Holy Week at The Route of 100 Birds

Three visits to El Torcal, Guadalteba Farmlands and the Fuente Piedra Lake left a wonderful record of 98 species.

Photo: Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)

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 Alpine Swift  Apus melba
2 Avocet  Recurvirostra avosetta
3 Azure-winged Magpie Cyanopica cyanus
4 Barn Swallow  Hirundo rustica
5 Bee-eater Merops apiaster
6 Black Redstart  Phoenicurus ochruros
7 Blackbird  Turdus merula
8 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
9 Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica
10 Black-headed Gull  Chroicocephalus ridibundus
11 Black-winged Stilt  Himantopus himantopus
12 Blue Tit  Cyanistes caeruleus
13 Bonelli’s Eagle  Aquila fasciata
14 Cattle Egret  Bubulcus ibis
15 Cetti’s Warbler  Cettia cetti
16 Chaffinch  Fringilla coelebs
17 Chough  Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
18 Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto
19 Common Sandpiper  Actitis hypoleucos
20 Coot  Fulica atra
21 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra
22 Crag Martin  Ptyonoprogne rupestris
23 Crested Lark  Galerida cristata
24 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
25 Dunlin Calidris alpina
26 Eastern Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans
27 Flamingo  Phoenicopterus roseus
28 Gadwall  Anas strepera
29 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
30 Golden Eagle  Aquila chrysaetos
31 Goldfinch  Carduelis carduelis
32 Great Crested Grebe  Podiceps cristatus
33 Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius
34 Great Tit  Parus major
35 Greenfinch  Chloris chloris
36 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
37 Griffon Vulture  Gyps fulvus
38 Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
39 Hoopoe  Upupa epops
40 House Martin  Delichon urbicum
41 House Sparrow Passer domesticus
42 Jackdaw  Corvus monedula
43 Kentish Plover  Charadrius alexandrinus
44 Kestrel  Falco tinnunculus
45 Lapwing  Vanellus vanellus
46 Lesser Kestrel  Falco naumanni
47 Linnet Carduelis cannabina
48 Little Egret Egretta garzetta
49 Little Grebe  Tachybaptus ruficollis
50 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
51 Little Stint Calidris minuta
52 Mallard  Anas platyrhynchos
53 Marsh Harrier  Circus aeruginosus
54 Meadow Pipit  Anthus pratensis
55 Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta
56 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
57 Moorhen  Gallinula chloropus
58 Nightingale  Luscinia megarhynchos
59 Osprey Pandion haliaetus
60 Pallid Swift  Apus pallidus
61 Peregrine Falcon  Falco peregrinus
62 Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca
63 Pochard  Aythya ferina
64 Raven  Corvus corax
65 Red-crested Pochard  Netta rufina
66 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa
67 Red-rumped Swallow  Cecropis daurica
68 Redshank  Tringa totanus
69 Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
70 Rock Bunting  Emberiza cia
71 Rock Dove Columba livia
72 Rock Sparrow Petronia petronia
73 Ruff Calidris pugnax
74 Sand Martin Riparia riparia
75 Sardinian Warbler  Sylvia melanocephala
76 Serin  Serinus serinus
77 Shelduck  Tadorna tadorna
78 Shoveler  Anas clypeata
79 Snipe  Gallinago gallinago
80 Sparrowhawk  Accipiter nisus
81 Spotless Starling  Sturnus unicolor
82 Stonechat  Saxicola rubicola
83 Swift  Apus apus
84 Thekla Lark Galerida theklae
85 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
86 Western Bonelli’s Warbler  Phylloscopus bonelli
87 Western Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis
88 Western Subalpine Warbler Sylvia inornata
89 Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
90 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
91 White Stork Ciconia ciconia
92 White-headed Duck  Oxyura leucocephala
93 Whitethroat Sylvia communis
94 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
95 Woodchat Shrike  Lanius senator
96 Wren  Troglodytes troglodytes
97 Yellow Wagtail  Motacilla flava
98 Zitting Cisticola  Cisticola juncidis
Last modified onWednesday, 17 April 2019 23:57

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