Saturday, June 05, 2010

Gorges of Alto Ebro and Rudrón rivers Nature Reserve

Day of heat and good weather.Four hours of birdwatching with a total of 41 species, some of them only heard.
We crossed the valley of Zamanzas, the gorge of Tudanca and the high areas of Dobro.
First, in the Inn it went to observe the Bonelli’s Warbler, that we could throughout observe and listen to the route and in different places.
Also they accompanied all the way to us, Common Chaffinch.We contemplate to the nuptial flight of the Tree Pipit and its characteristic song.Black Kite, Short-toed Eagle and the omnipresent Griffon Vulture.
Sparrows, House Martin, Swallows and Black Redstart in Tubilleja of Ebro.
More Chaffinch, Serin and Greenfinch, in Tudanca.
We went towards the high zones through a track, Stonechat, Coots in the lagoon of Dobro, Skylarks, Whitethroat, Linnet, Common Buzzard
In the village of Dobro, Spotless starlings, House Martins and the peculiar hybrid of Common Redstart x Black Redstart.
Again in the gorges, Griffon Vulture, Egyptian Vulture, Red-billed Chough.The Bird list of the day:Black Kite
Egyptian Vulture

Griffon Vulture
Short-toed Eagle
Common Buzzard
Red-legged Partridge
Common Coot
Wood Pigeon
European Turtle Dove
Common Cuckoo
Common Swift
Crag Martin
Barn Swallow
House Martin
Tree Pipit
Grey Wagtail
White Wagtail
Black Redstart
Common Stonechat

Mistle Thrush
Bonelli’s Warbler
Iberian Chiffchaff
Blue Tit
Great Tit
Golden Oriole
Red-billed Chough
Carrion Crow
Spotless Starling
House Sparrow
Common Chaffinch
Corn Bunting
Common Redstart X Black Redstart

Thanks to Janet and Peter for its interest in the Burgos birds