Hiking & Birding with MCBirding
Spain is one of the European countries with the greatest variety of birds.It is ideal territory for the enthusiastic birder, but equally for people who simply appreciate nature in all its variety.
In the Zamanzas Valley, are the Posada Molino del Canto,a Valley crossing by the river Ebro towards the mediterranean sea. In the area, the river Ebro has formed various spectaculars limestone canyons.The valleys are fertile, and among the fields and meadows are small oak and beech woods, there are little villages.
Day 1Arrival. We provide you with directions to the Posada Molino del Canto,where you will enjoy a good homemade dinner with organic produce.
Day 2First Birding Day.
After breakfast we explore the more distinctive parts of the area around the Posada.Bird species that we may find include Vultures,Eagles,Swifts,shrikes, buntings, and larks. After our picnic we return for a relaxing evening.
Day 3Walking Canyon and River.
This first walking day on the Pesquera de Ebro circuit. This is a 17 km easy walk that shows you many of the important features of the region: the villages, Pesquera de Ebro, Cortiguera and Valdelateja, the spectacular views of the canyon, the sounds of the river Ebro and birds.
Day 4Birding day looking for Forest and Water Birds.
Second birding day we shall be visiting the plateaux area, an interesting environment with larks, shrikes, and harriers, and the forest of the north, with its tits, woodpeckers, buzzards, and treecreepers. The Water Bird Reserve of Embalse del Ebro with its herons, ducks, cormorants, waders, and storks. After our picnic we return to the Molino del Canto and its garden.
Day 5Walking.Waterfalls and Plateaux
The most beautiful village of Burgos,Orbaneja del Castillo.Here you can go for a short or long walk to explore the canyons,cliffs,river, and waterfalls and the moorlands with their distinctive flora,butterflies and birds.
Day 6Departure. A good breakfast to complete your birding hollidays
- Price: €595 per person (including taxes)
- Activities available in the following languages: Spanish.English
Alfoz de Bricia (Burgos)
Alfoz de Santa Gadea (Burgos)
Valle de Manzanedo (Burgos)
Valle de Sedano (Burgos)
Valle de Valdebezana (Burgos)
Valle de Zamanzas (Burgos)
- Duration: 6 Day
- Date available from: 01/04/2018
- Date available to: 31/10/2019
- Category of the activity: Nature. Observing nature and wildlife. Hiking
- Who is it for?: Adults without children. Senior. LGBT
- Organising company: Molino del Canto
Preparing for picnic
Resting on the Posada