BBC Wildlife Tour - Part. 1 El Torcal

We have spent a wonderful day at El Torcal, where we have spotted most of its iconic birds like Griffon Vulture, Black-eared Wheatear, Thekla Lark, Rock Sparrow, Melodious and Orphean Warbler, Blue and Rufous Rock Thrushes, lots of flowers, Spanish Ibex, lizards and butterflies.

Photo: Rock Thrushes (Monticola saxatilis)

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

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Complete list of birds observed:

  SPECIES SCIENTIFIC NAME
1 Barn Swallow  Hirundo rustica
2 Black Redstart  Phoenicurus ochruros
3 Blackbird  Turdus merula
4 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
5 Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica
6 Blue Rock Thrush  Monticola solitarius
7 Blue Tit  Cyanistes caeruleus
8 Chaffinch  Fringilla coelebs
9 Chough  Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
10 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
11 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra
12 Goldfinch  Carduelis carduelis
13 Great Tit  Parus major
14 Greenfinch  Chloris chloris
15 Griffon Vulture  Gyps fulvus
16 House Martin Delichon urbicum
17 House Sparrow Passer domesticus
18 Linnet Carduelis cannabina
19 Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta
20 Nightingale  Luscinia megarhynchos
21 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca
22 Rock Sparrow Petronia petronia
23 Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis
24 Sardinian Warbler  Sylvia melanocephala
25 Spotless Starling  Sturnus unicolor
26 Stonechat  Saxicola rubicola
27 Swift  Apus apus
28 Thekla Lark Galerida theklae
29 Western Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis
30 Woodchat Shrike  Lanius senator
31 Wren  Troglodytes troglodytes
32 Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
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