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Sierra Morena Birdwatching in Andalucía Trip, Spain
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Birding Trip in Sierra Morena, Spain

1-day Sierra Morena Birdwatching in Andalucía Trip which is leisurely paced and will take you to this picturesque mountain range in the North of Andalucía. The area contains  excellent examples of typical Mediterranean vegetation on a 400km mountain range. This is home to Cork and Holm oaks, and Sweet Chestnut trees that form forests in the more humid areas.

On this birdwatching in Andalucía you can aspire to see species such as the Black Vulture, Black Stork and Griffon Vulture. There is also a good chance of catching a glimpse of that most famous Spanish mammal, the Iberian Lynx. The wood-pastures on the western side of these hills serve as grazing areas for the famous Iberian black pigs.

"I went on a one-day bird watching tour to Doñana with a group guided by Manu Mojarro. It was one of the best day's bird watching of my life. Our guide was brilliant; engaging, extremely knowledgeable and able to 'find' birds in an almost magical way. As a result we got wonderful sightings of numerous species, both common and uncommon. Stand out sighting was a close up of a Fan-tailed Warbler." - Malcolm Millais

In summer, expect to see Redstart, Quail, Black-eared Wheatear, Booted Eagle, Short-toed Eagle, Bee-eater, Melodious Warbler, Subalpine Warbler, Iberian Chiffchaff, Great Spotted Cuckoo, Black Stork, Spotted Flycatcher.

In winter birdwatching in this part of Andalucía can give you a list that includes Golden Plover, Lapwing, Chiffchaff, Siskin, Bullfinch, Red Kite and Sparrowhawk along with year-round residents such as Golden and Spanish Imperial Eagles, Eagle Owls, Hoopoes, Blue Rock Thrushes and Thekla Larks.

Sierra Morena Birdwatching in Andalucía Trip highlights include:

  • A landscape of typical Mediterranean vegetation
  • A multitude of passerines on migration in spring and autumn
  • Views of Golden Eagles and Spanish Imperial Eagles

If you would like to experience a longer tour them check out the Andalucía Birding Tour in Doñana & Sierra Morena, Spain.

Alternative tour name: Exploring the Sierra Morena Mountain Range for Birds
Day 1
Full Day Trip

Sierra Morena at the North of Andalucia is an excellent example of Mediterranean vegetation on a 400 Km mountain range; it is home to cork and holm oaks, and chestnut trees that form forests in the more humid areas. The fauna includes species such as the Iberian Lynx, Black Vulture, Black Stork and Griffon Vulture. The wood-pastures on the western side of these hills serve as grazing areas for the famous black pigs.

Some of the wildlife expected to see on this trip are:

Residents: Golden & Spanish Imperial Eagles, Black & Griffon Vultures, Eagle Owl, Hoopoe, Blue Rock Thrush, Thekla Lark, Stonechat, Sardinian Warbler, Dartford Warbler, Green, Great & Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers, Nuthatch, Firecrest.

Winter Birds: Golden Plover, Lapwing, Chiffchaff, Siskin, Bullfinch, Red Kite, Sparrowhawk, Song Thrush.

Summer Birds: Redstart, Quail, Black-eared Wheatear, Booted Eagle, Short-toed Eagle, Bee-eater, Melodious Warbler, Subalpine Warbler, Iberian Chiffchaff, Great Spotted Cuckoo, Black Stork, Spotted Flycatcher.

Migrants: Whinchat, Willow Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Rock Thrush, Northern Wheatear.

What is included?

  • Professional bi-lingual guide(s)
  • Specialist guide fees
  • Local accommodation pickup (within 30mins from start point)
  • All ground transport throughout the trip
  • Entrance fees to all National Parks, Nature Reserves and/or use of Hides where applicable
  • Water throughout the trip
  • All activities as specified within the tour itinerary
  • Use of binoculars and telescopes or field scopes
  • Personalised checklists
  • Accident insurance
  • All applicable taxes

What is not included?

  • Travel & medical insurance (incl. personal equipment and repatriation)
  • Items of personal nature or,
  • Meals or snacks throughout the trip
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Any other drinks not mentioned above, or
  • Alcoholic beverages or bottled drinks
  • Anything else not mentioned in “What is included”
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  1. Brilliant days bird watching
    Malcolm Millais02 Oct 2018
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    On 25th September 2018 I went on a one-day bird watching tour to Donaña with a grouop guided by Manu Mojarro. It was one of the best days bird watching of my life. Our guide was brilliant; engaging, extremely knowledgeable and able to 'find' birds in an almost magical way. As a result we got wonderful sightings of numerous species, both common and uncommon. Stand out siting was a close up of a Fan-tailed warbler, not a rare or stunning looking bird, but it's rare to get such a view. Although Donaña is a world-famous bird watching destination, our visit was made special due to our guide. Highly recommended.

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Tour Facts

  • North of Andalucia, Spain
  • Available Daily
  • Full Day Trip
  • Birds
  • 1 to 8 pax
  • 9-10 hours
  • Leisurely
  • English, French, Portuguese & Spanish
  • Malaga airport
  • Malaga airport