Monday, February 28, 2011

February Birds News

The best bird records of February in Burgos province.

- Great White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons). 1 bird Ebro water reservoir 04-02-11 (David González Ortega).
- Black Vulture (Aegypius monachus). 1 bird 06-02-11 Cavia (Alejandro Tores, Carlos Nazario, Javier Otal). 1 bird 09-02-11 Nebreda (Alfonso Rodrigo García), same bird 12-02-11 (Roberto García Obregón).
- Eurasian Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria). 3 birds with a flock of Lapwings 01-02-11 Suzana (David Martínez). 12 birds 05-02-11 Villamorón (Nicolás Gallego). 19-02-11 200 birds Santa Cecilia y Zael (Alfonso Rodrigo García). 100 birds 23-02-11 Atapuerca (Diego Santamaría Merino). 120 birds with a Lapwings 23-04-11 Mahamud y Villahoz (Alfonso Rodrigo García). 1 bird Mecerreyes, with Lapwings, 24-02-11 (Alfonso Rodrigo García). Zael, flock of 48 birds 27-02-11 (Alfonso Antón, Fernando Román Sancho).
- Common Curlew (Numenius arquata). 10 birds 08-02-11 Herbosa,  Ebro water reservoir (Javier Morala).
- Crested lark (Galerida cristata). 1 leucistic bird Villanoño 19-02-11 (Nicolás Gallego Rojas).
- Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus). 1 bird 06-02-11 Tejada (Alfonso Antón, Fernando Román Sancho).
- Alpine Accentor (Prunella collaris). 15 birds 05-02-11 Quintanilla de las Viñas (Alfonso Antón).
- Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria). 1 bird 05-02-11 Quintanilla de las Viñas (Alfonso Antón).

More in the yearbook of Burgos

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Red Kite in Burgos IV

The fourth report of the monitoring and wintering of the Red Kite in the Burgos province. (Pdf file)

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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Egret and Curlew

Little Owl 

Great White Egret 

Great Cormorant 

Black-necked Grebe 

Common Coot 

Eurasian Curlew

Trip by the county of Bricia and Southern area of water reservoir of river Ebro.
Little Owl, Buntings, Buzzards... in the moor of county of Bricia an highlands with 1000 meters above sea level.
In the water reservoir, Grey Heron, Great White Egret, flocks of Common Coot, Eurasian Curlew, Lapwing, Mallard.... all in the pasture, meadow areas and the areas of low level water. Yellow-legged Gull, Black-headed Gull, Cormorants and Grebes in the open water.
All with good weather and waiting the Spring.