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Rare Birds in Spain 
8th year in a row informing on rare birds in Spain

Recent Reports: Latest sightings
OCTOBER 2007 NEWS
 

Number of rarities this month Citations / Citaciones / Com citar
Rarity distribution this month Rarity forecast 
Search within Rare Birds in Spain Available past reports
Month Overview Resumen del mes
Bird news Resum del mes

Species index (n= 5 + 27 =32 ) +  3 Only Canary Islands
GALLOANSERAE

 
Cygnus cygnus Alopochen aegyptiaca Aythya affinis
Anser fabalis Anas carolinensis

NEOAVES

 
Podylimbus podiceps Phalaropus lobatus Motacilla citreola
Egretta gularis Phalaropus tricolor Acrocephalus dumetorum
Gyps rueppellii Stercorarius longicaudus Sylvia curruca
Aquila pomarina Larus fuscus fuscus Phylloscopus inornatus
Falco biarmicus Larus hyperboreus Corvus albus
Pluvialis dominica Sterna bengalensis Carpodacus erythrinus
Calidris melanotos Apus affinis Emberiza pusilla
Tryngites subruficollis Eremophila alpestris Emberiza melanocephala
Actitis macularius Anthus hodgsoni Calcarius lapponicus

RARITIES ONLY FOR THE CANARY ISLANDS*

 
Anser albifrons Fulmarus glacialis Melanocorypha calandra
* processing of these rarities dealt by CR/SEO, hence their inclusion here
See also last month news for late updates or long-stayers

GALLOANSERAE

Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus (1)
(1) Cantabria The bird seen at Alday marshes, Camargo, Cantabria, on 1.8 was seen again on 2.10 (Alejandro García Herrera) and 3.10 (Serafín Alarcón)


Bean Goose Anser fabalis (1)
(1) Sevilla A rossicus bird was seen at Isla Mayor ricefields, Sevilla on 25.10 (Paco Chiclana)


Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca (1)
(1) Cádiz. Bery probably the same bird that was seen at Alventus marshes, Trebujena, Cádiz on 8.8 was seen again at the same place on 6.10 (Paco Chiclana, Rafael García Costales)


Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis (1)
(1) Asturies On 12.10 a drake was seen at El Cierrón, Ria de la Villa, Villaviciosa, Asturies (Xuan Cortés).Seen again on 27.10 at the same place (Iván Sarabia)


Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis (1)
(1) León On 27.10 morning, a drake was found at Selga de Ordás reservoir. Last year, on 28.10.2006, four Lesser Scaups were seen in that place too (Carlos Zumalacárregui)
 

NEOAVES

Pied-billed Grebe Podylimbus podiceps (1)
(1) Lugo The bird seen at Riocaldo lagoons, Begonte, Lugo on 23.8 was still there on 7.10 (José Otero). See photos in his blog (opens in another window)


Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis (1,2)
(1) Cádiz On 25.10.2007, a dark morph individual, presumably pure, was seen at Puerto Real, Bahía de Cádiz Natural Park, Cádiz (Rafael García Costales). It may well be an individual seen the last winters since 2004-05.
(2) Cádiz A presumed hybrid was seen at Trebujena, Cádiz on 16.10 (Les Battle). See a thumbnail here.


Rüppell's Vulture Gyps rueppellii (1-2,3)
(1-2) Cádiz Two 1w were seen on a cliff at Santuario, Tarifa, Cádiz on 2.10 (Clemente Álvarez Usategui). Perhaps one of those birds (but there may be more) was seen at Algarrobo watchpoint on 1.10 and roosteing on cliffs north of Hotel La Codorniz, c.4 km W of Tarifa, Cádiz on 2-3.10 (Ian Kinley, Fred Gould, Ronnie Irving, Dave Thexton).Perhaps one of these or another was seen in flight over Mirador del Estrecho, between Tarifa and Algeciras on 12.10 (Goyo Para). See two photos here and a thumbnail here.
(3) Cádiz On 26.10.2007, one was seen near Tarifa and on 27.10.2007, 3 birds (this and perhaps birds 1-2), were seen near Tarifa feeding in a carrion formed by different cows (Todor Todorov). See a photo below and a thumbnail here (T.Todorov)

Photo above:Todor Todorov  26.10.2007 (left, Rüppell's with 3 Griffons)


Photos above: Goyo Para 12.10.2007 


Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina (1)
(1) Ciudad Real An adult was seen at Fuenllana, Villanueva de los Infantes, Ciudad Real on 5.10. It was seen perched and hunting in the area (Xurxo Pinheiro).Seen again on 6.10 (Óscar Llama, Jerónimo Corral).


