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MARCH 2013 NEWS
 

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GALLOANSERAE
 
Cygnus cygnus Anas carolinensis Aythya affinis
Anas americana Aythya collaris Mergus merganser

NEOAVES

Egretta gularis x garzetta Limnodromus griseus Anthus hodgsoni
Phoenicopterus minor Chroicocephalus philadelphia Mimus gilvus
Aquila clanga Larus fuscus fuscus Tarsiger cyanurus
Circus macrourus Larus cachinnans Phoenicurus phoenicurus samamisicus
Buteo rufinus Larus smithsonianus Phylloscopus inornatus
Falco biarmicus Larus thayeri Phylloscopus collybita tristis
Vanellus gregarius Larus glaucoides Corvus cornix
Calidris melanotos Larus glaucoides kumlieni Melospiza melodia
Tryngites subruficollis Larus hyperboreus Emberiza pusilla

RARITIES ONLY FOR THE CANARY ISLANDS*

 
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* processing of these rarities dealt by CR/SEO, hence their inclusion here
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Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus (1-2)
(1-2) A Coruña . The two at Ensenada de A Insua, Ponteceso, A Coruña from 3.12 were still in the area on 2.3 (Alfonso Valeiro) and 3.3 (Vicente Iglesias).

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American Wigeon Anas americana (1)
(1) Cádiz . There was a drake at Palmones river marshes, Algeciras/Los Barrios, Cádiz on 31.3 (Steve Mirick and others; José Luis Garzón, Jose Salvador, Maria Igual ; Alex Colorado, Javier Elorriaga, Caroline Feijt y David Cuenca). See three photos below (Steve Mirick) and a thumbnail here (Álex Colorado). Bird was not there the day before and arrived flying, when seen (D. Cuenca in litt).

Anaame

Photo above:© Steve Mirick 31.3.2013

Anaame

Photo above:© Steve Mirick 31.3.2013

Anaame

Photo above:© Steve Mirick 31.3.2013

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Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis (1)
(1)A Coruña . The 1w at Ensenada de A Insua, Ponteceso, A Coruña found on on 6.12 remained in the area on 3.3 (Vicente Iglesias) and on 4.3 (Fernando Pereiras).

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(1) Fuerteventura. The female seen on 3.12.2012 and during January-Februart at Los Molinos reservoir, Fuerteventura,Canaries was seen again on 5-7.3 (Jan Heckmann and Tobias Rautenberg

(2) Tenerife. On 23.3, a ♀ was still present at Los Silos reservoir, Tenerife (Mark Breaks)

(3) Madrid On 27.3 a drake was seen at Soto de las juntas, Madrid (Óscar Llama)

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Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis (1-2,3)
(1-2) A Coruña . There were 2 ♂ at Laguna de Traba, A Coruña on 2.3 (Alfonso Valeiro) and 3.3. (Vicente Iglesias).They were still there on 4.3 and 7.3 (Fernando Pereiras). See a picture here

topo(3) Gran Canaria. The female at San Bartolome de Tirajana, Gran Canaria found on 16.2 was still there on 2.3 (Miguel Avelino) and 3.3 (Robin Mawer). See a photo below. The bird remained there on 23.3 (Miguel Avelino). See another photo below.

Aytaff

Photo above:© Miguel Avelino 2.3.2013

Aytaff

Photo above:© Miguel Avelino 23.3.2013

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Goosander Mergus merganser (1-2)
(1-2) Lleida . There were two at Camarasa reservoir, Lleida, on 19.3 (Eduard Marquès)

NEOAVES

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Presumed hybrid Western Reef x Little Egret Egretta gularis x garzetta (1)
(1) Sevilla. There was a bird at río Ribera de Huelva en Guillena,Torre de la Reina, Sevilla on 28.3. It was with 30 Little Egrets E.garzetta (José Luís Anguita). See a photo below and thumbnail here

Egrgargul

Photo above:© José Luís Anguita 28.3.2013

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Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor (1)

(1) Tarragona . Category E bird. The adult seen during february at Punta de la Banya reserve, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona which was ringed on its left leg was relocated there on 16.3 (Carles Domingo; Ricard Gutiérrez). See a photo below. This is a presumed escaped bird different from the unringed January bird. See a photo below (R.Gutiérrez).

