Sunday, 27 September 2020

Huétor Fields, Granada Province, Spain.

A quick check on the Lucerne Fields for Migrants.
 
Common Stonechat (Tarabilla Común / Saxicola torquata).
I was on my way down to the supermarket but wanted to have a quick look at the Lucerne fields so I crossed over the dry Arroyo and then parked on the top on the far side and scanned the fields.
Whinchat (Tarabilla Nortena / Saxicola rubetra).

Species seen included Serin (Verdecillo / Serinus serinus), Blackcap (Curruca Capirotada / Sylvia atricailla), House Sparrow (Gorrión Común / Passer domesticus), Common Kestrel (Cernicalo Vulgar / Falco tinnunculus), as well as masses of Western Yellow Wagtails (Lavandera Boyera / Motacilla flava flavissima), Hoopoe (Abubilla / Upupa epops), White Wagtail (Lavandera Blanca / Montacilla alba), European Bee-eater (Abejaruco Común / Merops apiaster) x11, Corn Bunting (Triguero / Emberiza calandra), Common Stonechat (Tarabilla Común / Saxicola torquata), Whinchat (Tarabilla Nortena / Saxicola rubetra), Northern Wheatear (Collalba Gris / Oenanthe oenanthe), Crested Lark (Cogujada / Galerida cristata), Common Redstart (Colirroja Real / Phoenicurus phoenicurus), Sardinian (Curruca Cabecinegra / Sylvia melanocephala) and Willow Warbler (Mosquitero Musical / Phylloscopus trochillus), Spotless Starling (Estornino Negro / Sturnus unicolor) and Barn Swallow (Golondrina Común / Hirundo rustica).
Common Stonechat (Tarabilla Común / Saxicola torquata).
I also had a quick look along the other end of the Arroyo picking up Blackbird (Mirlo Común / Turdus merula), Reed Warbler (Carricero Común / Acrocephalus scrpaceus), Collared Dove (Tórtola Turca / Streptopelia decaocto), Cetti's Warbler (Ruisenor Bastardo / Cettia cetti), Woodpigeon (Paloma Torcaz / Columba palumbus), Little Owl (Mochuelo Europeo / Athene noctua), Linnet (Pardillo Común / Carduelis cannabina), Goldfinch (Jilguero / Carduelis carduelis) and lots of Iberian  Magpies (Rabilargo / Cyanopica cooki).
House Sparrow (Gorrión Común / Passer domesticus).

Willow Warbler (Mosquitero Musical / Phylloscopus trochillus).

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