Lanner Falco biarmicus(1)
(1) Cádiz The bird seen in La Janda, on 25.9 was seen again on 3.10 (Ian Kinley, Fred Gould, Ronnie Irving, Dave Thexton) and 10.10 (R.Marsh, S.Boddington & K & J. Gascoigne).


American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica (1)
(1) A Coruña At Ensenada da Insua, Ponteceso y Cabana de Bergantiños, a juvenile was found on 21.10.2007 (José Luis Rabuñal). Description already submitted to the Rarities Committee.


Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos(1,2,3)
(1)Valencia The juvenile found on 25.9 at Tancat de la Ratlla, Silla, L'Albufera de València, València was last seen on 1.10.2007 (Bosco Dies)
(2) Lanzarote On 10.10 a juvenile was found in a pond of the future Tías Golf-course, Lanzarote (Francisco Javier García Vargas, Antonio Unquiles, Juan Sagardía). On 14.10 it was still in the same place (F.J. García Vargas). See a photo below (F.J. García Vargas) and another one (J.Sagardia).
Calidris melanotos
Photo above:F.J.García Vargas 10.10.2007

Photo above:J.Sagardia 10.10.2007
(3) Navarra On 19.10 (Ricardo Rodríguez ) and 20.10 (Xabier Remírez, Gorka Gorospe) a juvenile was seen at Balsa de Zolina, Aranguren valley, Navarra.Still around on 22.10 (Ricardo Rodríguez).


Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngitges subruficollis (1,2)
(1) Barcelona Thew bird found on 28.9 at Ca l'Arana beach, El Prat de Llobregat, Delta del Llobregat, Barcelona continued there on 1-2.10 (Ferran López). See a photo below (F.López).The bird was not seen on 3.10 but relocated on 4.10 (Ricard Gutiérrez) and seen again on 5.10 (Ramón Servitje).Last seen on 9.10 (Ferran López, Armand Ramal, Sergi Bosch)

Photo above:Ferran López 1.10.2007

Photo above:Ferran López 2.10.2007
(2) Lleida On 1.10 a bird was found near Alfés, Lleida, on a pond close to C-12 (Jules Sykes, Alan Moorhouse,Frank Mason, Keith & Val Hudson, Ron Waters  ; Stephen Cristopher). See a photo below (S.Cristopher).Not seen the following day despite intensive search (Steve West)

Photo above: Stephen Cristopher 1.10.2007


Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius (1)
(1) Asturies On 16.10 a bird was found at playa de Bañugues, Gozón, Asturias (Quique Carballal del Valle).It was sen again on 17.10 (Daniel López Velasco, Jorge Valella), 18.10 (José Guerra, Nacho Vega, Pablo Menéndez Fernández-Miranda, Daniel López Velasco ) and 20.10 (Blas López, Paco Villalobos, Paco Ríos, Pepe Herrera, Nacho García, Antonio Pérez, Andrés Serrano, Juanjo y Patricia) See a thumbnail here (José Guerra).Still there on 26.10 (Clemente Álvarez Usategui) and 27.10 (Iván Sarabia, L. M. Arce).It was seen daily until the end of the month: 28.10 (L.M.Arce; D.L.Velasco, J.Guerra), 29.10 (L.M.Arce) and 30.10 (Pablo Fernández).


Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus (1)
(1) Sevilla A bird was seen on 16.10 at Veta la Palma, Parque Natural de Doñana, La Puebla del Río, Sevilla during the monthly waterfowl count (José Luis Arroyo)


Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor (1)
(1) Girona The 1w bird found at El Matà, PN Aiguamolls de l'Empordà on 24.9 remained into 1.10 (Àlex Ollé). See a thumbnail here.It was seen again at the same place on 4.10 (Àlex Ollé)


Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus (1-2,3-4)
(1-2) Asturies Two were seen off Punta de la Vaca, Gozón, Asturies on 17.10 morning (Elias  García-Sánchez)
(3-4) Asturies Two were seen off Punta de la Vaca, Gozón, Asturies on 17.10 afternoon(Daniel López-Velasco, Jorge Valella)


Baltic Gull Larus fuscus fuscus (1)
(1) Madrid An individual of this subspecies carrying a white PVC ring 'C7HC', thus from fuscus populations in Finland was seen on 14.10 at Colmenar Viejo dump, Madrid (Miguel Juan, Javier Marchamalo). The subspecific identification has been confirmed once ringing details have been known, since field recognition of fuscus is extremely, if even possible, difficult and unringed birds are best left as 'bird showing characters of' rather than anything else. See a thumbnail here (Javier Marchamalo).It was ringed as an adult? (full-grown, born before 1999) on 14.7.2001 at Hauho, Finland (61.12 N, 24.37 E) (Javier Marchamalo).


Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus (1)
(1) Asturies On 27.10 an adult was seen 10 nautic miles N off Gijon, Asturies (Jorge Valella, Daniel López Velasco) 


Lesser-crested Tern* Sterna bengalensis(1,2-6,7-8,9,10)
(1) Málaga An adult was found at Gualdalhorce river mouth on 3.10 afternoon (Ángel García López, Antonio Tamayo, Andy Paterson). See a photo below (Ángel García).

Photo above: Ángel García 3.10.2007
(2-6) Melilla There were at least five birds (three adults and two 1w) at isla del Rey, Chafarinas islands, Melilla on 6.10. Another (or one of those) birds was seen c.1-2 nautic miles off Melilla (Juan Bécares, Josep Torrent, Gonzalo Martínez). 
(7-8) Cádiz There were two at Guadiaro river mouth, San Roque, Cádiz on 8.10 (Richard Banham/GOES).
(9) Málaga A 1w was found at Fuengirola harbour on 16.10 (Antonio Tamayo). It was still present on 17-19.10 (Todor Todorov)
(10) Gibraltar On 4.10 a bird was seen from Europa point, Gibraltar, associated to a flock of fishing Sandwich Terns (Charles Pérez/GONHS).


Little Swift Apus affinis (1-6)
(1-6) Cádiz On 6.10 there were 6 at Guadalquivir river mouth, Chipiona, Cádiz (Paco Chiclana, Rafael García Costales)


Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris (1) THIRD FOR SPAIN
(1) Asturies. On 21.10, a bird was seen while entering from the sea within a Skylark flock at Bañugues beach, Gozón, Asturies, while watching the Spotted Sandpiper present in the area (Elias Garcia-Sanchez, Daniel López Velasco)


Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni (1-2)
(1) Illes Balears A bird was seen from 16-19.10 at Cabrera island, Mallorca (Eduardo Amengual) 
(2) Illes Balears On 19.10 a different individual is ringed at Cabrera island, Mallorca (Eduardo Amengual)See a photo below (E.Amengual)

Photo above: Eduardo Amengual  19.10.2007

Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola (1)
(1) Valencia The adult found on 21.9 at Tancat de la Ratlla, Silla, PN Albufera de València was last seen on 2.10 (Bosco Dies).Check out another interesting wagtail in the new BIRDSPAIN BLOG here


Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum (1)
(1) Illes Balears A bird was trapped and ringed on 6.10 at Cabrera island, Mallorca (Eduardo Amengual)See a photo below (E.Amengual)

Photo above: Eduardo Amengual  6.10.2007


Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca (1,2)
(1) Illes Balears A bird was trapped and ringed on 6.10 at Cabrera island, Mallorca (Eduardo Amengual)
(2) Illes Balears A bird was seen on 17.10 at Cabrera island, Mallorca (Eduardo Amengual)


Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10)
(1) Tarragona Inland record!. On 7.10, a bird was trapped and ringed at Els Montblanquets, La Palma d'Ebre, Ribera d'Ebre, Tarragona (Raül Aymí). See a photo below (Raül Aymí)