Phomin

Photo above:© Ricard Gutiérrez 16.3.2013

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Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga (1,2)
(1)Alicante. The Estonian eagle 'Tonn' was still at El Hondo on 1.3 according to satellite data
(check http://birdmap.5dvision.ee . It remained at El Hondo until 26.3 when it left northn to N Alcoi, Alacant. On 27.3 it continued N to W of Albufera de Valencia, Valencia and on 28.3 it travelled a lot crossing Castelló, partially Aragon then Lleida and Girona to NW Olot. On 29.3 it crossed to France (BirdMap)

(2) Alicante. On 6.3 'Not Tonn' was still present at El Hondo, Alicante (Malcolm Palmer y Barry Chambers)

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Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus (1)
(1) Cádiz . There was one adult on 25.3 at La Janda, Cádiz, over the road between Tahivilla and Véjer de la Frontrera, near the Zahara de los Atunes crossroad (Juan Pérez Contreras y Beatriz Pérez Machado).

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Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus (1,2,3,4)
(1)Huesca. There was a male on 23.3 at Castillo de Guadalespe, La Sotonera, Huesca (José Portillo et al). Still there, but closer to Lupiñén, Huesca, on 24.3 (Alberto Bueno).

(2) Girona. On 23.3 an unaged male was seen at Delfià, Rabós, Girona (Joan Budó). It was relocated on 24.3 when it could be photographed (Fran Trabalon, Marc Bertran, Enric Capalleras & Àlex Ollé). See two photos below and thumbnail here (Àlex Ollé, Fran Trabalón). This male was aged as a 3rd calendar year. On 27.3 it was seen again (Gabri de Jesús, Jordi Martí-Aledo, Àlex Ollé, Pau García Campderròs, Dani Valverde, Joan Ventura, Pau Calero, Gerard Carbonell, Ponç Feliu)

Cirmac

Photo above:© Àlex Ollé 24.3.2013

Cirmac

Photo above:© Fran Trabalón 24.3.2013

(3) Girona. On 26.3 a 4th year male was seen at Delfià, Rabós, Girona (Àlex Ollé, Jordi Martí-Aledo, Berto Minnobis, Mireia Jiménez). See a photo below.

Cirmac

Photo above:© Àlex Ollé 26.3.2013

(4) Sevilla. On 26.3 a female was seen at Lebrija, Sevilla (Samuel Peregrina).

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Lanner Falco biarmicus (1)
(1)Sevilla. One was seen on 22.3 at lower Guadalquivir river near Trebujena, Cádiz GPS 36°53'11.08"N 6°13'27.22"W (Stephen Daly and Ole Jørgen Hanssen)

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Sociable Plover Vanellus gregarius (1)
(1)Huesca. There was one on 22.3 at Montmesa, Huesca (Xurxo Piñeiro, Javier Otal). The bird was still there on 23.3 (José Portillo, Mª José Valencia). See two photos below (Javier Otal).

Vangre

Photo above:© Javier Otal 22.3.2013

Vangre

Photo above:© Javier Otal 22.3.2013

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Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos (1)
(1) Barcelona A bird was seen on 12.3 at cal Tet, Llobregat delta, Barcelona (Stephen Christopher). Relocated at cal Nani, Llobregat delta on 13.3 (Ferran López). Still present on 14.3 (Ferran López, Ricard Gutiérrez) and 15-16.3 (Ferran López). See a photo below. Also a video on Quique Carballal blog here. On 18.3 it was still there (Ferran López).

Calmel

Photo above:© Ferran López 15.3.2013

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Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis (1)
(1) Barcelona A bird was reported on 9.3 at ca l'Arana beach, Barcelona (Xavier Godoy). Not relocated.

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Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus (1)
FIRST FOR SPAIN
(1) Murcia A bird was found at Salinas de San Pedro del Pinatar, Murcia on 9.3 (Francisco Javier Palacios García). See photos below and thumbnails here. It was seen again on 10.3 morning (Richard Howard) when it was aged as a 2cy. Also on 10.3 afternoon (Javier Giménez).More photos below. New photo evidence reveals the bird to be 1st Short-billed Dowitcher for Spain. Seen during all week: 13.3 (Rafael Armada); 15.3 (Richard Howard); 16.3 (J.Portillo,X.Piñeiro,C.A.Usategui,J. Otal); 17.3 (Ferran López et al). Still there on 18.3 (Barry Chambers et al; Jus Pérez Martín and Mª José Valencia), 19.3 (Richard Howard) to 23.3 (Jana Marco, Alex Alamán, Guille Mayor, Julio Merayo). See a video from Richard Howard below.
On 24.3 (Vittorio Pedrocchi, Bet Pons, Arnau Pedrocchi & Joan Pedrocchi) and 26.3 it was seen again (Morten Rasmussen)

