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Ebro Delta Bird Photography Tour in Spain - 2 Days

Ebro Delta Bird Photography Tour in Spain
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Ebro Delta Birdwatching & Photography Tour

This leisurely-paced 2-day Bird Photography Tour in Spain's Ebro Delta is available on request and will give you the opportunity to photograph more than 80 species of birds and other wildlife from the region.

The Ebro Delta is one of the most important wetlands in Southern Europe. Together with Doñana, the Ebro Delta is not only one of the largest wetlands but also an essential habitat for both all-year residents and migratory birds. Here, a large number of water birds find an excellent breeding habitat, food and resting area in their migration.

A huge area in Ebro Delta has been transformed into rice fields, which attracts birds such as the Glossy Ibis, Purple Heron or Purple Swamphen, among others. The channels net is also an interesting habitat for Great Crested Grebes, Little Bitterns and Squacco Herons. The regions freshwater lagoons host a good number of Common Terns, Little Terns, Black-headed Gulls and some passerine like the Reed Bunting, Moustached Warbler or Great Reed-Warbler. Closer to the seashore there are saltwater ponds with Flamingos, Avocets, Kentish Plovers, Collared Pratincoles and Audouin Gulls.

This bird photography tour in Spain is led by an expert local guide who can advise on tips and advice to suit every level of photographer, from amateur to professional. They can recommend when to use canvas hides for waterfowl and mimetic net laying on the sand for waders or how to be in the right place at the right time for getting the best photo opportunities. Trusting our experience is the key for a great photo safari in Ebro Delta and we tailor our guidance to your targets.

At the end of the photo safari guests of this bird photography tour in Spain can also spend some time in our olive tree field hide. Situated in an ancient olive grove, it has a drinking pool and feeding station where you can spot Cirl Buntings, Crested Tits, Firecrests, Song Thrushes, Orphean Warblers, Sardinian Warblers and many other species throughout the year.

Ebro Delta Bird Photography Tour in Spain highlights include:

  • Visiting one of the most important wetlands in Southern Europe to photograph large number of water birds in their natural habitat
  • Chance to photograph the magnificent Purple Swamphen, Collared Pratincole and Audouin Gull
  • Opportunity to photography from our olive tree field hide, where a number of stunning birds visit to drink and bathe
  • Expert guides with a comprehensive knowledge of the region and able to offer expert photography tips
  • Staying in a typical rustic Spanish hotel serving popular dishes and wine from the region

If you’d like to try an alternative tour, why not consider our Iberian Lynx Photography Tour in Spain to photographic the worlds most endangered cat species

Alternative Tour Name: Birding in Ebro Delta Photography Tour
Day 1
Day 0 - Arrival

Arrival to the accommodation in the afternoon. We kindly ask to be check in the accommodation before 20:00 or let us know in advance.

If you are going to need a lunch pack for the next day, please order in the restaurant before you go to your room. They are used to provide this service.

Day 2
Day 1 - Fresh water and salt ponds. Purple Swamphen and Flamingo. Hide on the afternoon

Meeting our guide before the sunrise (the specific time has to be set according with the date of your visit) and transfer by car to the first spot for a canvas hide session. Then the morning will be completed with other places/species according with your target and the seasonal availability.

After this session you can take a hide session in the Olive Tree field (optional)

Day 3
Day 2 - More birding across the Ebro Delta

Meeting our guide before the sunrise and transfer by car to the first spot for a canvas hide session/mimetic net approach on the sand banks. Then the morning will be completed with other places/species according with your target and the seasonal availability.

