List of birds of Azibo Reservoir Protected Landscape

This is a list of some of the bird species recorded at the Azibo Reservoir Protected Landscape in Portugal. Birds are listed by their biological order.

Azibo Reservoir Protected Landscape plays an important role in the region because of its location and ecological characteristics. It is a residential and breeding habitat for many bird species, and is also a temporary habitat for migratory species in transit.

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Common name Binomial Status
Great crested grebe Podiceps cristatus A resident breeder
Little grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis A resident breeder
Black-necked grebe Podiceps nigricollis A rare resident breeder


Common name Binomial Status
Great cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo A winter visitor


Common name Binomial Status
Grey heron Ardea cinerea A common vagrant
Little egret Egretta garzetta A common vagrant
Cattle egret Bubulcus ibis A common vagrant
Little bittern Ixobrychus minutus A rare vagrant
Purple heron Ardea purpurea A rare vagrant
White stork Ciconia ciconia A resident breeder
Black stork Ciconia nigra A rare visitor
Eurasian spoonbill Platalea leucorodia A passage migrant


Common name Binomial Status
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos A resident breeder and winter visitor
Common pochard Aythya ferina A common visitor
Wigeon Anas penelope A rare vagrant
Gadwall Anas strepera A rare vagrant
Eurasian teal Anas crecca A common visitor
Northern shoveler Anas clypeata A rare visitor


Common name Binomial Status
Black kite Milvus migrans A migrant breeder
Red kite Milvus milvus A common visitor
Montagu's harrier Circus pygargus A migrant breeder
Hen harrier Circus cyaneus A common visitor
Northern goshawk Accipiter gentilis A resident breeding species
Eurasian sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus A resident breeding species
Common buzzard Buteo buteo A resident breeding species
Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos A rare vagrant
Booted eagle Hieraaetus pennatus A summer visitor
Short-toed eagle Circaetus gallicus A summer visitor
Osprey Pandion haliaetus A rare vagrant
Common kestrel Falco tinnunculus A common vagrant
Merlin Falco columbarius A winter visitor
Eurasian hobby Falco subbuteo A migrant breeder
Peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus A rare vagrant
Griffon vulture Gyps fulvus A summer common visitor
Egyptian vulture Neophron percnopterus A summer common visitor


Common name Binomial Status
Red-legged partridge Alectoris rufa A resident breeder
Common quail Coturnix coturnix A resident breeder


Common name Binomial Status
Eurasian coot Fulica atra A resident breeder
Common moorhen Gallinula chloropus A resident breeder
Water rail Rallus aquaticus A resident breeder



Common name Binomial Status
Eurasian oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus A passage migrant
Pied avocet Recurvirostra avosetta A passage migrant
Black-winged stilt Himantopus himantopus A passage migrant
Little ringed plover Charadrius dubius A common vagrant
Ringed plover Charadrius hiaticula A common vagrant
European golden plover Pluvialis apricaria A rare vagrant
Northern lapwing Vanellus vanellus A rare vagrant
Dunlin Calidris alpina A common vagrant and passage migrant
Common snipe Gallinago gallinago A common vagrant and passage migrant
Common greenshank Tringa nebularia A common vagrant
Redshank Tringa totanus A common vagrant
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus A rare vagrant
Black-tailed godwit Limosa limosa A passage migrant
Bar-tailed godwit Limosa lapponica A passage migrant
Common sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos A resident breeder
Ruddy turnstone Arenaria interpres A rare vagrant
Black tern Chlidonias niger A common vagrant
Black-headed gull Larus ridibundus A common vagrant


Common name Binomial Status
Rock dove Columba livia A resident breeder
Stock dove Columba oenas A resident breeder
Common wood pigeon Columba palumbus A resident breeder
Collared dove Streptopelia decaocto A resident breeder
European turtle dove Streptopelia turtur A migrant breeder


Common name Binomial Status
Common cuckoo Cuculus canorus A migrant breeder
Great spotted cuckoo Clamator glandarius A rare migrant breeder


Common name Binomial Status
Little owl Athene noctua A resident breeder
Barn owl Tyto alba A resident breeder
Tawny owl Strix aluco A resident breeder
Long-eared owl Asio otus A resident breeder
European scops owl Otus scops A migrant breeder
Eurasian eagle-owl Bubo bubo A rare resident breeder


