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Santa Marta Steppe - Yet Another Dirt Road, Spain (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Santa Marta Steppe - Yet Another Dirt Road, Spain

Map of Santa Marta Steppe - Yet Another Dirt Road, Spain



Eurasian Griffon (Gyps fulvus) Eurasian Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops) Crested Lark (Galerida cristata) Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra) Red Kite (Milvus milvus)
Little Owl (Athene noctua) Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni) Eurasian Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) - Male Eurasian Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) - Female Corn Bunting (Emberiza calandra) Little Bustard (Tetrax tetrax)

Backroads.

Trips

Svalbard, Canary Islands, and Spain

4/2/2015: One more trip through the steppe, this time we found a new road! A dead cow just off the road provided a feast for vultures.

Previous Visit (Madrid: 4/2/2015)
Next Visit (Parque del Retiro: 4/3/2015)



Species Recorded (29)

Birds ( 29 )

Old World Vultures ( Accipitridae )
Cinereous Vulture - Aegypius monachus
Eurasian Griffon - Gyps fulvus

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

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Eurasian Marsh-Harrier - Circus aeruginosus
Black Kite - Milvus migrans
Red Kite - Milvus milvus

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Lesser Kestrel - Falco naumanni

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

Bustards ( Otididae )
Great Bustard - Otis tarda
Little Bustard - Tetrax tetrax

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

Sandgrouse ( Pteroclidae )
Black-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles orientalis

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

Typical Owls ( Strigidae )
Little Owl - Athene noctua

Kingfishers ( Alcedinidae )
Common Kingfisher - Alcedo atthis

Hoopoes ( Upupidae )
Eurasian Hoopoe - Upupa epops

Larks ( Alaudidae )
Crested Lark - Galerida cristata
Thekla Lark - Galerida theklae
Calandra Lark - Melanocorypha calandra

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica

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

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Eurasian Blackbird - Turdus merula

Shrikes ( Laniidae )
Southern Gray Shrike - Lanius meridionalis

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
Spotless Starling - Sturnus unicolor

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

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus
Spanish Sparrow - Passer hispaniolensis

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