Photo above: Raül Aymí. 7.10.2007
(2) PalenciaOn 9.10 a bird was trapped and ringed at La Nava lagoon, Palencia, being the 2nd-ever for the area (Rubén González, Carlos González, Fernando Jubete, Carlos Zumalacárregui). See a photo below (C.Zumalacárregui)
Phylloscopus inornatus
Photo above: Carlos Zumalacárregui. 9.10.2007
(3)Illes Balears A bird was seen at Cabrera island, Mallorca from 10-15.10 (Eduardo Amengual) 
(4) Asturies On 19.10 there was one in the northern slope of the La Colladiella pass, San Martín del Rey, Asturies (Elias García-Sánchez)
(5) Barcelona A bird was trapped and ringed at Remolar-Filipines Nature Reserve, Llobregat delta,Barcelona on 16.10(Joan Castelló,Ferran López,Sergi Bosch,et al).
See two photos below 
Phylloscopus inornatus
Photo above: Joan Castelló . 16.10.2007
Phylloscopus inornatus
Photo above: Ferran López. 16.10.2007
(6) Illes Balears On 2.10 a bird was trapped at el Prat de S'Albufera d'es Grau, PN Albufera d'es Grau, Menorca (Alicia Pioli; Oscar García, José Antonio Fimia).See a photo below and two thumbnails here(Alicia Piolí)
Phylloscopus inornatus
Photo above: Alicia Pioli. 2.10.2007
(7)Valencia On 23.10 a bird was seen in a poplar wood at Muntanyeta dels Sants de la Pedra Seca, Sueca, Parc Natural de l'Albufera de València, València (Bosco Dies).
(8)Valencia On 25.10 a ringed individual (!!!) was seen at Viveros gardens at Valencia city, c.27 km NNW of the (7) observation. It was another bird since this was ringed (Javier García i Gans). Editorial note: may be that the Llobregat bird (no.5 above) heading south?.
(9) Málaga A bird was reported on 25.10 near Frigiliana, Málaga (Mr.Collens)
(10) Málaga A bird was trapped and ringed on 23.10 at Ardales, Málaga (José.A.Cortés). There are photos in the SEO-Málaga website.


Pied Crow Corvus albus (1,2)
(1) Pontevedra The bird present since 4.7.2006 at A Laxe de Rons area, O  Grove/Ogrobe, Pontevedra, Galicia was still around on 3.10.2007 (Cosme Damián Romai).and on 28.10, associated to Carrion Crows (C.D. Romai)
(2) A Coruña  The bird that had been seen during last spring and early summer and that reapperared last September at Cariño, A Coruña, was seen again on 6.10 eating a dead fish (Ricardo Hevia)


Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus (1)
(1) Valencia An Euring 3 was ringed on 8.10 at Ullal de Baldoví, L'Albufera de València (Pero Marín Prado). See a photo below.
Carpodacus erythrinus
Photo above: Pedro Marín. 8.10.2007


Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla (1)
(1) Barcelona On 7.10, a bird was trapped and ringed at Hostal del Fum park, Palau de Plegamans, Barcelona (Carles Llebaria, Abel Julien, Xesco Macià, Toni Alonso, Daniel Roca, Javi Mendoza). The 2nd for the Vallès county.See a photo below and two thumbnails here (D.Roca)
Emberiza pusilla
Photo above: Daniel Roca. 7.10.2007


Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala (1)
(1) Cádiz On 6.10 a bird (presumably male in winter plumage) was seen at former La Janda lagoon, near Benalup, Cádiz (David Barros, David Ríos/Ornitour, Francisco Torres/Fundación Migres et al). See a thumbnail here


Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus (1,2)
(1) Asturies On 23.10, a bird was found at Cabo Peñes, Gozón, Asturies (Ignacio Castelao).Still around on 24.10 (Pablo Menéndez).Still there on 25.10 (Quique Carballal), 26.10 (Clemente Álvarez Usategui) and 27.10 (L. Mario Arce).See a photo below and  a thumbnail here (Daniel López Velasco)from 28.10

Photo above: Daniel López Velasco. 28.10.2007
(2) A Coruña On 25.10 a juvenile was seen at Pantín beach, Valdoviño, A Coruña (Luís José Salaverri). See a photo below (Luís José Salaverri).

