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Birds in Spain
Recent Reports: Latest sightings
SEPTEMBER 2004 NEWS (featuring so far 40 photos of 15 species!)
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca A drake was seen at bassa del Gall marí, PN Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, Girona on 1.9 (Jordi Martí-Aledo, Teresa Montràs) and on 2.9 (Alex Ollé).Still there on 8.9 (Ponç Feliu).There were 2 drakes at laguna del Portil, Marismas del Odiel, Huelva, on 25.9 (Manuel Villaécija, Alfonso Rodríguez).
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus. Gibraltar sighting. One bird was seen from Gibraltar on 8.9, flying W (Ernest FJ Garcia/ GONHS).There were c. 15 birds/h off El Abra de Bilbao, Euskadi on 13.9 (Gorka Ocio).On 10.10 one was seen from Gibraltar (Ernest FJ Garcia/ GONHS)
Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus. On 7.9 there seven were
seen off Punta del Dichoso, Suances, Cantabria (Alejandro García
Herrera) On 12.9, 5 were seen flying W off Cabo Oyambre, Cantabria (A.García
Herrera).There were 300-500 S of Sálvora island, A Coruña,
Galicia (Andrés Bermejo).There was a strong passage off Bilbao coast
on 13.9 flying W (towards the expected direction if heading back to the
Mediterranean, ed.comment). The passage suggests most of the population
of the species (as expected) would be leaving now the Atlantic: 120 birds/hour
at 1-2 n.m. offshore to the W off El Abra de Bilbao, Euskadi (Gorka Ocio).
There were two rafts 0,5 n.m. off el Abra (87 birds) and another of 61
birds near playa de la Arena, Muskiz (G.Ocio). 16 were seen from Los Lances,
Tarifa, Cádiz on 15.9 (Ian Kinley, Dave Thexton). One south past
Atlanterra, Cádiz and one S past Tarifa, Cádiz on 21.9 (Ian
Kinley, Dave Thexton). Ten south past Los Lances, Tarifa, Cádiz
in 45 minutes on 23.9 (Ian Kinley, Dave Thexton). Seven were seen in a
seawatch off Garraf and Llobregat delta, Barcelona on 23.9 (A.Ramal, R.Gutiérrez,
Great White Egret Egretta alba. Observations outside of regular site at PN Deltade l'Ebre, Tarragona.On 2.8 there was a bird at Remolar-Filipines reserve, Llobregat delta (Armand Ramal)There were 2 at Llobregat delta on 9.9: one at Filipines marsh, Viladecans (R.Gutiérrez; F.López) and another at ca l'Arana (F.López).On 8.9 there were 3 at Plaiaundi, Euskadi (Oliver Pérez)There was one at San Vicente de la Barquera estuary, Cantabria, on 12.9 (Alejandro G Herrera).One was still at Filipines marsh, Llobregat delta, Barcelona on 12.9 (J.Clavell, L.Gustamante).There were 10 at Ejea de los Caballeros ricefields, Zaragoza, on 19.9 (Javier Capalvo)At Filipines marsh, Llobregat delta, Barcelona, there were 8 on 20.9 (X.Sampere, A.Ramal, F.López, R.Gutiérrez) and 15 on 21.9 (X.Sampere). There was one at Brazo del Este, Sevilal on 21.9 (Rafa Romero).There was one at laguna de Chozas, León on 20.9 (Paco Canido)There were 2 at Balsa de Zolina, near Pamplona, Navarra on 22.9, being the 1st-ever for this wetland (Xabi Remirez; Gorka Gorospe). There were 2 at Salinas de Bonanza, Cádiz, on 18.9 (Ian Kinley, Dave Thexton).On 19.9 there was one at cala Tirant, Menorca, Balearic Islands (Jesús Arlanzón).Two were at S'Albufera de Mallorca on 22.9 (Pere Vicens et al.).There was one t El Abra, Bilbao on 20.8 (Gorka Ocio).There was one on 26.9 (S.Hernàndez) and 2 on 27.9 at Remolar-Filipines reserve, Llobregat delta (X.Sampere, F.López, R.Gutiérrez, A.Ramal).There was one at Brazo del Este, Sevilla on 25.9 (Daniel L Huertas, J.Cabeza).On 21.9 there was one at estany de Sils, Girona (Hubert Mas, Freddy Rivas, Quim Vilagran).There were 4 at Salinas de los Portugueses, Cádiz on 28.9 (Paco Chiclana).
