We met in Ronda at the Hotel San Gabriel on a bright Sunday morning, a hazy sky produced a weakened
sun with very little breeze which made for very good birding weather.
The Serrania de Ronda is an area of mountainous beauty clothed with lush Mediterranean vegetation that
surrounds the ancient town of Ronda, our particular destination this morning amidst this vast wilderness
was the tracks and trails of the Sierra de las Nieves (parque natural). This is a huge area of oak forest, pine
woods, open scrubland, river gorges and high mountains of bare karstic rock. Large rounded grey
mountains tops could be seen in every direction and you could imagine it to be a very desolate place in the
middle of winter.
The weather helped the enjoyment of this tour tremdously, we had wall to wall sunshine throughout with nice temperatures. The light was perfect and our sightings terrific. We saw almost all of our target species and had great views of mo...View Report
This was another fantastic trip to one of the best birding countreis in the world. It is beautiful and bountiful, fantastic scenery, lovely people and amazing wildlife. We saw 470 species of birds, over 20 mammals, countless butterflies,...View Report
We added an extra day to this trip which enhanced our sighting by giving us a full day in the Malaga region before we drove down to Tarifa. The migration in general was slow as the weather conditions allowed easy passage for the migratin...View Report