Spain 16 - 23 May 2009: Sepulveda, Pto Navacerrada and Extremadura
The main goal for the eight birders from Stockholm, Sweden, was the steppe birds and raptors of Extremadura. A small detour north of Madrid was also done to add Dupont Lark and Citril Finch to our list of birds. A total of 166 species was observed on this trip.
A rough outline of the tour:
May 16: Madrid-Sepulveda
May 17: Sepulveda area
May 18: Sepulveda - Pto Navacerrada - Entering Extremadura - Almaraz - Trujillo
May 19: Belen Steppe - Madrigalejo
May 20: Caceres Steppe - Monroy - Almaraz
May 21: Madrigalejo - Torrejon El Rubio - Monfrague
May 22: Almaraz - Monfrague
May 23: Monfrague - Jaraciejo - Almaraz - Leaving Extremadura - Madrid
A report (PDF) in swedish with a detailed list of observations and locations. Bird names also given in english. All locations mentioned in the report can be found in the Google Earth file available below.
A Google Earth file with all the locations mentioned in the PDF report. Requires Google Earth to be installed on your computer. Ladda hem
Google Earth can be downloaded here.
An Excel sheet with a list of all birds seen on this trip. Swedish, english and scientific names. Ladda hem