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Steppes & raptors

Near Lleida we find the best areas of grassland and steppe in Catalonia. On the 1st day of our tour, we will visit some of these dryland areas according to your target species and interests. If you are interested, we … Continue reading

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Llobregat Delta

The natural areas of the Llobregat Delta are placed in a coastal floodplain with a great variety of habitats: cultivated land, coastal pinewoods, marshes, lagoons, reedbeds, beaches with dune vegetation. As a result, more than 360 bird species have been … Continue reading

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El Garraf

El Garraf is a coastal location where the emphatic dryness of the summer and low water retention capacity of calcareous soils determine the vegetation growth. Here we find interesting and unusual animal species such as the Mediterranean Turtle (Testudo hermanni) … Continue reading

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Ivars lake & steppes

The Ivars lake is a large lagoon located 2 hours drive from Barcelona, in the heart of the Lleida cereal plain. It is a fresh watered lake coming from an endorheic origin, restored in 2005, and has a surface area … Continue reading

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El Montseny

El Montseny is a mountain range designated a Biosphere Reserve by the UNESCO covering more than 30,000 hectares. Because of its altitudinal range (from 200 m up to 1,700 m) and climatic gradients, the area contains a wide variety of habitats … Continue reading

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Montserrat

Montserrat, that literally means ‘the jagged mountain’, is a symbol of Catalan identity and spirituality (more info at www.montserratvisita.com). Here we will search for a mixture of rocky ground, cliff, Mediterranean woodland and scrubland bird species, as well as the … Continue reading

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El Vallès

El Vallès is a quite humanized area close really close to Barcelona where surprisingly we can enjoy a find variety of birds. Depending on your time and interests we might visit different habitats such as cliffs, farmlands, scrublands, woodlands and … Continue reading

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