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Rare Birds in Spain

Recent Reports: Latest sightings
OCTOBER 2004 NEWS 
 
* rarities needing homologation by the CR/SEO
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This month's homologation statistics Citations / Citaciones / Com citar
Species index (n=11+33 = 44)
GALLOANSERAE
 
Cygnus olor Alopochen aegyptiaca Aythya collaris
Anser brachyrhynchus Tadorna ferruginea Aythya nyroca
Branta bernicla Anas americana Aythya marila
Aix galericulata Melanitta perspicillata
NEOAVES
 
Podiceps auritus Charadrius semipalmatus Larus smithsonianus
Puffinus gravis Charadrius morinellus Sterna bengalensis
Puffinus mauretanicus Calidris bairdii Chlidonias leucopterus
Egretta alba Calidris melanotos Apus caffer
Plegadis falcinellus Calidris temminckii Anthus richardi
Elanus caeruleus Tringa stagnatilis Acrocephalus paludicola
Porzana parva Tringa flavipes Acrocephalus dumetorum
Porphyrio martinica Phalaropus lobatus Phylloscopus inornatus
Fulica cristata Stercorarius longicaudus Ficedula parva
Crex crex Larus minutus Calcarius lapponicus
Vanellus gregarius Larus sabini Plectrophenax nivalis

 
See also last month news for late updates or long-stayers

GALLOANSERAE

Mute Swan Cygnus olor. On 10-11.10 a family group of 5 swans (2 adults and 3 juveniles) was recorded at Balsa de Zolina, Aranguren, Navarra/Nafarroa. It is the first record of this species for the site (Gorka Gorospe).The two swans reported last month at cal Tet, Llobregat delta, Barcelona, were still there on 14.10 (Ferran López)The swans from Balsa de Zolina were still there by 12.10 but on 15.10 one juvenile had dissapeared (Gorka Gorospe).There was one at La Nava, Palencia on 14.10 (Enrique Gómez Crespo). At Almería, there were 3 swans at laguna de Marinas, Roquetas on 13.10 (Raimundo Martín Rodríguez).
 

 
Pink-footed Goose* Anser brachyrhynchus(1w0122)The flock arrived on 23.9 to RN Marismas de Santoña y Noja, Cantabria was still there on 1.10 (D.González) and 2.10 (Alejandro García Herrera; Eduardo de Juana, Alejandro Sánchez). On 8-12.10 the party was still at the Escalante polders, within the Santoña reserve limits (A.García Herrera; M.Garrigós, A.Pérez, J.M.Pérez de Ana).Still there on 16.10 at Cicero polder (Javier Portillo, J.J.Aja)and up to 30.10 (Alejandro G. Herrera) 

Brent Goose* Branta bernicla A bird was seen at ria de Foz, Lugo on 12.10 (César M Álvarez Laó, Clemente Álvarez Usátegui). At ria de la Villa, Villaviciosa, Asturies, there was one on 13.10 (Adolfo Villaverde Garrido).
 

 
Egyptian Goose* Alopochen aegyptiaca(1,2) On 17.10, one was seen at marismas del Guadalquivir, Sevilla (Rafa Romero, Javier Salcedo). (2) On 14.10, a party of 3 geese was flushed while counting partridges at Vilamayor de Santiaqo, Cuenca (Tom Gullick).

Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea One was seen at la Mata del Fang, at PN Albufera de València, València on 16.10 (R.Argilés, M.Briasco, L.Pastor, Gregorio Ros)
 

 
American Wigeon* Anas americana(1w0128) On 7.10, a drake was found at Ría del Eo, Lugo/Asturies (Pablo Fernández García).See three thumbnails here

 
 
Mandarin Duck* Aix galericulata (1w0125)On 1.10 one drake behavild wild was seen and photographed at Banyoles lake, Girona (Carles Gonzàlez). See a thumbnail here

 
 
Ring-necked Duck* Aythya collaris(1,2) On 29.10, a female was reportred at laguna de Manjavacas, Cuenca (Mario Rodero, Gabriel Martín, Manuel Araujo y Víctor Merino) (2)A 1st winter male was seen at estanque de Las Martelas, Los Llanos de Aridane, isla de La Palma, Canary Islands on 30.10 (J. A. Lorenzo). 

Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca  A drake was seen at La Furta, Corvera, Asturies on 13.10 (Clemente Álvarez Usátegui).Three birds were seen at La Santomera reservoir, Murcia on 30.10 (Tomás Velasco).There were 5 ferruginous Ducks (3M, 2F) at Laguna El Portil, Huelva (John Butler). On 31.10 there was one at Azud de Riolobos, Salamanca (Juan M. Ruiz, Angel González Mendoza)

Scaup Aythya marila. First this autumn: on 22.10 one immature was found at La Linera, Ría de Eo, Asturies/Lugo (Pablo Fernández García).
 

 
Surf Scoter * Melanitta perspicillata (1) On 17.10 one drake was seen flying within a flock of 30 Melanitta nigra off Estaca de Bares, A Coruña, Galicia (Antonio Gutiérrez, Ignacio Allegue, Pablo Gutiérrez).

NEOAVES
 

 
Slavonian Grebe* Podiceps auritus(1) On 17.10 one was reported at RN Santoña, from the 'Arenilla' hide (Sergio de Juan/IZATE).However, the monitoring team of the Santoña marshes did not see any Slavonian the same day in the complete census of the reserve but only 71 Black-necked Grebes Podiceps nigricollis on 13.10 (Juan Gómez Navedo and Alejandro García Herrera). Only one odd grebe was seen in front of the Arenilla hide which presented features not according to Slavonian (Juanjo Aja per J.G.Navedo).

Great Shearwater  Puffinus gravis. One was seen off Estaca de Bares, A Coruña, Galicia on 3.10 (I.Allegue, A.Gutiérrez, A.Sandoval, P.Gutiérrez).

Balearic Shearwater  Puffinus mauretanicus.On 1.10 there were c.350 birds in several flocks off Torremolinos, Málaga (Andy Paterson). On 2.10 there were at least 672 flying E  at the same place (A.Paterson). On 30.9 there were 800+ at the same place (A.Paterson)At Cap de Creus, Girona there were 35 on 6.10 together with 18 P.yelkouan (Ponç Feliu)On 5.10 there were 5 off cabo Matxitxako, Bizkaia, and at the same place there were 6 birds on 11.10 (Oscar San José). On 15.10 there were four off faro del Pescador, Cantabria (Karmelo de Dios), the same author reporting a Mediterranean Shearwater (P.yelkouan) with them. Also at Cantabria, eight were seen on 11.10 off La Ballena, Oriñón (Juanma Domínguez Robledo). The bulk of the Atlantic oversummering population seems to have already abandoned the E Cantabric (and France) and it is now at Galicia: on 15.10 there were 1500-2000 birds feeding and concentrated around O Grove, between A Lanzada beach and the ria de Arousa entrance, Pontevedra (Xurxo Pinheiro).There were over 700 birds inside Ría de Pontevedra, Galicia. Even reaching the Marín latitude, well 'inland'. The area is holding a large fish stock these days (Emilio Martínez).On 22.10 there were none at Llobregat Delta Barcelona (F.López) but on 24.10 a party of 500 was recorded at the same place associated to dolphins Tursiops truncatus (Xavier Larruy). There appears to be some movement of birds entering the Mediterranean since on 26.10 there were over 1100 birds off Guadalhorce river mouth, Málaga (Andy Paterson).Hence a grand total of 1600 for the Mediterranean is the minimum quantity to be counted.There were at least 75 off cape Norfeu, Cap de Creus Natural Park, Girona on 28.10. With them at least 10 P.yelkouan and 14 C.diomedea (Ponç Feliu). On 23.10 thre was a strong movement to the E off Estaca de Bares, A Coruña, Galicia: 588 birds were counted in 5h15' (112 birds/h). The observers believe that over 1000 birds could have passed off Estaca that day. The following day the frequence decreased to 40 birds/hour (Antonio Sandoval). On 31.10 29 were counted at the same place (Antonio Gutiérrez, Pablo Pita, Pablo Gutiérrez e Ignacio Allegue) in the middle of a strong seabirds migration which included 28.105 gannets Morus bassanus in 4hours 30 minutes (!).At Cabo de Palos, Cartagena, observamos paso de Pardela Balear, 235 birds were noted between 10:25 and 11:55 hours (Antonio Hernández).At ría de Arousa, there were parties of 10, 20 and 50 birds on 31.10. Amongst them a Mediterranean Shearwater Puffinus yelkouan was reported (Gorka Ocio, Andrés Bermejo, Xurxo Pinheiro y Yolanda Ozaeta). Reports from Alicante: On 27.10 there were 30-40 at Port de La Vila Joiosa, Alacant (Antonio Jacobo Ramos). The same day there were 15-20 birds at Cap de l’Horta, Alacant(Antonio Jacobo Ramos). On 31/10, 8 were couned off Cap de l’Horta, Alacant (Elias Gomis) while the same day four were at Illa de Benidorm (Antonio Jacobo Ramos).On 30.10.04  there were a minimum of 400 birds off cabo Silleiro, Baiona, Pontevedra (César Vidal, Rafael y Tito Salvadores) with birds moving north, south and around.
 

