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FEBRUARY 2008 NEWS
 

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topoRarity distribution this month topoRarity forecast 
topoSearch within Rare Birds in Spain topoAvailable past reports
topoMonth Overview topoResumen del mes
topoBird news topoResum del mes
topoSpecies index (n= 10 + 25 =35) + 6 Only Canary Islands
GALLOANSERAE
 
Cygnus cygnus Anas carolinensis Aythya collaris
Anser fabalis Anas crecca x carolinensis Aythya affinis
Anser brachyrhynchus Anas rubripes Melanitta perspicillata
  Anas discors  

NEOAVES

Podylimbus podiceps Falco biarmicus Larus hyperboreus
Fregata magnificens Porphyrio alleni Sterna forsteri
Pelecanus onocrotalus Charadrius vociferus Apus affinis
Egretta gularis x garzetta Calidris melanotos Lanius isabellinus
Egretta tricolor Actitis macularius Sylvia deserti
Phoenicopterus minor Larus atricilla Phylloscopus inornatus
Gyps ruepellii Larus philadelphia Phylloscopus fuscatus
Buteo rufinus Larus cachinnans  
Aquila clanga Larus glaucoides  

RARITIES ONLY FOR THE CANARY ISLANDS*

 
Anser albifrons Tachybaptus ruficollis Hirundo rustica cf. transitiva
Aythya marila Larus audouinii Emberiza schoeniclus
* processing of these rarities dealt by CR/SEO, hence their inclusion here
topo See also last month news for late updates or long-stayers

GALLOANSERAE

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Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus (1-5)
(1-5) Lugo The 5 Cygnus cygnus (2 ad. & 3 juv.) first seen at ría de Foz, Lugo, on 9-10.11.2007 were still in the area on 10.2.2008 (Luis José Salaverri)
and on 17.2 (L.J.Salaverri). Still there on 23.2 (José Antonio Salazar).See a thumbnail here.

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Bean Goose Anser fabalis (1)
(1)Palencia. One was at La Nava lagoon, Palencia, on 8.2 (Enrique Gómez Crespo)

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Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus (1,2,3-4)
(1) Palencia. There was one at laguna de Boada de Campos, Palencia, on 13.2 (Carlos González / Fundación Global Nature).
(2) Zamora. There was one at Villafáfila, Zamora on 18.2 (Jukka Rokkanen)
(3-4) Huelva There were 2 at Hinojos marsh, Huelva, on 24.2 (Xurxo Pinheiro, Oscar Llama)

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Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis (1)
(1) Asturies. The overwintering drake at El Cierrón, Villaviciosa, Asturies, was seen again on 16.2 (Luis Mario Arce y Belén Alonso).

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Green-winged x Teal Hybrid Anas crecca x carolinensis (1)
(1) Girona. There was a hybrid drake at PN Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, Girona on 28.2 (Jordi Martí-Aledo). See a photo below and a thumbnail here.Anas crecca x carolinensisPhoto above: © Jordi Martí-Aledo

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American Black Duck Anas rubripes (1)

(1)Lugo The hybrid Mallard- Black Duck, son of Pepiño, at ria de Foz locally called 'Josito', was seen again on 10.2 (L.J.Salaverri) and on 17.2 (L.J.Salaverri).

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Blue-Winged Teal Anas discors (1)
(1) Lugo The drake first seen and photographed at Lago lagoon,Xove, Lugo, on 26-29.8.2007 and present during January, was still there on 10.2 (Luis José Salaverri) and on 16.2 (L.J.Salaverri, J.Ardaiz et al).

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topoRing-necked Duck Aythya collaris (1,2)

(1)Fuerteventura. A drake was seen at Catalina García pond, Fuerteventura on 1.2 (Adolfo Villaverde) and 2.2 (A.Villaverde; Álvaro Rodríguez). See a photo below (A.Rodríguez). The presence of this bird had been already reported by local birders to the authors.newSeen again on 20.2 (Chris Engelhardt).Aythya collaris Photo above: Ring-necked drake with 3 Tufted Ducks (A.fuligula) © Álvaro Rodríguez.

new(2) Ourense There was a drake at Miño river, within Ourense city, on 23.2 (Álvaro Rodriguez). See a thumbnail here.Still around on 28.2 (Alexandre Justo, Estefanía Aleu).

