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BIRD WATCHING

The Ebro Delta is the wetland area more important of the Mediterranean coast in the Iberian Peninsula, guarded night and day by the abrupt and enigmatic Mountain Ports.

The 70% of the world population of the rare Corsican seagull is produced in the Ebro Delta. The exotic Greater Flamingo can be counted by thousands. From the Purple Gallinule to the Little bittern neither quantity nor quality are saved.

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We can watch the birds during all the year seasons, with flocks of birds, both residents as reproductive, migration in spring and autumn full of surprises and in winter, aquatic areas full of life.

You can go on your own or accompanied by a professional guide from one of the different companies dedicated to this task, in the Ebro Delta you will have the possibility of watching fascinating and multiple kind of birds.

There are many establishments who have the service of lending binoculars and field guides.

pdf iconCensus list of the birds of the Ebro Delta

pdf iconBird watching booklet

ADVICE AND RECOMMENDATION FOR THE BIRD-WATCHER

01.    Pay attention to the signs and respect the areas of access forbidden, especially in the nesting season (from February to August, included).

02.    Try to stay in the paths, itineraries and if necessary in the observatories intended for observation and photography, avoiding penetrating too much in the natural areas.

03.    Leave the nature as clean as you find it. Take away the waste to the next bin.

04.    The nature reserves cannot be disturbed, destroyed, even you cannot take any animal specimen nor vegetable, nor alive nor dead not even a part of it.

05.    Dogs without strap frighten the birds and are not allowed in the natural reserves.

06.    Avoid to camp in the forbidden areas or get settled to sleep in the birds observatories.

07.    Leave the vehicles in the provided parking, on the side of the roads or in wide places in order they do not block the passage.


08.    You can kindly, call attention to the people that do not respect the rulers, about all to the ones who penetrate in the forbidden areas.

09.    The most hygienic is not to touch dead animals, warn to the rural guards (phone: +34 977 70 62 61). If you suspect that it is an endangered species in extinction, dead by extraneous causes or injured, it is necessary to take it to a recovery centre.

10.    It is important to gather the data of the banded birds that you find dead or if you can read with the telescope (number of the ring, place, probable causes of dead), refer them to the email address  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or you can direct to the Nature Park offices.