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Blue Grosbeak, 2001

Two more species for my Santa Clara county list at the largest of its parks – Joseph D Grant [...]

Iberian Green Woodpecker

The IOU world list split Iberian green woodpecker into its own species, Picus sharpei [...]

Barbary Partridges, Tenerife

I was on for spectacled warbler and Barbary partridge at golf courses along the coast from Los Cristianos [...]

Tenerife Raptors

Three species of raptor for Tenerife, with the osprey as a big bonus [...]

Canary Islands Pigeons

My second day with the car took me to Las Grimonas viewpoint, across the other side of Tenerife [...]

Las Lajas, Tenerife

This is renowned for the endemic blue chaffinch (Fringilla teydea) [...]

La Gomera, Canary Islands

Don’t be fooled by how cheap the crossing from Los Cristianos appears to be [...]

Canary Island Chiffchaffs

An entirely distinct species, endemic to the Canaries, and the first lifer of the holiday [...]

Los Cristianos, Tenerife

Berthelot’s pipit lives and breeds only on the Canary Islands and Madeira [...]