Ibis Plegadis falcinellus On 3.8 there was a bird at Remolar-Filipines
reserve, Llobregat delta (Ferran López)On 18.9 there were 9 at Manjavacas
lagoon, Cuenca (Charo Casado, Mario Arcas)The following day there were
15 birds at the same place from 14:30-15:00 hours. One was white-PVC ringed
on the left leg (John Muddeman). On 26.9 there were 121 at Brazo del Este,
Sevilla (Paco Chiclana) but on 20.9 there had been c.1000 birds (Ian Kinley,
Dave Thexton).On 24.9 there were at least 560 birds at the same place (Daniel
L Huertas).From 20.8 till 5.9 there was one at cases d'Es Ras, Mallorca
Falcon Falco vespertinus On 12.9 there were 2 (an adult male
and an Euring 5 bird) at el Algarrobo watchpoint, Tarifa, Cádiz
(Javier de la Cruz, Gianluca Chiofalo, Gianpaolo Terranova).Two were seen
over Puig de l'Àliga, Alt Penedés, Catalunya on 18.9 (X.Bayer,
C.Guasch, H.Salvadó, M.Peris). At Mallorca, one adult male was seen
at Andratx outskirts (Steve Nicoll).On 26.9 there a bird was seen flying
over PN Desierto de las Palmas, Castelló (Vicente Esteller Turlo).Single
birds were seen from Gibraltar on 13&14.9 (Ernest FJ Garcia /GONHS)
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae. Two birds were seen at Sant Miquel, Girona on 5.9 (Aleix Comas, E.Fabregas,M.Sánchez-Frou,S.Wey, J.Álvarez,A.Ruiz,M.Angelats, S.Gimeno, M.Gago).On 5.9 there was a dark phase adult at Guadalhorce river mouth, Málaga (Andy Paterson & Mike Clarke). On 8.9 there was one at Filipines marsh, Llobregat Delta, Barcelona (Ferran López).There was one pale phase bird over Santes Creus lagoon, L'Ametlla de Mar, Tarragona on 24.9 (Ricard Gutiérrez)The same day another was seen at Tancada beach, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona (Pere Cortinas). On 27.9 one was seen trying to capture Alpine Swifts (A.melba) at Sant Andreu, Barcelona town (Pere Cortinas; Joan Estrada)
Crested Coot Fulica cristata There was one at Brazo del Este, Sevilla, on 1.9 (Paco Chiclana).There were 2 at the same place on 21.9 (Daniel L Huertas).A bird, already observed in August 2004, was relocated with several common coots at Lagoa de Louro, Muros, W Galiza (Galicia) on 22-23.9 (C.Damiam Romai, B.Pazos, D.Collazo). One ringed bird but without PVC neck band, was seen on 20.8 at main canal, PN S'Albufera de Mallorca (Wolf Eisfeld)
morinellus. On 1.9 there was a large flock of 70 Dotterels at 'Las
Tiesas', Albacete. Over 60% of the birds were still on breeding plumage
(José Antonio Cañizares Mata). On 1.9 there were 12 (nine
adults and 3 juveniles) at Las Amoladeras, Almería (Raimundo Martín
Rodríguez).On 4-5.9 there were seven birds at Camporrobles, Valencia
(Rafa Muñoz/SVO).At Almería on 5.9 there were 10 birds (E.Alba,
J.Alba, F.Alcalà, Sara, S.Peregrina).See two photos below. On 2.9
there were 97 birds in a single flock at Albacete (J.A.Cañizares,
J.M.Reolid).On 11.9 there were 2 at Velilla de la Sierra, Soria (J.Luis
Hernández).On 10.9 there were 3 at Sierra de la Bovia (Elías
García Sánchez, César A Laó).There is a number
of sightings at Soria (J.L.Hernández) that makes this species commoner
inland than thought: one bird on 1.9 at Taroda; a bird at Las Fraguas on
3.9; another at Sierra Llana de Villaciervos on 3.9; on 4.9 a bird at Buitrago
and another at Fuentecantos; on 6.9 a flock of six at Fuentesauco plus
another bird alone nearby; on 7.9 a bird at Zamajón and three on
10.9 at Noviercas. At Huesca there were 3 at Gurrea de Gállego on
9.9 (José Mª Canudo)There were 3 birds at Sils, Girona on 16.9
(Llorenç Pujol, Alfons DG). There were 3 at Yecla steppes, Murcia,
on 15.9 (José Manuel López Molina)There was a group of four
at Recatí ricefields, Valencia on 15.9 (Julio Estela)On 3.9 there
was a juvenile at Manantiales, Lazagurría, Navarra (Alfonso Llamas).
On 10.9 a bird was seen flying over Corraliza de Bornás, Valtierra,
Navarra (Alfonso Llamas). From the birds featured on 10.9 at Sierra de
la Bovia, only one remained on 18.9 (Isolino Pérez, MªJosé
Fernández).There were 3 at rio Vélez river mouth, Málaga
on 24.9 (Samuel Peregrina).On 26.9 there were 8 at Rambla Morales, Cabo
de Gata, Almería (Miguel Domínguez, Raimundo Martín).At
Alicante there were also some records this month: on 6.9 nine birds at
Vistabella (A.Jacobo Ramos, I.Gámez, S.Arroyo, M.Grau) and 3 on
7.9 (A.Jacobo Ramos, S.Arroyo).
Stint Calidris temminckii. On 2.9 there was one at balsa de
Arkaute, Salburúa wetlands, Alava (Josean Gainzarain).On 7.9 one
was seen at Zeluán, Asturies (César Álvarez Laó).
