BIRDING TRIPS

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

 

White Headed Duck in Calatrava Natura Indomita

 

The Realm of the White-Headed Duck

 

The gem of the Spanish National Parks still able to dazzle thanks to its fabulous cast of birds. Over 300 bird species identified, 82 breeding species, five different biomes... and an outstanding nearby lagoon, Navaseca, the Realm of the White-Headed Duck and one of the best places in Spain to watch bird rarities.

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 area 1 itinerary for Half

Day Trip and one complete Full Day Trip including the Guadiana steppes.

TRAVEL SEASON

All year round. Best season from March to June.

DON'T MISS

Wintering big flocks of Cranes.  Migrating birds peak season (April/May).

ACTIVITIES

4X4 routes, birdwatching, photographic hides.

STARTING POINT

Almagro.

 

 

Flamenco Phoenicopterus roseus Natura Indomita El Mochuelo en su Fortaleza Natura Indomita Cuellinegro en Primavera Natura Indomita

 

Highlights


 

300 plus Bird species watched inside the park boundaries

 

The Realm of the White-Headed Duck where birders can find other Spanish specialties such as Moustached Warbler, Western Olivaceous Warbler, Bearded Tit, Ferruginous Duck or the elusive Little Bittern.

 

5 different biomes: rivers, wetlands, steppes, mediterranean forest, La Mancha sandy soil.

 

 Black-Necked Grebe, Glossy Ibis, Spoonbill, Greater Flamingo, Black Stork, Little Bittern, Squacco Heron, Purple Heron, Gadwall, Garganey, Red-Crested Pochard, Ferruginous Duck, White-Headed Duck, Water Rail, Spotted Crake, Purple Swamphen, Golden Eagle, Spanish Imperial Eagle, Short-Toed Eagle, Black-Shouldered Kite, Marsh Harrier, Lesser Kestrel, Red-Footed Falcon, Common Crane, Little Bustard, Lapwing, Collared Pratincole, Kentish Plover, Temminck Stint, Spotted Redshank, Ruff, Gull-Billed Tern, Whiskered & Black Terns, Pin-Tailed Sandgrouse, Eagle-Owl, Little Owl, Long-Eared Owl, Turtle Dove, Great Spotted Cuckoo, Iberian  Woodpecker, King-Fisher, Bee-Eater, Roller, Hoopoe, Nightingale, Bluethroat (winter), Moustached & Savis's Warblers, Western Olivaceous Warbler, Bearded & Penduline Tits, Southern Grey Shrike, Golden Oriole, Spanish & Tree Sparrows, Reed Bunting (witherby). Small chances for Marbled Teal & Red-Knobed Coot (check updated status).

 

Badger, Egyptian Mongoose, Otter, Red Fox, Weasel, Wild Boar & Wild Cat. 

 

Birds Checklist of this Trip: Tablas de Daimiel National Park

 

Buho Chico en las Tablas Natura Indomita Molino de Molemocho Natura Indomita Garcilla Cangrejera en Agosto Natura Indomita

 

Trip Options


             Option 1: Tablas de Daimiel & Navaseca Lagoon          

. Tablas de Daimiel National Park

. Guadiana Watermills

. Ojos del Guadiana
. Navaseca Lagoon

 

Half Day Trip

Option 2: Tablas de Daimiel, Navaseca & Guadiana Steppes  

. Tablas de Daimiel National Park

. Guadiana Watermills

. Ojos del Guadiana
. Navaseca Lagoon

. Zacatena Dehesa (Tablas de Daimiel N.P.)

. Guadiana Steppes

. Calatrava La Vieja Castle

 

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 of 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 2.5 kilometers with gentle gradients on good tracks and boardwalks.

 

La Pescadora Natura Indomita

 

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

 

100 € for 1 person.
50 € per person (for 2 persons).
40 € per person (for 3 persons).
35 € per person (for 4 persons).
30 € per person (for 5-6-7-8 persons).

VAT Included.

Full Day Trips

 

170 € for 1 person.
85 € 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


 

La Imperial en el carrizal Natura Indomita Focha Moruna en las Tablas 2014 Natura Indomita El Guadiana por el Molino de Grinon Natura Indomita
Rebano en el Guadiana Natura Indomita Pato Colorado Natura Indomita Garceta Grande Great Egret Natura Indomita
Aguilucho Lagunero en accion Natura Indomita Las Pasarelas Natura Indomita Cerceta Pardilla en las Tablas Natura Indomita

 

 

Contact

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