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Mallorca April 2007 Species List

     

    Bird Species Comments
    Cormorant   Phalacrocorax carbo Small numbers seen at S'Albufera, S'Albufereta and Pollenca Bay
    Shag   Phalacrocorax aristotelis Few birds seen on breakwaters in Pollenca Bay
    Grey Heron   Ardea cinerea Two birds at S'Albufera on 23rd
    Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Bird at S'Albufera on 23rd with two birds at S'Albufereta on 24th
    Great Egret Ardea alba Bird at S'Albufera on 23rd with two birds at S'Albufereta on 24th
    Little Egret Egretta garzetta Few birds seen at both S'Albufera and S'Albufereta
    Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis C50 birds at roost on Gran Canal at S'Albufera
    Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Several adults and juveniles at roost at S'Albufera
    Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Only sighting c8 birds at Depuradora
    Gadwall   Anas strepera Several pairs at S'Albufera
    Mallard   Anas platyrhynchos Common in suitable habitat
    Garganey Anas querquedula Three males and a female at Bishop 1 Hide S'Albufera
    Shoveler Anas clypeata A few birds at S'Albufera on 23rd
    Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris Three birds at Depuradora on 23rd
    Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina At least 40 birds at S'Albufera on 23rd
    Pochard Aythya ferina Single bird at Depuradora was only sighting
    Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Pair seen on Gran Canal at S'Albufera
    Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus At least 2 birds seen at S'Albufera
    Booted Eagle Aquila pennatus Seen at Son Marc Valley, S'Albufera, Mortitx & Boquer Valley
    Kestrel   Falco tinnunculus Single birds relatively commom in appropriate habitat
    Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae Six birds seen on 24th & 25th with best sighting 3 at Mortitx
    Peregrine Falco peregrinus Single bird in Boquer Valley on 24th
    Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Single bird at Depuradora and 4 at S'Albufura on 23rd
    Red-knobbed Coot Fulica cristata Several birds at S'Albufera including two without neck rings
    Coot   Fulica atra Common in suitable habitat
    Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus Small numbers only at S'Albufera, S'Illot and Depuradora
    Stone-curlew   Burhinus oedicnemus 3 seen regularly at Villa Les Oliveras plus two flying over on 24th
    Little Ringed Plover   Charadrius dubius 4 birds at S'Albufera on 23rd
    Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus Small numbers common in appropriate habitat
    Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 4 birds from Bishop 1 Hide at S'Albufera on 23rd
    Greenshank Tringa nebularia 4 birds at S'Albufera and 1 at Depuradora on 23rd
    Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola Upto 6 birds at Depuradora
    Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos Small numbers common in appropriate habitat
    Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea Single bird seen from Bishop 1 Hide at S'Albufera on 23rd
    Ruff Philomachus pugnax Single bird at Depuradora on 23rd
    Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii Small numbers regular around Pollenca Bay with 1 bird at S'Albufera on 23rd
    Western Yellow-legged Gull Larus cachinnans michahellis Common around the north of the island
    Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus Only sighting was 3 birds at Depuradora
    Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis Three birds on breakwater in Pollenca Bay on 25th
    Rock Dove Columba livia Small parties seen in Boquer and Son Marc Valleys on 24th & 25th
    Stock Dove Columba oenas Up to 4 birds seen around Villa Les Oliveras on 22nd
    Wood Pigeon   Columba palumbus Common in suitable habitat
    Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur Pair seen near Villa Les Oliveras on 24th
    Collared Dove   Streptopelia decaocto Common in suitable habitat
    Scops Owl Otus scops Single bird on road from Pollenca Bay to Villa Les Oliveras on 24th
    Swift Apus apus Common everywhere
