SPAIN: DONANA & EXTREMADURA PART THREE

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SPECIES ACCOUNTS

PART FOUR

 

Between brackets = number of birds recorded. H= heard only

 

 

 

English Name

Dutch Name

Records

  1.  

Little Grebe (50+)

Dodaars

Common in Donana, 6 in Extramedura

  1.  

Eared Grebe (40+)

Geoorde Fuut

Common in Donana

  1.  

Great Crested Grebe (50+)

Fuut

Common in Donana

  1.  

Black-crowned Night-Heron (20+)

Kwak

Common in Donana

  1.  

Little Bittern (6)

Woudaap

6 in Donana

  1.  

Little Egret (200+)

Kleine Zilverreiger

Very common in Donana

  1.  

Cattle Egret (250+)

Koereiger

Common throughout

  1.  

Squacco Heron (8)

Ralreiger

8 in Donana

  1.  

Grey Heron (20)

Blauwe Reiger

Seen daily

  1.  

Purple Heron (10+)

Purperreiger

Donana

  1.  

Black Stork (14)

Zwarte Ooievaar

Nesting on cliffs in Monfrague

  1.  

White Stork (500+)

Ooievaar

Very common throughout

  1.  

Greater Flamingo (300+)

Flamingo

Common at Donana

  1.  

Glossy Ibis (200+)

Zwarte Ibis

Common at Donana

  1.  

Spoonbill (25)

Lepelaar

Fairly common at Donana

  1.  

Gadwall (15)

Krakeend

Donana

  1.  

Mallard (60)

Wilde Eend

Seen daily in small numbers

  1.  

Red-crested Pochard (40)

Krooneend

Fairly common at Donana

  1.  

Common Pochard (75+)

Tafeleend

Common at Donana

  1.  

Griffon Vulture (500+)

Vale Gier

Common

  1.  

Black Vulture (10)

Monniksgier

Mainly Monfrague

  1.  

Egyptian Vulture (10+)

Aasgier

2 in Donana

  1.  

Spanish Imperial Eagle (3)

Spaanse Keizersarend

2 in Donana, 1 in Monfrague

  1.  

Golden Eagle (1)

Steenarend

1 at Monfrague

  1.  

Short-toed Eagle (10+)

Slangenarend

Seen almost daily in small numbers

  1.  

Booted Eagle (10+)

Dwergarend

Fairly common in Donana (10), 1 in Monfrague

  1.  

Black-shouldered Kite (4)

Grijze Wouw

4 in Donana

  1.  

Red Kite (15+)

Rode Wouw

Seen almost daily. Less common in Extramedura

  1.  

Black Kite (250+)

Zwarte Wouw

Common throughout

  1.  

Marsh Harrier (10+)

Bruine Kiekendief

Seen almost daily especially in Donana

  1.  

Montaguís Harrier (30+)

Grauwe Kiekendief

Fairly common in Donana and Extremadura

  1.  

Honey Buzzard (1)

Wespendief

One during 2nd week in Ronda

  1.  

Common Buzzard (25+)

Buizerd

Seen daily

  1.  

Lesser Kestrel (10+)

Kleine Torenvalk

Donana 2, Trujillo 4, Steppes 3

  1.  

Common Kestrel (50+)

Torenvalk

Seen daily in reasonable numbers

  1.  

Hobby (1)

Boomvalk

Perched from Cordoba-Seville train

  1.  

Red-legged Partridge (15+)

Rode Patrijs

Common in Extremadura

  1.  

Common Quail (h)

Kwartel

Heard only in Donana

  1.  

Purple Swamphen (6)

Purperkoet

6 in Donana

  1.  

Moorhen (50+)

Waterhoen

20+ at Donana, 30+ in Merida

  1.  

Coot (200+)

Meerkoet

Very common in Donana

  1.  

Little Bustard (30)

Kleine Trap

Fairly common at Extremadura steppes

  1.  

Great Bustard (40+)

Grote Trap

Fairly common at Extremadura steppes

  1.  

Black-winged Stilt (50+)

Steltkluut

Common at Donana

  1.  

Avocet (2)

Kluut

2 in Donana

  1.  

Stone Curlew (2)

Griel

2 at Belen road Extremadura

  1.  

Collared Pratincole (100+)

Vorkstaartplevier

Large flock in Donana

  1.  

Common Ringed Plover (20)

Bontbekplevier

Donana

  1.  

Little Ringed Plover (10)

Kleine Plevier

Small numbers almost daily

  1.  

