Birds of Fuerteventura

In May 2009 UNESCO awarded Fuerteventura the status of a Biosphere Reserve. The eastern coast comprises of sand dunes and wetlands, and here many species of rare birds can be found. The inland provides habitat for a wide variety of rare birds such as the Houbara Bustard, the Egyptian Vulture, and the Fuerteventura Chat

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February 21, 2020
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The African Blue Tit (Cyanistes teneriffae) can be seen in Fuerteventura, these small, compact and colourful birds reach up to 12 centimetres in length and have intense blue on...
October 05, 2018
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The Barbary falcon (Falco pelegrinoides) can be seen in Fuerteventura on cliffs and ravines both on the coast and inland. A medium sized falcon similar to the peregrine falcon,...
January 28, 2020
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The Barbary partridge (Alectoris barbara) can be seen in Fuerteventura, these game birds in the pheasant family prefer the dry and open ground making the volcanic landscapes an ideal...
February 28, 2020
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Berthelot's pipits (Anthus berthelotii) are a small birds and common residents of Fuerteventura. They grow up to 14.5 centimetres in length, are mainly grey above and whitish below and...
February 21, 2020
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The Black-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis) can be seen in Fuerteventura, they look similar to pidgeons with compact stocky bodies and reach up to 39 centimetres in length with a...
February 05, 2020
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The Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) can be seen on Fuereventura. The Cattle Egret is slightly smaller than the Little Egret reaching a length of up to 56 centimetres with...
October 05, 2018
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Fuerteventura is home to a significant population of Collared Dove. These sweet little birds have short red legs, a black bill, and the eyes contain a red iris. They...
October 05, 2018
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The common quail was once abundant on Fuerteventura and other Canarian islands. Because of this hunters would hunt up to fifty or more per outing. which resulted in there...
January 29, 2020
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Common Raven (Corvus corax canariensis) can often be seen in Fuerteventura usually travelling in pairs. Their plumage, legs and beak are completely black and their plumage shines presenting metallic...
February 05, 2020
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Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) can be seen in Fuerteventura often foraging in shallow water at the edge of the tide pecking and probing with their bills. ...
January 31, 2020
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Cream Coloured Courser (Cursorius cursor) can be seen in Fuerteventura. They reach up to 24 centimetres in length and have a wingspan of up to 57 centimetres and they...
February 25, 2020
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Curlew, also known as the common curlew or Eurasian curlew (Numenius arquata) can be found around the Fuerteventura coast. Easily recognisable by their long thin, down-curved bills and their...
October 05, 2018
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These birds, usually seen in pairs, are threatened due to hunting, poisoning (mostly accidental), and collisions, especially with power lines. The Egyptian Vultures prey on small...
October 04, 2018
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The Eurasian Hoopoe is the only species to be found within the Upupidae family; all other species are extinct. These birds are medium in size and...
December 06, 2016
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These birds were once known as the Canary Islands Chat because they were once seen on all of the islands; they can now only be found on Fuerteventura. In...
December 06, 2016
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The greenfinch locally known as the (Verderon) Is known to breed on Fuerteventura and all the other Islands except La Palma and Lanzarote. They have been sighted on these two...
March 02, 2020
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The Grey plover (Pluvialis squatarola) can be seen around the coast of Fuerteventura often foraging for marine invertebrates and crustaceans by standing and watching, running forward, pecking, then standing...
January 28, 2020
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The topsides of these birds are brown, and they are white underneath with a black stripe that runs down each side of an elongated neck. Unlike other species of...
March 01, 2020
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The Kentish plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) can be seen around the coast of Fuerteventura, these small lively birds have pale plumages with a white underside, a grey/brown back, dark legs...
May 08, 2016
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Kestrels are common in Fuerteventura and often can be seen hovering and swooping down on their prey, usually small mammals, lizards or large insects.
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Enjoy a visit to Fuerteventura’s Oasis Park and interact with the enigmatic lemurs...
Location:  La Lajita   Pajara
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October 05, 2019
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Immerse yourself in the crystal clear waters around Lobos Island swimming and snor...
Location:  Corralejo   La Oliva
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June 26, 2019
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Sail from Corralejo Fuerteventura to Playa Blanca Lanzarote and discover another i...
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July 12, 2019
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June 26, 2019
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Explore the island of Fuerteventura on this full-day tour in a comfortable air-con...
Location:  Caleta de Fuste   Antigua
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December 22, 2019
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Sail from Corralejo Fuerteventura to Playa Blanca Lanzarote and discover Lanzarote...
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Price from: €  29
October 10, 2019
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Sunbathe, swim, snorkel, and explore Fuerteventura’s beautifal coast on this half-...
Location:  Caleta de Fuste   Antigua
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  • Family Friendly
  • Jet Ski
  • Snorkelling
Price from: €  52
July 12, 2019
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Learn to surf on the amazing beaches of Fuerteventura with a 6-day surf camp accor...
Location:  Corralejo   La Oliva
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  • Family Friendly
  • Water Sports
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Price from: €  149
December 23, 2019
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Take a trip to the neighbouring Isla de Lobos by ferry from Corralejo Harbour, enj...
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August 02, 2019
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Catch your own fish and eat it on board on a five hour fishing excursion around th...
Location:  Corralejo   La Oliva
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Price from: €  45
December 30, 2019
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Discover Lobos Island by land and sea, travel to the island by catamaran and then ...
Location:  Corralejo   La Oliva
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  • Hotel Transfer Available
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  • Includes Drinks
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  • Snorkelling
  • Mountain Biking
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  • E-Biking
Price from: €  65
June 26, 2019
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Cruise on a glass bottom catamaran to the islands of Lanzarote and Lobos from Fuer...
Location:  Corralejo   La Oliva
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  • Includes Drinks
  • Includes Food
  • Family Friendly
  • Snorkelling
  • Nature
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Price from: €  58

