Tuesday, 1 November 2022

Around Santo Domingo de Silos, Burgos Province, Spain.

Another walk around a different part of the Silos area.
A view to the Monastery.

Again I picked up a few species in the garden including Robin (Petirrojo Europeo / Erithacus rubecula), House Sparrow (Gorrión Común / Passer domesticus), Blackbird (Mirlo Común / Turdus merula), Iberian Green Woodpecker (Pito Real / Picus sharpei), Red Kite (Milano Real / Milvus milvus), Griffon Vulture (Bultre Leonado / Gyps fulvus) and Spotless Starling (Estornino Negro / Sturnus unicolor).
The Gorge.
As yesterday we went down to the Bakery and saw the ladies before dropping back down to the Camping area and the walked out to the gorge along the Rio Mataviejas where we saw Serin (Verdecillo / Serinus serinus), Common Chaffinch (Pinzón Vulgar / Fringilla coelebs), Blue Tit (Herrerillo Común / Parus caeruleus), Short-toed Treecreeper (Agateador Común / Certhia brachydactyla), 2x Iberian Green and Great Spotted Woodpecker (Pico Picapinos / Dendrocopos major), Mistle Thrush (Zorzal Charlo / Turdus viscivorus), Carrion Crow (Corneja Negra / Corvus corone), Long-tailed Tit (Mito / Aegithalos caudatus), Wren (Chochin / Troglodytes troglodytes), Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria) and Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui).

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