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In Search of the Littlest Grizzly in the Somiedo Natural Park: 2013 Trip Report

In Search of the Littlest Grizzly in the Somiedo Natural Park: 2013 Trip Report Teresa Farino
07/11/2013
This trip was organised to maximise our chances of seeing one or perhaps more of the 200 or so wild and naturally elusive Brown Bears present in the beautiful and rugged Cantabrican Mountains in northern Spain.

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Other Invertebrates, Birds, Mammals | Asturias | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

Spain Lynx Quest tour

Spain Lynx Quest tour John Muddeman
07/11/2013
A few notes from my latest tour covering Andújar and Doñana to look for the endangered Iberian Lynx.

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Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Other Invertebrates, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Andalusia | Mainland Spain, Southern Spain

In Search of the Littlest Grizzly - Cantabrican Brown Bears in Somiedo

In Search of the Littlest Grizzly - Cantabrican Brown Bears in Somiedo Teresa Farino
31/01/2013
A week spent observing these endangered mammals amid the superb mountain scenery of western Asturias, plus an abundance of other late-summer wildlife

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Asturias | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

Madrid extended half-day birding tour, 19 Jan 2013

John Muddeman
23/01/2013
A summary of a 6h afternoon trip to look principally for raptors and steppic birds in Madrid.

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Birds, Mammals | Madrid | Mainland Spain, Central Spain

A Birdwatching Guide to Extremadura 2nd edition – I’m working on it!

John Muddeman
23/01/2013
This is a short note just to confirm that the second edition is under way and will be out as soon as possible (perhaps even towards the end of the spring?)

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

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

Central Spain - wildlife pictures and notes from March

Central Spain - wildlife pictures and notes from March John Muddeman
15/05/2012
A few pictures and notes regarding bird, butterfly and other observations during a couple of brief outings in March in Madrid and Guadalajara

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Other Invertebrates, Birds, Mammals | Castile-La Mancha, Madrid | Mainland 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

Day trips in Madrid - winter 2011

Day trips in Madrid - winter 2011 John Muddeman
19/12/2011
Observations from a couple of tailor-made day trips to Madrid in December 2011, including Spanish Imperial Eagle, 10 other raptor species, Great and Little Bustards, Black-bellied Sandgrouse, Iberian Grey Shrike, Iberian (Azure-winged) Magpie, Roe Deer and plenty more!

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Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Madrid | Mainland Spain, Central Spain

Iberian Lynx, Spanish Imperial Eagles and other mammals and raptors in the Sierra de Andújar, December 2011

Iberian Lynx, Spanish Imperial Eagles and other mammals and raptors in the Sierra de Andújar, December 2011 John Muddeman
16/12/2011
Sightings during a couple of recent trips to this remarkable mountain area of the eastern Sierra Morena, including the critically endangered Iberian Lynx, Spanish Imperial Eagle, Eurasian Black Vulture, Black-shouldered Kite and Black Wheatear amongst plenty of others. The La Mancha lakes en route were rich in birds too, including White-headed Duck and, surprisingly for December, Whiskered Terns!

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Butterflies and Moths, Amphibians, Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Andalusia | Mainland Spain, Central Spain

 
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