Birding Western Paleartic lists

14 de Maig de 2018

This blog is a personal space that contains all the birding lists of the different trips done in the Western Paleartic.

*I used bold green colour for new species in my WP list and bold black for highlight species

Welcome


Fuerteventura 01/02/2109- 04/02/20019

18 de Febrer de 2019

58 ssp./ 0 ssp. new for the WP

Highlights: 4 houbara bustard crossing the secondary road at sunset in Tindaya plains. 2 cream-coloured cursors feeding the chickade. My 2nd visit with a dwarf bittern in the island, my 2nd sighting. The Costa calma garden in Pajara, with 3 different yellow-browed warblers, a red-breasted flycatcher and a monarch butterfly. The papas with mojo picón. The off road experience in the plains with our rental car

  1. Tadorna ferruginea
  2. Anas plathyrhynchos
  3. Anas crecca
  4. Aythya affinis
  5. Alectoris barbara
  6. Morus bassanus
  7. Phalacrocorax carbo
  8. Ixobrychus sturmii
  9. Bubulcus ibis
  10. Egretta garzetta
  11. Ardea cinerea
  12. Platalea leucorodia
  13. Buteo buteo
  14. Falco pelegrinoides
  15. Falco tinnunculus
  16. Fulica atra
  17. Chlamydotis undulata
  18. Himantopus himantopus
  19. Burhinus oedicnemus
  20. Cursorius cursor
  21. Charadrius dubius
  22. Gallinago gallinago
  23. Tringa ochropus
  24. Larus michaehellis
  25. Larus ridibundus
  26. Pterocles orientalis
  27. Columba livia
  28. Streptopelia decaocto
  29. Columba palumbus
  30. Streptopelia senegalensis
  31. Apus pallidus
  32. Upupa epops
  33. Calandrella rufescens
  34. Anthus berthelotii
  35. Motacilla alba
  36. Motacilla cinerea
  37. Erithacus rubecula
  38. Phoenicurus ochruros
  39. Saxicola dacotiae
  40. Turdus philomelos
  41. Turdus merula
  42. Sylvia atricapilla
  43. Sylvia melanocephala
  44. Phylloscopus collybita
  45. Phylloscopus inornatus
  46. Ficedula parva
  47. Parus major
  48. Lanius excubitor
  49. Corvus corax
  50. Passer domesticus
  51. Passer hispaniolensis
  52. Fringilla coelebs
  53. Carduelis cannabina
  54. Carduelis carduelis
  55. Carduelis chloris
  56. Serinus serinus
  57. Bucanetes githagineus
  58. Pycnonotus caffer (scaped population)


Morocco 7/01/2019-11/11/2019

20 de Gener de 2019

A relaxing trip to Marrackesh and surroundings gave us 51 ssp./ 0 new for WP.

