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Summary of the Picos de Europa Lepidoptera Study, 2010

Summary of the Picos de Europa Lepidoptera Study, 2010 Teresa Farino
26/09/2011
Between February and October 2010 we recorded 118 species of butterfly and 377 macromoths in the Picos de Europa and surrounding area, in the process adding 13 new macromoths to our list for the region.

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Butterflies and Moths, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Cantabria, Castile-Leon | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

Late winter and early spring in C Spain

Late winter and early spring in C Spain John Muddeman
24/02/2011
While winter has not finally gone, spring is edging in and when the weather's clear, the temperatures rise and wildlife takes advantage!

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Amphibians, Birds, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Madrid | Mainland Spain, Central Spain

Eastern Eggar Eriogaster catax (Linnaeus, 1758) in Liébana

Eastern Eggar [i]Eriogaster catax[/i] (Linnaeus, 1758) in Liébana Teresa Farino
08/12/2010
New Cantabrian locality - only the third in the province - for this scarce lasiocampid moth.

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Butterflies and Moths, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Cantabria | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

Pronged Clubtail in western Madrid and Ávila!

Pronged Clubtail in western Madrid and Ávila! John Muddeman
24/08/2010
Fieldwork for a birdwatching tourism project leads to the pleasant discovery of this scarce species, simultaneously, in the provinces of Madrid and Ávila!

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Dragonflies and Damselflies, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Castile-Leon, Madrid | Mainland Spain, Central Spain

White-clawed Crayfish in western Cantabria

White-clawed Crayfish in western Cantabria Teresa Farino
18/07/2010
Surprising locality for this endangered crustacean: a small 'reservoir' on the southern margins of the Picos de Europa.

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Other Invertebrates, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Cantabria | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

Summary of the Picos de Europa Lepidoptera Study, 2009

Summary of the Picos de Europa Lepidoptera Study, 2009 Teresa Farino
03/04/2010
Between February and November 2009 we recorded 115 species of butterfly and 311 macromoths in the Picos de Europa and surrounding area, in the process adding nineteen new macromoths to our list for the region.

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Butterflies and Moths, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Asturias, Cantabria, Castile-Leon | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

Autumn narcissi in south-west Iberia

Autumn narcissi in south-west Iberia Teresa Farino
28/01/2010
A fabulous display of Autumn Narcissus (Narcissus serotinus) and Narcissus cavanillesii by the Río Guadiana, on the Spanish–Portuguese border.

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Flora, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Andalusia, Extremadura, Alentejo | Mainland Spain, Southern Spain, Western Spain, Mainland Portugal, Southern Portugal

SOS Playa de los Lances

John Muddeman
26/09/2009
SOS Playa de los Lances. Despite records of a number of rare migrant birds on the beach this autumn, the site is terribly disturbed, and Godfried Schreuer has emailed a number of authorities to convey his dismay over its condition.

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Birds, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Andalusia | Spanish Mainland, Southern Spain

Rare and threatened bog flora of Cantabria

Rare and threatened bog flora of Cantabria Teresa Farino
23/09/2009
A very wet but rewarding day rummaging around in an Alto Campóo peatbog, in southern Cantabria.

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Flora, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Cantabria | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

Wild Spain

Wild Spain Teresa Farino
06/05/2009
Teresa’s latest book, the lavishly illustrated Wild Spain, is now on the shelves.

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Other Invertebrates, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Mainland Spain, Spanish Islands

 
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