Common name Binomial Status
European nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus A migrant breeder


Common name Binomial Status
Common swift Apus apus A migrant breeder


Common name Binomial Status
Common kingfisher Alcedo atthis A resident breeder
Hoopoe Upupa epops A migrant breeder
European bee-eater Merops apiaster A migrant breeder
European roller Coracias garrulus A rare vagrant


Common name Binomial Status
Wryneck Jynx torquilla A migrant breeder
European green woodpecker Picus viridis A rare resident breeder
Great spotted woodpecker Dendrocopos major A resident breeder
Lesser spotted woodpecker Dendrocopos minor A resident breeder


Common name Binomial Status
Skylark Alauda arvensis A resident breeder
Calandra lark Melanocorypha calandra A resident breeder
Short-toed lark Calandrella brachydactyla A migrant breeder
Crested lark Galerida cristata A resident breeder
Thekla lark Galerida theklae A resident breeder
Woodlark Lullula arborea A resident breeder
Eurasian crag martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris A resident breeder
Sand martin Riparia riparia A migrant breeder
Barn swallow Hirundo rustica A migrant breeder
Red-rumped swallow Hirundo daurica A migrant breeder
Common house martin Delichon urbica A migrant breeder
Tawny pipit Anthus campestris A migrant breeder
Tree pipit Anthus trivialis A passage migrant
Meadow pipit Anthus pratensis A winter visitor
Water pipit Anthus spinoletta A migrant breeder
White wagtail Motacilla alba A resident breeder
Yellow wagtail Motacilla flava A migrant breeder
Grey wagtail Motacilla cinerea A resident breeder
Eurasian wren Troglodytes troglodytes A resident breeder
White-throated dipper Cinclus cinclus A resident breeder
Dunnock Prunella modularis A resident breeder
European robin Erithacus rubecula A resident breeder
Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos A migrant breeder
Black redstart Phoenicurus ochruros A resident breeder
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra A passage migrant
African stonechat Saxicola torquatus A resident breeder
Blue rock thrush Monticola solitarius A rare resident breeder
Northern wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe A migrant breeder
Common blackbird Turdus merula A resident breeder
Song thrush Turdus philomelos A winter visitor
Mistle thrush Turdus viscivorus A resident breeder
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla A resident breeder
Sardinian warbler Sylvia melanocephala A resident breeder
Common firecrest Regulus ignicapilla A resident breeder
Pied flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca A migrant breeder
Great tit Parus major A resident breeder
Blue tit Haliaeetus albicilla A resident breeder
Crested tit Lophophanes cristatus A resident breeder
Long-tailed tit Aegithalos caudatus A resident breeder
Eurasian nuthatch Sitta europaea A resident breeder
Short-toed treecreeper Certhia brachydactyla A resident breeder
Woodchat shrike Lanius senator A migrant breeder
Great grey shrike Lanius excubitor A resident breeder
Red-backed shrike Lanius collurio A migrant breeder
Eurasian jay Garrulus glandarius A resident breeder
Red-billed chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax A rare resident breeder
Hooded crow Corvus corone cornix A winter visitor
Common raven Corvus corax A resident breeder
Common starling Sturnus vulgaris A wintor visitor
Spotless starling Sturnus unicolor A resident breeder
Eurasian golden oriole Oriolus oriolus A migrant breeder
House sparrow Passer domesticus A resident breeder
Spanish sparrow Passer hispaniolensis A resident breeder
Eurasian tree sparrow Passer montanus A resident breeder
Rock sparrow Petronia petronia A resident breeder
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs A resident breeder
Linnet Carduelis cannabina A resident breeder
European goldfinch Carduelis carduelis A resident breeder
European greenfinch Carduelis chloris A resident breeder
Eurasian siskin Carduelis spinus A winter visitor
European serin Serinus serinus A resident breeder
Eurasian bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula A rare vagrant
Cirl bunting Emberiza cirlus A resident breeder
Corn bunting Miliaria calandra A resident breeder
Rock bunting Emberiza cia A resident breeder

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