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The Biggest Twitch explores the Ebro Delta

We spent the first day of our recce tour to the Catalan area of Spain exploring the Ebro Delta. With miles of wet paddyfields and protected lagoons, this is an amazing destination for birdwatching with masses of birds everywhere you look. Grebes, herons, flamingoes, gulls, waders and wildfowl all taking advantage of the plentiful wetland habitat, while overhead the skies were full of terns, hirundines and swifts.

Ebro at dawn

Atmospheric dawn in the Ebro Delta with the promise of great birds to come

Purple Heron with fish

Purple Heron wrestles with a monster fish, talk about biting off more than you can chew!

Collared Pratincole

One of the real stars of the Delta, Collared Pratincole poses for the camera right in front of us!

Ebro Tower

Towers at key locations allow superb birdwatching throughout the area

Ebro flowers

The water of the Ebro Delta also supports beautiful wild flowers and a myriad of butterflies

Audouins Gull with eel 1

Audouin's Gull eyeing up a potential breakfast - but which end do you start?

Audouins Gull with eel 2

Start at the top and work your way down perhaps?

This is the first of a series of blogs about our birdwatching adventures in Spain. If you'd like more details about our forthcoming tours to Spain in 2012, simply email us at We would love to share these wonderful birds with you!


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