Great White Egret Egretta alba. Observations outside of regular site at PN Deltade l'Ebre, Tarragona. On 2.10 there was one at Marjal dels Moros, Sagunt, València (Ignacio Nebot-Gil). One was also at Remolar-Filipines reserve, Llobregat delta, Barcelona (A.Ramal, R.Gutiérrez) where a roost of 3 was noted the night before (Joan Castelló)On 8.10 there were seven at Sils marshes, Girona (Hubert Mas, Jordi Gimisó) On 1-2.10 there was a bird at Els Muntanyans, Torredembarra, Tarragona (Jordi Vázquez; A.Tomàs). At embalse de Santomera, Murcia, one was seen on 9-10.10 (Miguel Angel Núñez).There was one at Marjal dels Moros, Sagunt, València on 16.10 (Máximo Sánchez Cobo).At la Janda, Cádiz, there was one on 17.10 (Javier de la Cruz).There were 2 at Pals ricefields, Girona, on 13.10 (Carles Barriocanal et al).There was one at Filipines marsh, Llobregat delta, Barcelona on 16.10 (Santi Hernàndez Orenes). At Pego marshes, Valencia, there was one on 10-12.10 (Jules Sykes). See a thumbnail here.There were 3 at Isla Menor, Sevilla on 16.10 (P.Chiclana, J.Marín)There was one at Isla Mayor, Sevilla on 25.10 (P.Chiclana). At Laguna de Manjavacas, Cuenca there were 5 birds on 23.10 (Juan M Ruiz).One was seen at Laguna de la Fuente, RN VIllafáfila, Zamora, on 25.10 (Alfonso Rodrigo).There was one at Remolar-Filipines reserve, Llobregat delta on 28.10 (Armand Ramal).Another was seen at Laguna grande de Puebla de Beleña, Guadalajara on 24-10 (Alfonso López, Juan Diego Acevedo).On 29.10 there was one at Hoya de Almochuel, Zaragoza (Luis Sanchez, Fco. Javier Moreno). On 31.10 there were 7 at Tablas de Daimiel, Ciudad Real (Bruno Herrero). On 27.10 there were 3 at the Entremuros, Aznalcazar, Sevilla (John Butler)

Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus. At Pedreña, Santander, Cantabria, there were four on 3.10, one of which was carrying a PVC ring coded 6HR (Álvaro Bustamante)On 8.10 the same birds had moved to RN Marismas de Santoña y Noja, Cantabria (Álvaro Bustamante).There was one at La Janda, Cádiz, on 7.10 (Blas López et al). On 6.10 there were 2 1st winters at Pego marsh, Valencia (Jules Sykes). On 4.10 there were 15 at Manjavacas, Castilla La Mancha (John Muddeman, Letizia Herrera). There was one adult at Arguedas, Navarra on 3.10 (Ignacio Gámez).On 4.10 there was one at Ria de la Villa, Villaviciosa, Asturies (Emilio J García Fdez.). LARGEST-EVER FLOCK IN SPAIN (and Europe?): 3025 birds in a single flock at ricefields at Isla Menor, Doñana, Sevilla on 9.10, counted thanks to digital panoramic pictures (Jorge Garzón)On 4.10 there was one at ría de la Villa, Villaviciosa, Asturies (Emilio J García Fernández et al).The four birds reported at Cantabria coast were no longer at Santoña from 8.10 (Alejandro G Herrera) but on 14.10 were seen from a boat flying W 1 nm offshore off Oriñon, Cantabria and two hours later flying E off Castro Urdiales, Cantabria (Gorka Ocio). 34 birds were reported on 17.10 at Marismas del Guadalquivir at Sevilla (Rafa Romero, Javier Salcedo).On 10-12.10 there were two at Pego Marsh, Valencia (Jules Sykes). See a thumbnail here.There were 300 at Isla Mayor, Sevilla on 25.10 (P.Chiclana).At Laguna de Manjavacas, Cuenca there were 3 birds on 23.10 (Juan M Ruiz).Another was at Miguel Esteban pond, Toledo the same day (Juan M Ruiz). A party of 10 birds was recorded in direct flight to the S over the Olympic village beach, Barcelona on 23.10. One of the scarce (if any) records for the city (J.Luis Copete). On 29.10 there were 3 at La Furta, Corvera, Asturies (C.Álvarez Usátegui).There was one at laguna de Miguel Esteban, Toledo on 29.19 (Mario Rodero, Gabriel Martín, Manuel Araujo y Víctor Merino)

Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus Only extralimital records.A bird was seen on 9.10 from Sant Mateu peak, El Maresme, Barcelona (Jordi Sala).See a thumbnail hereOn 10.10 a bird (the same?) was seen flying S from Reus, Tarragona (Ferran Martí)

Little Crake Porzana parva. One crashed into a fishing vessel the night of 31.10 off Santurtzi, Bizkaia, Euskadi (Gorka Ocio).The same day, an adult female was seen at Aldearrubia, Salamanca (Juan José Ramos Encalado)
 

Corncrake Crex crex. Rarity in Catalonia. A bird was found when it crashed into the windows of the 'C' terminal of Barcelona's Airport, El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona on 3.10. It was fortunately found by a birder who works at the airport (J.Diego González) and brought to the Remolar-Filipines reserve during the World Birdwatch celebration. As it was in perfect condition, it was ringed and released into the wild with great coverage, even from local TV! (see photo below, Ricard Gutiérrez).One was seen at Santa Cruz de la Palma, Santa Cruz de Tenerife on 1.10 (Félix Manuel Medina).One was found exhausted at Palencia on 31.10 (Noemí Garcia). It was released short after it was recovered.


 
 

 
American Purple Gallinule* Porphyrio martinica (1) FIRST FOR SPAIN. A 1st-calendar year bird (Euring 3) was found exhausted at Puerto Rico village, Mogán, Gran Canaria island, Canary Islands on 19.10 (Pascual Calabuig). The bird was brought to the recovery center of Tafira of the local government (Cabildo Insular), at Gran Canaria and its under treatment. See a thumbnail here and a photo below. This record has been already accepted in the 2004 meeting of the Spanish Rarities CommitteeAbout to be released on 28.10.2004 since the bird has won c.100 grams and its condition looks fine (P.Calabuig communication to J.A.Lorenzo).
American Purple Gallinule: The First for Spain

