Saturday, 5 November 2022

Huétor Fields, Granada Province, Spain.

A set of five Raptors on the Fields.
Ebird List.

female / immature Merlin (Esmerejón / Falco columbarius)
I did the usual walk but kept going out as far as the road to Mesia, along the Lucerne Fields I was very pleased to see a female / immature Merlin (Esmerejón / Falco columbarius) which was hunting Meadow Pipits (Bisbita Pratense / Anthus pratensis).
Female / immature Merlin (Esmerejón / Falco columbarius).

Other highlights seen were
Black-winged Kite (Elanio Común / Elanus caeruleus), Common Buzzard (Busardo Ratonero / Buteo buteo), Common Kestrel (Cernicalo Vulgar / Falco tinnunculus), Northern Goshawk (Azor Común / Accipitor gentillis), 1x immature Turtle Dove (Tórtola Europea / Streptopelia turtur), Northern Lapwing (Avefria Europea / Vanellus vanellus), Raven (Cuervo / Corvus corax), Dartford Warbler (Curruca Rabilarga / Sylvia undata), Blue-rock Thrush (Roquero Solitario / Monticola solitarius) and Black Redstart (Colirrojo Tizón / Phoenicurus ochruros).
Black Redstart (Colirrojo Tizón / Phoenicurus ochruros).

 

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