    European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Party of 40+ over Villa Les Oliveras & 10 at Boquer Valley on 25th
    Hoopoe Upupa epops Single birds at Villa Les Oliveras, Boquer and Son Marc Valleys
    Wryneck Jynx torquilla Heard only most days at Villa Les Oliveras
    Sand Martin   Riparia riparia Six birds seen over S'Albufera on 23rd
    Swallow Hirundo rustica rustica Common everywhere
    Crag Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris Upto 6 birds seen at Mortitx on 25th
    House Martin Delichon urbicum 6 seen over Villa Les Oliveras on 22nd with good numbers at S'Albufera on 23rd
    Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus Single bird seen briefly in flight from Bishop 1 Hide on 23rd
    Blue-headed Wagtail Motacilla flava flava Up to 6 birds at Depuradora and S'Illot on 23rd
    Wren   Troglodytes troglodytes Pair seen in Boquer Valley on 24th and Son Marc Valley on 25th
    Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Single bird heard singing only in Son Marc Valley on 22nd
    Blackbird   Turdus merula Common in suitable habitat
    Blue Rock-thrush Monticola solitarius Single males seen at Boquer Valley on 24th and Mortitx on 25th
    Nightingale   Luscinia megarhynchos Common in suitable habitat throughout the north of the island with three birds seen very well
    Redstart   Phoenicurus phoenicurus Few birds seen both visits to Son Marc Valley and Boquer Valley on 24th
    Whinchat Saxicola rubetra Six birds in Son Marc Valley on 22nd & 1 at S'Albufereta on 24th
    Stonechat   Saxicola torquatus Small numbers regular in appropriate habitat
    Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Up to six birds in Son Marc Valley on 22nd
    Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata Good numbers seen on both visits to Son Marc Valley and at foot of Boquer Valley
    Pied Flycatcher   Ficedula hypoleuca 2/3 birds seen both visits to Son Marc Valley & at foot of Boquer Valley
    Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla Single bird at Mortitx and pair at Son Marc Valley on 25th
    Zitting Cisticola   Cisticola juncidis Birds seen at Depuradora on 24rd and S'Albufereta on 24th
    Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti Common at S'Albufera & S'Albufereta with several birds seen well
    Great Reed Warbler   Acrocephalus arundinaceus Single bird singing with good close-ups at S'Albufera on 23rd
    Willow Warbler   Phylloscopus trochilus Birds common at S'Albufera & Boquer Valley with 2 at Son Marc on 25th
    Chiffchaff   Phylloscopus collybita 2 birds in Son Marc Valley on 22nd with 1 at Boquer Valley on 24th
    Blackcap   Sylvia atricapilla Up to 3 birds in Son Marc Valley on 22nd and 3 at Mortitx on 25th
    Balearic Warbler Sylvia balearica Pair seen well in Boquer Valley on 24th
    Sardinian Warbler   Sylvia melanocephala Common in small numbers in suitable habitat
    Great Tit   Parus major Birds seen at Son Marc Valley, S'Albufera and Mortitx
    Blue Tit   Cyanistes caeruleus Single bird in Son Marc Valley on 22nd and pair at Mortitx on 25th
    Golden Oriole   Oriolus oriolus Single males at Villa Les Oliveras and foot of Boquer Valley on 25th
    Southern Grey Shrike   Lanius meridionalis Single bird seen on telephone wires near Villa Les Oliveras on 22nd
    Woodchat Shrike   Lanius senator Small numbers in Boquer and Son Marc Valleys
    Raven   Corvus corax Pair in Boquer Valley on 24th & single bird Son Marc Valley on 25th
    House Sparrow   Passer domesticus Common in suitable habitat
    Tree Sparrow   Passer montanus Small numbers at Smelly River on 22nd and S'Albufereta on 24th
    Chaffinch   Fringilla coelebs Common in suitable habitat
    Greenfinch   Carduelis chloris Common in suitable habitat
    Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis Relatively common in suitable habitat
    Linnet   Acanthis cannabina Single bird seen at S'Albufereta on 24th
    Serin Serinus serinus Birds seen around Villa Les Oliveras and Boquer Valley
    Cirl Bunting   Emberiza cirlus Small numbers seen in Son Marc & Boquer Valleys
    Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra Two birds seen at S'Albufereta on 24th

     

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