Photo above: Daniel López Velasco. 25.11.2007
 

RARITIES ONLY FOR THE CANARY ISLANDS*
* processing of these rarities dealt by CR/SEO, hence their inclusion here. Send putative records to Juan Antonio Lorenzo at canarias@seo.org
** check out national-wide rarities also seen in the Canary islands within the main section text, written in violet colour rather than black and marked with a dot.

White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons (1)
(1) Gran Canaria The adult seen at La Majadilla, Telde, Gran Canaria, on 15-16.9 was present until 1.10 at least, when seen increasingly fat (M.Avelino).See a thumbnail here.See a funny composition of the bird recalling a mistery bird in the new rarebirdspain blog here

Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis (1)
(1) Gran Canaria A bird was collected by a fisherman at Las Nieves, Agaete, NW Gran Canaria island on 7.10. The fisherman saw the fulmar while being in bad condition and under an attack of Yellow-legged Gulls L.michahellis atlantis. He decided to capture the bird and bring it to a recovery center. It stayed in the Recovery Center of Tafira, from the Gran Canaria Cabildo where the veterinary, Pascual Calabuig recover it from its low weight and overall bad condition. The bird condition improved and it was released, once ringed, on 10.10 at Taliarte, Telde, Gran Canaria. See two photos below (Pascual Calabuig)
Fulmarus glacialis
Photo above: Pascual Calabuig 10.10.2007

Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra
(1) Lanzarote . A bird was seen and photographed at Tías golf course, Tías,Lanzarote,Las Palmas on 21.10 (Francisco Javier García Vargas, Antonio Unquiles Cobos, Gerardo García Casanova).See a photo below (Francisco Javier García Vargas).
Melanocorypha calandra
Photo above: F.J.García 21.10.2007


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 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 a  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 pero su inclusión aquí no implica su aceptación u homologación de ningún tipo y son responsabilidad de sus autores. 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 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. 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.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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The Wilson's Phalarope of Aiguamolls began October there (Àlex Ollé)
Major surprise the 1st day of the month in the Lleida Steppes. Instead of a Grouse, a Buff-breasted Sandpiper was seen at Alfés, Lleida (Stephen Cristopher)
The Citrine Wagtail from Valencia was last seen on 2.10 (Bosco Dies)
Two more images of the Vallés county Little Bunting, a real surprise for the ringers! (Daniel Roca)
The Black-headed Bunting from La Janda on 8.10 (Francisco Torres)
The Egyptian Goose from Cádiz, still around (Paco Chiclana)
The Pectoral Sandpiper from Lanzarote (F.J.García)
The putative Baltic Gull, ringed with a PVC ring from Finland.These ringings are the only proof (combined with field characters) to ensure the id of this form (Javier Marchamalo)
 
The Spotted Sandpiper at Bañugues beach, Asturies as on 18.10 (José Guerra top) and 16.10 (Daniel López Velasco)
Two more thumbnails of the Lanzarote Pectoral Sandpiper (J.Sagardia)
The Fuengirola Lesser Crested Tern (Antonio Tamayo)
The Red-necked Phalarope from Veta la Palma, Sevilla (José Luis Arroyo)
Two more images of the Menorca Yellow-browed Warbler (Alicia Piolí)
One of the Rüppell's Vultures at Tarifa (Todor Todorov)
The Lapland Bunting from Cabo Peñes, Asturies, as on 28.10 (Daniel López Velasco)
First Lesser Scaup this season: a male at Selga de Ordás Reservoir, León, arriving almost timely and coinciding with last year dates... a regular movement rather than a vagrancy? (Carlos Zumalacárregui)
The Rüppell's Vulture seen by Goyo Para on 12.10. It's really difficult to establish a minimum number of birds in the Tarifa area, but at least three were seen altogether this month.
The Trebujena hybrid egret (Les Battle).
Only Canary islands highlights
The Gran Canaria Goose, a true rarity there! (M.Avelino)
Another local rarity from Gran Canaria: the Fulmar while being recovered (Pascual Calabuig)

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