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Santa Marta Steppe, Spain (Center on Interactive Map)

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Corn Bunting (Emberiza calandra) Black Kite (Milvus migrans) European Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) - Flight Black Kite (Milvus migrans) Spanish Sparrow (Passer hispaniolensis) Red-legged Partridge (Alectoris rufa)
Iberian Magpie (Cyanopica cooki) Great Bustard (Otis tarda) Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) Bonellis Eagle (Aquila fasciata)



Svalbard, Canary Islands, and Spain

3/30/2015: After some delays, we finally arrived in Madrid and picked up our rental car. We just missed out on getting a smart car to explore the dirt roads of Extremadura.

Previous Visit (Teno: 3/29/2015)
Next Visit (Casar de Caceres: 3/31/2015)

Species Recorded (25)

Birds ( 25 )

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Great Cormorant - Phalacrocorax carbo

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Gray Heron - Ardea cinerea

Storks ( Ciconiidae )
White Stork - Ciconia ciconia

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Bonelli's Eagle - Aquila fasciata
Common Buzzard - Buteo buteo
Black Kite - Milvus migrans

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Eurasian Kestrel - Falco tinnunculus

Grouse, Turkeys, and Allies ( Phasianidae )
Red-legged Partridge - Alectoris rufa

Bustards ( Otididae )
Great Bustard - Otis tarda

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Northern Lapwing - Vanellus vanellus

Stilts and Avocets ( Recurvirostridae )
Black-winged Stilt - Himantopus himantopus

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Lesser Black-backed Gull - Larus fuscus

Cuckoos ( Cuculidae )
Common Cuckoo - Cuculus canorus

Typical Owls ( Strigidae )
Short-eared Owl - Asio flammeus

Hoopoes ( Upupidae )
Eurasian Hoopoe - Upupa epops

Larks ( Alaudidae )
Crested Lark - Galerida cristata

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Eurasian Jackdaw - Corvus monedula
Iberian Magpie - Cyanopica cooki
Eurasian Magpie - Pica pica

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
Spotless Starling - Sturnus unicolor

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Corn Bunting - Emberiza calandra

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
European Goldfinch - Carduelis carduelis

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
Spanish Sparrow - Passer hispaniolensis




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