Limsco

Photo above:© Francisco Javier Palacios García 9.3.2013

Limsco

Photo above:© Francisco Javier Palacios García 9.3.2013

Limsco

Photo above:© Francisco Javier Palacios García 9.3.2013

 

Limsco

Photo above:© Francisco Javier Palacios García 9.3.2013

Limsco

Photo above:© Richard Howard 10.3.2013

Limsco

Photo above:© Richard Howard 10.3.2013

Video above:© Richard Howard 10.3.2013

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Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia (1,2)
(1)
Pontevedra. There was an adult on 26.3 at praia da Xunqueira, Moaña, Pontevedra (Jose Ramon Gomez Gonzalez). It was still there on 27.3 (J. R. Gómez, A. Monteagudo, B. Aguiar & C.D.Romay) and it might have been in the area, not properly identified, since 24.3 at Xunqueira do Lagares, Pontevedra (Samuel Altiber). See a thumbnail here (C.D.Romay). On 28-29.3 it was still there (David Sobreira; José Ramón Gómez). See photos below and thumbnails here.

Chrphi

Photo above:© José Ramón Gómez 28.3.2013

Chrphi

Photo above:© José Ramón Gómez 29.3.2013

(2) Tarragona. There was an adult moulting at Cambrils harbour, Tarragona on 28.3 (Ricardo Rodríguez, Gabriel Martín) See a picture here pic.twitter.com/fbYtcyREsq

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Baltic Gull Larus fuscus fuscus (1)
(1)
Málaga. There was a ringed adult at Málaga harbour on 2.3 (Salvador García). See two photos below. It's the same metal-ringed bird seen last 15.12.2012 whose ring ends in ...9.512 Museum Helsinki. Unfortunately the ring has not completely read this time too. The bird was ringed in Luvia in 2002. Metal ring is HT 239.512. Read more in Salvador blog.

Larfusfus

Photo above:© Salvador García 2.3.2013

Larfusfus

Photo above:© Salvador García 2.3.2013

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Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans (1,2,3,4,5,6)
(1) A Coruña . On 6.3 a worn 2cy was at Playa de Bares, Mañón, A Coruña (Antonio Martínez Pernas).See photos below.

Larcac

Photo above:© Antonio Martínez Pernas 6.3.2013

Larcac

Photo above:© Antonio Martínez Pernas 6.3.2013

Larcac

Photo above:© Antonio Martínez Pernas 6.3.2013

(2) A Coruña . On 7.3 a 2cy was at Praia de Alba, Arteixo, A Coruña (Xabier Varela, José Ramón Bugallo), see two thumbnails here (X.Varela). Still present on 8.3 (Xabier Varela). See a photo below. On 25.3 it was relocated and showed a heavily worn plumage (Xabier Varela). See two thumbnails here. Still there on 29.3 (Xabier Varela).

Larcac

Photo above:© Xabier Varela 8.3.2013

(3) A Coruña . On 8.3 a 2cy was at Laguna de Valdoviño, A Coruña (Ricardo Hevia).See a thumbnail here.

(4) Bizkaia . There was an adult at Ondarroa, Bizkaia on 16.3 (Juan Carlos Andrés). See a photo below. It was still there on 19.3 (Ricardo Rodríguez, José Ardaiz) . See a couple more photos below and thumbnail here. Still present on 26.3 (Javier Otal, David González, Jesús García Ubierna)

Larcac

Photo above:© Juan Carlos Andrés 16.3.2013

Larcac

Photo above:© Juan Carlos Andrés 19.3.2013

Larcac

Photo above:© Juan Carlos Andrés 19.3.2013

(5) A Coruña . On 15.3 there was a 2cy at O Matadoiro, Arteixo, A Coruña (Xabier Varela). See two thumbnails here.

(6) A Coruña . On 29.3 there was a new 2cy bird at puerto exterior, Arteixo, A Coruña (Xabier Varela).

