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Rare birds of the region C M o Mute Swan Cygnusolor ✓ Greylag Goose Anseranser ✓ Ring-necked Duck Aythyacollaris ✓ Greater Scaup Aythyamarila ✓ Lesser Scaup Aythyaaffinis ✓ Garganey Spatulaquerquedula ✓ Gadwall Marecastrepera ✓ AmericanWigeon Marecaamericana ✓ Northern Pintail Anasacuta ✓ Green-wingedTeal Anascarolinensis ✓ Black-necked Grebe Podicepsnigricollis ✓ * Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterusroseus ✓ * Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaiasminor ✓ CommonWoodpigeon Columbapalumbus ✓ European Nightjar Caprimulguseuropaeus ✓ Little Swift Apusaffinis ✓ Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamatorglandarius ✓ Corncrake Crexcrex ✓ Spotted Crake Porzanaporzana ✓ Little Crake Zaporniaparva ✓ Baillon’s Crake Zaporniapusilla ✓ Allen’s Gallinule Porphyrioalleni ✓ Leach’s Storm-petrel Hydrobatesleucorhous ✓ ✓ Sooty Shearwater Ardennagriseus ✓ ✓ Great Shearwater Ardennagravis ✓ ✓ Balearic Shearwater Puffinusmauretanicus ✓ Black Stork Ciconianigra ✓ White Stork Ciconiaciconia ✓ * Glossy Ibis Plegadisfalcinellus ✓ Eurasian Bittern Botaurusstellaris ✓ Squacco Heron Ardeolaralloides ✓ GreatWhite Egret Ardeaalba ✓ Great Cormorant Phalacrocoraxcarbo ✓ ✓ Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopusostralegus ✓ Pied Avocet Recurvirostraavosetta ✓ Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialisapricaria ✓ American Golden Plover Pluvialisdominica ✓ Eurasian Dotterel Eudromiasmorinellus ✓ Temminck’s Stint Calidristemminckii ✓ White-rumped Sandpiper Calidrisfuscicollis ✓ Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidrissubruficollis ✓ Pectoral Sandpiper Calidrismelanotos ✓ Jack Snipe Lymnocryptesminimus ✓ Red Phalarope Phalaropusfulicarius ✓ Spotted Sandpiper Actitismacularius ✓ Collared Pratincole Glareolapratincola ✓ Little Gull Hydrocoloeusminutus ✓ Sabine’s Gull Xemasabini ✓ Black-legged Kittiwake Rissatridactyla ✓ ✓ Slender-billed Gull Larusgenei ✓ Mediterranean Gull Larusmelanocephalus ✓ ✓ Audouin’s Gull Larusaudouinii ✓ Ring-billed Gull Larusdelawarensis ✓ ✓ Common Gull Laruscanus ✓ C M Iceland Gull Larusglaucoides ✓ Great Black-backed Gull Larusmarinus ✓ ✓ + SootyTern Onychoprionfuscatus ✓ LittleTern Sternulaalbifrons ✓ Common Gull-billedTern Gelochelidonnilotica ✓ WhiskeredTern Chlidoniashybrida ✓ White-wingedTern Chlidoniasleucopterus ✓ BlackTern Chlidoniasniger ✓ ArcticTern Sternaparadisaea ✓ ✓ Long-tailed Skua Stercorariuslongicaudus ✓ ✓ Arctic Skua Stercorariusparasiticus ✓ ✓ Pomarine Skua Stercorariuspomarinus ✓ ✓ Atlantic Puffin Fraterculaarctica ✓ ✓ Eurasian Scops-owl Otusscops ✓ ✓ Short-eared Owl Asioflammeus ✓ ✓ * Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubobubo ✓ European Honey-buzzard Pernisapivorus ✓ Booted Eagle Hieraaetuspennatus ✓ Hen Harrier Circuscyaneus ✓ Long-legged Buzzard Buteorufinus ✓ European Roller Coraciusgarrulus ✓ ✓ Common Kingfisher Alcedoatthis ✓ EurasianWryneck Jynxtorquilla ✓ Lesser Kestrel Falconaumanni ✓ Eurasian Hobby Falcosubbuteo ✓ Peregrine Falcon Falcoperegrinus ✓ * Cockatiel Nymphicushollandicus ✓ * Senegal Parrot Poicephalussenegalus ✓ * Yellow-crowned Amazon Amazonaochrocephala ✓ * Nanday Parakeet Aratinganenday ✓ * Budgerigar Melopsittacusundulatus ✓ Calandra Lark Melanocoryphacalandra ✓ Crested Lark Galeridacristata ✓ IsabellineWarbler Idunaopaca ✓ ✓ MelodiousWarbler Hippolaispolyglotta ✓ SedgeWarbler Acrocephalusschoenobaenus ✓ Common Reed-warbler Acrocephalusscirpaceus ✓ Common Grasshopper-warbler Locustellanaevia ✓ Red-rumped Swallow Cecropisdaurica ✓ ✓ * Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotusjocosus ✓ Yellow-browedWarbler Phylloscopusinornatus ✓ Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopusibericus ✓ Western OrpheanWarbler Sylviahortensis ✓ * Common Myna Acridotherestristis ✓ MistleThrush Turdusviscivorus ✓ Fieldfare Turduspilaris ✓ Bluethroat Cyaneculasvecica ✓ Common Nightingale Lusciniamegarhynchos ✓ Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedulaparva ✓ DesertWheatear Oenanthedeserti ✓ Black-earedWheatear Oenanthehispanica ✓ * Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu Uraeginthusbengalus ✓ * Orange-cheekedWaxbill Estrildamelpoda ✓ ‡ Eurasian Siskin Spinusspinus ✓ ✓ Snow Bunting Plectrophenaxnivalis ✓ In addition to the 163 bird species illustrated in this book, a further 325 had been recorded as rare visitors to the Canary Islands (C) or Madeira (M) up to the end of 2017 . The table below lists the 109 species that are rare but are recorded regularly on either island group, as denoted by a tick . The order of species follows Birdlife International . The species are annotated as follows: o = ornamental wildfowl; * = definitely/possibly of captive origin; + has bred on the Selvagens in recent years; ‡ bred in the Montado do Pereiro area on Madeira from 2002–10 (the area was damaged by fires in Aug 2010) . 212 ...

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ISBN
9781400889266
Related ISBN
9780691170763
MARC Record
OCLC
1025298960
Pages
224
Launched on MUSE
2018-03-04
Language
English
Open Access
No
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