird was within the yellow circled area) and the Goosander itself seen at A Coruña harbour on 19.1 (Cosme D. Romai)
Aqucla
Aqucla
Aqucla
Three images of the Greater Spotted eagle at Albacete on 20.1 (Elvira Sema /Econima)
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