With two different groups of photographers, one of 5 British people and one other with 6 French people, from the 21st of May, to the 7th of June, we had the possibility to test very well all the spanish hides.
These are the species that where photographed (in capital letters the most regularly seen species):
“El Tocon”: Collared Dove, Hoopoe, CRESTED LARK, Woodlark, Barn Swallow, Blue-rock Thrush, Mistle Thrush, WOODCHAT SHRIKE, SPOTLESS STARLING, Serin.
“Arboreo”: Turtle Dove, Bee-eater, Gray Wagtail, Blackbird, Blackcap, Great Tit, Woodchat Shrike, Golden Oriole, IBERIAN AZURE-WINGED MAGPIE, Jay, HOUSE SPARROW, Spanish Sparrow, CHAFFINCH, HAWFINCH (up to 15 individuals).
“La Pizarra”: Collared Dove, CRESTED LARK, BARN SWALLOW, SPOTLESS STARLING, HOUSE SPARROW, Chaffinch, Linnet, SERIN.
LOS CAMPANARIOS DE AZABA
“Muladar”: GRIFFON VULTURE, CINEREOUS VULTURE (up to 60 individuals), EGYPTIAN VULTURE (up to 3 individuals), RED KITE, BLACK KITE, Golden Eagle, White Wagtail, Iberian Azure-winged Magpie, RAVEN, Red Fox.
“Arboreo”: Common Genet, BEECH MARTEN, Honey Buzzard, Cuckoo, GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, ROBIN, BLACKBIRD, Blackcap, Long-tailed Tit, Crested Tit, GREAT TIT, Blue Tit, NUTHATCH, Short-toed Treecreeper, SPOTLESS STARLING, ROCK SPARROW, CHAFFINCH, Serin, GREENFINCH, Goldfinch.
“Ratonero”: Nightingale, Melodious Warbler, Woodchat Shrike, IBERIAN AZURE-WINGED MAGPIE, ROCK SPARROW, GREENFINCH, CHAFFINCH, Cirl Bunting.
“Lodge”: Red-legged Partridge, White Wagtail, Mistle Thrush, GREAT TIT, Blue Tit, NUTHATCH, SPOTLESS STARLING, ROCK SPARROW, HOUSE SPARROW, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Serin, Cirl Bunting.
“Los Latrillos”: Hoopoe, WHITE WAGTAIL, Great Tit, NUTHATCH, Woodchat Shrike, IBERIAN AZURE-WINGED MAGPIE,ROCK SPARROW.
“Cantueso”: Beech Marten, Red Fox, SPOTLESS STARLING, ROCK SPARROW, CHAFFINCH, Greenfinch.
During guided walking in the Innate Reserves, where also photographed: Red Deer, Algerian Mouse, House Mouse, Wood Mouse, Ocellated Lizard, Spiny-footed Lizard, Large Psammodromus, Spanish Psammodromus, Montpellier’s Snake, Ladder Snake, Perez’s Frog, Small Spreadwing, Azure Bluet, Dainty Bluet, Iberian Blu-tailed Damselfly, Small Red Damsel, Western Clubtail, Blue Emperor, Broad-bodied Chaser, Four-spotted Chaser, Black-tailed Skimmer, Common Darter, Western Dappled White, False Ilex Hairstreak, Spanish Purple Hairstreak, Small Copper, Lang’s Short-tailed Blue, Long-tailed Blue, Brown Argus, Painted Lady, Cassandra, Marsh Fritillary, Western Marbled White, Small Heath, Southern Gatekeeper, Wood Brown, Red-striped Oil Beetle, Common Yellow Scorpion, Bug Orchid, Common Tongue-orchid, Violet Limodore, etc.
At the end, some people join excursions out of the Innate Reserves addind many more species to the lists:
- Monfrague National Park: Egyptian Mongoose, Booted Eagle, Iberian Imperial Eagle, Red-legged Partridge, Alpine Swift, Craig Martin, House Martin, Red-rumped Swallow, Wren, Black-eared Wheatear, Blue-rock Thrush, Subalpine Warbler, Dartford Warbler, Rock Bunting, Large Psammodromus;
- El Sierro: Common Bee-orchid, Almaraz Bee-orchid, Woodcock Bee-orchid, Small-flowered Tongue-orchid, Common Tongue-orchid;
- Laguna de Arrocampo: Little Bittern, Night Heron, Purple Heron, Purple Swamphen, Savi’s Warbler, Penduline Tit, Common Swallowtail;
- Sierra de Francia: Spanish Ibex, Dunnock, Booted Eagle, Common Rock-thrush, Common Redstart, Black Redstart, Northern Wheatear, Dartford Warbler, Firecrest, Crested Tit, Coal Tit, Ocellated Lizard, Martinez-Rica’s Lizard.