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Las Penitas, Spain (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Las Penitas, Spain

Map of Las Penitas, Spain

Las Penitas
Southern Gray Shrike (Lanius meridionalis) African Blue Tit (Cyanistes teneriffae) - Fuerteventura Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea) Fuerteventura Stonechat (Saxicola dacotiae) - Male Sardinian Warbler (Sylvia melanocephala) - Male Sardinian Warbler (Sylvia melanocephala) - Female
European Turtle-Dove (Streptopelia turtur) Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)

Desert Oasis


Svalbard, Canary Islands, and Spain

3/24/2015: We drove up into the mountains to check out the old village of Betancuria, while we were there, we found a good trail heading along a small creek through the desert.

Previous Visit (Los Molinos: 3/24/2015)
Next Visit (Costa Calma: 3/25/2015)

Species Recorded (19)

Birds ( 15 )

Old World Vultures ( Accipitridae )
Egyptian Vulture - Neophron percnopterus

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Ruddy Shelduck - Tadorna ferruginea

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Common Buzzard - Buteo buteo

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Eurasian Kestrel - Falco tinnunculus

Grouse, Turkeys, and Allies ( Phasianidae )
Barbary Partridge - Alectoris barbara

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
European Turtle-Dove - Streptopelia turtur

Swifts ( Apodidae )
Pallid Swift - Apus pallidus

Hoopoes ( Upupidae )
Eurasian Hoopoe - Upupa epops

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Common Raven - Corvus corax

Chickadees and Titmice ( Paridae )
African Blue Tit - Cyanistes teneriffae

Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers ( Sylviidae )
Spectacled Warbler - Curruca conspicillata
Sardinian Warbler - Curruca melanocephala

Wheatears ( Muscicapidae )
Fuerteventura Stonechat - Saxicola dacotiae

Shrikes ( Laniidae )
Southern Gray Shrike - Lanius meridionalis




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