Sierras and reservoir of Alange

 

This route includes a walk along the sunny spot of the Culebra hill and the dam, where we can see some bird species of interest: pallid swift, black wheatear, blue rock-thrush, rock bunting, egyptian vulture, griffon vulture or the spectacular colony of alpine swifts over the Matachel river. There, we can enjoy some species of riverside.

 

In addition, we’ll visit different areas of the mountains on the banks of the Alange reservoir, here we’ll have the chance to watch other waterbird species and we’ll look for one of the star species that nest in this area, the Bonelli’s eagle.

DURATION: 4 hours.

PEOPLE: 2 at least. Places will be completed with others reservations.

PRICE: 40€/ person 30€ / children under 12 years old. 

 

Group (+3 people): 35€ / person.

Group (+5 people): 30€ / person.

EXCLUSIVE SERVICE: 180€. Do not share vehicle with other people, personalized service. 6 people maximum.

RECOMMENDED TIME: End of summer, autumn, winter and spring.

INCLUDE: Transport in 4x4, capacity for 6 clients, nature guides, binoculars for each one and telescope. 

SPECIES OF INTERST

Resident species

Golden eagle, Bonelli’s eagle, black-shouldered kite, eagle owl, western marsh-harrier, common buzzard, common kestrel,black vulture, griffon vulture, euroasian spoonbill, black-bellied sandgrouse, little bustard, black wheatear, blue rock-thrush, rock bunting, rock sparrow, thekla lark, iberian magpie.

Winter species

Common crane, hen harrier, red kite, short-eared owl, datford warbler, alpine accentor, common chiffchaff, northern lapwing, golden plover.

Summer species

Alpine swift, common swift, pallid swift, white-rumped swift, european bee-eater, black kite, booted eagle, montagu’s harrier, turtle dove, black stork, purple heron.

Migrant species

Whinchat, northern wheatear, pied flycatcher, spotted flycatcher, common whitethroat, garden warbler, subalpine warbler, spectacled warbler.

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