Spain 2016 Birding List

Three visits to Spain for 2016! Below is a list of bird species encountered during these visits April 30th - May 14th (NE Spain and June 8th through 12th and September 21st through 28th (S Spain) Sightings are listed according to the excellent Collins Bird Guides APP and recorded in the field using Bird Journal 5. (195 SP.)



SWANS (1)

Mute Swan

GEESE (4)

Greylag Goose
Canada Geese
Common Shelduck
Egyptian Goose

DABBLING DUCKS (5)

Mallard
Gadwall
Northern Pintail
Shoveler
Teal

DIVING DUCKS (3)

Common Pochard
Red-crested Pochard
White-headed Duck

PARTRIDGES & PHEASANTS (3)

Red-legged Partridge
Common Pheasant
Common Quail (h)

GREBES (2)

Great Crested Grebe
Little Grebe

SHEARWATERS, PETRELS ET AL. (3)

Cory's Shearwater
Balearic Shearwater
Yelkouan Shearwater (probable)

CORMORANTS & PELICANS (2)

Great Cormorant
European Shag

HERONS, STORKS ET AL. (13)

Little Bittern
Black-crowned Night Heron
Cattle Egret
Squacco Heron
Little Egret
Great Egret
Grey Heron
Purple Heron
White Stork
Glossy Ibis
Spoonbill
Black Stork
Greater Flamingo

VULTURES (4)

Lammergeier
Griffon Vulture
Rüppell's Vulture
Egyptian Vulture

EAGLES & OSPREY (5)

Osprey
Golden Eagle
Short-toed Eagle
Booted Eagle
Bonelli's Eagle

KITES (3)

Red Kite
Black Kite
Black-winged Kite

HARRIERS (3)

Marsh Harrier
Hen Harrier
Montagu's Harrier

BUZZARDS (2)

Common Buzzard
Honey Buzzard

HAWKS (2)

Sparrowhawk
Goshawk

FALCONS (4)

Common Kestrel
Lesser Kestrel
Eleonora's Falcon
Peregrine Falcon

RAILS & CRAKES (3)

Water Rail
Coot
Moorhen

WADERS (20)

Avocet
Black-winged Stilt
Stone Curlew
Grey Plover
Collared Pratincole
Ringed Plover
Little-ringed Plover
Kentish Plover
Lapwing
Dunlin
Turnstone
Sanderling
Little Stint
Temminck's Stint
Wood Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Redshank
Greenshank
Snipe

GULLS (6)

Black-headed Gull
Slender-billed Gull
Little Gull
Audouin's Gull
Yellow-legged Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull

TERNS (6)

Little Tern
Sandwich Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Common Tern
Black Tern
Whiskered Tern

PIGEONS & DOVES (5)

Rock Dove
Stock Dove
Woodpigeon
Turtle Dove
Collared Dove

CUCKOOS (1)

Common Cuckoo

OWLS (2)

Tawny Owl
Scops Owl (h)

NIGHTJARS (1)

European Nightjar (h)

SWIFTS (3)

Common Swift
Pallid Swift
Alpine Swift

KINGFISHERS (1)

Common Kingfisher

BEE-EATERS ET AL. (3)

European Bee-eater
Hoopoe
European Roller

PARROTS (1)

Monk Parakeet

WOODPECKERS (3)

Great Spotted Woodpecker
Green Woodpecker
Wryneck
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

LARKS (5)

Skylark
Crested Lark
Thekla Lark
Wood Lark
Short-toed Lark

SWALLOWS & MARTINS (5)

Sand Martin
Crag Martin
Barn Swallow
Red-rumped Swallow
House Martin

PIPITS & WAGTAILS (5)

Tawny Pipit
Red-throated Pipit
White Wagtail
Yellow Wagtail
Grey Wagtail

WRENS, DIPPERS ET AL. (1)

Wren

ACCENTORS (1)

Dunnock

THRUSHES  (11)

Robin
Common Nightingale
Black Redstart
Common Redstart
Stonechat
Bluethroat
Song Thrush
Mistle Thrush
Blackbird
(Rufous-Tailed) Rock Thrush
Blue Rock Thrush

WHEATEARS (2)

Northern Wheatear
Black Wheatear

PRINIAS ET AL. (1)

Zitting Cisticola

SYLVIA WARBLERS (5)

Garden Warbler
Blackcap
Western Orphean Warbler
Spectacled Warbler
Dartford Warbler
Sardinian Warbler
Western Subalpine Warbler

ACROCEPHALUS WARBLERS (3)

Cetti's Warbler
European Reed Warbler
Great Reed Warbler

HIPPOLAIS WARBLERS (1)

Melodious Warbler

LEAF WARBLERS (3)

Willow Warbler
Western Bonelli's Warbler
Common Chiffchaff

CRESTS (2)

Goldcrest
Firecrest

FLYCATCHERS (2)

Spotted Flycatcher
Pied Flycatcher

TITS (5)

Great Tit
Coal Tit
Blue Tit
Crested Tit
Long-tailed Tit

NUTHATCHERS & CREEPERS (3)

Nuthatch
Short-toed Treecreeper
Eurasian Treecreeper

SHRIKES (1)

Woodchat Shrike

CROWS (7)

Common Magpie
Jay
Jackdaw
Red-billed Chough
Alpine Chough
Carrion Crow
Raven

STARLINGS & ORIOLES (3)

Common Starling
Spotless Starling
Golden Oriole

SPARROWS (3)

House Sparrow
Tree Sparrow
Rock Sparrow

FINCHES (6)

Chaffinch
Linnet
Greenfinch
Goldfinch
Citril Finch
Serin

CROSSBILLS (1)

Common Crossbill

BUNTINGS (3)

Reed Bunting
Ortolan Bunting
Cirl Bunting
Rock Bunting

INTRODUCED (2)

Black-headed Weaverbird
Common Waxbill