Birdwatching through the Palmeral


  Duration: 3h

  Birdwatching

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Birdwatching through the Palmeral

 A few metres from the north gate of El Hondo we enter a magnificent rural environment that forms part of the largest palm grove in Europe, which has been declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. e which was declared world heritage by the Unesco According to the season in which we are and depending on the time of year, we can enjoy watching the European Roller, a bird with colourful plumage that nests in the hollows of the palm trees. We will also be able to enjoy the presence of shrikes, Short-toed treecreeper, green woodpeckers, and perhaps a Collarde pratincole (canastera) or, why not, any other bird that is flying over the wetland in search of food or resting at that moment.

Join us on this birding adventure in the majestic palm grove by El Hondo and discover the incredible variety of birds that inhabit this unique natural oasis, all while enjoying a snack or picnic surrounded by lush vegetation!

Our day will start at the meeting point, where we will meet our experienced ornithological guide, who will accompany us throughout the tour and take us to discover the secrets of the birds that inhabit the area.

We will begin our tour by entering the impressive palm grove at the northern gate of El Hondo, a green paradise that is home to a great diversity of migratory and resident birds. With the help of our guide, we will observe birds such as herons, cormorants, hoopoes and many more, as we explore the nature trails that wind through the centuries-old palm trees.

Along the way, we will stop at several strategic observation points, where we can enjoy panoramic views of the palm grove and spot birds in their natural habitat. Our guide will share his knowledge of the local flora and fauna, as well as interesting facts about the birds we observe.

And to recharge our batteries, we will stop at a quiet spot to enjoy a delicious snack or picnic, where we will savour a selection of local products while we relax and enjoy the natural surroundings.

At the end of the day, we will return to the starting point with a heart full of unforgettable memories and the satisfaction of having explored one of the most impressive places in the region.

Join us on this exciting ornithological expedition and discover the beauty of the palm grove in the company of experts! Book your place now and get ready to live an experience that will connect you with nature in a unique way - we are waiting for you to explore the world of birds together!

  • ACTIVITY’S DURATION:
    from 9.00h to 12.00h.

  • DISTANCE TRAVELLED:
    6 Km. 
  • DIFFICULTY LEVEL:
    low.

  IT INCLUDES:

- Ornithological guide during the entire route.
- Snack or picnic.
- Personal insurance.

  DOES NOT INCLUDE:

Everything that is not indicated in the section on services included, such as:

-Transfer:to the meeting point or  to the Natural Parc and back

-Etc.

LUGAR DE ENCUENTRO:

Puerta Norte del P.N. El Hondo o lugar que se acuerde en caso de solicitar transfer.

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