Grey Plover (2)

Zilverplevier

2 at El Rocio in flight

  1.  

Lapwing (3)

Kiviet

3 in Donana

  1.  

Dunlin (10)

Bonte Strandloper

10 in Donana near JAV visitor centre

  1.  

Curlew Sandpiper (2)

Krombek Strandloper

2 near JAV visitor centre

  1.  

Common Sandpiper (6)

Oeverloper

6 in Donana

  1.  

Redshank (2)

Tureluur

2 near JAV visitor centre

  1.  

Greenshank (10)

Groenpootruiter

10 in Donana

  1.  

Black-tailed Godwit (3)

Grutto

3 at El Rocio

  1.  

Black-headed Gull (20)

Kokmeeuw

20 seen in flight by Peter in Monfrague

  1.  

Yellow-legged Gull (3)

Geelpootmeeuw

Donana

  1.  

Gull-billed Tern (2)

Lachstern

Unusual sighting at Belen steppes

  1.  

Whiskered Tern (75+)

Witwangstern

Common at Donana

  1.  

Pin-tailed Sandgrouse (?)

Witbuikzandhoen

Uncertain ID near JAV visitor centre

  1.  

Black-bellied Sandgrouse (4)

Zwartbuikzandhoen

4 on steppes around Trujillo

  1.  

Rock Dove (25+)

Rotsduif

10 at Monfrague 15 at Hornachos

  1.  

Wood Pigeon (C)

Houtduif

Common throughout

  1.  

Turtle Dove (30+)

Zomertortel

Seen daily in small numbers

  1.  

Collared Dove (C)

Turkse Tortel

Common throughout

  1.  

Great Spotted Cuckoo (9)

Kuifkoekoek

9 on steppes around Trujillo

  1.  

Common Cuckoo (8)

Koekoek

6 at Donana 2 at plains around Trujillo

  1.  

Eurasian Eagle-Owl (1)

Oehoe

1 chick on cliffs in Monfrague

  1.  

Little Owl (6)

Steenuil

6 on steppes around Trujillo

  1.  

Red-necked Nightjar (2)

Moorse Nachtzwaluw

2 at steppes near Trujillo

  1.  

Alpine Swift (50+)

Alpengierzwaluw

Common throughout Extremadura

  1.  

Pallid Swift (9)

Vale Gierzwaluw

4 at Monfrague 5 at Merida

  1.  

Common Swift (C)

Gierzwaluw

Common throughout

  1.  

White-rumped Swift (1)

Kaffergierzwaluw

1 at Monfrague

  1.  

Kingfisher (2)

Ijsvogel

1 near Hinojos 1 in Extramedura

  1.  

Hoopoe (C)

Hop

Fairly common throughout

  1.  

European Bee-eater (C)

Bijeneter

Common throughout

  1.  

Rose-ringed Parakeet (4)

Halsbandparkiet

Park in Seville

  1.  

Great-spotted Woodpecker (1)

Grote Bonte Specht

1 at Monfrague

  1.  

Crested Lark (C)

Kuifleeuwerik

Common throughout

  1.  

Thekla Lark (20)

Theklaleeuwerik

Fairly common at Extremadura steppes

  1.  

Short-toed Lark (20+)

Kortteenleeuwerik

Fairly common Donana, 4 in Extremadura

  1.  

Lesser Short-toed Lark (2)

Kleine Kortteenleeuwerik

2 in Donana

  1.  

Wood Lark (h)

Boomleeuwerik

Heard only near Hornachos

  1.  

Calandra Lark (30+)

Kalanderleeuwerik

Fairly common throughout

  1.  

Sand Martin (200+)

Oeverzwaluw

Abundant at Donana

  1.  

Crag Martin (100+)

Rotszwaluw

Common in Extramedura

  1.  

Barn Swallow (C)

Boerenzwaluw

Common throughout

  1.  

Red-rumped Swallow (C)

Roodstuitzwaluw

Common throughout

  1.  

House Martin (AB)

Huiszwaluw

Abundant

  1.  

White Wagtail (4)

Witte Kwikstaart

4 in Exremadura

  1.  

Yellow Wagtail (15+)

Gele Kwikstaart

Fairly common at Donana

  1.  

Wren (5)

Winterkoning

2 in Donana, 3 in Extremadura

  1.  

Robin (1)

Roodborstje

1 in Monfrague

  1.  

Nightingale (15+)

Nachtegaal

Fairly common throughout in suitable habitat

  1.  

Black Redstart (2)

Zwarte Roodstaart

2 in Monfrague

  1.  

