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Spring into Spain with us

With the UK freezing and under a blanket of snow there is no better time to book a trip! Join us in the stunning scenery of flower filled Extremadura in March 2013. We are running a wonderful five day break to this bird rich region, timed to see the amazing displays of Great Bustards on the rolling plains.

Of course we will be looking for lots of other great birds, Little Bustards will be blowing raspberries from the grasslands, Azure winged Magpies in the pines, both Pin-tailed and Black-bellied Sandgrouse will be on the plains beneath singing Calandra Larks where Hoopoes and Great spotted Cuckoos are arriving.

Here are just a few images from previous trips to this amazing area only a few hours from Madrid Airport. We will be again using the local expert to help us find the very best birds so we know you will love this trip.

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The scenery is as good as the amazing birds!

Azure winged Magpie 2
Lovely Azure-winged Magpies are high on the wanted list

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We may even see them around our lovely hotel

Corn Bunting 2
Remember when Corn Buntings were common? They are here!

White Stork 2
White Storks will be nesting building

Spoonbill 1
We will explore neaby wetlands, Spoonbills could be here

Purple Heron 1
and perhaps a colourful Purple Heron

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or a shiney Glossy Ibis?

Pena Falcon rock 2
The rock where the Griffon Vultures live

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Shrikes will be a feature, here a Southern grey Shrike

Wood Lark 2
The wonderful song of Wood Larks will fill the air

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Male Serin will also be singing and displaying

Extremadura in March is a fantastic destination, so much to see and enjoy! With a very special place to stay, including great local food, friendly locals and sunshine you will love this part of Spain.

Our trip runs from 9th - 13th March 2013, for more details or to book your place simply email Alan and Ruth at

We look forward to you joining us for a Spanish Spring!


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