Join a professional guide and enjoy an exciting day out in beautiful Spanish surroundings to see a wealth of wild life. We will collect you from your holiday villa/apt/hotel and show you what the 'real' Andalucia is like.

Wingspan Bird Tours operates its day tours in Southern Andalucia from its base in the beautiful 'Pueblo Blanco' of Gaucin (depicted above), in the province of Malaga. Our day tours cover a radius of 100km around Gaucin which includes a great variey of habitats and many species of birds. Gaucin is situated near the famous town of Ronda and is ideally positioned for day tours of many scenic mountainous areas as well as coastal regions.

The Serrania de Ronda is an area of oustanding natural beauty and encompasses the Sierra de las Nieves Nature Reserve and lies adjacent to the Grazalema Natural Park, both are within easy reach of Gaucin. We are also able to visit Gibraltar, Tarifa, La Janda and many more sites along the coast. There are many intineraries to choose from, please click on the any of the list shown on the left for a sample of a typical days' outing.

A bird list of 50 - 70 species is easily obtainable during our day tours, many are seasonal but you may see some that are rare and some exotic species such as: European Bee-eater, Eurasian Hoopoe, Rufous Bush Robin, Black-winged Kite, Golden Oriole, Hawfinch, Blue Rock Thrush, Common Rock Thrush, Black Wheatear, Spectacled Warbler, Eagle Owl, Bonelli's Eagle  and many more.

For further details of the birds you are likely to see during one of our day tours click here.


We also offer good value accommodation to birders in our lovely apartments next to our home, if you wish to stay overnight with us (mininmum 2 nights) please refer to the accommodation details. Click here to find out more.

Latest Trip Reports

  • DAY TOUR - 6TH AUGUST 2018 : Monday, August 6, 2018 - Monday, August 6, 2018

    RIO GUADIARO AT ESTACION DE CORTES Dawn and I were joined by John McClure, our American friend and budding birder also from Gaucin,  for an afternoon of birding by the river. We just sat under our favourite tree and whiled away t...

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  • DAY TOUR - ANDALUCIA : Saturday, July 28, 2018 - Saturday, July 28, 2018

    MARCHENILLA TRACK AND RIO HOZGARGANTE Today, Dawn and I met up with Mary, a birder from New Mexico and John, also an American, but who lives in Gaucin and is a good friend of ours. Mary is visiting John for a few days and insisted on ...

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  • DAY TOUR - JULY 12TH 2018 : Thursday, July 12, 2018 - Sunday, August 12, 2018

    ENCINAS BORRACHAS TRACK Today I met up with Paul and Claire who have also purchased a house in Gaucin and have been regular companions on my day tours and birding holidays over the last few years. We met early because we expected the ...

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  • DAY TOUR - 5TH JULY 2018 : Thursday, July 5, 2018 - Thursday, July 5, 2018

      GAUCIN TO RONDA THEN ON TO THE LAGUNAS DE CAMPILLOS  AND THEN THE CASTILLO DE TEBA WEATHER; wall to all sunshine, nice cool breeze, top temp 30C Dawn and I met up with John, Mary, Henry and Sue on the edge of the vil...

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  • DAY TOUR - 30TH JUNE 2018 : Saturday, June 30, 2018 - Saturday, June 30, 2018

    WEATHER: broken sunshine all day, top temp 22C Back in Spain, it was great to get out on my old patch again. I met Jane on the edge of our village, Gaucin, at 7am. It was a little chilly, with a few clouds and a little windy. We dr...

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