CHECK LIST

LIST OF THE BIRDS OF THE REGION OF MURCIA

Temporal distribution                                           Detectability 
(R)  RESIDENT                                                            (x) Very difficult to observe
(E) SUMMER VISITOR                                               (xx) Difficult to observe
(I) WINTER VISITOR                                                  (xxx) Average difficulty
(P) PASSAGE BIRD                                                     (xxxx) Easy to observe

Podicipedidae

  • Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)    R (xxxx)
  • Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)    I (xxx)
  • Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)    R (xxxx)

Procellariidae

  • Cory’s Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea)     E (xxx)
  • Balearic Shearwater (Puffinus mauretanicus)     M (xx)

Hydrobatidae

  • Storm-petrel (Hydrobates pelagicus)     R (x)

Sulidae

  • Gannet (Morus bassanus)     I (xxx)

Phalacrocoracidae

  • Cormorant (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)     I (xxxx)
  • Shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)     R (xx)

Ardeidae

  • Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus)     E (xx)
  • Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)     E xx)
  • Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)     R (xxx)
  • Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides)     E (xx)
  • Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)     R (xxx)
  • Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)    R (xxxx)
  • Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)     E (x)

Ciconidae

  • White Stork (Ciconia ciconia)     M (xxx)
  • Black Stork (Ciconia nigra)     M (x)

Threskiornithidae

  • Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)    I (xx)

Phoenicopteridae

  • Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)     R (xxxx)

Anatidae

  • Shelduck (Tardona tardona)     R (xxxx)
  • Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)     R (xxxx)
  • Pintail (Anas acuta)     I (xx)
  • Shoveler (Anas clypeata)     I (xxx)
  • Teal (Anas crecca)     I (xx)
  • Pochard (Aythya ferina)     R (xxxx)
  • Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)     I (xx)
  • Marbled Teal (Mamaronetta angustirostris)     R (x)
  • White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala)     R (xxx)

Pandionidae

  • Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)     M (xx)

Accipitridae

  • Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)     R (xxxx)
  • Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) R (xxxx)
  • Short-toed Eagle (Circaetus gallicus)     E (xxx)
  • Booted Eagle (Hieraaetuspennatus)     E (xxx)
  • Bonelli’s Eagle (Hierraetus fasciatus)     R (xxx)
  • Black Kite (Milvus migrans)     E (xx)
  • Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)     I (xxx)
  • Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus)     I (xx)
  • Montagu’s Harrier (Circus pygargus)     E (xx)
  • Buzzard (Buteo buteo)     R (xxx)
  • Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus)     M (xx)
  • Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)     R (xxx)
  • Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)     R (xx)
  • Black-winged Kite (Elanus caerulescens)     I (x)

Falconidae

  • Krestel (Falco tinnunculus)     R (xxxx)
  • Lesser Krestel (Falco naumanni)     R (xxx)
  • Hobby (Falco subbuteo)     E (x)
  • Peregrine (Falco peregrinus)     R (xxx)
  • Merlin (Falco columbarius)     I (x)

Phasianidae

  • Red-legged Partridge (Alectoris rufa)     R (xxxx)
  • Quail (Coturnix coturnix)     E (xx)

Rallidae

  • Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus)     R (xx)
  • Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)     R (xxxx)
  • Coot (Fulica atra)     R (xxxx)
  • Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio porphyrio)    R (x)

Gruidae

  • Crane (Grus grus)     M (x)

Otididae

  • Great Bustard (Otis tarda)     I (xx)
  • Little Bustard (Tetrax tetrax)     R (xxx)

Recurvirostridae

  • Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)     R (xxxx)
  • Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)     R (xxxx)

Burhinidae

  • Stone Curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)     R (xxxx)

Glareolidae

  • Collared Pranticole (Glareola pratincola)     E (x)

Charadriidae

  • Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)     E (xx)
  • Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)     I (xx)
  • Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)     R (xxxx)
  • Dotterel (Charadrius morinellus)     M (x)
  • Grey Plover (Pluvialis Squatarola)     I (xx)
  • Golden Plover (Charadrius apricaria)     M (xx)
  • Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)     I (xx)

