Iberian Wildlife Tours - Wildlife Holidays in Spain and Portugal
    Iberian Wildlife Tours in Spain and Portugal - for the wildlife holiday or natural history tour of a lifetime

Wind farm threatens Monfragüe National Park raptors and other threatened Extremaduran wildlife

John Muddeman
22/08/2012 22:59:41

Extremadura's first wind farm has been given the go-ahead, despite being just a few miles from Monfragüe National Park and in a crucial area for threatened raptors.

Posted in: Birds, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Extremadura | Mainland Spain, Western Spain, Central Spain


11-DSCN0086 © John Muddeman11-DSCN0086© John MuddemanIncredibly perhaps, the go-ahead has been given for Extremadura's first wind farm, right on the doorstep of the world-renown reserve of Monfragüe National Park, a flagship for the conservation of Mediterranean habitats and such threatened species as Spanish imperial and Bonelli's eagles as well as lesser kestrels.

Please simply click through to theBirds of Extremadura blogspot where more information is provided and a link to the petition to stop this development is present in the "SIGN UP IN DEFENCE OF THE BIRDS OF MONFRAGÜE. " title. This will require joining the petition on the AVAAZ website, but once registered (a simple and quick procedure), you can simply sign up for other petitions of this nature in a few seconds.

And please feel free to spread the word and this link to anyone you may think could be interested. unfortunately I'm on the verge of going away for a few days and so unable to write more, but the blogsite mentioned contains all the relevant information.



Read more blog posts

HomeTours for 2019About IWTTestimonialsIWT BlogContact us Publications
Wildlife books
Wildlife articles
Translations
Custom wildlife & birding tours
Birds & birdwatching
List of birds
Geography & climate
List of dragonflies & damselflies
Travellers' Nature Guide species menu
Cabo de Gata
Sierra de Grazalema
Grazalema botanical trip report 2007
Benasque botanical trip report 2008
Natural History of the Canary Islands
Fuerteventura trip report
Catalan Pyrenees botanical trip report 2005
Birds & birding
Habitats
Location & geography
List of birds
List of butterflies
List of dragonflies & damselflies
La Mancha tours
Birds & birding
Botanical trip report 2009
Birds & birding
List of dragonflies & damselflies
A naturalist's paradise
List of orchids
Botanical trip report 2004
Butterfly & moth trip report 2005
Butterfly & moth trip report 2006
Butterfly & moth trip report 2008
List of butterflies
Picos walking guide
Natural history of the Arrábida
Wildlife of the Sado estuary
Botanical trip report 2006
Ecuador cloudforest birdwatching
Birds & bison in Poland
 
 
 
  
All photos and text © copyright of the authors.

Home  |  About Iberian Wildlife Tours  |  Contact

Website by Richard Albion