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...
December 24, 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...
December 24, 2020
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The Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros) also known as blackstart or black redtail can be seen on Fuerteventura. This small bird is up to 14.5 centimetres in length with a...
September 27, 2020
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The black-winged stilt (Himantopus himantopus) can be seen on Fuerteventura. This long legged bird is up to 38 centimetres in length with a wingspan of up to 78 centimetres....
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, 2020
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The Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo insularum) is common in Fuerteventura and often can be seen gliding and soaring at a great height. These medium-sized birds of...
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December 30, 2019
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June 27, 2019
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April 17, 2022
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The Eurasian Hoopoe is the only species to be found within the Upupidae family; al...
December 06, 2016
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These birds were once known as the Canary Islands Chat because they were once seen...
January 28, 2020
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The topsides of these birds are brown, and they are white underneath with a black ...
September 24, 2020
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The Little Egret (Egretta gazetta) can be seen on Fuereventura, it has a black bea...
October 05, 2018
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These birds, usually seen in pairs, are threatened due to hunting, poisoning (most...
October 05, 2018
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Fuerteventura is home to a significant population of Collared Dove. These sweet li...
September 13, 2020
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The common kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) also known as the Eurasian kestrel are comm...
September 13, 2020
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The Southern Grey Shrike can be seen on Fuerteventura, this medium sized bird up t...
December 06, 2016
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The storm petrel locally known as the (Bailarino) can be seen on Fuereventura. Thi...
October 05, 2018
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The common quail was once abundant on Fuerteventura and other Canarian islands. Be...
December 06, 2016
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The greenfinch locally known as the (Verderon) Is known to breed on Fuerteventura ...
September 13, 2020
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The Rock dove, rock pigeon, or common pigeon can be found on Fuerteventura. Their ...

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December 24, 2020
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The Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros) also known as blackstart or black redtai...
October 05, 2020
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The Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo insularum) is common in Fuerteventura and often ca...
September 28, 2020
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The Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava ) also known as the western yellow wagtail can...
September 25, 2020
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The Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca) also known as Eurasian Pied Flycatchercan...
September 07, 2020
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The Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata) can be seen on Fuerteventura. This smal...
September 03, 2020
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Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea) can be seen in Fuerteventura, these colourful bir...
March 02, 2020
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The Grey plover (Pluvialis squatarola) can be seen around the coast of Fuerteventu...
September 24, 2020
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The Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis) can be seen in Fuerteventura, it's a m...
August 28, 2020
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The Kentish plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) can be seen around the coast of Fuert...
February 28, 2020
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Whimbrel, also known as the Eurasian whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) can be found aro...
September 22, 2020
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The Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus) can be seen on Fuerteventura. This sma...
December 24, 2020
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The Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia) also known as the Common Spoonbill ca...