I will be using this page to post sightings from this area and others that may be sent to me.

It may not be updated daily but as often as I can.

 

These birds I will see every day so I am going to put them here until they fly back to Africa.  Lesser Kestrels, House Martins,  Swifts and Swallows. 

These are some birds they I will see every day thought out the year.  Griffon Vulture, House Sparrows, Crested Lark, Gold Finches,Serin and Spotless Starlings.


17th May

The road from Olvera to Setenal

Griffon Vulture, Short-toed Eagle, Booted Eagle, Bonelli's Eagle, Kestrel, Lesser Kestrel, Red-legged Partridge, Collared Dove, Alpine Swift, Swift, Hoopoe, Bee-eater, Wryneck, Crested Lark, Thekla Lark, rag Martin, Swallow, House Martin, White Wagtail, Gray Wagtail, Nightingale, Stonechat, Blue Rock Thrush, Blackbird, Orphean Warbler, Sardinian Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher, Short-toed Treecreper, Woodchat Shrike, Jay, Chough, Raven, Spotless Starling, Golden Oriole, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Greenfinch, Serin and Corn Bunting. 

 

 

13th May

Laguna de Fuente de Piedra

Little Grebe, Mallard, Gadwall,Shoveller, Pochard, Red-Crested Pochard, WHITE-HEADED DUCK, Griffon Vulture, Booted Eagle, Marsh Harrier, Hen Harrier, Kestrel, Lesser Kestrel, Red-Legged Partridge, Coot, Moorhen, Avocet, Black Winged Stint, Little Ringed Plover, Ringed Plover, Kentish Plover, LAPWING,SaSWnderling, Dunlin, Common Sandpiper, Redshank, Black Headed Gull, Yellow-Legged Gull, Lessed Black-Backed Gull, Gull-Billed Tern, Black Tern, Wiskered Tern, Collared Dove, Swift, Hoopoe, Bee-Eater, Crested Lark, Crag Martin, House Martin, Sand Martin, Swallow, Stonechat, Sardinian Warbler, Fan-Tailed Warbler, Woodchat Shrike, Sothern Grey Shrike, Chough, Spotless Starling, Linnet, Goldfinch, Green finch, Serin, Corn Bunting, Greater Flamingo and Lesser Flamingo.

Well I have had a few days off but we have had two flocks flying over one of 26 Red Kites and one of 12 Honey Buzzards.  We have been staying in the campo (countryside) for the past few days where we saw and herd lots of Nightingales,  Booted Eagles and Beeaters.  I am walking with 5 Americans for the next 5 days so I will report on what we see.

 


20th April

Vulture Colony 

Griffon Vulture, Kestrel, Lesser Kestrel, Red-Legged Partridge, Collared Dove, Cuckoo, Hoopoe, Bee-Eater, Crested Lark, Crag Martin, Swallow, Red-Rumped Swallow, Njghingale, Stonechat, Blackcap, Sardinian Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, Woodchat Shrike, Jackdaw, Chough, Chaffinch, Linnet, Cirl Bunting  and Corn Bunting.

 



19th April

Vulture feeding site

Griffon Vulture,Bee-eaters, Rock Bunting, Corn Bunting, Raven, Jackdaw. Cuckoo, Hoopoe, Hen Harrier, Crested Lark, Collared Dove, Rock Dove, Grey Wagtail, Sandpiper, Woodchat Shrike, Great Grey Shrike, Rock Sparrow, Spotless Starling, House Martin, Crag Martin, Swallow, Red-Rumped Swallow, Swift, Gull-Billed Tern, Stonechat, Black Wheatear, Blue Rock Thrush, Great Tit, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Melodous Warbler, Sardinian Warbler, Cetti's Warbler and Wren.

 


16 April

Arcos de la Frontera

Cattle Egret, Little Egret, Gray Heron, Purple Heron, White Stork, Spoonbill,  Mallard, Teal, Pochard,  Marsh Harrier, Hen Harrier, Kestrel,Short-toed Eagle, Red-Legged Partrideg, Coot, Purple Galinule, Moorhen, Black-Wing Stilt, Collared Dove, Bee-Eater,Crested Lark, Sand Martin, Swallow, Red-Rumped Swallow,Yellow Wagtail, Nightingale, Stonechat, Sardinian Warbler, Whitethroat, Cetti's Warbler, Reed Warbler, Jackdaw and Spotless Starling.

 

 

12 April

Arcos de la Frontera

Great Crested Grebe, Cattle Egret, Little Egret, Gray Heron, Purple Heron, White Stork, Mallard, Pochard, Bonelli's Eagle, Marsh Harrier, Hen Harrier, Kestrel, Moorhen, Coot, Purple Gallinule, Common Sandpiper, Collared Dove, Cuckoo, Kingfisher, Bee-eater, Red-Rumped Swallow, White Wagtail, Nightingale, Blackcap, Sardinian Warbler, Cetti's Warbler, Reed Warbler, Blue Tit, Short-Toed Treecreeper, Woodchat Shrike, Jackdaw, Chough and Chaffinch.

 

10 April

The road from Olvera to Grazalema via El Gastor and Zahara

Little Owl, Bee-Eaters, Red-Rumped Swallow, Kestrel, Woodchat Shrike, Blue Tit and Chough.

 


9 of April

Via Verde de la Sierra

Red-Rumped Swallow, Bee-Eaters, Lesser Kestrels, Kestrels, Griffon Vulture, Sardinian Warbler, Black-cap, Woodchat Shrike, Siren, Corn Bunting, Linnet, Swift,  House Martin and Greenfinch.

 


7 of April

Laguna de Fuente de Piedra & Vulture feeding station.

7 Lesser Flamingos, Grater Flamingos,Gadwall, Shoveller, Garganey, Pochard, Red-crested Pochard, White-headed Duck, Griffon Vulture, Black Kite, Hen Harrier, Kestrel, Lesser Kestrel, Coot, Moorhen, Avocet, Black-Winged Stilt, Little Ringed Plover, Kentish Plover, Sanderling, Turnstone, Dunlin, Temminick's Stilt, Little Stint, Common Sandpiper, Redshank, Black-Tailed Godwit, Ruff, Black-Headed Gull, Lesser Black-Backed Gull, Gull-Billed Turn, Swift, Crested Lark, Swallow, House Martin, White Wagtail, Yellow Wagtail, Wheater, Stonechat, Cole Tit, Woodchat Shrike, Jackdaw, Raven, Spotless Starling, Chaffinch, Linnet, Goldfinch, Serin and Common Crossbill.

 


6 of April

Spent the day within Olvera

Common Swift, Swallow, House Martins, House Sparrow,Siren, Spotless Starling, Corn Bunting, Lesser Kestrel and Griffon Vulture.