1.Bubulcus ibis

2.Ardea cinerea

3. Ciconia ciconia

4. Accipiter nisus

5. Aquila chrysaetos

6. Falco tinnunculus

7. Columba livia

8. Columba palumbus

9. Streptopelia decaocto

10. Upupa epops

11. Picus vaillantii

12. Dendrocopos major

13. Ammomanes deserti

14. Galerida cristata

15. Lullula arborea

16. Eremophila alpestris

17. Ptyonoprogne rupestris

18. Motacilla cinerea

19. Motacilla alba

20. Pycnonotus barbatus

21. Erithacus rubecula

22. Phoenicurus ochruros

23. Phoenicurus moussieri

24. Saxicola rubicola

25. Oenanthe leucura

26. Oenanthe leucopyga

27. Turdus merula

28. Turdus torquatus

29. Turdus philomelos

30. Sylvia melanocephala

31. Sylvia atricapilla

32. Phylloscopus collybita

33. Regulus ignicapillus

34. Parus caeruleus

35. Parus major

36. Pica pica

37. Corvus corax

38. Sturnus unicolor

39. Passer domesticus

40. Passer hispaniolensis

41. Petronia petronia

42. Fringilla coelebs

43. Serinus serinus

44. Carduelis chloris

45. Carduelis carduelis

46. Carduelis cannabina

47. Rodopechis sanguinea

48. Bucanectes githagineus

49. Emberiza cirlus

50. Emberiza cia

51. Emberiza sahari


Corsica 26/06/2018 al 02/06/2018

4 de Juliol de 2018

A relaxing trip to Corsica resulted in 71 ssp, 2 new for WP 

  1. Anas plathryrhynchos
  2. Alectoris rufa
  3. Phalacrocorax aristotelis
  4. Egretta garzetta
  5. Egretta alba
  6. Ardea cinerea
  7. Phoenicopterus ruber
  8. Circaetus gallicus
  9. Milvus milvus
  10. Milvus migrans
  11. Buteo buteo
  12. Circus aeroginosus
  13. Accipiter nisus
  14. Falco tinnunculus
  15. Falco subbuteo
  16. Larus ridibundus
  17. Larus michaehellis
  18. Larus audouini
  19. Sterna hirundo
  20. Columba livia
  21. Columba palumbus
  22. Streptopelia decaocto
  23. Streptopelia turtur
  24. Tyto alba
  25. Otus scops
  26. Apus apus
  27. Apus melba
  28. Apus pallidus
  29. Upupa epops
  30. Merops apiaster
  31. Coracias garrulus
  32. Dendrocopos major
  33. Lullula arborea
  34. Ptyonoprogne rupestris
  35. Hirundo rustica
  36. Delichon urbica
  37. Anthus campestris
  38. Motacilla alba
  39. Motacilla cinerea
  40. Erithacus rubecula
  41. Luscinia megarhynchos
  42. Turdus viscivorus
  43. Turdus merula
  44. Sylvia atricapilla
  45. Sylvia melanocephala
  46. Sylvia subalpina
  47. Sylvia sarda
  48. Regulus ignicapillus
  49. Troglodytes troglodytes
  50. Muscicapa striata
  51. Parus major
  52. Parus ater
  53. Aegithalos caudatus
  54. Sitta whiteheadi
  55. Certhia familiaris
  56. Lanius senator
  57. Pica pica
  58. Garrulus glandarius
  59. Corvus monedula
  60. Corvus cornix
  61. Corvus corax
  62. Sturnus unicolor
  63. Passer italiae
  64. Passer montanus
  65. Fringilla coelebs
  66. Carduelis cannabina
  67. Carduelis carduelis
  68. Carduelis chloris
  69. Carduelis corsicana
  70. Serinus serinus
  71. Emberiza cirlus


Madeira 24/05/18- 26/05/18

27 de Maig de 2018

25 ssp./ 6 ssp. new for WP

Higlights: The pelagic trip aboard a zodiac with astonishing views of the legendary Zino’s Petrel. Dolphins and turtles. The Roseate Tern’s tail waving as a kite besides Funchal’s harbour. The high mountains, Pico Rubio and Pico do Arieiro and their leafy landscapes. Ribeiro Frio and Seixal valleys. The seawatching from the coasts.

  1. Calonectris borealis
  2. Puffinus puffinus
  3. Bulweria bulwerii
  4. Pterodroma madeira
  5. Hydrobates pelagicus
  6. Oceanodroma castro
  7. Buteo buteo
  8. Falco tinnunculus
  9. Accipiter nisus
  10. Larus michahellis
  11. Sterna hirundo
  12. Sterna dougalii
  13. Columba livia
  14. Columba trocaz
  15. Streptopelia decaocto
  16. Apus pallidus
  17. Apus unicolor
  18. Anthus berthelotii
  19. Motacilla cinerea
  20. Erithacus rubecula
  21. Turdus merula
  22. Sylvia atricapilla
  23. Regulus madeirensis
  24. Fringilla coelebs
  25. Serinus canaria


Lesvos 05/05/2018- 12/05/2018

15 de Maig de 2018

146 ssp./ 1 ssp. new for WP

Highlights: The ice-creams from Mólivo’s village with Ruepell’s Warbler around. The White-winged Terns flying along the canal in Kalloni’s saltpans. The urgent extraction of a painful tooth. Krueper’s Nuthatch moment. The owl prowl with three Scops Owl and a Barn Owl. The River Warbler heard (but not seen, well, just seen a “mouse” running away on a fig tree). The Shrikes. The vegetarian moussaka

