Friday, February 02, 2007

Wetlands day

Wetlands day, in the reservoir of river Ebro.

A cold day with something of mist , much snow in the field and several congealed zones of the water.

Great amount of aquatic birds, great variety of species.

Red-crested Pochard. Netta rufina and Common Coot. Fulica atra

Common Teal. Anas crecca (120 birds) and Gadwall. Anas strepera (135)

Tufted Duck. Aythya fuligula

Eurasian Wigeon. Anas penelope and Mallard. Anas platyrhynchos

Greylag Goose. Anser anser (258 birds)
Pintail. Anas acuta (17)
Northern Shoveler. Anas clypeata
Great Cormorant. Phalacrocorax carbo
Grey Heron. Ardea cinerea

Other aquatic birds

Great Crested Grebe. Podiceps cristatus (247 birds)

Black-necked Grebe. Podiceps nigricollis

Others birds

White Stork. Ciconia ciconia

Spotless Starling. Sturnus unicolor
Common Buzzard. Buteo buteo
Common Kestrel. Falco tinnunculus
Yellow-legged Gull. Larus michahellis
Green Woodpecker. Picus viridis
Robin. Erithacus rubecula
Blackbird. Turdus merula
Song Thrush. Turdus philomelos
Long-tailed Tit. Aegithalos caudatus

Links recommended

Wetlands site and the Wetlands day

SEO and the Wetlands day, and the activities form 2nd to 11th february.