BIRDS & IBEX OF CATALONIA
BIRDS & IBEX OF CATALONIA
3 day wildlife photography tour in Catalonia, Spain, during migration season. The best time of the year to visit this spectacular region. We will explore Aiguamolls de l'Empordà Natural Parc and a few other great areas nearby.
Wildlife photo tour led by Carles Oliver and Jonathan Guillot. This ethical wildlife photo tour takes place in Catalonia and will be dedicated to both birds and the Spanish Ibex. Aiguamolls de l'Empordà Natural Parc is buzzing at this time of the year with the arrival of all the migratory species adding up to the resident species. Thus, the photo opportunities are incredible, with splendid birds such as the Common Hoopoe, the White Stork, the Glossy Ibis, etc. The park is also famous for the species of crakes at this time, not to mention the Common Nightingales that will enchant your experience with their extraordinary song. Pure happiness!
May 3 to 5, 2019, or choose your own dates!
690 CHF per participant.
English or French.
Booking this tour with us, you automatically make a donation to Fundació Plegadis.
10% of the tour rate is directly donated to Fundació Plegadis at the end of the tour.
This donation is included in the rate of the tour.
Day 1 \ Meeting at Barcelona airport in the morning, depending on your time arrival. We will pick you at the airport and drive to Aiguamolls de l’Empordà, one of the best places in Catalonia to watch and photograph birds. We will enjoy a nice pique-nique and explore the area until sunset, probably visiting 2 different locations.
Day 2 \ Waking up early, we will have breakfast and then go to Aiguamolls de l’Empordà again for sunrise. We will observe and photograph birds the entire morning and finish this session with a great pique-nique. Early afternoon we will transfer to an area inland where we will look for the Spanish Ibex. The rest of the day will be dedicated to them. Once the sun is down, we will head back to our accommodation for a nice diner.
Day 3 \ Our last morning will be dedicated to bird photography in another location between Aiguamolls de l’Emporda and Barcelona. The idea is to try to see more species and enjoy different lights and landscapes. After a last pique-nique, we will head back to Barcelona. Depending on your departure time, we can possibly finish the tour with a last bird photography session before dropping you at the airport. This last session would take place at Delta de Llobregat or another great small natural area nearby.
Your donation to Fundació Plegadis.
Double occupancy lodging for 2 nights.
Transportation during the tour.
Meals during the tour.
Photographic guiding and instruction.
Image reviews, post-processing instruction.
Immersion in nature.
Transportation to and from Barcelona. Nevertheless, it can be arranged depending on your base location with a supplement. If you need help, feel free to write us so we can try to make it happen.
As always during our wildlife tours, the highest ethics in wildlife photography will apply. Respecting and protecting our wild subjects is always the first priority. Animals are not called in nor baited, so no species can be guaranteed. Also, no sensitive information that could put a species in danger will be given. Any inappropriate behavior towards the animals will cause the participant to leave the workshop without any refund. Visit our page “Our ethics” for more details on the ethics we follow.
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