  1. Tadorna ferruginea
  2. Tadorna tadorna
  3. Anas querquedula
  4. Anas plathyrhynchos
  5. Alectoris chuckar
  6. Tachybaptus ruficollis
  7. Podiceps cristatus
  8. Calonectris diomedea
  9. Puffinus yelkowan
  10. Pelecanus crispus
  11. Phalacrocorax carbo
  12. Phalacrocorax aristotelis
  13. Egretta garzetta
  14. Ardea cinerea
  15. Ardea purpurea
  16. Casmerodius albus
  17. Bubulcus ibis
  18. Ardeola ralloides
  19. Nycticorax nycticorax
  20. Ixobryxus minutus
  21. Ciconia nigra
  22. Ciconia ciconia
  23. Plegadis falcinellus
  24. Phoenicopterus ruber
  25. Pandion haliaetus
  26. Pernis apivorus
  27. Circaetus gallicus
  28. Circus aeroginosus
  29. Circus macrourus
  30. Buteo buteo
  31. Buteo rufinus
  32. Rallus aquaticus
  33. Porzana parva
  34. Gallinula chloropus
  35. Fulica atra
  36. Burhinus oedicnemus
  37. Himantopus himantopus
  38. Recurvirostra avosetta
  39. Charadrius hiaticula
  40. Chraradrius dubius
  41. Charadrius alexandrinus
  42. Vanellus spinosus
  43. Numenius phaeopus
  44. Numenius arquata
  45. Arenaria interpres
  46. Calidris minuta
  47. Calidris temminkii
  48. Calidris ferruginea
  49. Philomachus pugnax
  50. Gallinago media
  51. Gallinago gallinago
  52. Tringa glareola
  53. Actitis hypoleucos
  54. Larus michaehellis
  55. Larus ridibundus
  56. Sterna nilotica
  57. Sterna hirundo
  58. Sterna albifrons
  59. Chlidonias hybridus
  60. Chlidonias leucopterus
  61. Columba livia
  62. Columba palumbus
  63. Streptopelia turtur
  64. Streptopelia decaocto
  65. Cuculus canorus
  66. Tyto alba
  67. Otus scops
  68. Caprimulgus europaeus
  69. Tachypmartis melba
  70. Apus apus
  71. Merops apiaster
  72. Upupa epops
  73. Dendrocopus medius
  74. Falco naumanni
  75. Falco tinnunculus
  76. Falco vespertinus
  77. Falco eleonorae
  78. Lanius collurio
  79. Lanius minor
  80. Lanius senator
  81. Lanius nubicus
  82. Garrulus glandarius
  83. Corvus monedula
  84. Corvus corone cornix
  85. Corvus corax
  86. Parus lugubris
  87. Parus major
  88. Parus caeruleus
  89. Lullula arborea
  90. Galerida cristata
  91. Calandrella brachydactyla
  92. Riparia riparia
  93. Hirundo rustica
  94. Hirundo rupestris
  95. Delichon urbica
  96. Cecropis daurica
  97. Cettia cetti
  98. Phylloscopus orientalis
  99. Phylloscopus sibilatrix
  100. Acrocephalus arundinaceus
  101. Acrocephalus palustris
  102. Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
  103. Hippolais elaica
  104. Hippolais olivetorum
  105. Hippolais icterina
  106. Locustella fluviatilis (heard and seen briefly)
  107. Sylvia atricapilla
  108. Sylvia borin
  109. Sylvia curruca
  110. Sylvia crassirostris
  111. Sylvia rueppelli
  112. Sylvia melanocephala
  113. Sylvia cantillans
  114. Troglodytes troglodytes
  115. Sitta krueperi
  116. Sitta neumayer
  117. Pastor roseus
  118. Turdus merula
  119. Cercotrichas galactotes
  120. Muscicapa striata
  121. Erithacus rubecula
  122. Luscinia megarhynchos
  123. Monticola solitarius
  124. Saxicola rubetra
  125. Saxicola rubicola
  126. Oenanthe oenanthe
  127. Oenanthe hispanica
  128. Oenanthe isabellina
  129. Passer domesticus
  130. Passer hispaniolensis
  131. Petronia petronia
  132. Motacilla flava ( ssp. feldeg and others)
  133. Motacilla citreola
  134. Motacilla alba
  135. Anthus cervinus
  136. Fringilla coelebs
  137. Serinus serinus
  138. Carduelis chloris
  139. Carduelis carduelis
  140. Carduelis cannabina
  141. Miliaria calandra
  142. Emberiza cineracea
  143. Emberiza hortulana
  144. Emberiza caesia
  145. Emberiza cirlus
  146. Emberiza melanocephala


