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The Most Common Birds in the City

The Most Common Birds in the City Maybe you have ignored the most common birds in the city where you are at the moment. You may have seen them but you don't quite know what their

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The Most Common Birds in the City

Maybe you have ignored the most common birds in the city where you are at the moment. You may have seen them but you don’t quite know what their name are or what type or class they belong to. Get to know the most common birds in the city.

We often live in a hurry and with some obligations that do not allow us to appreciate all the good things that the city where we live has to offer.

That’s why we have created this article about common birds in the city. In this post, we will tell you everything that will allow you to identify any bird as soon as you make eye contact with it. Thus, you can admire all its beauty.

The Most Common Birds in Madrid

The Most Common Birds

Black starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

There is a very particular case in this area of Spain. And there is a huge number of green spaces that make possible the development of a multitude of birds. Meanwhile, in other places, it does not happen because there is a shortage of spaces for the development of the flora and fauna.

You will find the pigeon in Madrid, Columba livia, and the sparrow, Passer domesticus which inhabit the parks and green areas of this city all year round. It is also possible to see swifts, Apus apus, and robins, Erithacus rubecula which usually appear only at certain times.

It should be noted that in Madrid there are parks such as the Retiro, Casa de Campo, the Dehesa de la Villa, and others where the bird lovers or simply the one who wants to see these beautiful beings of nature can spend an unforgettable moment of contemplation and sighting.

The pigeons deserve a separate mention because they are undoubtedly one of the most common birds in the city of Madrid, and in our walk, we will find the domestic, Columba livia, (classic pigeon common in many cities), the Zurita, Columba oenas, (similar to the domestic but smaller), and the woodpigeon, Columba palumbus, (large in size with some white spots on the neck).

Other birds that can be seen in Madrid are the blackbird, Turdus merula, the magpie, Pica pica, the common crane, Grus grus, the jilguero, Carduelis carduelis, the white stork, Ciconia ciconia, the royal heron, Ardea cinerea and the large cormorant, Phalacrocorax carbo.

The Most common Birds in Berlin

The Most Common Birds

Reying gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)

It is clear that in this city of Germany the admirer of birds will the classic city sparrow as a welcome (common sparrow, Passer domesticus) in significant quantities. It can also be found the domestic pigeon, Columba livia, and the miller sparrow, Passer montanus to a lesser extent.

In Berlin, there is no shortage of the Black-headed Gull, Chroicocephalus ridibundus which we will find in numerous squares of this beautiful city. During the winter, you get to see this bird fighting with others of its kind to get some food that is usually scarce at this time of year.

The Hooded Crow, Corvus cornix, which overcomes the shyness they say it has, approaching the food remains left by humans as they pass through the city of Berlin. Everything seems to indicate that this bird is not shy at all when it comes to getting daily food.

Finally, you can find a great variety of wood pigeons, Columba palumbus, Sparrowhawk, Accipiter nisus, coots, Fulica atra, common blacksmiths, Cyanistes caeruleus, blue and, Anas platyrhynchos, coal tits, Parus major, among other birds in the Berlinese gardens.

The Most common Birds in Paris

The Most Common Birds

Domestic pigeons (Columba livia)

To finish this article, we will travel to the French capital Paris where we will observe the common starling, Sturnus vulgaris, pigeons, Columba livia, gulls, Sterna hirundo, wild ducks, Anas platyrhynchos, and the sparrow, Passer domesticus. You can see many images and videos about how these meek birds eat hand in hand with Parisians and visitors.

It is worth mentioning that the city of Paris has many green spaces, lakes, and forests that allow the development of countless varieties of birds that live in the area all year round and others that do it on special occasions.

In the lake area of Paris, it is common to see the common coot (Fulica atra), ducks, Anas platyrhynchos swans, Cygnus olor, water cocks, Gallinula chloropus and the common blacksmith, Cyanistes caeruleus, among other birds.

If you found this article interesting and you would like to know which birds are popular other European (and/or Spanish) cities, do not hesitate to leave us a comment either in this same post or through our social networks.

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