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Birding trip to Spain and France

In cooperation with Flevo Bird Watching, Finca Rafiki organises two Birding Treks through France and Northern Spain.

Minimum booking is 4 persons

Report 2012 6 days birding trek,  Spain 129 species: Lammergeir
Vorkstaartplevier, mogelijke spot in de Camargue

Areas to be visited: In France : Lac du Der, Jura, Camargue, Crau.

In Spain : Cap Creus, Emporda, Monegros, Riglos, Sierra de Guara, Els Ports, Matarrana, Ebro Delta. Many Mediterranean species seldom seen in more Northern parts of Europe will be met on the Treks. Beeeaters, Vultures, Eagles, Audouin’s Gull, Stone Curlew, Sandgrouse, Bustards.

 A number of bicycles will be available.Buidelmees in Matarrana, Spanje

If you require more information or want to book, please e-mail

Kleine Klapekster en Bijeneter 

Costs: For Trek A or B: 16 days for Euro 1400.

For Trek A and B: 30 days for Euro 2600.

 It is on the basis of twin rooms shared, small hotels or B and B. Included in costs: Food and drinks, travel and lodging, use of bicycles. Not included: Alcoholic beverages, insurance, second leg of the Trek. A Trek will take place with a minimum of 5 participants, a maximum of 7 seats is available on each Trek.

Op zoek naar de Griel in Crau, Frankrijk

Audouin’s Gull, Stone Curlew, Sandgrouse, Bustards.  A number of bicycles will be available.




Lac du Der

Waterfowl, woodpeckers

Middle Spotted Woodpecker


Wagtails, Dipper



Flamingo, Red Crested Pochard, waders

Pratincole, Coypu


Stone Curlew, Little Bustard, Lesser Grey Shrike, Tawny Pipit, Beeeater.

Egyptian Vulture




Cap Creus

Shorebirds, Cory’s Shearwater, Black-eared Wheatear,



Purple Gallinule

Spotted Crake


Bustards, Roller

Dupont’s Lark


Vultures, Bonelli’s Eagle

Black Wheatear

Sierra de Guara

Woodchat Shrike


Els Ports

Nightjar, Kingfisher, Short-toed Eagle

Rock Sparrow, Rock Bunting, Spanish Ibex


Cetti’s warbler, Blue Rock Thrush, Golden Oriole

Penduline tit

Ebro Delta

Audouin’s Gull, Glossy Ibis, 7 species of heron, Black-winged Stilt

Aquatic Warbler

Grote Trap, Monegros, Spanje 

Grote Trap in de kijker !

Kilometers are an indication of the distance travelled on days that we move from one location to another. On other days we may still be travelling short distances to visit nearby areas.

Getting there and away: Barcelona and Amsterdam can be reached by air from many airports in the UK or the US of A. Y

ou have to buy a return ticket to either Barcelona or Amsterdam and a single fare ticket between these towns.

 For Barcelona tickets: Check Vueling, Ryan, Iberia and BA for travel to and from the UK. From the US you probably have to use the hubs of London, Frankfurt or Amsterdam. AA and Delta enable good connections using KLM, BA and other partners as well. Direct flights from New York and Newark using United and AA. Direct flights from Chicago using PIA.

For Amsterdam tickets: Many airlines use Amsterdam as a hub. AA, United, Delta, KLM connect non-stop to many US airports, BA, BMI, Ryan and Easyjet do so from the UK. Frequent connecting flights between AMS and BCN, some costing less than US$ 150 pp.

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