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American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus (1)
(1)
Bizkaia . The 1w found at Ondarroa, Bizkaia, on 14.2 was still there on 2.3 (Miguel Grande y Ricardo Rodriguez). See a photo below (Ricardo Rodríguez).GRAMBO It was still there on 16.3 (Juan Carlos Andrés). See another photo below and an entry in Juankar blog here.It was still there on 19.3 (Ricardo Rodríguez, José Ardaiz) . See a thumbnail here. Still present on 26.3 (Javier Otal, David González, Jesús García Ubierna). It was still there on 30.3 (José Portillo, Jus Pérez).

larsmi

Photo above:© Ricardo Rodríguez 2.3.2013

Larsmi

Photo above:© Ricardo Rodríguez 2.3.2013

Larsmi

Photo above:© Ricardo Rodríguez 2.3.2013

Larsmi

Photo above:© Juan Carlos Andrés 16.3.2013

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Thayer'sGull Larus thayeri (1)
FIRST FOR SPAIN
(1) A Coruña On 10.3 presumably the bird seen the last winters (but not last winter) was relocated, now as an adult at San Cibrao, Cervo, Lugo (Ricardo Hevia, Antonio Martínez Pernas). Seen again on 11.3 (Pablo Gutiérrez, Luis José Salaverri; Graciela Fernández, Antonio Martinez, Cosme Damián, Fernando Pereiras, Berto Monteagudo, Delfín González et al). See a tremendous collection of photos from Antonio Martínez Pernas in this special photopage . Still there on 12.3 (Rafael Armada et al). Present all week until 17.3. There is a new video below from 11.3 (Delfín González) but many authors visiting the gull locally called 'Cipriana': 13.3 (Jesús Menéndez), 14.3, relocated now at Lago, Cervo, Lugo (Fernando Pereiras et al), 15.3 (present between Lago, Xove and San Ciprao, Cervo both at Lugo (Ricardo Hevia et al), 16.3 (Óscar Llama et al; P.A.Crochet et al; Birdzarre Birders Crew); 17.3 on top of fish farm roofs.Lago,Xove,Lugo (David Calleja, Antonio Sandoval, Antonio Gutiérrez).It was still there on 18.3 (José Portillo, Javier Otal, Xurxo Piñeiro,Carlos Martín); 22.3 at San Ciprián, Lugo (Ricardo Hevia); 23.3 at Lago, Lugo (Graciela Fernández, Luís José Salaverri, JM. Mariño, Manolo Carregal) and 24.3 (David Calleja) to 25.3 (David Calleja; Sergio Paris). On 29.3 it was still there at San Ciprián (David Calleja, José Ardaiz).

Lartha

Photo above:© Antonio Martínez Pernas 10.3.2013

 

Video above:© Delfín González 11.3.2013

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Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides (1,2)

(1) Asturias . On 18.3 a 1w was seen at Peñaronda, Asturias (José Portillo)

(2) Asturias . The long-stayer, present at El Musel harbour, Gijón, was seen again on 12-13.3 (Grégory Lepoutre). See a photo below and thumbnail here.

Largla

Photo above:© Grégory Lepoutre 12.3.2013

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Kumlien's Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides kumlieni (1,2,3,4)

(1) A Coruña On 6.3 the 1w at Playa de Matadoiro, Arteixo, A Coruña was still present (Fernando Pereiras y José Ramón Bugallo). Relocated on 16.3 after some days of lack of observations (Xabier Varela).

(2) Asturias . The bird found at Tapia de Casariego, Asturias on 28.1 and during february remained there on 5.3 (Pablo Fernández). See a thumbnail here.

(3) Asturias . On 18.3 an adult was seen at Peñaronda, Asturias (José Portillo)

(4) Asturias . The 1w seen at Bañugues, Asturies last month was seen again on 30.3 (José Antonio García)

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Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus (1,2,3)

(1) A Coruña . There was one 1w on 4.3 at Malpica de Bergantiños, A Coruña (Fernando Pereiras) and 10.3 (Adrián Bartolomé Husson). See a photo below and thumbnail here (A. Bartolomé)

Larhyp

Photo above:© Adrián Bartoomé 10.3.2013

(2) A Coruña . There was a 1w at Praia de Lariño, Carnota, A Coruña on 10.3 (Manuel Figueiras). See two thumbnails here.

(3) A Coruña . There was a 3cy Matadoiro beach, Arteixo, A Coruña (J R Bugallo -photo-, F. Pereiras). See a picture on twitter.

