Birdwatching Trip See Raptors in Southern Spain
A 1-day Raptors Paradise Birding Trip, Andalucía to see Booted Eagle, Short-toed Eagle, Egyptian Vulture, Griffon and Ruppell's Vultures, Honey Buzzard, Black Stork and White Stork. Due to its geographical position touching Europe and Africa, the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, the Strait of Gibraltar is a strategic point for migratory birds from both continents and is a place that no keen birdwatcher should miss.
Located between the towns of Algeciras and Tarifa, the Strait of Gibraltar Natural Park boasts many diverse habitats on land and in the sea. This unique area has it all - countryside, mountains, beaches, cliffs and lagoons, making it the perfect place for wildlife watching, especially for raptor birding.
Although many different groups of birds use this flyway, soaring birds of prey are the most spectacular because of their impressive size. The other thrill of raptor birding in this part of Spain in spring and autumn is the dramatic formations that occur of enormous flocks of hundreds or even thousands of birds such as Black Kites, White Storks and Honey Buzzards.
In this remarkable raptor birding area, with such a variety sites available, our guides can always find the best locations for the birds you want to sees. Places such as Punta Carnero, Algarrobo, Punta Camorro and Cazalla watch points, Playa de Los Lances, Sierra de la Plata and Puerto de Facinas are great options.
A half-day option is also available of this excellent birds of prey and raptor migration tour.
Raptors Paradise Birding Trip, Andalucía highlights include:
- Several dramatically different natural habitats within easy reach of each other, making a day trip a fulfilled one
- Huge flocks of migrating birds of prey passing by overhead
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Alternative Name: Raptors Day Trip in Andalucía