AVIANTOURS

Nature tour specialists in Gibraltar, Spain & Morocco

Weekend birdwatching / bird photography in the Strait of Gibraltar


This is a great opportunity to engage in an exciting nature tour of the region, ideal for couples or single travellers who may be experiencing financial / stress issues as wish to find a way of de-stressing and getting away from it all during these difficult COVID19 times.


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.   A trip to remember!  Please contact us to reserve your tour at any time of the year!


COVID19 tour policyDue to currrent health & safety recommendations by UK, Spain and Gibraltar Public health institutions, different jurisdictions have different travel recommendations, and for the time being, those travelling to Gibraltar or Spain will require to wear a mask in flight.  Currently in Gibraltar, masks are not compulsory in open public areas, but required in confined, indoor public areas and inside retails outlets.  Masks are obligatory wear in all areas in Spain, inside and outside, public or private.  Those visiting Gibraltar from the UK do not need to self isolate on return to England, but will have to if they live in Wales.  Anyone visiting Spain will have to self isolate on return back to the UK.

INFORMATION


2 or 3 night accommodation 
PAYMENT IN BRITISH

POUND STERLING ONLY
GUIDE ANDREW FORTUNA



INCLUDED


Transport to/from Gibraltar airport
2 or 3 Nights accommodation 
Professional birding guide

Airport pickup / dropoff

Ground transport

Mineral water

Fuel
Taxes


 NOT INCLUDED


Flights 
Alcoholic and soft drinks

Other items of a personal nature

3 nights - £400 p/p

WEEKEND TOURS

STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR ​ 

Dates:- 

Choose your dates (email us)





Great way to get away from daily stresses, ideal for couples or individual participants

Target species:- (Depends on time of the year)


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, Little bustard, Pin-tailed sandgrouse, Black-bellied 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!

2 nights - £300 p/p

Just some of the many birds you may see on the tour

ITINERARY


DAY 1 
CADIZ MARSHES

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.


DAY 2  
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)


DAY 3 
GIBRALTAR

After breakfast, we birdwatch in some nearby woodlands for spring migrants.  After lunch, we make our way to Gibraltar International airport for return flight.​

Affordable 'Weekend getaway' tours