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Albufera des Grau Birdwatching Trip, Menorca, Spain - 1 Day

Albufera des Grau Birdwatching Trip, Menorca, Spain
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Birdwatching Trip to Menorca's Only Natural Park

This 1-day Albufera des Grau Birdwatching Trip, Menorca visits the most extensive wetland on the island, situated within Albufera des Grau, Menorca's only Natural Park, created in 1995. It is a leisurely paced trip, available on request and restricted to groups of six, with a picnic lunch made up of local products included.  and other habitats like a salt pan, the countryside and Favàritx cape to enjoy a great variety of birds and wildlife.

Albufera des Grau has become the main wintering area on the island for many types of ducks and herons and a major stopping point for all sorts of birds in the migration seasons in spring and autumn. - a great place for this birdwatching trip to Menorca.

The country has three important salt marshes, all situated in the north, but from the point of view of bird watching, the best of these has to be Addaia, within Albufera des Grau. This brackish marshy area was cut off from the sea in the 1950s. It has become an important nesting area for a number of wading birds and a crucial stopping off point for migrants.

Around it are tamarind forests that provide a refuge for a wide range of birds. The saline waters provide a rich source of food for a variety of waders that can be seen in numbers.

Depending on the time of year you can expect species such as Black-winged Stilt, Greenshank, Ringed Plover, Little Ringed Plover, Little Stint, Curlew Sandpiper, Dunlin, Ruff, Wood Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Avocet and Greater Flamingo.

Albufera des Grau Birdwatching Trip, Menorca highlights include:

  • The largest wetland area in the whole of Menorca
  • A chance to see a multitude of fabulous water birds and passerines, especially in migration season

Interested in other birding trips on offer in Menorca? Check out the Bird Watching in Northern Menorca Trip, Spain.

Alternative Name: Albufera des Grau Birding Trip
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This tour is operated by: Menorca Walking Birds

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Tour Facts

  • Menorca, Spain
  • On Request
  • Full Day Trip
  • 1 to 8 pax
  • 1 Day
  • Leisurely
  • English, Spanish
  • Palma de Mallorca Airport or Contact Us to Know
  • Palma de Mallorca Airport or Contact Us to Know