Bird watching at the Laguna de Fuente de Piedra and farmlands (Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalucia, Southern Spain)

The lake is looking great and receiving more and more Flamingos every day!

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Apart from the Flamingos, there has been an irruption of Gull-billed Terns and the Montagu’s Harriers have started their display flights over the wheat fields. Some other interesting species observed were Glossy Ibis, Little Bustard, Lesser Flamingo, Mediterranean Gull, White-headed Duck and the first Bee-eaters of the season.

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Complete list of birds observed:

  SPECIES SCIENTIFIC NAME
1 Calandra Lark  Melanocorypha calandra
2 Avocet  Recurvirostra avosetta
3 Yellow Wagtail  Motacilla flava
4 Cetti’s Warbler  Cettia cetti
5 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra
6 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
7 Marsh Harrier  Circus aeruginosus
8 Common Buzzard  Buteo buteo
9 Gadwall  Anas strepera
10 Mallard  Anas platyrhynchos
11 Shoveler  Anas clypeata
12 Goldfinch  Carduelis carduelis
13 Redshank  Tringa totanus
14 Jackdaw  Corvus monedula
15 White Stork Ciconia ciconia
16 Zitting Cisticola  Cisticola juncidis
17 Crested Lark  Galerida cristata
18 Chough  Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
19 Black-winged Stilt  Himantopus himantopus
20 White-headed Duck  Oxyura leucocephala
21 Spotless Starling  Sturnus unicolor
22 Kestrel  Falco tinnunculus
23 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
24 Sardinian Warbler  Sylvia melanocephala
25 Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor
26 Flamingo  Phoenicopterus roseus
27 Coot  Fulica atra
28 Pochard  Aythya ferina
29 Moorhen  Gallinula chloropus
30 Lesser Black-backed Gull  Larus fuscus
31 Raven  Corvus corax
32 Little Grebe  Tachybaptus ruficollis
33 Great Crested Grebe  Podiceps cristatus
34 Bee-eater Merops apiaster
35 Cattle Egret  Bubulcus ibis
36 House Martin  Delichon urbicum
37 Barn Swallow  Hirundo rustica
38 Hoopoe  Upupa epops
39 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
40 Linnet Carduelis cannabina
41 Pallid Swift  Apus pallidus
42 Blackbird  Turdus merula
43 Blue Tit  Cyanistes caeruleus
44 House Sparrow Passer domesticus
45 Blue Rock Thrush  Monticola solitarius
46 Mediterranean Gull  Ichthyaetus melanocephalus
47 Black-headed Gull  Chroicocephalus ridibundus
48 Red-crested Pochard  Netta rufina
49 Little Bustard  Tetrax tetrax
50 Woodchat Shrike  Lanius senator
51 Iberian Grey Shrike  Lanius meridionalis
52 Chaffinch  Fringilla coelebs
53 Black Redstart  Phoenicurus ochruros
54 Serin  Serinus serinus
55 Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
56 Shelduck  Tadorna tadorna
57 Stonechat  Saxicola rubicola
58 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
59 Lapwing  Vanellus vanellus
60 Griffon Vulture  Gyps fulvus
61 Greenfinch  Chloris chloris
Last modified onThursday, 05 April 2018 18:32

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