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Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis (1-3,4)
(1-3) León There were three individuals (female and 2 1w) at at Selga de Ordás reservoir, León, on 5.2.2008 (Antonio Ceballos). See a photo below. Two females were seen again on 14.2 (Delfín González).See two thumbnails here.Aythya affinis Photo above: © Antonio Ceballos
(4) León There was a drake (reported previously) at Selga de Ordás reservoir, León with two females (see above and thumbnails here) on 14.2 (Delfín González). So four birds present in that area.

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Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata (1)
(1) Huelva The 1w drake seen from Odiel marshes, Huelva on 17.1 remained there on 1.2 (José Manuel Méndez, Paco Chiclana). See a photo below (Paco Chiclana) and on 10.2 (Xurxo Pinheiro, Carlos Florencio) to 23.2 (Xurxo Pinheiro, Oscar Llama).

Melanitta perspicillataPhoto above: © Paco Chiclana

NEOAVES

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Pied-billed Grebe Podylimbus podiceps (1)
(1) Lugo The bird seen at Riocaldo lagoons, Begonte, Lugo on 23.8.2007 was still present in the area on 17.2 (Xabier Varela).
It was still there on 25.2 when seen with a Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis), a possible pair? (José Antonio Salazar). See photos of this bird in the Aves Navarra blog here.

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Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata cf. magnificens (1)
(1) A Coruña A bird probably of this species but other vagrant Frigatebirds not discarded, was seen off Cariño harbour, A Coruña, the morning of 17.2 (José Ardaiz and others). It has not been relocated afterwards despite search from Cape Ortegal towards where it was seen.Not seen anymore.

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White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus (1-2)
(1-2) León Two birds (see two thumbnails here) were seen at Embalse de Riaño, León on 11-12.2 (Patricia Mateos). According to locals they may have appeared in the area two days before (comm. by David Miguélez).

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Presumed Hybrid Western Reef x Little Egret Egretta gularis x garzetta (1,2,3-4,5,6)
(1) Cádiz The bird seen since November 2007 at Cadiz bay was seen again on 2.2 (Paco Chiclana). See a photo below (Paco Chiclana) and 10.2 (Stephen Daly). See a photo below (S.Daly). And another from 18.2 (Rafael García Costales)Egretta gularis x garzetta Photo above: © Paco ChiclanaEgretta garzetta x gularisPhoto above: © Stephen DalyEgretta gularis x garzettaPhoto above: © Rafael García Costales

(2) Tarragona The bird at Ebro delta was seen on February the 5th, near Tancada Nature Reserve, Ebro Delta Nature Park, Sant Carles de la Ràpita, Tarragona (Cristian Jensen, Anneray Westerling).
(3-4) Valencia There were two birds at Tancat del Fangar, El Palmar, PN l'Albufera de València on 11.2 (Bosco Dies y Anna Valentín). See a couple of photos at Bosco's blog here.
(5)topo Gran Canaria The bird seen on 14.12 at Pozo Izquierdo, Santa Lucía, Gran Canaria was relocated on 15.2 at Vecindario pond, Santa Lucía, Gran Canaria (Miguel Avelino).
(6) Badajoz. A bird very similar to the one at Cádiz was seen at Embalse de Brováles, Jerez de los Caballeros, Badajoz on 11.1.2008 and presumably into February (Emilio Costillo). See three thumbnails here (E.Costillo)

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topoTricoloured Heron Egretta tricolor (1) 1ST FOR SPAIN
(1) Tenerife The bird present from 15.11.2007 to 1.12.2007 at Gran Canaria Island was relocated at Playa de las Americas, Tenerife, on 2.2.2008 where it had spent two weeks there according to the observer (Poul Thrane) and it was present since 8.12.2007 according to local observers: more information including map of the area and photo in the Rarebirdspain blog. Photo below (Poul Thrane). The record has been already sent to the Spanish Rarities Committee. The bird was still there on 14.2 (Chris Batty). New photopage soon. See a new photo below. Many more to come. Still around on 22.2 (Tony Clarke) and 23.2 (Jose Pedro Portillo y Javier Portillo.). newSee a new thumbnail here. The bird was seen again on 26.2 (Kari Tornikoski)..Egretta tricolorPhoto above: © Poul ThraneEgretta tricolorPhoto above: © Chris Batty

Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor (1,2)
(1) Tarragona On 11.2 one still at Punta de la Banya reserve, Ebro Delta, Tarragona (Miguel Rouco). According to the Natural Park official winter wildfowl count, three have overwintered in the area (PNDE in litt). See a thumbnail here
(2) Ciudad Real On 21.2 there was an adult at Pedro Muñoz lagoon, Ciudad Real (Joan Ximenis, Begoña R. Tola). See a couple of photos below (Begoña R. Tola)
Phoenicopterus minorPhoto above: © Begoña R.TolaPhoenicopterus minorPhoto above: © Begoña R.Tola

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Rüppell's Vulture Gyps rueppellii (1)
(1) Cádiz One bird was seen near a carrion close to La Peña, Tarifa, on 6.2 (Miguel González). See a photo below.
Gyps rueppelliiPhoto above: © Miguel González

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Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus (1-2,3,4)
(1-2) Cádiz Two were seen near La Hoya, Tarifa, on 31.1
(David Cuenca Espinosa/Fundación Migres) and 5.2 (Miguel González/Fundación Migres). See a photo below.
(3) Cádiz On 5.2 one was seen at Punta Carnero, Algeciras (David Cuenca/Fundación Migres)

(4) Cádiz On 5.2 too, another was present at Cazalla, Tarifa (Andrés de la Cruz/Fundación Migres).Buteo rufinus
Photo above: © Miguel González

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Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga (1)
(1) Huelva There was one 3rd-4th calendar year at Hinojos marsh on 24.2 (Xurxo Pinheiro, Oscar Llama)

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Lanner Falco biarmicus (1)
(1) Cádiz One was seen and photographed (see a thumbnail here) at Bolonia, Tarifa, on 5.2 (Alejandro Onrubia/Fundación Migres) and 10.2 at La Janda, Cádiz (Stephen Daly) when seen attacking a Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
See three thumbnails of the attack here (Stephen Daly).

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topoAllen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni (1)
(1) Tenerife A 1w was found exhausted on 19.2 at Santa Cruz de Tenerife city, Tenerife. It was brought to the recovery center of the Cabildo Insular where it was identified (Juan Antonio Lorenzo). The bird however did not survive and died on 21.2. See a photo below and thumbnails here (J.A.Lorenzo).Porphyrio alleniPhoto above: © Juan Antonio Lorenzo

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Killdeer Charadrius vociferus (1,2)
(1) A Coruña The bird found on 24.11.2007 at Cecebre reservoir, A Coruña then
at ría de O Burgo, Culleredo-Oleiros, A Coruña, on 6.2 (Alfredo Álvarez).
(2) A Coruña According to President of the Spanish Rarities Committee and local observer José Luís Rabuñal Patiño there are indeed TWO Killdeers at Galicia at this moment. One would be the bird seen at Cecebre and then at O Burgo but the Ensenada da Insua bird IS DIFFERENT.The bird from Ensenada da Insua, Ponteceso, A Coruña, found on 26.1 is an adult or nearly so and arrived after a strong gale and very hungry. The Cecebre birds is a 1w. On 9.2 the bird from Ensenada da Insua was still there (José Luís Rabuñal) and it was seen also on 10.2 when photographed with a party of 14 Charadrius hiaticula (Catuxa Varela,Marcos Otero), the late authors also pointed out the differences with the (1) bird. See a photo below (Marcos Otero).

Charadrius vociferusPhoto above: © Marcos Otero

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Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos (1)
(1)
Tarragona The bird reported last month and also featured in the Ebro Delta Natural Park wintering count was seen again some times during February e.g. on 20.2 (Ricard Gutiérrez). See a photo below (R.Gutiérrez) and read a comment of this 1st-ever case of overwintering in Spain of the species in the Rarebirdspain blog here.Calidris melanotosPhoto above: © Ricard Gutiérrez

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topoSpotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius (1)
(1) Gran Canaria One bird was seen at Bocabarranco, Telde, on 29.2 (José García Monzón). See a thumbnail here.

