Birding at El Torcal (Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalucia, Southern Spain)

Extraordinaryc spring day among the feathered gems of El Torcal.

Have a look at the pictures and the complete list of 37 species observed!

The weather was fantastic today, El Torcal is looking brilliant and Angela and Jim enjoyed most of our summer gems here like Black-eared Wheatear, Melodiuos and Orphean Warbler, Nightingale, as well as the resident beauties like Blue Rock Thrush, Cirl and Rock Bunting, Thekla Lark, Chough and Griffon Vulture.

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Complete list of birds observed:

  SPECIES SCIENTIFIC NAME
1 Barn Swallow  Hirundo rustica
2 Bee-eater Merops apiaster
3 Black Redstart  Phoenicurus ochruros
4 Blackbird  Turdus merula
5 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
6 Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica
7 Blue Rock Thrush  Monticola solitarius
8 Chough  Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
9 Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus
10 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
11 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra
12 Crag Martin  Ptyonoprogne rupestris
13 Crested Lark Galerida cristata
14 Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
15 Goldfinch  Carduelis carduelis
16 Great Tit  Parus major
17 Greenfinch  Chloris chloris
18 Griffon Vulture  Gyps fulvus
19 House Sparrow Passer domesticus
20 Kestrel  Falco tinnunculus
21 Linnet Carduelis cannabina
22 Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta
23 Nightingale  Luscinia megarhynchos
24 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
25 Rock Bunting  Emberiza cia
26 Sardinian Warbler  Sylvia melanocephala
27 Serin  Serinus serinus
28 Spotless Starling  Sturnus unicolor
29 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
30 Stonechat  Saxicola torquatus
31 Swift  Apus apus
32 Thekla Lark Galerida theklae
33 Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur
34 Western Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis
35 Woodchat Shrike  Lanius senator
36 Wren  Troglodytes troglodytes
37 Zitting-cisticola Cisticola juncidis
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