Category Archives: Spain

Feral Pigeon Eating Mortar

Columbiformes

Place: Salamanca, Castille & Leon, Spain
Date: 27 August 2013.



Place: Bishop’s Palace, St. Davids, Pembrokeshire
Date: 20 July 2018.




[Columba livia, Family Columbidae, Order Columbiformes, Wikipedia Entry: Rock dove]

The sound of the feral pigeon (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Stuart Fisher)

Distribution of the feral pigeon across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

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Cattle Egret from Iberia

Pelecaniformes

Place: M1109 north of Porto Covo, south-west coast of Portugal
Date: 10 September 2018.








Place: Aljezur, south-western tip of Portugal
Date: 11 September 2018.



Place: Zamora, Castille & Leon, Spain
Date: 17 September 2018.








[Bubulcus ibis, Family Ardeidae, Order Pelecaniformes, Wikipedia Entry: Cattle egret]

The sound of the cattle egret (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist João Tomás)

Distribution of the cattle egret across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Crested Larks from Iberia, Part 1

Passeriformes #1

Place: Cabo Vidio, Asturias, northern Spain
Date: 23 August 2018.





Place: Peniche, coast north of Lisbon
Date: 8 September 2018.




Place: Lagoas de Santo Andre, south-west coast of Portugal
Date: 9 September 2018.






[Galerida cristata, Family Alaudidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Crested lark]

The sound of the crested lark (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist J. Veeken)

Distribution of the crested lark across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Water Pipit

Passeriformes #2

Place: Collada de Llesba, Picos de Europa, northern Spain
Date: 19 September 2018.







[Anthus spinoletta, Family Motacillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Water pipit]

The sound of the water pipit (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Bernard Bousquet)

Distribution of the water pipit across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Sparrows Taking a Dust Bath

Passeriformes #2

Place: Salamanca, Castille & Leon, Spain
Date: 16 September 2018.




[Passer domesticus, Family Passeridae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: House sparrow]

The sound of the house sparrow (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Jarek Matusiak)

Distribution of the house sparrow across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).

Spotless Starling

Passeriformes #2

Place: Idanha-a-Nova, mid-east Portugal
Date: 5 September 2018.







Place: Aljezur, south-west tip of Portugal
Date: 11 September 2018.









Place: Castro Verde, inland southern Portugal
Date: 13 September 2018.




Place: Zamora, Castille & Leon, Spain
Date: 17 September 2018.



[Sturnus unicolor, Family Sturnidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: Spotless starling]

The sound of the spotless starling (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Nelson Conceição)

Serin Fledgling

Passeriformes #2

Place: Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, north-west Spain
Date: 25 August 2018.








[Serinus serinus, Family Fringillidae, Order Passeriformes, Wikipedia Entry: European serin]

The sound of the serin (borrowed from the Xeno-Canto website, recordist Patrik Åberg)

Distribution of the serin across the British Isles (borrowed from the Bird Atlas Mapstore).