Monday, 9 January 2017

Huétor Fields, Huétor Tajar, Granada Province.

An hour out on the local patch.                                                               13:30 to 14:35

Little Bustards (Sisón Común / Tetrax tetrax).
On my way down to the supermarket I spent an hour out on the fields adding a few species to the year list. The highlights were 63x Little Bustards (Sisón Común / Tetrax tetrax), 1x Jack Snipe (Agachadiza Chica / Lymnocriptes minimus), 3x Snipe (Agachadiza Común / Gallinago gallinago), 8x Golden Plovers (Chorlito Dorado Europeo / Pluvialis apricaria), 1x Green Sandpiper (Andarrios Grande / Tringa ochropus), 3x Bluethroats (Pechiazul / Luscinia svecica), 700+ Stone Curlews (Alcaraván Común / Burhinus oedicnemus), Cattle Egrets (Garcilla Bueyera / Bubulcus ibis), 100+ Iberian / Azure-winged Magpie (Rabilargo / Cyanopica cyanus), Meadow Pipit (Bisbita Pratense / Anthus pratensis), 5x Little Owls (Mochuelo Europeo / Athene noctua) and 25+ Common Starling (Estornino Pinto / Sturnus vulgaris).

Day list = 34 Species.
Year list = 55 Species.
Bluethroat (Pechiazul / Luscinia svecica).

Cattle Egret (Garcilla Bueyera / Bubulcus ibis).

Meadow Pipit (Bisbita Pratense / Anthus pratensis).

Meadow Pipit (Bisbita Pratense / Anthus pratensis).

Meadow Pipit (Bisbita Pratense / Anthus pratensis).

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