Iceland 14/04/2018- 21/04/2018

14 de Maig de 2018

67 ssp. / 3 ssp new for WP

Highlights: The Ring Circle. The Milky Whale boat in Hussavik (without whales but with lots of fun). The landscapes around Myvatan lake.  The Gyrfalcon spots. The unfinishing volcanic areas. The isolation. The fish and chips for 18 euros. A male drake King Eider in Akranes. The first twitch of the trip, an American White-winged Scooter in Keflavik. The white Rock Ptarmigans in brown-red landscapes.

  1. Cygnus cygnus
  2. Anser brachyrhynchus
  3. Anser anser
  4. Branta leucopsis
  5. Branta bernicla
  6. Tadorna tadorna
  7. Anas plathyrhynchos
  8. Anas acuta
  9. Anas clypeata
  10. Anas penelope
  11. Anas crecca
  12. Aythya marila
  13. Aythya fuligula
  14. Somateria mollissima
  15. Somateria spectabilis
  16. Clangula hyemalis
  17. Histrionicus histrionicus
  18. Bucephala islandica
  19. Mergus merganser
  20. Mergus serrator
  21. Melanitta deglandi
  22. Lagopus muta
  23. Gavia stellata
  24. Gavia immer
  25. Podiceps auritus
  26. Fulmarus glaciaris
  27. Morus bassanus
  28. Phalacrocorax carbo
  29. Phalacrocorax aristotelis
  30. Falco rusticolus
  31. Falco columbarius
  32. Haematopus ostralegus
  33. Charadrius hiaticula
  34. Pluvialis apricaria
  35. Calidris alba
  36. Calidris maritima
  37. Arenaria interpres
  38. Calidris alpina
  39. Tringa totanus
  40. Limosa limosa
  41. Numenius phaeopus
  42. Gallinago gallinago
  43. Stercorarius skua
  44. Stercorarius parasiticus
  45. Larus ridibundus
  46. Larus canus
  47. Larus argentatus
  48. Larus marinus
  49. Larus fuscus
  50. Rissa tridactyla
  51. Larus hyperboreus
  52. Larus glaucoides
  53. Fratecula arctica
  54. Cepphus grylle
  55. Alca torda
  56. Uria aalge
  57. Columba livia
  58. Asio flammeus
  59. Anthus pratensis
  60. Motacilla alba
  61. Turdus iliacus
  62. Regulus regulus
  63. Toglodytes troglodytes
  64. Corvus corax
  65. Sturnus vulgaris
  66. Carduelis flammea
  67. Plectrophenax nivalis


Netherlands 18/01/2018- 24/01/2018

14 de Maig de 2018

98 ssp./ 4 ssp. new for WP

Highlights: The 5 Lesser White-fronted Geese in Strijen. The beautifulness of a male Bufflehead. The Snow Buntings in Texel dunes. The bed and breakfasts.

