Itinerary 1 day

  • Itinerary 1 day
  • Itinerary 1 day
  • Itinerary 1 day
  • Itinerary 1 day

We propose 4 birding sites to 1 day itinerary:

OPTION 1

OSONA -COLLSACABRA CLIFFS, “PLANA DE VIC” OR RIVER TER

During the morning we program a tour to the Collsacabra cliffs, where we can watch birds like Peregrine Falcon (Falco pereginus), Vultures (Gypps fulvus), Red-billed Chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax), and Rock Bunting (Embericia cia) and in winter, if we are lucky, perhaps the Wallcreeper (Tichodroma muraria).

In the afternoon you can choose La Plana de Vic, a tour to the arable fields, oak forest and pine forest. We can see the Crested Lark (Galerida cristata), European Crested Tit (Lophophanes cristatus), European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster), Little Owl (Athene noctua), Short-toed Snake Eagle (Circaetus gallicus) and the Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus).

Other possibility is to make a tour around the Ter River. We will visit the colony of herons where we can observe the Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea), Little Egret (Egratta garzetta), Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), and Cattle Egret (Bulbulcus ibis) and around the Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus) and Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea).

OPTION 2

INTRODUCTION TO THE BIRDS OF THE PYRENEES

A tour around Ogassa village. We will walk through the mountain pasture fields, humid forests and next to the cliffs to watch the Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus), Common Rock Thrush (Monticola saxatilis), Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe), Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella) and Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio).

OPTION 3

EMPORDÀ WETLANDS РVISIT TO THE NATURAL PARK

A tour around the most relevant places in the park, gaps, soggy grasslands and beach. We will watch¬†White Stork¬†(Ciconia ciconia),¬†Squacco Heron¬†(Ardeola ralloides),¬†Eurasian Penduline Tit¬†(Remiz pendulinus),¬†Black – Winged Stilt¬†(Himantopus himantopus) and¬†during migration Pectoral Sandpiper¬†(Calidris melanotos) or¬†Temmick’s Stint¬†(Calidris Temminckii).

OPTION 4

CAP DE CREUS – VISIT TO THE NATURAL PARK

A tour to the different habitats of Cap de Creus. During the morning we’ll go to the center of the Park, where we can see the¬†Thekla Lark¬†(Galerdida tecklae),¬†Spectacled Warbler¬†(Sylvia conspicillata),¬†Ortolan Bunting¬†(Emberiza hortulana),¬†Blue Rock Thrush¬†(Monticola solitarius) and¬†Common Rock Thrush¬†(Monticola saxatilis).¬†During the afternoon our visit will be to the sea villages in order to observe the¬†Pallid Swift¬†(Apus pallidus),¬†Red-rumped Swallow¬†(Cecropis daurica) and some sea birds like¬†Balearic Shearwater¬†(Puffinus mauretanicus) or¬†Cory’s Shearwater¬†(Calonectris diomedea). After that we will arrive to the top of the mountain where is located the Sant Pere de Rodes Monastery. Here is easy to see the Bonelli‚Äôs Eagle¬†(Hieraaetus fasciatus) and the¬†Western Orphean Warbler¬†(Sylvia hortensis).

Price: from 80‚ā¨/person (minimum 3 people). Osona and Pyrinees

Price: from 99‚ā¨/ person (minimum 3 people). Wetlands and Cap de Creus

Includes: transport in air-conditioning car, ornithologist/ nature guide, fuel, tolls amb Spanish tax VAT.

Not includes: transfer on arrival and departure day (ask for the supplement), meals and drinks and accommodation.

Option with accommodation: We offer the itinerary including the accommodation. Consult the price.

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