Common Redstart (1)

Gekraagde Roodstaart

1 in Donana

100.

Black-eared Wheatear (4)

Blonde Tapuit

4 in Extremadura

101.

Black Wheatear (3)

Zwarte Tapuit

3 at Hornachos

102.

Blue Rock-Thrush (10)

Blauwe Rotslijster

10 in Extremadura

103.

Whinchat (8)

Paapje

1 in Donana, 7 in Extremadura

104.

Stonechat (75+)

Roodborst Tapuit

Common throughout

105.

Blackbird (C)

Merel

Common throughout

106.

Garden Warbler (1)

Tuinfluiter

1 in Donana

107.

Blackcap (2)

Zwartkop

2 in Donana

108.

Orphean Warbler (1)

Orpheus Grasmus

1 in Donana

109.

Sardinian Warbler (30+)

Kleine Zwartkop

Fairly common especially in Donana

110.

Subalpine Warbler (2)

Baardgrasmus

2 in Extremadura

111.

Dartford Warbler (?)

Provencaalse Grasmus

Uncertain ID in Monfrague

112.

Zitting Cisticola (30)

Graszanger

Common throughout

113.

Cettiís Warbler (9)

Cettiís Zanger

8 in Donana, 1 in Extremadura

114.

Saviís Warbler (h)

Snor

Heard only in Donana

115.

Reed-Warbler (2)

Kleine Karekiet

2 in Donana

116.

Great Reed-Warbler (6)

Grote Karekiet

6 in Donana

117.

Melodious Warbler (5)

Orpheus Spotvogel

5 in Donana

118.

Western Olivaceous Warbler (1)

Vale Spotvogel

1 in Extremadura

119.

Willow Warbler (1)

Fitis

1 in Monfrague

120.

Bonelliís Warbler (1)

Bergfluiter

1 at Belen steppes

121.

Chiffchaff (1)

Tjiftjaf

1 in Extremadura

122.

Iberian Chiffchaff (h)

Iberische Tjiftjaf

Heard only: wooldlands near Hinojos

123.

Spotted Flycatcher (2)

Grauwe Vliegenvanger

2 in Donana

124.

Pied Flycatcher (1)

Bonte Vliegenvanger

1 in Donana

125.

Great Tit (20)

Koolmees

Seen daily

126.

Blue Tit (15)

Pimpelmees

Seen daily

127.

Crested Tit (1)

Kuifmees

1 in pinewoods near Hinojos

128.

Long-tailed Tit (20)

Staartmees

Flock in pinewoods near Hinojos and Monfrague

129.

Penduline Tit (1)

Buidelmees

1 near Hinojos

130.

Short-toed Treecreeper (1)

Boomkruiper

Pinewoods near Hinojos

131.

Woodchat Shrike (C)

Roodkop Klauwier

Common throughout

132.

Southern Grey Shrike (20+)

Zuidelijke Klapekster

1 in Donana, common in Extremadura

133.

Azure-winged Magpie (C)

Blauwe Ekster

Common throughout

134.

Black-billed Magpie (C)

Ekster

Common throughout

135.

Red-billed Chough (6)

Alpenkraai

1 in Monfrague, 5 in Ronda

136.

Jackdaw (C)

Kauw

Common throughout

137.

Raven (20)

Raaf

Fairly common throughout

138.

Golden Oriole (6)

Wielewaal

1 in Donana, 5 in Extremadura

139.

Spotless Starling (C)

Zwarte Spreeuw

Common throughout

140.

House Sparrow (C)

Huismus

Common throughout

141.

Spanish Sparrow (200+)

Spaanse Mus

Common

142.

Tree Sparrow (30+)

Ringmus

Common in Donana

143.

Rock Sparrow (2)

Rotsmus

1 in Mongrague, 1 at Hornachos

144.

Chaffinch (15+)

Vink

Common in woodlands and pinewoods

145.

Linnet (10+)

Kneu

10+ in Donana

146.

Greenfinch (25+)

Groenling

Common in Donana, 8 in Extremadura

147.

Goldfinch

Putter

Common throughout

148.

Serin (C)

Europese Kanarie

Common throughout

149.

Hawfinch (4)

Appelvink

4 at Monfrague

150.

Cirl Bunting (2)

Cirlgors

1 at Donana, 1 in Extremadura

151.

Rock Bunting (3)

Grijze Gors

3 in Monfrague

152.

Corn Bunting (C)

Grauwe Gors

Common throughout

153.

Common Waxbill (1)

Sint-Helenafazantje

1 in Merida

 


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