Back from Extremadura

Pena Falcon rock

Monfrague National Park, a must-visit destination in Extremadura

All good things have to come to an end, sadly, and our exciting Birdwatching Trip in Extremadura, Spain was no exception. We enjoyed so many amazing birds, despite some surprisingly cold and windy conditions, and it was hard to leave one of our favourite parts of Spain. Our thanks go to Barbara, Yvonne, Noreen, Chris, Ruth and Adrian for their wonderful company and enthusiasm during the week, and we hope we can share more great birds with you all in the future.

Tapas lunch in the sunshine

The group enjoying a delicious tapas lunch at Monfrague National Park

Here are just a few shots from the week, and we will be posting more blogs soon so do check back for more.

Western Swamphen

Western Swamphen at the wetlands, check out those feet!

Great Spotted Cuckoo

Great Spotted Cuckoo obligingly perches in full view!

Griffon Vulture flight

Griffon Vulture flying overhead, an iconic view in Extremadura

Casa Rural Martins house 2

Our lovely accommodation at El Recuerdo, thanks to Martin and Claudia for looking after us all so well!

The exciting birdwatching in Spain doesn't end there though, as we re-visit Extremadura again from Saturday, this time in the company of Iolo Williams of BBC Springwatch. Lots of birds and lots of laughs guaranteed, so more Spanish birding adventures and more blogs to follow.

Iolo Williams sea watch 3 December 2016 Group

Lots of laughs guaranteed in the company of naturalist and BBC TV presenter Iolo Williams

If you'd like to join one of our special small-group, relaxed-paced birdwatching trips in the UK or overseas, do take a look at UK Tours and Overseas Tours for more information, or perhaps spend time birdwatching in September with us in the company of BBC TV presenter Iolo Williams, do check out the details on Best of North Wales with Iolo Williams Sept 2019. We look forward to sharing great birds with you!

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