Great Bustard is the largest flying bird in the world. Join us and come to see that species in SPA of San Clemente (Cuenca), an international important bird area for birds near and well communicated by car from some main cities in Spain as Madrid, Valencia and Alicante.
In the area can be observed the most wanted bird species of the steppe land habitats as the Great Bustard, Little Bustard, Calandra Lark, Thekla Lark, Crested Lark, Eurasian Roller, Little Owl, Black-bellied Sandgrouse, Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Lesser Kestrel.
This area belongs to Castilla-La Mancha Region and is close to the largest vinyard in the world. In our trips we can combine the observation of steppe land birds with visits to wineries, where our clients can try the excelent wine and cheese of our region, the region of Don Quixote de La Mancha!
One full day trip for the observation of the most wanted bird species of mediterranean forest in one of the most wildest and beautiful corners of Castilla-La Mancha region.
The service includes transportation in a five seat Mercedes Vito van and optics equipment.
The excursions will be guided by experienced AMBIENTEA guides with the advice and permits of Castilla-La Mancha Environment Department and rangers.
Departure place: Albacete, San Clemente or Villarrobledo | Destination: Albacete, San Clemente or Villarrobledo
Natural areas to visit: SPA San Clemente, IBA San Clemente-Villarrobledo
Start date: from 01/04/2016 | Finish date: to 31/05/2016
Species to observe: Great Bustard, Little Bustard, Calandra Lark, Thekla Lark, Crested Lark, Eurasian Roller, Little Owl, Black-bellied Sandgrouse, Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Lesser Kestrel, Eagle Owl.
PRICE: 45 € per person.
What is included in the price?:
One full observation day for one person
One expert local guide
Transport from Albacete in 5 seats Mercedes Vito van.
Insurances and permits
What is not included in the price?
Transfers from or to airports. Will be billed appart
Any food or drinks.
Anything not included in "incuded in the price"
Meeting point: Albacetes Train Station. If you stay at a hotel in Albacete, Villarrobledo os San Clemente let us know and we pick you up.
08:00 We will pick up our clients at Albacete Train Station or at your hotel.
09:00 Arrival to the Special Protection Area for Birds of San Clemente.
09:15 We will position ourselves at strategic points, moving around the SPA, always drawing on our local knowledge and experience. Of course our aim is to view these sensitive animals from vantage points where they do not feel disturbed or threatened.
10:30 Lunch break on the field
11:30 We will visit some of the Great Bustard Leks and colonies of Lesser Kestrel.
13:30-14:00 We will visit one of the wineries of San Clemente where clients can try and buy cheese and wine. Later we will stop to have lunch in a local restaurant of the area where you will have the chance of try local food and wines.
15:30-16:00 After lunch we will visit other natural spaces of the area as "Torcas de Sisante", a geological formation with rock cliffs where we can see other kind of bird species as Eagle Owl, Blue-rock Thrush, Sardinian Warbler, Crag Martin, golden eagle.
17:00 We will start back to Albacete or your accommodation.
19:00 Arrival to Albacete
Is not included in the price. Albacete, San Clemente and Villarrobledo have a wide range of accommodation at a good price. If by the other han you prefer stay at a quiet place close to the natural areas to visit we recommend you www.hotelrestaurantemilan.com
Let us know where you stay and we will pick you up!