Crested Coot Fulica cristata There was one PVC marked 'HHO' at Brazo del Este, Sevilla, on 1.10 (Rafa Romero). At laguna de Louro, A Coruña, Galicia there was one bird PVC marked 'OOJ' on 3.10 (Alfonso López López) .  This bird came from la Cañada de los Pájaros, Sevilla and was released at Zoñar lagoon, Córdoba. On 14.10, the male 'UA' returned to Filipines marsh, Llobregat delta, Barcelona. It had been out of the delta since last may in an unknown area (Xavier Sampere; Ricard Gutiérrez, F.Xavier Santaeufemia; X.Bayer). See two thumbnails here.There were 3 at salinas de Cerrillos, PN Punta Entinas-Sabinar, Roquetas de Mar Almería on 10.10. Two of them were carrying a pvc neck band (084, 086) and the 3rd was a juvenile associated to the two adults (Juan Pérez Contreras, Beatriz Pérez Machado).See three thumbnails here. There were 2 Red-knobbed Coots with PVC collars (numbers 012 and 017) at the Laguna 
Primera de Palos, Huelva and 2 Red-knobbed Coots, one with PVC collar (initials LP) at Marismas de Odiel, Huelva all on 30.10 (John Butler)
 

 
Sociable Plover * Vanellus gregarius (1w0131) On 17.10 a bird was found at Arrossars d'Aitona, near Fondo de Llitera. It was there at least from 12:30 till 18:30 (Enric Farré). Seen also on 19.10 then a 'binocularscoping' photo was taken. See a thumbnail here (Marc Pérez López).Still on 20.10 (M.Perez, S.Sales).See two photos below (M.Pérez)


 

 
Semipalmated Plover * Charadrius semipalmatus (1snail mail (JL Rabuñal)) FOURTH FOR SPAIN. A bird was seen briefly on 4.10 at Ensenada da Insua, Ponteceso, A Coruña, after a severe gale (José Luis Rabuñal). Despite some birders from Galicia travelled the same day some hundred kilometers, the plover was not relocated the same afternoon or the next days.

Dotterel Charadrius morinellus. On 2.10 there were 2 at Sierra Tejeda, Málaga/Granada over 2000 m high (Antonio Pulido Pastor).On 11.10 there was a bird at Valdoviño beach, A Coruña, Galicia in company of other plovers (Xabier Remirez, Antonio Fernández Marín, Luz Fernández). See a photo below (Xabier Remirez). At Cabo Peñes, Gozón, Asturies, one was seen on 12.10 (Jorge Valella, C.Álvarez Usátegui, J.L. Alonso Orrasco).There was one 1st calendar year bird at Moniello, Gozón, Asturies on 12.10 (Jose Antonio García Fernández).On 18.10 there were 18 at Rambla Morales, Cabo de Gata, Almería (Raimundo Martín Rodríguez)

Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii. On 1.10 there were 3 at Brazo del Este, Sevilla (Rafa Romero) There were 2 birds at Racó de l'Olla, PN l'Albufera de València, on 10.10 (J.I.Díes).On 19.10 one was seen at laguna Salada de Pétrola, Albacete (Jose Antonio & David Cañizares).
 

 
Baird's Sandpiper* Calidris bairdii(1w0127) Another bird from Galicia:On 1-2.10 there was one at ría de O Burgo, Culleredo, A Coruña (Xabier Varela, Carmen Mouzo).Not seen afterwards. See a photo below (X.Varela)
w0127

 
 
 
Pectoral Sandpiper* Calidris melanotos(1w0116,2) (1) A bird, found on September, was last seen at el Cierrón, ría de la Villa, Villaviciosa, Asturies on 1.10 (Adolfo Villaverde). See a photo below. (2) On 18.10 another Pectoral was found at the same site (A.Villaverde).

The 'first' bird from Ría de la Villa (Adolfo Villaverde). On 18.10 another was found.

Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis. One Marsh Sandpiper was at the Marismas de Odiel, Huelva on 30.10 (John Butler)
 

 
Lesser Yellowlegs* Tringa flavipes(1snail mail (JL Rabuñal),2) There is a long-stayer (over a year now) at Ensenada da Insua, Ponteceso, A Coruña (José Luis Rabuñal Patiño). This bird was seen this month at least on until 24.10 (JL Rabuñal).(2) The bird found at Lagoa de Louro, Muros, W Galiza (Galicia) on 22-23.9, was seen again on 3.10 (Alfonso López López). 

Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus.There were four (2 ads + 2 juv) at Salinas del Cerrillo, RN Punta Entinas-Sabinar, Almería (E.Alba, J.Alba, M.Garrido, S.Peregrina). See three thumbnails hereOn 6.10 still the four of them were at the same place (Raimundo Martín)On 17.10 an adult was at Roquetas de Mar, Almería (Raimundo Martín, Miguel Domínguez).
 
 

 
Long-tailed Skua * Stercorarius longicaudus (1,2w0119,3) Four were seen off Estaca de Bares, A Coruña, Galicia on 3.10 (I.Allegue, A.Gutiérrez, A.Sandoval, P.Gutiérrez).(2) The 3rd calendar-year bird found on 11.9 in bad condition at La Garrofera beach, El Saler, l'Albufera de València was still alive, but weak, in captivity on 6.10 (J.I.Dies)(3) On 24.10 one was seen from Estaca de Bares, A Coruña, Galicia (A.Sandoval, A.Gutiérrez, I.Allegue, P.Pita, A.Torres, P.Pita, B.Torres).

Little Gull Larus minutus.Only accidental records. On 3.10, a bird was found at a pond at Santa Cristina del Páramo, León. This is the 1st record-ever for this inland province (David Miguelez Carbajo, Carlos Zumalacárregui). See a thumbnail hereAt balsa de Zolina, Aranguren, Navarra, there was a 1st winter bird on 26.10 (Gorka Gorospe). It is an extremely rare bird inland at Navarra.

Sabine's Gull Larus sabini. Four were seen off Estaca de Bares, A Coruña, Galicia on 3.10 (I.Allegue, A.Gutiérrez, A.Sandoval, P.Gutiérrez).On 3.10 six were counted off Punta de la Vaca, Gozón, Asturies (Elías García Sánchez).
 
 

 
American Herring Gull * Larus smithsonianus(1) One 1st winter was reported from Santurtzi fishing harbour, Euskadi, on 19.10 (Gorka Ocio).It was in company of six 1st w michahellis and a fuscus. The bird was bigger and chocolate-coloured. The tail was black and the rump dark and streaked while the bill was shorter and thicker. On 20.10 it was at El Abra harbour, just nearby (G.Ocio).

Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis. There was one at Tabarca island, Alacant on 2.10 (Miguel Ángel Pavón). More on this record at Natur@licante website (opens in another window). On 9.10 there was one at Sancti Petri, Cádiz (M.Villaécija, P.Chiclana)There was one adult winter plumaged bird at Oliva marina, València on 25.10 (Jules Sykes).There was one at Santa Pola saltpans, Alacant on 18.10 (Antonio Jacobo). See more information at Natur@licante 

White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus. One juvenile was seen at Sabón reservori, Arteixo, A Coruña from 11.10 (Álvaro Barros) to 12.10 (J.Rodríguez, X.Varela).

White-rumped Swift Apus caffer . A migrant swift of this species was seen flying West at high speed at Torremolinos on 10.10 (Andy Paterson). On 2.10 an adult was seen bringing food to a former swallow nest at Sierra de las Villuercas (John Muddeman, Ray Nowicki).
 
 

Richard's Pipit* Anthus richardi (1,2,3) A bird was seen at Villadún, Castropol , Asturies on 12.10 (César M. Álvarez Laó).(2) On 14.10 there was one at Prats de Can Comes, Parc Natural Aiguamolls de l'Empordà (Alex Ollé). Not seen the following day (A.Ollé).(3) On 24.10 there were four at Cabo Peñes, Gozón, Asturies (José Antonio García Fernández).Still there on 29.10 (C.Álvarez Usátegui).

Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola. On 4.10 there were  2 at Salinetes, Mallorca (per Pere Vicens). At laguna de Manjavacas,Cuenca, one was seen on 30.10 (Mario Rodero, Gabriel Martín, Manuel Araujo y Víctor Merino)
 

Blyth's Reed Warbler* Acrocephalus dumetorum(1) FIRST FOR SPAIN. An Euring 3 bird was trapped and ringed at Canal Vell, PN Delta de l'Ebre, Tarragona on 22.10 (Sergi Sales, N.Rodríguez, J.Antó). See a photo below and a thumbnail here (S.Sales)


 
Yellow-browed Warbler* Phylloscopus inornatus. One record. (1 w0129)  One euring 3 bird was trapped and ringed at laguna de la Nava, Fuentes de Nava, Palencia on 13.10 (Manuel Polo, Mariano Torres, Fernando Jubete). See two photos below (F.Jubete)


 
Red-breasted Flycatcher* Ficedula parva. One record. (1w0130).An Euring 3 bird was trapped for ringing at Ponteceso, A Coruña on 12.10 (Francisco Rosende, Felipe Calviño, Miguel A.Maestro, Jesús Pastoriza/ Grupo de Anillamiento Hércules-GN Hábitat).See a photo below and thumbnails here

 
 
Lapland Bunting* Calcarius lapponicus(1) A bird was seen at Xagón beach dunes on 13.10 (Elías García Sánchez)

Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis. A bird was seen on 20.10 at El Cóscaro, Villanueva de Oscos, Asturies(Pablo Fernández García).At Penedos Blancos, Castropol, Asturies, there were 2 on 27.10 (Pablo Fernández). See a thumbnail hereOn 29.10 the number had increased to 5, including an adult male (P.Fernández)

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


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.


Lamentablemente, de momento no hay versión castellana disponible. Lamentablement, de moment no hi ha versió catalana disponible, però Jordi Clavell s'encarrega sistemàticament d'ajudar-me a trobar totes les errades de la plana o sigui que gràcies!

This month homologation statistics:

Rarities reported so far this month
24
9
1
0
not submitted
14


Latest highlights:

 
Three images of the Almería Red-necked Phalaropes on 2.10 (Samuel Peregrina)
The drake Mandarin Duck at Banyoles lake, Girona on 1.10 (Carles Gonzàlez).
The juveniele/1w Little Gull at León, the 1st for this inland province (David Miguélez)
Above: three images of the drake American Wigeon seen at Ria del Eo, Lugo, on 7.10 (Pablo Fernández)
One flight record-shot of the Black-shouldered Kite seen in Barcelona on 9.10 (Jordi Sala)
The UA Crested Coot which returned to Llobregat delta, Barcelona, on 14.10 close to Teals (above) and common coot (below, right) (Ricard Gutiérrez).It was only seen that day.
Three images (above) of the Red-breasted Flycatcher trapped and ringed at Ensenada da Insua, Ponteceso, A Coruña (Miguel Angel Maestro)
Two unfrequent species at Pego Marshes: the pair of Glossy Ibises (above) and a Great White Egret (in company of a Little) as seen on 10-12.10 (Jules Sykes)
Left, the Sociable Plover at Fondo de Llitera area, Lleida/Huesca as on 19.10 with a Lapwing to the right (Marc Pérez)
The three Crested Coots (adult pair above two and juvenile/1w below) seen at Salinas de Cerrillos, Almería on 10.10 (Juan Pérez-Contreras)
 
A juvenile/1w American Purple Gallinule found exhausted at Gran Canaria island on 19.10 THE FIRST FOR SPAIN! (P.Calabuig)
One of the two birds seen at Penedos Blancos, Castropolo, Asturies on 27.10 (Pablo Fernández)
The Ebre delta Blyth's Reed Warbler, the 1st for Catalonia and Spain (Sergi Sales)

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