Brittany

Dates of the trip: from 27 October to 3 November 2000.

Accommodation :

Hotel "Climat de France" at Dinard, near the Rance barrage, close to Saint-Malo. The hotel is very pleasant and ideally located both for touristic and ornithological sites.

If you want to go directly to the list of birds I saw, click here.

Touristic sites :

The following sites have been classified geographically from the East to the West so as to make them easier to find on a map.

Mont Saint Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel
Pointe de Groin

Pointe du Groin

Ornithological sites :

As with the touristic sites, the places below have been classified geographically from the East to the West.

Cap Frehel

Cap Frehel

List of species observed.

I did not make a complete list of the species I observed, which explains why very common birds are missing.

01 Great-crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
02 Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
03 Cory's Shearwater Calonectris borealis
04 Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
05 European Shag Phalacrocorax cristatus
06 Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
07 Little Egret Egretta garzetta
08 Brent Goose Branta bernicla
09 Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
10 Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
11 Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
12 Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
13 Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
14 Great Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
15 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
16 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
17 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
18 Sanderling Calidris alba
19 Dunlin Calidris alpina
20 Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
21 Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
22 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
23 Common Redshank Tringa totanus
24 Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
25 Common Gull Larus canus
26 Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
27 Herring Gull Larus argentatus
28 Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
29 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
30 "Comic" Stern  
31 Guillemot Uria aalge
32 Razorbill Alca torda
33 Common Wood-Pigeon Columba palumbus
34 Rock Dove Columba livia
35 Tawny Owl Strix aluco
36 Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
37 Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus
38 Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis
39 White Wagtail Motacilla alba
40 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
41 Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
42 Dunnock Prunella modularis
43 European Robin Erithacus rubecula
44 Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
45 Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti
46 Crested Tit Parus cristatus
47 Great Tit Parus major
48 Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris
49 Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius
50 Common Magpie Pica pica
51 Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula
52 Carrion Crow Corvus corone
53 House Sparrow Passer domesticus
54 Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
55 Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus
56 European Greenfinch Carduelis chloris
57 Eurasian Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula



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