A great week of birding from the Costa del Sol

Lots of birds and experiences in our visits to El Torcal, Hoz de Marin, Osuna, Fuente de Piedra and a Big Day with 100 species recorded…

Photo: Black-winged Kite (Elanus caeruleus)

Have a look at many more pictures and the Big Day complete list of birds observed below!

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2019.05.04 Big Day complete list of birds observed:

  SPECIES SCIENTIFIC NAME
1 Alpine Swift  Apus melba
2 Audouin's Gull Ichthyaetus audouinii
3 Avocet  Recurvirostra avosetta
4 Barn Swallow  Hirundo rustica
5 Black Kite Milvus migrans
6 Black Tern Chlidonias niger
7 Black Wheatear  Oenanthe leucura
8 Blackbird  Turdus merula
9 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
10 Black-headed Gull  Chroicocephalus ridibundus
11 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
12 Black-winged Stilt  Himantopus himantopus
13 Blue Rock Thrush  Monticola solitarius
14 Blue Tit  Cyanistes caeruleus
15 Calandra Lark  Melanocorypha calandra
16 Cetti’s Warbler  Cettia cetti
17 Chaffinch  Fringilla coelebs
18 Chough  Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
19 Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus
20 Coal Tit  Periparus ater
21 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
22 Common Crossbill  Loxia curvirostra
23 Common Sandpiper  Actitis hypoleucos
24 Coot  Fulica atra
25 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra
26 Crag Martin  Ptyonoprogne rupestris
27 Crested Lark  Galerida cristata
28 Crested Tit  Lophophanes cristatus
29 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
30 Dartford Warbler  Sylvia undata
31 Dunlin Calidris alpina
32 Firecrest  Regulus ignicapilla
33 Flamingo  Phoenicopterus roseus
34 Gadwall  Anas strepera
35 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
36 Goldfinch  Carduelis carduelis
37 Great Crested Grebe  Podiceps cristatus
38 Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus
39 Great Spotted Woodpecker  Dendrocopos major
40 Great Tit  Parus major
41 Greenfinch  Chloris chloris
42 Grey Heron  Ardea cinerea
43 Griffon Vulture  Gyps fulvus
44 Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
45 Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus
46 House Martin  Delichon urbicum
47 House Sparrow Passer domesticus
48 Jackdaw  Corvus monedula
49 Kentish Plover  Charadrius alexandrinus
50 Kestrel  Falco tinnunculus
51 Lapwing  Vanellus vanellus
52 Lesser Kestrel  Falco naumanni
53 Linnet Carduelis cannabina
54 Little Egret  Egretta garzetta
55 Little Grebe  Tachybaptus ruficollis
56 Little Stint Calidris minuta
57 Little Tern Sternula albifrons
58 Mallard  Anas platyrhynchos
59 Mediterranea Gull Ichthyaetus melanocepahus
60 Mistle Thrush  Turdus viscivorus
61 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
62 Moorhen  Gallinula chloropus
63 Nightingale  Luscinia megarhynchos
64 Nuthatch  Sitta europaea
65 Pallid Swift  Apus pallidus
66 Pochard  Aythya ferina
67 Raven  Corvus corax
68 Red-crested Pochard  Netta rufina
69 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa
70 Red-rumped Swallow  Cecropis daurica
71 Redshank  Tringa totanus
72 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
73 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
74 Robin Erithacus rubecula
75 Rock Bunting  Emberiza cia
76 Sand Martin Riparia riparia
77 Sanderling  Calidris alba
78 Sandwich Tern  Thalasseus sandvicensis
79 Sardinian Warbler  Sylvia melanocephala
80 Serin  Serinus serinus
81 Shelduck  Tadorna tadorna
82 Short-toed Treecreeper  Certhia brachydactyla
83 Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei
84 Spotless Starling  Sturnus unicolor
85 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
86 Stonechat  Saxicola rubicola
87 Swift  Apus apus
88 Thekla Lark Galerida theklae
89 Turnstone Arenaria interpres
90 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur
91 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
92 White Stork Ciconia ciconia
93 White-headed Duck  Oxyura leucocephala
94 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
95 Wood Pigeon  Columba palumbus
96 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
97 Woodchat Shrike  Lanius senator
98 Yellow Wagtail  Motacilla flava
99 Yellow-legged Gull  Larus michahelis
100 Zitting Cisticola  Cisticola juncidis
Last modified onSunday, 05 May 2019 22:34

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