  1. Cygnus atratus
  2. Cygnus olor
  3. Cygnus cygnus
  4. Anser fabalis
  5. Anser brachyrhynchus
  6. Anser albifrons
  7. Anser erythropus
  8. Anser anser
  9. Branta canadensis
  10. Branta leucopsis
  11. Branta bernicla
  12. Alopochen aegyptius
  13. Tadorna tadorna
  14. Anas strepera
  15. Anas crecca
  16. Anas plathyrhynchos
  17. Anas acuta
  18. Anas clypeata
  19. Aythya ferina
  20. Aythya fuligula
  21. Somateria mollissima
  22. Bucephala albeola
  23. Bucephala clangula
  24. Mergus albellus
  25. Mergus merganser
  26. Phaisanus colchicus
  27. Tachybaptus ruficollis
  28. Podiceps cristatus
  29. Podiceps grisegena
  30. Podiceps auritus
  31. Phalacrocorax carbo
  32. Egretta garzetta
  33. Egretta alba
  34. Ardea cinerea
  35. Platalea leucorodia
  36. Haliaaetus albicilla
  37. Circus cyaenus
  38. Accipiter nisus
  39. Accipiter gentilis
  40. Buteo buteo
  41. Falco tinnuculus
  42. Falco columbarius
  43. Falco peregrinus
  44. Rallus aquaticus
  45. Gallinula chloropus
  46. Fulica atra
  47. Haematopus ostralegus
  48. Recurvirostra avosseta
  49. Charadrius hiaticula
  50. Pluvialis apricaria
  51.  Vanellus vanellus
  52. Calidris alba
  53. Calidris maritima
  54. Philomachus pugnax
  55. Gallinago gallinago
  56. Numenius arquata
  57. Tringa totanus
  58. Tringa nebularia
  59. Arenaria interpres
  60. Larus ridibundus
  61. Larus canus
  62. Larus fuscus
  63. Larus cachinnans
  64. Larus argentatus
  65. Larus marinus
  66. Columba livia
  67. Columba palumbus
  68. Streptopelia decaocto
  69. Alcedo atthis
  70. Dendrocopos major
  71. Alauda arvensis
  72. Anthus pratensis
  73. Motacilla alba
  74. Troglodytes troglodytes
  75. Prunella modularis
  76. Erithacus rubecula
  77. Saxicola rubetra
  78. Turdus merula
  79. Turdus pilaris
  80. Turdus philomelos
  81. Turdus iliacus
  82. Sylvia atricapilla
  83. Phylloscopus collybita
  84. Parus caeruleus
  85. Parus major
  86. Garrulus glandarius
  87. Pica pica
  88. Corvus monedula
  89. Corvus frugilegus
  90. Corvus corax
  91. Sturnus vulgaris
  92. Passer domesticus
  93. Fringilla coelebs
  94. Carduelis chloris
  95. Carduelis carduelis
  96. Carduelis spinus
  97. Plecthrophenax nivalis
  98. Emberiza schoeniclus


Azores 19/10/2017- 30/12/2017

14 de Maig de 2018

57 ssp./ 11 ssp. new for WP

Highlights: The self-found feeling with a Belted Kingfisher in Flores. The rain in Paul da Praya (Terceira) doing my birding a leap of faith. The American waders and a few American warblers. The American ducks. The casual encounter with an Eurasian Woodcock from Flores population. The 4 Azores Bullfinch that decided to appear last minute to my delight and relief. The scary landing due strong winds in Santa Cruz das Flores airport.

  1. Anas penelope
  2. Anas americana
  3. Anas crecca
  4. Anas plathyrhynchos
  5. Anas discors
  6. Aythya americana
  7. Aythya collaris
  8. Melanitta perspicillata
  9. Bucephala clangula
  10. Coturnix coturnix
  11. Calonectris diomedea
  12. Bubulcus ibis
  13. Egretta alba
  14. Egretta garzetta
  15. Ardea cinerea
  16. Buteo buteo
  17. Gallinula chloropus
  18. Fulica atra
  19. Charadrius hiaticula
  20. Charadrius semipalmatus
  21. Charadrius alexandrinus
  22. Pluvialis squatarola
  23. Calidris canutus
  24. Calidris alba
  25. Calidris pusilla
  26. Calidris minuta
  27. Calidris temminckii
  28. Calidris fuscicollis
  29. Calidris melanotos
  30. Calidris ferruginea
  31. Calidris alpina
  32. Philomachus pugnax
  33. Gallinago gallinago
  34. Scolopax rusticola
  35. Limosa limosa
  36. Limosa lapponica
  37. Numenius phaeopus
  38. Larus michaellis
  39. Larus fuscus
  40. Sterna hirundo
  41. Columba palumbus
  42. Streptopelia decaocto
  43. Megaceryle alcyon
  44. Vireo olivaceus
  45. Sylvia atricapilla
  46. Regulus regulus
  47. Sturnus vulgaris
  48. Turdus merula
  49. Erithacus rubecula
  50. Passer domesticus
  51. Estrilda astrild
  52. Motacilla cinerea
  53. Fringilla coelebs
  54. Pyrrhula murina
  55. Carduelis carduelis
  56. Serinus canaria
  57. Pheucticus ludovicianus


