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



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 )

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites ( Accipitridae )
Cinereous Vulture - Aegypius monachus
Montagu's Harrier - Circus pygargus
Eurasian Griffon - Gyps fulvus

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

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
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's 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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