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Robinson Club Jandia has direct access to the golden sands of Jandia beach. There ...
Location:  Morro Jable   Pajara
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Holiday deals to Robinson Club Jandia Playa Adults only,Morro Jable,Fuerteventura with On The Beach Holidays 
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The Sheraton Fuerteventura Beach, Golf & Spa Resort offers luxury and comfort agai...
Location:  Caleta de Fuste   Antigua
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This beachside hotel comes with a duo of pools and restaurants, and it’s big on ac...
Location:  Caleta de Fuste   Antigua
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Situated just a short distance from Caleta de Fuste, which boasts a prestigious go...
Location:  Caleta de Fuste   Antigua
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Holiday deals to Villa Siesta I with Jet2holidays 
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Hotel Riu Palace Tres Islas gives you a relaxed beach retreat with five-star frill...
Location:  Corralejo   La Oliva
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Set only a short stroll from the beach and with the 18-holes of Salinas Golf Cours...
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Opened in May 2016, the H10 Ocean Dreams is an exclusive Boutique Hotel in Corrale...
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Don’t let the tangerine exterior fool you – inside this vibrant villa, you’ll be i...
Location:  Caleta de Fuste   Antigua
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Holiday deals to Villa Salina with Jet2holidays 
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Set in a prime location with the resort centre and beach within easy reach, the Co...
Location:  Caleta de Fuste   Antigua
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With everything right on its doorstep, the Hotel THe Corralejo Beach is one of the...
Location:  Corralejo   La Oliva
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A mega-sized waterpark and Corralejo’s sand-swept shoreline are both within stroll...
Location:  Corralejo   La Oliva
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With views across Fuerteventura's only 18-hole golf course and the surrounding cou...
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  3 bedrooms 
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The Little Egret (Egretta gazetta) can be seen on Fuereventura, it has a black bea...
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The Southern Grey Shrike can be seen on Fuerteventura, this medium sized bird up t...
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Whimbrel, also known as the Eurasian whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) can be found aro...
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The African Blue Tit (Cyanistes teneriffae) can be seen in Fuerteventura, these sm...
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Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) can be seen in Fuerteventura regardless of the spa...
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Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) can be seen in Fuerteventura often foraging ...
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The spectacled warbler (Sylvia conspicillata) can be seen on Fuerteventura, these ...
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The Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) can be seen on Fuereventura. The Cattle Egret is ...