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Laughing Gull Larus atricilla (1)
(1) Girona On 13.2 Atze, the Laughing gull was seen again at Blanes, Girona (Quique Carballal; Pedro Bescós, Ernest García), where present intermitently. See photos in Quique's blog here and a photo from Pedro Bescós below.Larus atricillaPhoto above: © Pedro Bescós

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Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia (1)
(1) A Coruña
A bird was seen at Ensenada de Feás, ría de Ortigueira, A Coruña on 17.2 (Pablo Gutiérrez). See two thumbnails here or visit his blog here.Probably the same bird was seen at Sada beach, A Coruña, c.50 km from Ortigueira (Pablo Gutiérrez). See a photo below and a thumbnail here.Larus philadelphiaPhoto above: © Pablo Gutiérrez

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Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9)
(1) Tarragona. A typical 1w bird (see photo below and thumbnail in the right column) was found at Tarragona harbour on 9.2 (Albert Cama, Manolo García Tarrasón). Photos © Albert Cama.Larus cachinnansPhoto above: © Albert Cama

(2) Ciudad Real. A 1w was found near Alcazar de San Juan, Ciudad Real, on 16.2 (Gabriel Martín, Oscar Llama). The first for Castilla-La Mancha.
(3) Tarragona. Another different 1w, according to structure, plumage and photo evidence, was seen also at Tarragona harbour, on 17.2 (Albert Cama, Joan Ferrer).See two thumbnails here.
(4) Barcelona. A 1w was seen at Manlleu, Barcelona until 2.02 (Martí Rodríguez, Roger Jutglà i Andrés García); it had been found on 22.12.2007 (Martí Rodríguez i Roger Jutglà).
(5) Barcelona. A 2w was at Manlleu too onl 3.2.2008 (Martí Rodríguez i Roger Jutglà)
(6) Barcelona. A further 1w (different from (4) was seen at Manlleu on 10.2 (Martí Rodríguez, Divina Carandell i Guillem Móra). See images of these last three birds at Ocells d'Osona web here.

(7) Asturies. A 1w was seen on 22.2 at Ría de Avilés, Asturies (4th for the area, 7th for Asturies), seen and heard (Daniel López Velasco; Clemente A. Usategui, Pablo Menendez, José Guerra, Manuel Quintana).Seen again and photographed too on 24.2 (José Antonio Larriba, Nacho Vega). See a photo below (22.2, José Guerra) and thumbnails here.Larus cachinnansPhoto above: © José Guerra

(8) Illes Balears. A 1w was seen at Mallorca harbour on 25.2 (Maties Rebassa). See a photo below and three thumbnails here.Larus cachinnansPhoto above: © Maties Rebassa

(9) A Coruña . There was a 1w at Traba beach, Laxe, A Coruña on 17.2 (Antonio Sandoval Rey, Ana Torres Jack). See three thumbnails here.

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Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides (1,2,3,4,5)
(1) Lugo On 10.2 one of the 1w seen at Lago beach, Xove, Lugo last month was present in the area (Luis José Salaverri) and on 16.2 moved to San Cibrao to return to Lago on 17.2 too (L.J.Salaverri, see a photo below). Still there on 23.2 (José Antonio Salazar)Larus glaucoidesPhoto above: © Luis José Salaverri
(2) Lugo On 10.2 another 1w was at Burela, Lugo (L.José Salaverri) and it still was there on 16-17.2 (L.J.Salaverri).See a photo below.Larus glaucoides
Photo above: © Luis José Salaverri

(3) A Coruña A 1w bird was found at playa de Cedeira, Cedeira, A Coruña on 11.2 (Antonio Gutiérrez)Still around on 18.2 (A.Gutiérrez, Pablo Gutiérrez).See photos in the Antonio's blog here.
(4) A Coruña A 1w corpse which was in very bad condition was found on 17.2 at Razo-Baldaio beach, Baldaio, A Coruña (Roberto Bao Casal).
(5) A Coruña A 2w was seen on 17.02 too at Traba beach, Laxe, A Coruña (Antonio Sandoval Rey, Ana Torres Jack).

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Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus (1)
(1) Pontevedra. The bird found on 20.1 at Vigo harbour remained there on 2.2 when photographed with oiled feathering (J.Ramon Gómez). See a photo below and two thumbnails here(J.R.Gómez).On 9.2 it remained at Vigo harbour but looker now clean! (J.Ramón Gomez). See a couple of thumbnails here. Still there on 26.2 (Rafa Salvadores y Fina Rodríguez).