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Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni (1-3)
(1-3)Fuerteventura. Three birds remained at Costa Calma, Fuerteventura on 4.3. but were NOT seen on 6.3 and 8.3 (Jan Heckmann and Tobias Rautenberg)

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Tropical Mockingbird Mimus gilvus (1) PROBABLE SHIP-ASSISTED BIRD

(1) Cádiz The bird first found at Gibraltar in february 2012 and then moved to Algeciras on 7.8.2012 it was still there on 14.3.2013 (Javier Elorriaga). See a photo below.

Mimgil

Photo above:© Javier Elorriaga 14.3.2013

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Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus (1) SIXTH FOR SPAIN

(1) Cuenca There was a bird at Villardeolalla. Cuenca, on 17.3. It was photographed by a photographer without realising the importance of the record (Miguel Ángel Ortega). However it has been submitted to the Spanish Rarities Committee (ed.comment).

Tarcya

Photo above:© Miguel Ángel Ortega 17.3.2013

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c.f. [Ehrenberg's] Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus samamisicus (1)
(1) Tarragona . On 10.3 one ♂was seen at Eucaliptus beach, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona (Chris Gibbins, Josep Tantull y Roser Solé).
See three thumbnails here.

(2) Sevilla . One was reported at pinares de Aználcazar, Sevilla on 22-23.3n (Paco Chiclana).

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Moussier's Redstart Phoenicurus moussieri (1) EIGHTH FOR SPAIN
(1) Tarragona . On 18.3, a bird was seen at Constanti, Tarragona (José Antonio Latorre). On 19.3 it was still there (Camilo Albert). Later on 19.3 it was still present (Albert Cama), see a photo below. The bird remained most of the week: 20.3 (J.Bujons, S.Fernández et al); 21.3 (C.Albert et al; Javier Train, Moisés Moreno, Ricard Gutiérrez); 22.3 (Camilo Albert; Óscar Llama, Joan Antó et al) to 23.3 (Juan Sagardía, José Portillo, Joan Ventura, Camil Albert , Miguel Rouco, Gabri de Jesús, Gerard Dalmau, Clemente Álvarez Usategui, Nacho Castelao, Toni Alonso et al). Note: the list was extensive so these are minimum observers. See photos and videos below. Not seen from 25.3 on.

Phomou

Photo above:© Albert Cama 19.3.2013

Phomou

Photo above:© Ricard Gutiérrez 21.3.2013

Phomou

Photo above:© Ricard Gutiérrez 21.3.2013

Phomou

Photo collage above:© Ricard Gutiérrez 21.3.2013

 

Video above:© Ricard Gutiérrez 21.3.2013

 

Video above:© Ricard Gutiérrez 21.3.2013

Phomou

Photo above:© Ricard Gutiérrez 21.3.2013

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topoYellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus (1,2,3)
(1) Fuerteventura. The bird at Costa Calma, Fuerteventura, was still there on 4-8.3 (Jan Heckmann and Tobias Rautenberg)

(2) Lanzarote. On 27.3 one was relocated at Los Valles, Lanzarote, where seen previously (Juan Sagardía).

(3) Lanzarote. On 27.3 a bird that had been seen in previous months was seen at Tabayesco, Lanzarote (Juan Sagardía). See a thumbnail here.

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Siberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita tristis (1,2,3)
(1) Tarragona . On 9.3 one was seen at Tarragona (Chris Gibbins, Matxalen Pauly, Albert Cama y Camilo Albert). See thumbnails here and
photos below.

Phycoltri

Photo above:© Albert Cama 9.3.2013

Phycoltri

Photo above:© Albert Cama 9.3.2013

Phycoltri

Photo above:© Albert Cama 9.3.2013

(2) Girona . On 11.3 one was singing at feixes de St. Pere Pescador P.N. Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, Girona (Àlex Ollé)

(3) Barcelona. On 28.3 one individual was heard & photographed at Ca l'Arana pinewood,Llobregat delta,Barcelona (Ferran López,Maria Cabau). See a photo below (Ferran López).

Phycoltri

Photo above:© Ferran López 28.3.2013

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Hooded Crow Corvus cornix (1,2)
(1) Barcelona . On 9.3 one was seen at Cal Tet hide, Llobregat delta, Barcelona (Xavier Larruy at ornitho.cat; Roberto Negro). Record submitted to the CR-SEO/BirdLife.

