Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Bird News of August

The best bird records of August in Burgos province.

- Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus). 04-08-10 Bayas lagoon Miranda de Ebro(José Luis Lobo Cueva, Juan Antonio García Pérez). 20-08-10 Bayas lagoon Miranda de Ebro (José Luis Lobo Cueva).

- Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax). 04-08-10 Miranda de Ebro (David Lobo Llanos, José Luis Lobo Cueva). 11-08-10 Santillán (Alfonso Rodrigo García). 19-08-10 Miranda de Ebro (David Martínez Andrade).

- Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea). 23-08-10 Fuentes Blancas, Burgos (Gemma Ortega);24-08-10 (Roberto Milara Vilches), 31-8-10 San Vicente de Villamezán ( Javier Morala)

- Black Stork (Ciconia nigra). 22-08-10 San Vicente de Villamezán (Javier Morala, Francisco Samper).

- Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus careuleus). Villahoz 14-08-10 (Alfonso Rodrigo García, José Luis Silva Coello), 20-08-10 (José Luis Silva Coello).

- Monk Vulture (Aegypius monachus). Mecerreyes 02-08-10 (Alfonso Rodrigo García, Fernando Pereiras) 11-08-10 (Miguel de las Hera). 12-08-10 Cavia (Carlos Nazario Bocos). 14-08-10 Mecerreyes (Alfonso Rodrigo García, José Luis Silva Coello). 15-08-10 Mecerreyes (José Luis Silva Coello) Quintanilla del Agua (Israel Yáñez Ortega). 17-08-10 Orbaneja del Castillo (Manuel Estébanez Ruiz).20-08-10 Mecerreyes (Fernando Román Sancho, Jacinto Román Sancho, Javier La Roca Carazo). 20-08-10 Nebreda (José Luis Silva Coello).

- Osprey (Pandion haliaetus). 21-08-10 Sobrón water reservoir(Jesús Mazquiarán Echauri, José Eduardo Mateos Moreno, José Luis Lobo Cueva).31-8-10 Ordunte water reservoir (Mario Alonso Blanco).

- Red-footed Falcon(Falco vespertinus).24-08-10 Cilleruelo de Abajo (Íñigo Sagardía).

- Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta). 10-08-10 Atapuerca (Alfonso Rodrigo García, Juan Arias).

-Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus).12-08-10 Requejo, Ebro water reservoir(Justina Pérez Martín).

- Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus). 28-08-10 La Campiña, 2020 msnm (Alfonso Antón, Fernando Román, Jacinto Román).

- Whimbrel(Numenius phaeopus). 12-08-10 Requejo, Ebro water reservoir(Mario Alonso Blanco).

- Black-backed Gull(Larus fuscus). 10-08-10 Aranda de Duero (Fernando Núñez).

- European Roller(Coracias garrulus). 16-08-10 Dobro (Juan Ángel de la Torre González). 20-08-10 Dobro (Iván Martínez Díez). Villasandino 23-08-10 (Nicolás Gallego Rojas). 26-08-10 Villafruela (Fernando Román Sancho, Jacinto Román Sancho).

- Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica). 26-08-10 Gayangos (Mario Alonso Blanco).

- Sedge Warbler(Acrocephalus schoenobaenus). 01-08-10 Gayangos (Mario Alonso Blanco). 02-08-10 Atapuerca (Alfonso Rodrigo García, Fernando Pereiras) 03-08-10 Bayas (José Luis Lobo Cueva). 10-08-10 Atapuerca (Alfonso Rodrigo García, Juan Arias). Atapuerca, 24-08-10 (Alfonso Rodrigo García). 26-08-10 Gayangos (Mario Alonso Blanco).

More in the yearbook of Burgos

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Follow Bird records on twitter

Purple Heron, Marsh Harrier, Water Rail, Bluethroat,Red-footed Falcon,Skuas,Shearwaters,Terns,Waders,Phalaropes,Warblers,
Bustards...and more.
The fastest form to know the more interesting birds records of the north of Spain.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Trip to Bricia Region

-->In the region of Bricia are several and different habitats, forests of oaks, peat bogs, pastures and is next to the reservoir water of the river Ebro.
A very hot day, but we have been a very good birding day, with 52 species recorder.
We did not see Little Kestrels, one of the objectives of the trip.
It is to emphasize the presence of a Black Stork in San Vicente of Villamezán village, Montagu’s Harrier in the high zones, and in a section of oak forest near Higón village, we observed the 6 species of Tits present in peninsular Spain.
List of species:
Great Crested Grebe
Little Egret
Black Stork
Griffon Vulture
Montagu's Harrier
Common Buzzard
Common Kestrel
Black-headed Gull
Common Woodpigeon
Common Cuckoo
Green Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Sky Lark
Twany Pipit
Tree Pipit
White Wagtail
Rufous Nightingale (dead in the road)
Common Stonechat
Northern Wheatear
Mistle Thrush
Cetti's Warbler
Melodious Warbler
Iberian/Common Chiffchaff
Willow Warbler
Spotted Flycatcher
Pied Flycatcher
Long-tailed Tit
Marsh Tit
Crested Tit
Coal Tit
Blue Tit
Great Tit
Red-backed Shrike
Southern Grey Shrike
Carrion Crow
Spotless Starling
House Sparrow
Rock Sparrow
Common Chaffinch
European Serin
Common Bullfinch
Cirl Bunting

Black Stork

Thanks to Francisco Samper for him interest in the Burgos birds

Monday, August 23, 2010

Birds on twitter

Recent and interesting bird records in the north of Spain through twitter.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

2nd Bird Census in VN 3040

The second census of breeding common birds for 2010, (European Bird Census ), in square VN3040, 47 species of birds, Twany Pipit and Booted Eagle new for this squareLinks:
SACRE (Spain)
EBCC (Europe)
The list of species.
Eurasian Griffon, Egyptian Vulture, Short-toed Eagle, Booted Eagle, Peregrine Falcon, Hen Harrier, Common Wood-pigeon, Common Cuckoo, Alpine Swift, Eurasian Wryneck, Eurasian Jay, Red-billed Chough, Carrion Crow, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Barn Swallow, House Martin, Eurasian Skylark, Cetti's Warbler , Blackcap, Subalpine Warbler, Bonelli's Warbler, Iberian Chiffchaff, Common Chiffchaff, Firecrest, Winter Wren, Wood Nuthatch, Eurasian Blackbird , Song Thrush, European Robin , Black Redstart, Whinchat, Common Stonechat, House Sparrow, Tree Pipit, Twany Pipit, White Wagtail, Grey Wagtail, Chaffinch, European Serin, European Greenfinch, European Goldfinch, Eurasian Linnet, Yellowhammer, Cirl Bunting, Corn Bunting.

Friday, August 06, 2010

The Bear

The excellent news, this time on a great mammal, the Bear.
50 years ago the Bear left the north of Burgos. Now it has returned.
A Bear is now of the zone between Cantabria and Burgos, and it is anticipated that it will stay enough time , because exists enough food and refuge by the zone.
The news in Spanish.

Great changes in the classification of the WP birds

PDF file of the Official 2010 AERC* TAC** Recommendations
*Association of European Records and Rarities Committees
**Taxonomic Advisory Committee