Scolopacidae

  • Sanderling (Calidris alba)     I (xxx)
  • Dunlin (Calidris alpina)     I (xxxx)
  • Little Stint (Calidris minuta)     I (xxx)
  • Knot (Calidris canutus)     M (x)
  • Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) M (xx)
  • Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)     I (xxx)
  • Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucus)     E (xxx)
  • Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)     M (x)
  • Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)     I (xxx)
  • Redshank (Tringa totanus)     I (xxxx)
  • Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus)     I (x)
  • Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)     I (xx)
  • Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)     I (xxx)
  • Bar-tailed Godwit  (Limosa lapponica)     I (xxx)
  • Curlew (Numenius arquata)     I (xxx)
  • Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)     I (x)
  • Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)     I (xx)
  • Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)     M (xx)

Stercorariidae

  • Great Skua (Catharacta skua)     I (x)

Laridae

  • Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)     R (xxxx)
  • Yellow-legged Gull (Larus cachinnans)     R (xxxx)
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus)     I (xx)
  • Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei)     R (xxx)
  • Audouin’s Gull (Larus audouinii)      R (xxx)
  • Mediterranean Gull (Larus melanocephalus)     M (xx)

Sternidae

  • Little Tern (Sterna albifrons)     E (xxxx)
  • Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis)     I (xxx)
  • Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)     E (xxx)
  • Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)     E (xxx)
  • Black Tern (Chlidonias niger)     M (x)
  • Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybridus) M (x)

Alcidae

  • Razorbill (Alca torda)     I (xx)
  • Puffin (Fratercula arctica)     I (xx)

Columbidae

  • Rock Dove (Columba livia)     R (xxx)
  • Stock Dove (Columba oenas)     R (xx)
  • Woodpigeon (Columba palumbus)     R (xxxx)
  • Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)     R (xxxx)
  • Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur)     E (xxxx)

Pteroclididae

  • Black-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis)     R (xx)

Cuculidae

  • Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)     E (x)
  • Great Spotted Cuckoo (Clamator glandarius)     E (xxx)

Strigidae

  • Tawny Owl (Strix aluco)     R (x)
  • Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo)     R (xx)
  • Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)     R (xx)
  • Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)     I (xx)
  • Little Owl (Athene noctua)     R (xxxx)
  • Scoops Owl (Otus scops)     E (xx)

Tytonidae

  • Barn Owl (Tyto alba)     R (xx)

Caprimulgidae

  • Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)     E (xx)
  • Red-necked Nightjar (Caprimulgus ruficollis)     E (xxx)

Apodidae

  • Common Swift (Apus apus)     E (xxxx)
  • Pallid Swift (Apus pallidus)     E (xx)
  • Alpine Swift (Tachymarptis melba)     E (xxx)

Alcedinidae

  • Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)     R (xxx)

Meropidae

  • Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)     E (xxxx)

Coraciidae

  • Roller (Coracias garruus)     E (xx)

Upupidae

  • Hoopoe (Upuoa epops)     R (xxx)

Picidae

  • Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis)     R (xxx)
  • Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major)     R (xx)
  • Wryneck (Jynx torquilla)     E (x)

Alaudidae

  • Skylark (Alauda arvensis)     R (xxx)
  • Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)     R (xxxx)
  • Thekla Lark (Galerida theklae)     R (xxx)
  • Woodlark (Lullula arborea)     R (xxx)
  • Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)     E (xxx)
  • Calandra Lark (Melanocorypha calandra)     R (xx)
  • Lesser Short-toed Lark (Calandrella rufescens)     R (xxx)
  • Dupont’s Lark (Chersophilus duponti)     R (x)

Hirundinidae

  • Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)     E (xxx)
  • Crag Martin (Ptynoprogne rupestris)     R (xxxx)
  • Swallow (Hirundo rustica)     E (xxxx)
  • Red-rumped Swallow (Hirundo daurica)     E (xxx)
  • House Martin (Delichon urbica)     E (xxxx)

Motacillidae

  • Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)     E (xx)
  • Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis)     I (xxx)
  • Tree Pipit ( Anthus trivialis)     M (xx)
  • White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)     R (xxxx)
  • Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)     E (xxx)
  • Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)     R (xxx)

Troglodytidae

  • Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)     R (xxx)

Cinclidae

  • Dipper (Cinclus cinclus)     R (x)