Wildlife species expected to see:

Red Crested Pochard, Little Bittern, Night Heron, Squacco Heron, Cattle Egret, Little Egret, Great Egret, Grey Heron, Purple Heron, Black Kite, Marsh Harrier, Osprey, Kestrel, Black-winged Stilt, Common Sandpiper, Caspian Tern, Whiskered Tern, Black Tern, Audouin’s Gull, Turtle Dove, Kingfisher, Bee-eater, Hoopoe, Golden Oriole, Penduline Tit, Sand Martin, Cetti’s Warbler, Reed Warbler, Great Reed Warbler, Zitting Cisticola, Nightingale, Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail, Serin, Reed Bunting, Shelduck, Gadwall, Garganey, Shoveler, Little Grebe, Great-crested grebe, Black-necked Grebe, Greater Flamingo, White Stork, Spoonbill, Short-toed Eagle, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Bonelli’s Eagle, Lesser Kestrel, Kestrel, Merlin, Hobby, Peregrine, Water Rail, Avocet, Oystercatcher, Golden Plover, Grey Plover, Lapwing, Little Ringed Plover, Ringed Plover, Kentish Plover, Curlew, Bar-tailed Godwit, Turnstone, Sanderling, Temminck’s Stint, Dunlin, Little Stint, Green Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, Redshank, Spotted Redshank, Greenshank, Snipe, Collared Pratincole, Little Tern, Gull-billed Tern, Sandwich tern, Common Tern, Roseate Tern, Mediterranean Gull, Slender-billed Gull, Cuckoo, Little Owl, Scops Owl, Nightjar, Roller, Woodchat Shrike, Crested Lark, Wood Warbler, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, Whitethroat, Dartford Warbler, Sardinian Warbler, Savi’s Warbler, Melodious Warbler, Moustached Warbler, Mistle Thrush, Bluethroat, Black Redstart, Redstart, Whinchat, Stonechat, Wheatear, Black-eared Wheatear, Grey Wagtail, Red-throated Pipit, Water Pipit, Linnet, Purple Swamp-hen, Glossy Ibis, Red-legged Partridge, Griffon Vulture, Black Vulture, Egyptian Vulture, Goshawk, Golden Eagle, Alpine Swift, Iberian Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Raven, Chough, Jay, Crested Tit, Coal Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Thekla’s Lark, Woodlark, Skylark, Crag Martin, Western Bonelli’s Warbler, Western Subalpine Warbler, Goldcrest, Firecrest, Short-toed Treecreeper, Wren, Black Wheatear, Alpine Accentor, Rock Sparrow, Cirl Bunting, Rock Bunting, Ortolan Bunting, Corn BuntingAudouin Gull, Slender-billed Gull, Purple  Swamphen, Squacco Heron, Kentish Plover, Glossy Ibis.

Not far away our guide can take you to the mountains to see the Iberian Ibex

What is included?

  • Accommodation in Single Room
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • Professional tri-lingual guide
  • Local transfers and all ground transport throughout the trip/tour/safari
  • Transport service and guide from the meeting point
  • Technical advice
  • Management of administrative permits
  • Entrance fees to all National Parks, Nature Reserves and/or use of Hides where applicable
  • All activities as specified within the tour itinerary
  • All Applicable Taxes

What is not included?

  • All international or domestic airfares
  • Transfer from the airport
  • Visa Fees (if applicable)
  • Personal travel insurances
  • Airport departure taxes or visa fees
  • Items of personal nature (incl. binoculars and telescopes)
  • Lunch, snacks & water
  • Optional tour extensions where applicable
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Anything else not mentioned in “What is included”

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Why book with Photo Logistics?

Photo Logistics is a well known and experienced Travel Agency in Spain, we run more than 80 hides for wildlife photography. We know what you want as a photographer because also we are photographers.

Do I need my own food and drink during day?

Yes, you can order a Lunch pack at the hotel.

Who Can Join this Tour?

Anyone who wants to enjoy the impressive fauna of Ebro Delta, you will combine hides and Safari during this days.

What is the likely weather?

Depends on the season you come, summer is quite hot, winter can be a bit windy

What footwear should I wear?

We usually do all our watching from trails and paths so there should be no need for heavy boots

What is the accommodation like?

the hotel is magnificent, with excellent cuisine: with typical Ebro Delta dishes clean and warm, so you can rest and get ready for the next day

What lens should I use?

We recommend lens from 300mm to 600mm

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Tour Facts

  • Deltebre (Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain)
  • On Request
  • Multi-Day Tour
  • Birds
  • 1px to 2px
  • 2 Days
  • Throughout the Year
  • +18 years
  • Leisurely
  • Yes
  • English, Spanish, Catalan
  • Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport or Valencia Airport
  • Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport or Valencia Airport