Wednesday, 14 October 2015

El Faro, Fuengirola, Malaga Province.

A couple of hours at the seawatch hide and on the beach.

Sanderling (Correlimos Tridáctilo / Calidris alba).
I spent a while walking from the parking place checking the beach for waders and picked up Ruddy Turnstones (Vuelvepiedras Común / Arenaria interpres) x3, Sanderling (Correlimos Tridáctilo / Calidris alba) x13, Ringed Plover (Chorlitejo Grande / Charadrius hiaticula), Pied Oystercatcher (Ostrero Euroasiatico / Haematopus ostralegus) x1 and Whimbrel (Zarapito Trinador / Numenius phaeopus) x1.
Ruddy Turnstone (Vuelvepiedras Común / Arenaria interpres).
From the hide I added Yellow-legged (Gaviota Patiamarilla / Larus Michahellis), Lesser Black-backed (Gaviota Sombria / Larus fuscus) and Audouin's Gulls (Gaviota de Audouin / Larus audouinii), Sandwich Tern (Charrán Patinegro / Sterna sandvicensis), Great Cormorant (Cormorán Grande / Phalacrocroax carbo), Northern Gannet (Alcatraz Atlántico / Morus bassanus) and Balearic Shearwaters (Pardela Balear / Puffinus mauretanicus), Balearic Shearwater (Pardela Balear / Puffinus mauretanicus), Northern Wheatear (Collalba Gris / Oenanthe oenanthe), Spotless Starling (Estornino Negro / Sturnus unicolor) as well as Small White (Artogeia rapae) and Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui).
Sanderlings (Correlimos Tridáctilo / Calidris alba).
Sanderlings (Correlimos Tridáctilo / Calidris alba).
Pied Oystercatcher (Ostrero Euroasiatico / Haematopus ostralegus).
Audouin's Gull (Gaviota de Audouin / Larus audouinii).
Lesser Black-backed Gull (Gaviota Sombria / Larus fuscus).
Lesser Black-backed Gull (Gaviota Sombria / Larus fuscus).
Adult Lesser Black-backed Gulls (Gaviota Sombria / Larus fuscus) and a 1st year
Yellow-legged (Gaviota Patiamarilla / Larus Michahellis).
Audouin's Gull (Gaviota de Audouin / Larus audouinii).
Great Cormorants (Cormorán Grande / Phalacrocroax carbo).

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