Larus hyperboreus
Photo above: © J.Ramón Gómez

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Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri (1)
(1) Huelva. A bird was seen at salinas aragonesas del Odiel, Huelva on 11.2 (Xurxo Piñeiro, Carlos Florencio). On 15.2 it was seen again (Paco Chiclana).

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Little Swift Apus affinis (1-2)
(1-2)
Cádiz There were 2 birds at Chipiona beach, Cádiz, on 2.2 (Paco Chiclana).

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topoAfrican Desert Warbler Sylvia deserti (1)
(1) Gran Canaria A bird was reported from Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, on 24.2.2007 (Gavin Horsley). Local attempts to relocate the bird failed at least until the end of the month.

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Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus (1,2)
(1) Bizkaia. In an unprecedented case of relocation of a Passerine rarity in Spain, the bird found on 9.1 at Lamiako, Leioa, Bizkaia was still present and seen again at the same place on 2.2 (Gorka Ocio, Marcos Zarraga y Yolanda Ozaeta ) and 10.2 (José Pedro Portillo, Iván Sarabia).Still there on 13.2 (Gorka Ocio)and on 16-17.2 (José Antonio López Constante y Alberto Estefanía)
topo(2) Lanzarote A bird was seen and photographed at Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote, Canary Islands on 5.2 (F.Javier García Vargas; J.Sagardía)
. It was seen again on 6.2 (F. J. García Vargas, J. Sagardía Pradera, A. Unquiles Cobos) and 7.2 (F. J. García Vargas, J. Sagardía Pradera).See thumbnails here and photo below.
Seen until 12.2 (F.J. García Vargas)

Phylloscopus inornatus Photo above: ©Francisco Javier García Vargas

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Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus (1)
(1) Málaga. On 14.2 a bird was seen at close distance at Guadalhorce river mouth. A description has been sent to the Rarities Committee (Andy Paterson).

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Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus (1)
(1)
Málaga A bird was found at Guadalhorce river mouth, Málaga on 1.2 (Bob Hibbett). It was seen by this author alone until 3.2 when news were spread through rarebirdspain. On 4.2 at least 11 observers could see the bird, including the initial author. Photos were taken at close range (B.Hibbett, Andy Paterson, Javier Fregenal, Huberto García, Samuel Peregrina, Ángel García López et al). See a photo below and a thumbnail here.Seen again on 5.2 (Antonio Tamayo, Salvador Solís, Manolo Moreno, Eduardo Alba, Andy Paterson, Samu Peregrina, Blas López, Paco Chiclana), 6.2 (Humberto Garcia,Antonio Miguel,Javier Fregenal, Antonio Tamayo,Antonio Ternero), 7.2 (Andy Paterson) and 9.2 (Gonzalo Lage). According to Andy Paterson's blog and pers.com., the bird was trapped and ringed on 10.2 a bit up the river where it was before. It was confirmed as a 1w isabellinus (Samuel Peregrina). Read the story here.

Lanius isabellinus Photo above: ©Huberto García Peña 4.2.2008

topo 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.

topoWhite-fronted Goose Anser albifrons (1)
(1) Gran Canaria The adult seen at La Majadilla, Telde, Gran Canaria, on 15-16.9.2007 was still present on 1.2.2008 (Miguel Avelino).Seen again on 22.2 (Tony Clarke).

topoGreater Scaup Aythya marila (1)
(1) Gran Canaria A female duck of this species remained at Matorral pond, San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Gran Canaria from 25.1 to 1.2.2008 at least (Miguel Avelino). See a thumbnail here.Seen again on 15.2 (Miguel Avelino)

newLittle Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis (1)
(1) Fuerteventura There was one at Catalina García pond, Fuerteventura on 1-2.2 (Adolfo Villaverde)

newAudouin's Gull Larus audouinii (1-5,6)
(1-5) Lanzarote There were five birds, 3 adults and two 3rd calendar-year birds at Arrecife, Lanzarote,Las Palmas on 3.2 (F. J. García Vargas). See a thumbnail here. One 3w was still in the area on 24.2 (F.J.García Vargas)
(6) Lanzarote There was an adult at Puerto del Carmen beach on 4.2 (Adolfo Villaverde)

topoBarn Swallow Hirundo rustica cf. transitiva (1)
(1) Gran Canaria A bird showing the characters of this African ssp was seen on 9.2 at Juncalilo del Sur, San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Gran Canaria (Miguel Avelino). Despite variation in the species, the location, close to African coast, might therefore involve a true transitiva.