Israel 03/03/2017- 13/03/2017

14 de Maig de 2018

204 ssp./ 31 ssp. new for WP

Highlights: The Liechtenstein’s Sandgrouse drinking after sunset in Eilat. The long deserts. The awsome swimming in Eilat Coral beach. The Dead Sea area, Golan Heights and Nizzana desert. The Black Scrub Robin and the Syrian Serin. Kfar Ruppin.

 

https://www.cloudbirders.com/tripreport/repository/SANZ_Israel_03_2017.pdf


Finland 02/09/2016- 12/09/2016

14 de Maig de 2018

88 ssp./ 7 ssp. new for WP

Highlights: The Northern lights.  The Valtavaara’s Red-flanked Bluetails (spotting male adult, female and young male at the same time). The Rustic and Little Bunting twitch. The Ruka track and his wildlife.

1. Cygnus cygnus
2. Anser anser
3. Anas plathyrhynchos
4. Anas acuta
5. Anas clypeata
6. Anas crecca
7. Anas penelope
8. Aythya marila
9. Aythya fuligula
10. Bucephala clangula
11. Mergus albellus
12. Mergus serrator
13. Mergus merganser
14. Tetrao tetrix 3+6+2
15. Phaisanus colchicus
16. Podiceps auritus 2
17. Podiceps cristatus
18. Haliaaetus albicilla +10
19. Pandion haliaetus
20. Circus aeroginosus
21. Circus cyaenus
22. Buteo lagopus 3
23. Accipiter nisus
24. Accipiter gentilis
25. Falco tinnunculus
26. Falco subbuteo
27. Falco columbarius
28. Grus grus
29. Pluvialis apricaria
30. Vanellus vanellus
31. Limosa limosa
32. Gallinago gallinago
33. Philomachus pugnax
34. Larus ridibundus
35. Larus argentatus
36. Larus fuscus
37. Columba palumbus
38. Surnia ulula 2
39. Dendrocopos major
40. Dendrocopos minor 1
41. Picoides tridactylus 1
42. Hirundo rustica
43. Anthus pratensis
44. Anthus trivialis
45. Motacilla alba
46. Motacilla flava
47. Motacilla cinerea
48. Bombycilla garrulus
49. Prunella modularis
50. Erithacus rubecula
51. Luscinia svecica
52. Tarsiger cyanurus 3+0+4
53. Phoenicurus phoenicurus
54. Oenanthe oenanthe
55. Turdus pilaris
56. Turdus iliacus
57. Turdus viscivorus
58. Turdus philomelos
59. Turdus merula
60. Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
61. Phylloscopus trochilus
62. Phylloscopus collybita
63. Phylloscopus inornatus 1
64. Regulus regulus
65. Parus major
66. Parus caeruleus
67. Poecile montanus
68. Lanius excubitor 2
69. Pica pica
70. Garrulus glandarius
71. Perisoreus infaustus
72. Corvus monedula
73. Corvus frugilegus
74. Corvus cornix
75. Corvus corax
76. Sturnus vulgaris
77. Fringilla coelebs
78. Fringilla montifringilla
79. Carduelis cannabina
80. Carduelis flammea
81. Carduelis chloris 1
82. Carduelis spinus
83. Loxia curvirostra
84. Loxia psitopsyttacus 2
85. Emberiza schoeniclus
86. Emberiza pusilla 2
87. Emberiza rustica 1+4
88. Emberiza citrinella