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Calcarius lapponicus

Description:

Rare bird in Catalunya

Habitat:

The north of Europe, Norway for example

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9 Comments

gerard.ornitho
gerard.ornitho 9 years ago

Yes, I know. It was really fantastic see this bird in my country. It was the first time that it saw in Catalonia.

It appears that in September 2010 there was a massive influx of these birds from Greenland into Iceland, the UK and northern Spain (and probably western France, although not in the report) with perhaps 150-200 in Spain, due to strong northerly winds. This followed an "El Nino" event in 2009. It previously happened in 1953 following an "el Nino" event in 1951/2.
I wonder if any are still around.

gerard.ornitho
gerard.ornitho 9 years ago

Well, thanks for all and see you later

gerard.ornitho
gerard.ornitho 9 years ago

Ok, I make it now

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Excellent beginning photo. Welcome to project noah. Don't forget to put your location on the right side of the page. Thank You

Lapland Bunting in English (en ingles). Where did you see it? ¿Donde lo vistas?

Isabela
Isabela 9 years ago

De Murcia. No has señalado en el mapa donde viste esta ave tan interesante.

gerard.ornitho
gerard.ornitho 9 years ago

Gracias de donde eres?

Isabela
Isabela 9 years ago

Precioso.

gerard.ornitho
Spotted by
gerard.ornitho

Girona, Catalunya, Spain

Spotted on Sep 30, 2010
Submitted on Mar 30, 2011

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