Coastal birds of Cadiz, Andalusia.

In this route we will be able to observe marine birds that take refuge in our coasts, besides other species of these ecosystems..

Birds that we can observe on this route: Lesser Black-backed Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Slender-billed Gull, Mediterranean Gull, Black-headed Gull, Great Skua, Arctic Skua, Gannet, Cormorant,Caspian Tern, Sandwich Tern, Little Tern Common Tern, Black Tern, Whiskered Tern, Osprey, Booted Eagle, Grey Heron, Little Egret,Cattle Egret, Oystercatcher, Back-tailed Godwit,Bar-tailed Godwit, Curle, Whimbrel, Ruff, Greenshank, Ringed Plover, Kentish Plover, Grey Plover, Golden Plover, Knot, Sanderling, Dunlin, Turnstone, Little Swift, Crag Marting among other birds.

Rare, Accidental or diverting birds on this route: Great Black-backed Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Great Knot, Elegant Tern, Lesser Crested Tern, Roseate Tern among other.



Lesser crested tern Observed on 17 July 2020 on the beach of Montijo 2 Bengali terns (Sterna bengalensis)

The Bengali Tern is a bird of the family Sternidae that inhabits Africa, Eurasia and Oceania. It breeds on the subtropical coasts from the Red Sea, across the Indian Ocean, the western Pacific to Australia, with a significant population on the shores of the Mediterranean.


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