Birding Tour in Northern Burgos
Spain is one of the European countries with the greatest variety of birds, both resident and migratory. It is ideal territory for the enthusiastic birder, but equally for people who simply appreciate nature in all its variety.
In the little 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 in the area around the Molino del Canto are fertile, and among the fields and meadows are small oak and beech woods, there are little villages.
Day 1 Arrival.
We provide you with directions to the Posada Molino del Canto, your riverside farmhouse and base, where you will enjoy a good homemade dinner with organic produce.
Day 2 First Birding Day.
After breakfast we travel to explore a parts of the area around the Posada: canyons, plateaux and beautiful little villages. Bird species that we may find include Vultures, Eagles, Swifts, Shrikes, Finches, Buntings, Larks. After our picnic we return for a relaxing evening and dinner.
Day 3 Birding day looking for Forest and Waterfowl.
We shall be visiting the plateaux area, an interesting environment with larks, shrikes, buntings, and harriers, and the pasture land and oak and beech forest of the north, with its tits, woodpeckers, buzzards, and treecreepers. Finally, we shall visit 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 bird feeders with tits, finches, robins, and vultures and eagles overhead.
Day 4 Moorlands and Steppes
We will visit the central area of the province of Burgos, we reach the cereal plains in search of its features birds, bustards, Kestrels, Larks, will be the stars of this day, as always, good picnic, allow us to resume birding road to Posada.
Day 5 Departure.
A good breakfast to complete your birding holidays.
- Price: €570 per person (including taxes)
- Activities available in the following languages: Spanish.English
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Alfoz de Bricia (Burgos)
Alfoz de Santa Gadea (Burgos)
Valle de Manzanedo (Burgos)
Valle de Sedano (Burgos)
- Duration: 5 Day
- Date available from: 01/04/2020
- Date available to: 31/10/2020
- Category of the activity: Nature. Observing nature and wildlife
- Who is it for?: Adults without children. Senior. LGBT
- Organising company: Molino del Canto
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