On 4.9 there were five at laguna del cerro de la cigüeña, Los
Palacios y Villafranca, Sevilla (Rafa Romero).At Sollana ricefields, Valencia
there was a juvenile between 3-10.9 (Bosco Dies).There were 3 juveniles
at el Goleró, PN Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona, on 18.9 (Roser Solé
and Josep Tantull)There were 2 juveniles on 18.9 at Valencia ricefields
(Bosco Díes Jambrino).On 26.9 there were 7 at Brazo del Este, Sevilla
(Paco Chiclana). On 20.9 there were five at the same place (Ian Kinley,
Dave Thexton).And two on 21.9 (Daniel L Huertas).Also at Brazo del Este,
there were 14 on 25.9 (Daniel L Huertas). On 25.9 there was one at Salinas
de Cerrillos, Almería (Samuel Peregrina, Manuel Garrido)On 4.9 there
was one at Alicante, near Embalse de la Pedrera (A.Jacobo Ramos). On 12.9
there was one juvenile at embalse del Sabón, Arteixo, A Coruña
Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis. There was one at ca l'Arana, Llobregat
delta, Barcelona on 9.9 (Ferran López)There was one at Barbate,
Cádiz, on 8.9 (M.Palmer, J.Sykes). At La Janda, Cádiz, there
were 5 juveniles on 11.9 (Mike Clarke, Andy Paterson).On 15.9 there was
one at Filipines marsh, Llobregat delta, Barcelona (F.López, J.Castelló).
Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus. One juvenile-1st winter was seen
at Punta de la Banya, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona on 5.9 (David
Bigas, J.L.Copete, C.Domingo). See a thumbnail here.On
21.9 there was one juvenile at Salinas de Cerrillos, Roquetas de Mar, Almería
(Raimundo Martín)There were 2 at the same place on 26.9 (R.Martín,
Caspian Tern Sterna caspia. Data of this species not included anymore in the page but this is an exception due to its rarity inland. An adult summer plumaged bird was found at Embalse del Vellón or Pedrezuela, Madrid on 20.9 (Gabriel Martín, Carlos Andrés; Alfredo H Ortega Morejón). There is only another recent record for Madrid back in 1995.
Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis. There was one at Parc Natural de les Salines de Santa Pola, Alacant on 9.9 (Antonio Jacobo Ramos)One was seen from Zahara de los Atunes lighthouse, Cádiz on 7.9 (M.Palmer, B.Vickers, D.Grant).On 18.9 one euring 3 was seen at Playa de los Lances, Tarifa, Cádiz (Keith Bensusan/GONHS). It was also seen and photographed at late evening by Miguel Rouco. See two thumbnails here.The bird had been seen already on 15.9 (one adult) (Dave Thexton).
White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus On 5.9 there was a juvenile at Salobrar de Campos, Mallorca, Balearic Islands (Lalo Ventoso). See a thumbnail here.At Sollana and Valencia ricefields, Valencia there were two juveniles between 3-10.9 (Bosco Dies)There was a juvenile at Riet Vell, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona on 18.9 (Roser Solé i Josep Tantull).On 25.9 there was an adult moulting into winter plumage at the same place (Ricard Gutiérrez). From 26.8 to 3.9 at least there was one juvenile at depuradora de s'Illot, Mallorca (Wolf Eisfeld).
Swift Apus caffer On 20.9 there were 5 at Arroyo de Alpariate,
Cádiz (John Butler, Jorma Tenuovo).There was a bird at PN Sierra
de Andújar, Jaén, on 15.9 (Clemente Álvarez Usátegui).On
11.9 there were 2 under the bridges of the road from Torrejón El
Rubio to Arroyo la Vid, Extremadura (Ian Wright). At Monfragüe, there
were four birds around Peña Falcón, where a nest was seen
on 28.9 (John Muddeman, Ray Nowicki)
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola. On 5.9 there was one at estuario del Miño, A Guarda, Pontevedra (Rafael Salvadores y César Vidal). The two first ones in the same are were seen on 21.8 (C.Vidal).On 5.9 there was one at Ria de la Villa, Villaviciosa, Asturies (C.Álvarez-Usátegui, Gilberto S Jardón, Daniel López Velasco).
Warbler Hippolais icterina. One was seen on 7.9 at Peroño,
Luanco, Gozón, Asturies (Elias García Sánchez). This
is only the 2nd or 3rd Asturies record ever.On 10.9 there was one at Fangar
dunes, Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona (Sergi Sales).
Suggested citations / Citaciones recomendadas / Citació recomanada:
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 if enough substantiated but inclusion in this page does not imply acceptance or homologation of any kind. 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 .From 2004 on news on Pied Wagtail and Caspian Tern are no longer included except in case of major unusual concentrations .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 pero su inclusión aquí no implica su aceptación u homologación de ningún tipo.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 con .Desde enero de 2004 no se inluyen citas de lavandera blanca enlutada ni de pagaza piquirroja excepto en casos de grandes concentraciones inusuales 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. 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 amb .Des de gener de 2004 no s'inclouen cites de cuereta blanca endolada ni de xatrac gros llevat de possibles casos de concentracions inusuals. Tornar a l'inici de la plana.
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