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Tour-leader and Guide : Michael Richardson
Trip report : Michael Richardson

 

Birds species List


The species list below gives all the species we have seen during our trip. We have selected them in Family-groups and given the english as well as the latin names.

 

PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae Podicipedidae
1 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
2 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
3 Horned Grebe (Black-necked) Podiceps auritus

PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
4 Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea

PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
5 Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
6 European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis

CICONIIFORMES:
Ardeidae
7 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
8 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
9 Great Egret Ardea alba
10 Little Egret Egretta garzetta
11 Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides
12 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
13 Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
14 Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus

CICONIIFORMES:
Ciconiidae
15 Black Stork Ciconia nigra
16 White Stork Ciconia ciconia

CICONIIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
17 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
18 Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia

PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
19 Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus

ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
20 Greylag Goose Anser anser
21 Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
22 Gadwall Anas strepera
23 Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
24 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
25 Garganey Anas querquedula
26 Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
27 Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
28 Common Pochard Aythya ferina
29 Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
30 Black / Common Scoter Melanitta nigra
31 White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala

FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
32 Osprey Pandion haliaetus

FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
33 European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus
34 Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus
35 Red Kite Milvus milvus
36 Black Kite Milvus migrans
37 Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
38 Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus
39 Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus
40 Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
41 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
42 Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
43 Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
44 Spanish Imperial Eagle Aquila adalberti
45 Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciatus
46 Booted Eagle Aquila pennatus

FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
47 Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni
48 Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
49 Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus

GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
50 Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa
51 Chukar Alectoris chukar
52 Common Quail Coturnix coturnix

GRUIFORMES:
Rallidae
53 Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
54 Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
55 Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
56 Red-knobbed Coot Fulica cristata
57 Eurasian Coot Fulica atra

GRUIFORMES:
Otididae
58 Great Bustard Otis tarda
59 Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax

CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
60 Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus

CHARADRIIFORMES:
Recurvirostridae
61 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
62 Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta

CHARADRIIFORMES:
Burhinidae
63 Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus

CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
64 Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola

CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
65 Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
66 Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
67 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
68 Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus

CHARADRIIFORMES:
Scolopacidae
69 Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
70 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
71 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
72 Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
73 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
74 Common Redshank Tringa totanus
75 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
76 Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
77 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
78 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
79 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
80 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
81 Sanderling Calidris alba
82 Little Stint Calidris minuta
83 Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
84 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
85 Dunlin Calidris alpina
86 Ruff Philomachus pugnax

CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
87 Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii
88 Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis
89 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
90 Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus

CHARADRIIFORMES:
Sternidae
91 Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica
92 Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis
93 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus

COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
94 Rock Pigeon Columba livia
95 Common Wood-Pigeon Columba palumbus
96 Eurasian Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur
97 Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto

CUCULIFORMES
: Cuculidae
98 Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius
99 Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
100 Little Owl Athene noctua

APODIFORMES
: Apodidae
101 Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
102 Common Swift Apus apus
103 Pallid Swift Apus pallidus

CORACIIFORMES:
Meropidae
104 European Bee-eater Merops apiaster

CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
105 Hoopoe Upupa epops

PICIFORMES: Picidae
106 Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla
107 Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major
108 Green Woodpecker Picus viridis

PASSERIFORMES:
Alaudidae
109 Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra
110 Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla
111 Lesser Short-toed Lark Calandrella rufescens
112 Crested Lark Galerida cristata
113 Thekla Lark Galerida theklae
114 Wood Lark Lullula arborea

PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae
115 Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
116 Eurasian Crag-Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris
117 Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
118 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
119 Common House-Martin Delichon urbica

PASSERIFORMES:
Motacillidae
120 White Wagtail Motacilla alba
121 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
122 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
123 Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris
124 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
125 Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta

PASSERIFORMES:
Regulidae
126 Firecrest Regulus ignicapillus

PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae
127 Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes

PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae
128 Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
129 Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula
130 Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus

PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae
131 Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis

PASSERIFORMES
: Sylviidae
132 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti
133 Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon
134 Eurasian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
135 Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus
136 Western Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais opaca
137 Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta
138 Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
139 Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus
140 Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli
141 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
142 Western Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis
143 Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans
144 Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala
145 Balearic Warbler Sylvia balearica

PASSERIFORMES:
Muscicapidae
146 European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca
147 European Robin Erithacus rubecula
148 Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
149 Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
150 Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
151 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
152 European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola
153 Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura
154 Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
155 Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica

PASSERIFORMES: Aegithalidae
156 Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus

PASSERIFORMES: Paridae
157 Coal Tit Periparus ater
158 Great Tit Parus major
159 Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus

PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae
160 Eurasian Nuthatch Sitta europaea

PASSERIFORMES: Certhiidae
161 Short-toed Treecreeper Certhia brachydactyla

PASSERIFORMES:
Remizidae
162 Eurasian Penduline-Tit Remiz pendulinus

PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae
163 Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus

PASSERIFORMES
: Laniidae
164 Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis
165 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator

PASSERIFORMES:
Corvidae
166 Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
167 Azure-winged Magpie Cyanopica cyana
168 Eurasian Magpie Pica pica
169 Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
170 Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula
171 Common Raven Corvus corax

PASSERIFORMES
: Sturnidae
172 Spotless Starling Sturnus unicolor

PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae
173 Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus
174 Rock Bunting Emberiza cia
175 Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra

PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae
176 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
177 Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
178 European Greenfinch Carduelis chloris
179 Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus
180 European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
181 Eurasian Linnet Carduelis cannabina
182 European Serin Serinus serinus
183 Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes

PASSERIFORMES:
Passeridae
184 House Sparrow Passer domesticus
185 Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis
186 Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus

 

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