newReed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus (1)
(1) Fuerteventura There was one 1w/female at Catalina García pond, Fuerteventura on 1-2.2, perhaps the 1st for the Canary Islands (Adolfo Villaverde)


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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

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Rarities
individuals
reported so far this month
71
Only Canary Islands rarities
11
 26 photos
50 thumbnails


Rarity distribution
February 2008
(only national rarities)
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Number of rarities individuals per month in this website in 2005 and 2006


Latest highlights:

 
Larhyp
Laryp
The Vigo Glaucous gull looks more and more oiled as days go on. Above on 31.1 and below on 2.2 (J.Ramón Gómez).
Lanisa
The bird of the month so far: the Isabelline Shrike at Guadalhore river mouth (Angel García)
Falbia
The Lanner seen at Bolonia on 5.2 (Alberto Onrubia)
Larhyp
Larhyp
The Glaucous Gull at Vigo is cleaner than in previous weeks (J.R.Gómez)
Larcac
The Caspian Gull at Tarragona showing its long-legged structure (Albert Cama)
Phyino
Phyino
Phyino
Phyino
The Yellow-browed Warbler at Lanzarote: Three images above (Juan Sagardía) and below (F.Javier Garcia)
aytcol
aytcol
aytcol
Three images of the Lesser Scaups of Selga de Ordás, León, as photographd by Delfín González
falbia
falbia
falbia
Further trio of images this time of the atteck of the La Janda Lanner to a Cormorant on 10.2 (Stephen Daly)
larphi
larphi
The center of Spain's bird activity was near Ortigueira the weekend of 17.2, when this Bonaparte's Gull was found (Pablo Gutiérrez)
Cygcyg
The Foz Whooper Swans, still present in the area (José Antonio Salazar)
Phomin
The Lesser Flamingo at Ebro Delta on 11.2 (Miguel Rouco)
Larcac
larcac
Two images of the 2nd Tarragona Caspian Gull (Albert Cama)
Poralle
poralle
Poralle
The Allen's Gallinule at Tenerife did not survive despite intensive care (J.A.Lorenzo).
Egrgargul
Egrgargul
Egrgargul
The hybrid Western Reef x Little Egret at Badajoz (Emilio Costillo)
Anacrecar
After the 2002 case, in the same area, another hybrid drake Teal x Green Winged Teal was seen at Aiguamolls de l'Empordà, Girona (Jordi Martí-Aledo).
Larphi
This is maybe the same Bonaparte's seen at Ortigueira, A Coruña, relocated 50 km S at Sada beach (Pablo Gutiérrez)
Larcac
Larcac
Larcac
The Caspian Gull photographed at Traba, Laxe, A Coruña on 17.2 (Antonio Sandoval, Ana Torres Jack)
Aytcol
The Ourense Ring-necked Duck (Álvaro Rodriguez)
Larcac
Larcac
Larcac
The Caspian Gull from Mallorca harbour (Maties Rebassa).
Larcac
Larcac
Larcac
The Caspian Gull from Recastrón, ría de Avilés, Asturies, as on 22.2 (José Guerra)
Larcac
Larcac
The Caspian Gull from Recastrón, Avilés, as on 24.2 (Nacho Vega)
Egrtri
The Tenerife Tricoloured Heron as on 23.2 (Javier Portillo)
Pelono
Pelono
The couple of White Pelicans seen at Embalse de Riaño, León, on 11-12.2 (Patricia Mateos)
Actmac
Actmac
The Spotted Sandpiper at Gran Canaria on 29.2 (José García Monzón)

Only Canary islands highlights
Laraud
One of the Audouins seen at Lanzarote this month. Birds are on passage returning to their breeding grounds (F.J.García Vargas)
aytmar
The Greater Scaup at Gran Canaria (Miguel Avelino)

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