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In the wild west of Spain: Extremadura & Gredos in early May

In the wild west of Spain: Extremadura & Gredos in early May John Muddeman
10/07/2012
A photo-blog combining the observations of two trips to the area in the first half of May, with the wildlife at its peak, especially in the Gredos mountains.

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Castile-Leon, Extremadura | Mainland Spain, Western Spain, Central Spain

Festive greetings! & Christmas 2011 update on John's 2012 Iberian Wildlife Tours.

Festive greetings! & Christmas 2011 update on John's 2012 Iberian Wildlife Tours. John Muddeman
28/12/2011
A summary of availability on John's Spanish natural history holidays in the first half of 2012

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Andalusia, Canary Islands, Castile-La Mancha, Castile-Leon, Extremadura, Madrid | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain, Southern Spain, Western Spain, Central Spain, Spanish Islands

Update on 2012 departures with Iberian Wildlife Tours: Christmas 2011

Update on 2012 departures with Iberian Wildlife Tours: Christmas 2011 Teresa Farino
07/12/2011
A short summary of availability on Teresa's Spanish natural history holidays in 2012

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Other Invertebrates, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Andalusia, Canary Islands, Cantabria, Castile-Leon | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain, Southern Spain, Spanish Islands

Spanish natural history holidays in 2012 with Teresa Farino

Spanish natural history holidays in 2012 with Teresa Farino Teresa Farino
28/10/2011
After a hectic and extremely hot summer and early autumn over much of Spain, our tour schedule for 2012 is finally on line, so it’s perhaps a good time to let you know where and when I’ll be leading natural history holidays next year.

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Other Invertebrates, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Andalusia, Canary Islands, Cantabria, Castile-Leon | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain, Southern Spain, Spanish Islands

Summary of the Picos de Europa Lepidoptera Study, 2010

Summary of the Picos de Europa Lepidoptera Study, 2010 Teresa Farino
26/09/2011
Between February and October 2010 we recorded 118 species of butterfly and 377 macromoths in the Picos de Europa and surrounding area, in the process adding 13 new macromoths to our list for the region.

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Butterflies and Moths, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Cantabria, Castile-Leon | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

Teresa's 2011 wildlife holidays with expert birdwatcher and all-round naturalist Jeff Clarke

Teresa's 2011 wildlife holidays with expert birdwatcher and all-round naturalist Jeff Clarke Teresa Farino
22/01/2011
Natural history of the Picos de Europa and Catalan Pyrenees: a fabulous wealth of wildflowers, butterflies, birds and other wildlife.

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals | Cantabria, Castile-Leon, Catalonia | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

Pronged Clubtail in western Madrid and Ávila!

Pronged Clubtail in western Madrid and Ávila! John Muddeman
24/08/2010
Fieldwork for a birdwatching tourism project leads to the pleasant discovery of this scarce species, simultaneously, in the provinces of Madrid and Ávila!

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Dragonflies and Damselflies, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Castile-Leon, Madrid | Mainland Spain, Central Spain

Sooty Orange Tip in northern Palencia

Sooty Orange Tip in northern Palencia Teresa Farino
18/07/2010
On 2 June, whilst leading a day trip focussing on the butterflies of northern Palencia, I was absolutely amazed to observe a female Sooty Orange Tip (Zegris eupheme) close to the top of the limestone sculpture city known as Las Tuerces, south-east of Aguilar de Campóo.

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Butterflies and Moths | Castile-Leon | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

Summary of the Picos de Europa Lepidoptera Study, 2009

Summary of the Picos de Europa Lepidoptera Study, 2009 Teresa Farino
03/04/2010
Between February and November 2009 we recorded 115 species of butterfly and 311 macromoths in the Picos de Europa and surrounding area, in the process adding nineteen new macromoths to our list for the region.

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Butterflies and Moths, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Asturias, Cantabria, Castile-Leon | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

A Feast of Flowers in the Picos de Europa - Trip Report - June 2009

A Feast of Flowers in the Picos de Europa - Trip Report - June 2009 Teresa Farino
04/12/2009
Written by Caroline Bateman and illustrated by Teresa Farino, this report gives highlights of IWT's most recent botanical tour in the Picos de Europa, during which we also encountered a wealth of other wildlife.

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals | Asturias, Cantabria, Castile-Leon | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

 
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