Rare, Accidental or Diverting Birds in Andalusia.

Some of the less common birds we could photograph.


                                  3 Roseate tern (Sterna dougallii), two adults and one juvenile and Lesser crested tern (Sterna bengalensis) First observer Rafa Garcia and when I arrived the Bengali appeared. Puerto Real, Cádiz. 28/07/2020.


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.

Follow the common Eider in El Portil ( Huelva )
Pictures of Anguita. 22/06/2020.
          Ring-billed gull (Larus delawarensis), marina in Punta Umbría (Huelva) found by José Luis Anguita, in the company of Manuel Bárcena and Fernando Gross.
            Pictures of Anguita. 22/06/2020.

2 Temminck´s stint

Bonanza, Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain. 14/10/2018.

3 Red-necked phalarope,

Doñana Natural Park, Cádiz. 25/09/2018.

Elegant Tern

Montijo Beach, Cadiz, Andalusia.23/09/2018

Elegant Tern

Montijo Beach, Cadiz, Andalusia.25/08/2018

Broad-billed Sandpiper (Limicola falcinellus)

This time in the Marshes of Sancti Petri. Chiclana de la Frontera, Cádiz. Spain.


Another rarity in Andalusia, this time the Laughing Dove.
Los Palacios, Seville. 28/05/2018

Red-necked phalarope,

Doñana Natural Park, Cádiz. 03/05/2018.

White-winged black tern (Chlidonia leucopterus)

Tarelo Lagoon, Cadiz, Andalusia. 21/03/2018.

Eyebrowed Thrush (Turdus obscurus)

Cadiz city, Andalusia , Spain. 05/03/2018.

Marsh Sandpiper

18 January 2018. Odiel Marshlands, Huelva.

Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)

Rota, Cádiz. 12 January 2018.

Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus) La Janda, Cadiz. 28 October 2017. Long-legged Buzzard.

American Golden Plover (Pluvialis dominica)

Isla Mayor, Andalusia, Spain. 16/10/2017.

Elegant Tern (Thalasseus elegans) V***.

Beach of Montijo, Cádiz. 06/08/2017.

Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris) V···

Juli 2017 Montijo Strand, Cádiz.

Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) mB5/W1

December 2016 in the Doñana National Park.

Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata) rB4/W3

December 2016 in the Natural Park of Marismas del Odiel, Huelva.

Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus) mB4

November 2016, in the National Park of Doñana.

 Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus) V···

November 2016 in La Janda, Cádiz.

 Yellow-browed Warbler (Phylloscopus inornatus)

November 2016 in the José Celestino Mutis Park, Seville.

Rüppell´s Vulture (Gyps rueppellii)

July 2016 Natural Park of Doñana, Cádiz.

Hybrid between Little Egret (Egreta garzeta) and Reef Egret (Egretta gularis).

April 2016, Natural Park of the Arm of the East, Seville.


Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis)

March 2016 in the Natural Park of Doñana, Cádiz.

Photo by Pablo Galiano.

Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus) female.

November 2011 in La Janda, Cádiz.

Wilson´s Storm Petrel (Oceanites oceanicus)

January 2012 in the Natural Park of the Strait, Cadiz.

Photo of Jose Juan Diaz.

Little Swift (Apus affinis)

November 2012 Chipiona beach, Cádiz.

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