Birding & nature trips

NATURA INDOMITA The Birding specialist in La Mancha & Sierra Morena (SPAIN)

 

Buitres empanzorraos Natura Indomita

 

Cabañeros area: raptors & waterfowl in the heart of the mediterranean forests

 

Cabañeros, the best preserved mediterranean forest in the Iberian Peninsula, harbors an amazing cast of birdlife wich includes the very rare Spanish Imperial Eagle, the Black-Shouldered Kite and the densest colony of Black Vulture in Europe. But birding here is much more rewarding...

 

Fast Facts


 

PERFECT FOR

Birdlife enthusiasts, twitchers, small groups, couples or indivuals           

travelers interested in natural environment.

WHAT TO DO IN THIS BIRDING TRIP

2 Different options to visit the Cabañeros area: 1 itinerary for Half Day

Trip and one complete Full Day Trip including the stunning Guadiana Gorges.

TRAVEL SEASON

Best season from March to May and from September to October.

DON'T MISS

Big flocks of mixed Black & Griffon Vultures in all the area.

ACTIVITIES

4X4 routes, birdwatching, trekking.

STARTING POINT

Almagro.

 

 

Elanio Azul en Calatrava Natura Indomita Alcaudon Comun en Cabaneros Natura Indomita Buitre Negro sobre los Montes Natura Indomita

 

Highlights


 

Enjoy the silhouettes of the main Iberian birds of prey in the most pristine and well preserved area of Montes de Toledo range.

 

Birding in up to five different biomas: forested rivers, plain rivers, grasslands, dehesas (open woodland) and mediterranean scrubland.

 

Good chances for Imperial & Golden Eagle, Black & Griffon Vulture, Black Stork, Roller, Kingfisher, Azure-Winged Magpie and Golden Oriole.

 

 Black Stork, Little Bittern, Great Egret, Black Vulture, Griffon Vulture, Golden Eagle, Spanish Imperial Eagle, Short-Toed Eagle, Montagu's Harrier, Red Kite, Black-Shouldered Kite, Sparrowhawk, Lesser Kestrel, Common Crane, Eagle-Owl, Great Spotted Cuckoo, White-Rumped Swift, Calandra Lark, King-Fisher, Bee-Eater, Roller, Hoopoe, Subalpine Warbler, Dartford Warbler, Great-Reed Warbler, Southern Grey Shrike, Golden Oriole, Azure-Winged Magpie, Red-Billed Chough, Cirl Bunting, Rock Bunting.

 

Otter, Red Deer, Red Fox, Wild Boar. 

 

Birds Checklist of this Trip: Cabañeros

 

Río Bullaque Natura Indómita El Senor de las Carronas Natura Indomita Hoces del Guadiana Natura Indomita

 

Trip Options


             Option 1: Cabañeros South Area          

. Alcobilla river

. Santa Quiteria Grasslands

. Cabañeros N.P. hide
. Bullaque river (deciduous riverine forest)

 

Half Day Trip

Option 2: Cabañeros South & Guadiana Gorges  

. Alcobilla river

. Santa Quiteria Grasslands

. Cabañeros N.P. hide
. Bullaque river (deciduous riverine forest)

. Guadiana river Gorges

 

Full Day Trip

 

What's included


 

  • Private Trip.
  • Pick up at your lodging in Almagro.
  • Ground transport in modern & big 4x4 car (groups up to 4 people).
  • Available transport in Minivan for groups up to 8 people.
  • Services of professional birding & nature guide fluent in English.
  • Use of Binoculars for all customers.
  • Use of Spotting Scope.
  • Use of Birds, Mammals, Flora & Butterflies field guides.
  • Insurance.
  • All taxes.
  • Reduced groups (6 persons maximun).

 

This outing in a Natural Source of Vitamin G (Green Vitamin).

 

Timetable


 

  • Flexible timetable, either in the morning or afternoon (please check availability)
  • Five-Six hours Trip (Half Day) or up to Twelve hours Trip (Full Day).

 

Level


 

  • Easy. Walks of up to 2 kilometer with gentle gradients on uneven tracks.

 

Buitre Negro Black Vulture Natura Indómita

 

Our Guide


 

vicenteVicente


Madrid (1968)

GRADUATED IN ECONOMICS IN THE COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID.

La Mancha resident. Former member and coordinater of SEO/Birdlife in the Ciudad Real province, for several years was in charge of the Important Bird Area (IBA 208) of Sierra de Andujar-Sierra Madrona in the Castile-La Mancha sector. Member and Approved Guide of the Andalucia Bird Society, he also collaborates with the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) and Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). Professional Birding guide since 2008.

 

As a nature lover interested in all aspects of the world of ornithology, Vicente has had the opportunity to realize many different Birding Tours all over the world that have provided him a high degree of experience in nature tourism and birdwatching in particular, having seen close to 3.000 bird species. Enthusiast about natural expeditions, combines its practice with other hobbies such as astronomy, geography, history, literature, trekking and hiking, having ascended mountain peaks on four continents.

 

Fluent in English, Vicente is the Director of Natura Indomita Tours.

 

Rates


 

Half Day Trips

 

120 € for 1 person.
60 € per person (for 2 persons).
45 € per person (for 3 persons).
40 € per person (for 4 persons).
35 € per person (for 5-6-7-8 persons).

VAT Included.

Full Day Trips

 

180 € for 1 person.
90 € per person (for 2 persons).
70 € per person (for 3 persons).
60 € per person (for 4 persons).
55 € per person (for 5-6-7-8 persons).

VAT Included.

 

 

Enhance the knowledge


 

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Landscapes & Wildlife of this Trip


 

El Mesto Natura Indómita Imperial Calatravena Natura Indomita Puesta de Sol en la raña 3 Natura Indómita
Jabalí entre el brezal Natura Indómita Ciervo sobre la raña Natura Indómita Los Buitres sobrevuelan la Sierra 1 Natura Indomita
Lagarto ocelado Natura Indomita Culebrera Short Toed Eagle Natura Indomita El animal más bello de Cabañeros Natura Indómita

 

 

Contact

C/ Ejido de San Juan, 39
13720 - Almagro (Ciudad Real)
Phone: 926-860806
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