Corcor

Photo above:© Roberto Negro 9.3.2013

(2) Girona . On 25.3 an individual was seen at Arrossars del Ter, Torroella de Montgrí (Sergi Castillo at ornitho.cat) 3°08'59.53" E / 42°01'21.45" N

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SONG SPARROW Melospiza melodia (1) FIRST FOR SPAIN
(1)
Cádiz. There was one at Algeciras, Cádiz, on 29.3 (Karri Kuitunen,Totti Toiskallio, Jarmo Pirhonen). Potential 1st for Spain if submitted and accepted, regardless ship-assisted or not. Interestingly, on 31.3 an American Wigeon reached Algeciras on its own too. There is a first picture of the bird here (opens in another window). Despite search the bird was not relocated. See another photo below (Karri Kuitunen)

Melmel

Photo above:© Karri Kuitunen 29.3.2013

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Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla (1)
(1)
Sevilla. There was a bird at Corredor Verde del Guadiamar, Espacio Natural de Doñana, Sevilla on 3.3 (Paco Chiclana).

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topoBlack Stork Ciconia nigra (1)
(1) Gran Canaria. There was a bird at irrigating ponds near El Matorral, San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, on 28.3 (José García Monzón).

*** 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.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
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 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.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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Latest highlights:


 
Larsmi
The basque American Herring Gull was still at Hondarroa on 2.3 (Ricardo Rodríguez)
Corcor
Corcor
The Hooded Crow at Llobregat delta on 9.3 (Roberto Negro)
Phycoltri
Phycoltri
The Siberian Chiffchaff at Tarragona on 9.3 (Albert Cama)
Phophosam
Phophosam
Phophosam
The presumed Ehrenberg's Common Redstart at Ebro delta on 10.3 (Josep Tantull, above; Chris Gibbins, two below)
Limsco
Limsco
Limsco
The Long-billed Dowitcher on 9.3 at Salinas de San Pedro del Pinatar, Murcia (F.Javier Palacios)
Limsco
And on 10.3 at Salinas de San Pedro del Pinatar, Murcia (Richard Howard)
Larglakum
The Kumlien's Gull was still at Asturias on 5.3 (Pablo Fernández)
Larcac
Larcac
The Caspian Gull at Arteixo on 7.3 (Xabier Varela)
Larcac
The Caspian Gull at Valdoviño, A Coruña on 8.3 (Ricardo Hevia)
Larhyp
Larhyp
This is the Glaucous Gull at Praia de Lariño, Carnota, A Coruña on 10.3 (Manuel Figueiras).
Larhyp
The Glaucous at Malpica de Bergantiños remained there on 10.3 too (Adrián Bartolomé)
Calmel
The Pectoral Sandpiper at Llobregat delta, so far the 1st and only this 'Spring' (Ferran López)
Larcac
The Caspian gull at Ondarroa, Bizkaia, on 16.3 (Juankar Andrés).
Larcac
Larcac
The Caspian gull at Matadoiro, Arteixo, A Coruña on 15.3 (Xabier Varela)
Phomou
The 8th Moussier's Redstart in Spain and a long-awaited bird in the N brought many birdwatchers to Constantí, Tarragona (R.Gutiérrez, 21.3)
Larcac
The adult Caspian Gull at Ondarroa, Bizkaia, shared grounds with an American Herring (see below), also making a good target for birdwatchers (Ricardo Rodríguez)
Larsmi
This is the 1w American Herring at Ondarroa (Ricardo Rodríguez).
Largla
At Gijón, the almost resident Iceland gull was seen in early March (G.Lepoutre).
Cirmac
On 23.3 two male Pallid Harriers were reported: this is the Delfià one, Girona, as on 24.3 (Àlex Ollé).
Larcac
Larcac
On 26.3 the praia de Alba Caspian gull was relocated (Xabier Varela)
Chrphi
The Pontevedra Bonaparte's on 27.3 (C.D.Romay)
Phyino
There were 2 YBW at Lanzarote on 27.3 (Juan Sagardía)
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Chrphi
Chrphi
The Bonaparte's Gull on 28-29.3 (José Ramón Gómez).
Egrgargul
The presumed hybrid Western Reef x Little Egret at Sevilla (José Luís Anguita)
Anaame
The drake American Wigeon caused sensation after the failed search for the Song Sparrow (Álex Colorado)
 
 
 

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