Prunellidae

  • Dunnock (Prunella modularis)     I (xxx)

Turdidae

  • Robin (Erithacus rubecula)     R (xxxx)
  • Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos)     E (xxx)
  • Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)     M (x)
  • Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)     E (xx)
  • Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)     R (xxxx)
  • Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)     E (xxx)
  • Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica)     E (xxx)
  • Black Wheatear (Oenanthe leucura)     R (xxxx)
  • Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra)     M (xx)
  • Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)     R (xxxx)
  • Blue Rock Thrush (Monticola solitarius)     R (xxxx)
  • Rock Thrush (Monticola saxatilis)     E (x)
  • Song Trush (Turdus philomelos)     I (xxx)
  • Redwing (Turdus iliacus)     I (xx)
  • Mistle Thrush (Turdus viscivorus)     R (xxx)
  • Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)     I (xx)
  • Blackbird (Turdus merula)     R (xxxx)
  • Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus)     I (xx)
  • Rufous Bush Robin (Cercotrichas galactotes)     E (xx)

Sylviidae

  • Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)     E (xx)
  • Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)     R (xxx)
  • Sardinian Warbler (Sylvia melanocephala)     R (xxxx)
  • Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)     E (xx)
  • Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans)     E (xxx)
  • Dartford Warbler (Sylvia undata)     R (xxxx)
  • Orphean Warbler (Sylvia hortensis)     E (xx)
  • Spectacled Warbler (Sylvia conspicillata)     E (xxx)
  • Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)     E (xxx)
  • Great Redd Warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus)     E (xxx)
  • Fan-tailed Warbler (Cisticola juncidis)     R (xxx)
  • Cetti’s Warbler (Cettia cetti)     R (xxx)
  • Melodious Warbler (Hippolais polyglotta)     E (xxx)
  • Olivaceus Warbler ( Hippolais pallida)     E (x)
  • Bonelli’s Warbler (Phylloscopus bonelli)     E (xx)
  • Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)     I (xxxx)
  • Firecrest (Regulus ignicapillus)     R (xxx)

Muscicapidae

  • Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)     E (xxxx)
  • Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)     E(xxx)

Paridae

  • Great Tit (Parus major)     R (xxxx)
  • Coal Tit (Parus ater)     R (xxxx)
  • Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus)     R (xxxx)
  • Crested Tit (Parus cristatus)     R (xxx)

Aegithalidae

  • Long-tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus)     R (xxxx)

Remizidae

  • Penduline Tit (Remiz pendulinus)     R (xx)

Tichodromadidae

  • Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria)     M (x)

Certhiidae

  • Short-toed Treecreeper (Certhia brachydactyla)     E (xxx)

Laniidae

  • Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator)     E (xxxx)
  • Southern Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor)     R (xxxx)

Oriolidae

  • Oriole (Oriolus oriolus)     E (xxx)

Corvidae

  • Magpie (Pica pica)     R (xxxx)
  • Jay (Garrulus glandarius)     R (xxxx
  • Chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax)     R (xxxx)
  • Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)     R (xxxx)
  • Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)     R (xxxx)
  • Raven (Corvus corax)     R (xxx)

Sturnidae

  • Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)     I (xxx)
  • Spotless Starling (Sturnus unicolor)     R (xxxx)

Passeridae

  • House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)     R (xxxx)
  • Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)     R (xxx)
  • Rock Sparrow (Petronia petronia)     R (xxx)

Fringillidae

  • Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)     R (xxxx)
  • Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)     I (xx)
  • Linnet (Carduelis cannabina)     R (xxxx)
  • Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)     R (xxxx)
  • Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris)     R (xxxx)
  • Siskin (Carduelis spinus)     I (xxx)
  • Serin (Serinus serinus)     R (xxxx)
  • Hawfinch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes)     I (xx)
  • Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)     R (xxxx)
  • Trumpeter Finch (Rhodopechys gitaginea)     R x)

Emberizidae

  • Reed Bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus)     I (xxx)
  • Cirl Bunting (Emberiza cirlus)     R (xxx)
  • Rock Bunting (Emberiza cia)     R (xxx)
  • Corn Bunting (Miliaria calandra)     R (xxxx)

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