Alpine birds in Asturias
Alpine birds in Asturias tour is a full day guided tour designed to spot our local alpine birds (scavengers, birds of prey, frugivores, insectivores) and get to know the role they play in several local habitats. Tour takes place in Picos de Europa National Park where we will walk across massive limestone outcrops, along the screes and by the rock walls to meet the small and big alpine birds reside in the mountains. Interaction with nature is guaranteed when exploring habitats for alpine birding in Asturias due to local geology and wide biodiversity. We are looking forward to welcome you in a birding-walking experience within first National Park to be established in Spain (1918).
Alpine birds of Asturias tour will allows you to meet yourself with the majestic mountains and rock formations of Picos de Europa National Park and explore alpine habitats in search of specific birds. Our experienced local guides will guide you along the paths towards the right locations for bird spotting. Walks are medium demanding, made for walkers and nature lovers but just walking, not hiking neither trekking. We believe is the way for a joyful naturalist day and a conservation act however cable car might be taken in order to make the tour little struggling but still confortable.
In Asturias we may spot over 70% of all the Iberian peninsula bird species, including migratory and non-migratory birds, but alpine birds we show you are pure locals. Although some of them move down to the valleys when the winter comes they still belong to these mountains where spend all their lives. Vultures and yellow-billed choughs are forever part of the Picos de Europa summits imaginary.
Alpine birds of Asturias tour highlights are:
- Spotting alpine birds as wallcreeper, alpine accentor, white-winged snowfinch or lammergeier.
- Walk across alpine ecosystem with superb sceneries and wide biodiversity.
- Fully Licensed Official Guides lead small groups for better quality service and impact reduction.
- Exploring the alpine universe of cheese producers (Cabrales, Gamoneu, Beyos).
Alternative Name : Birding In Asturias Trip