Nature tour specialists in Gibraltar, Spain & Morocco
A five day tour of one of Spain most well-known birdwatching regions, Dońana National Park, stronghold of the Iberian lynx. Explore the Strait of Gibraltar and witness incredible bird of prey and stork migration, all with a fully licenced local guide. A trip to remember! Please contact us to reserve your place for spring or autumn.
DOÑANA, STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR
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£650 p/p (2 or more persons
- Individual paricipants might increase fee -
4 night accomodation
Min. 2 / max 6
PAYMENT IN BRITISH POUND STERLING ONLY
GUIDE ANDREW FORTUNA
Transport from Gibraltar or Seville airport
4 Nights accommodation
Professional birding guide
Airport pickup / dropoff
Alcoholic and soft drinks
Other items of a personal nature
Black-shouldered kite, Bonelli’s eagle, Spanish Imperial eagle, Short-toed eagle, Booted eagle, Golden eagle, Eurasian Black vulture, Egyptian vulture, Griffon vulture, Eagle owl, Great bustard, Little bustard, Pin-tailed sandgrouse, Purple swamphen, Little Bittern, Squacco Heron, Great Spotted cuckoo, European roller, European bee-eater, Black Wheatear, Black-eared wheatear, Western orphean Warbler, Lesser spotted woodpecker, Western Bonelli’s Warbler, Iberian Magpie and many more!
DAY1 & 2
DOÑANA NATIONAL PARK, EL ROCIO
Breakfast at our hotel in El Rocio. Today we will go right into the heart of the National Park along a sandy road that leads to the visitor centre named in honour of the naturalist Jose Antonio Valverde. In the surrounding fields and wetlands, it is possible to watch species such as Purple Swamphen, Hen Harrier, Common Cranes, Glossy Ibis and perhaps the first Squacco and Purple Herons arriving from their winter headquarters. Open fields such as Lesser Short-toed Larks, Stone Curlew or Pin-tailed Sandgrouse. Overnight at El Rocio.
Saltpans and wetlands around Sanlúcar de Barrameda where we will look for White-headed Duck, Marbled Duck, Red-knobbed (Crested) Coot and Slender-billed Gulls amongst the main targets. In the evening transfer to La Linea de la Concepcion. Optional:- In the evening we will guide you around the town to explore the large array of tapas & wine eateries of the area.
STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR
Exploring the northern shore of the famous Strait of Gibraltar with magnicent views of two continents and the famous Rock of Gibraltar nearby. We will experience the amazing close views of bird of prey & stork migration, as well as visiting nearby Northern bald ibis breeding colonies and many other species. Overnight La Linea (same as previous night)
After breakfast, we birdwatch in some nearby woodlands for spring migrants, before later making our way to Gibraltar International airport for return flight.