Specific Swift Birding Tour in Spain
This 4-day Swift Birding Breaks Tour is an easy-paced tour available as a set departure (also on request). You can expect to see over 120 species of bird in just four days, including such delights as Isabelline Warbler, Red-rumped Swallow, Western Swamphen, Kentish Plover, Curlew Sandpiper, European Bee-eater, Booted and Short-toed Eagles, Black-eared Wheatear, Crested and Thekla Lark and Tawny Pipit.
"An excellent trip made all the better by Simon and Niki's friendliness, consideration, thoroughness, skill and persistence! The latter was very important as it allowed me to see quite a few species I might otherwise have missed (lesson hopefully learnt!). I could not have asked for more in the way of being looked after, cossetted even!" John Headon. Click on the REVIEWS tab above to read more.
There is an abundance of other wildlife to look at on this birdwatching break, such as Ocellated Lizard, Moorish Gecko, Oak Hawkmoth, Swallowtail, Cleopatra and Monarch butterflies. Thanks to the wide range of habitats within reach of our base near Tarifa we are able to visit salt pans, farmland, mountains and coast, and rack up.
This birding break operated by Inglorious Bustards will endeavour to bring you together with all five species of that most aerially superb genus, the Swift, all over the course of a weekend of fantastic and varied birding! Also hope for a great selection of raptors including Griffon Vultures, Egyptian Vultures, Bonelli’s and Spanish Imperial Eagles, Short-toed and Booted Eagles, Black-winged Kites and Lesser Kestrels.
The gorgeous sunny weather shouldn't disappoint and neither will the food, featuring lavish picnics in prime habitat at lunchtime and local specialities in one of the area´s best restaurants at night, relaxing next to a stream full of Iberian Pond Tortoises!
And then there were the Swifts! What a joy to see all five of mainland Europe´s breeding Swifts – Common, Pallid, White-rumped, Little and Alpine. At times they will fill the skies and we will enjoy superb views and we respectfully enjoy stunning close-up views of White-rumped and Little Swift at their breeding sites. All in all a great weekend celebrating this most aerially superb genus.
Birdwatching Breaks Tour highlights include:
- Common, Pallid, White-rumped, Little and Alpine Swifts
- Isabelline Warbler, White-headed Duck and Red-knobbed Coot
- Griffon Vultures, Egyptian Vultures, Bonelli’s and Spanish Imperial Eagles, Short-toed and Booted Eagles, Black-winged Kites and Lesser Kestrels
Please note: this set-departure tour is also available as a private or custom tour on request. Please submit an enquiry with your preferred dates and group size.
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Alternative Tour Name: Swift Weekender Birding Tour, Andalucia, Spain