Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Huétor Fields, Granada Province, Spain.

A walk along the Lucerne Fields on the patch.
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Black-winged Kite (Elanio Común / Elanus caeruleus).
I parked and had a walk along the track between the Arroyo Vilano and the Lucerne fields, along the way I saw several migrant species some arriving and some leaving the area.
Meadow Pipits (Bisbita Pratense / Anthus pratensis).
Tree Pipit (Bisbita Arbóreo / Anthus trivialis).
As I walked I had a distant Black-winged Kite (Elanio Común / Elanus caeruleus) which was the first on the patch for a while as well as the first Meadow Pipits (Bisbita Pratense / Anthus pratensis) of the winter and a Tree Pipit (Bisbita Arbóreo / Anthus trivialis) which was going the other way.
Common Whitethroat (Curruca Zarcera / Sylvia communis).
Common Whitethroat (Curruca Zarcera / Sylvia communis).
Willow Warbler (Mosquitero Musical / Phylloscopus trochillus).
Willow Warbler (Mosquitero Musical / Phylloscopus trochillus).
Other migrants moving out were Common Whitethroat (Curruca Zarcera / Sylvia communis), Willow (Mosquitero Musical / Phylloscopus trochillus), Melodious (Zarcero Común / Hippolais polyglotta) and Reed Warblers (Carricero Común / Acrocephalus scrpaceus), European Bee-eater (Abejaruco Común / Merops apiaster), Common Redstart (Colirroja Real / Phoenicurus phoenicurus), Northern Wheatear (Collalba Gris / Oenanthe oenanthe) and Whinchat (Tarabilla Nortena / Saxicola rubetra).
Bluethroat (Pechiazul / Luscinia svecica) Male.
New arrivals included Common Chiffchaff (Mosquitero Común / Phylloscopus collybita) and a nice male Bluethroat (Pechiazul / Luscinia svecica).
Common Chiffchaff (Mosquitero Común / Phylloscopus collybita).
Common Chiffchaff (Mosquitero Común / Phylloscopus collybita).
Common Chiffchaff (Mosquitero Común / Phylloscopus collybita).

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