Sierra Norte of Seville Birding Day trip

The region forms the central part of Sierra Morena and occupies the whole North of the county. These are smooth rounded hills, mostly occupied by open forest, mediterranean scrubland and large reservoirs.

Ornithological interest

This is one of the few places where the three biggest spanish eagles can be observed in close proximity: Spanish Imperial Eagle, Golden Eagle and Bonelli’s Eagle. The list of raptors can be completed, among others, with the Eurasian Black Vulture and Griffon Vulture and not all days with the Black-shouldered Kite and Egyptian Vulture.

Other interesting species are Black Stork (with a good nesting population), Iberian Chiffchaff and a great diversity of mediterranean passerines.

It is one of the few places in Spain where the Little Swift nests. In addition, you can also see the White-rumped Swift.

Route

Some of the hotspots we will visit are Guditoca plains, Cerro del Hierro or Huéznar riverbank. This will depend on your preferences and the season of the year.

Additional information

Main habitats

Open forest Mountains Scrubland

TOP BIRDS

Eurasian Black Vulture, Spanish Eagle, White-rumped Swift

LOCATION

80 km from Seville (1 hour) 

DURATION

≈ 10 hours.

AVAILABILITY

All year round.

RATES

Most wanted birds

RESIDENTS
spanish imperial eagle andalusian birds
Spanish Imperial Eagle
bonelli's eagle andalusian birds
Bonelli's Eagle
Golden Eagle
Golden Eagle
Black Vulture
Eurasian Black Vulture
eagle owl andalusian birds
Eurasian Eagle Owl
iberian green woodpecker andalusian birds
Iberian Green Woodpecker

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SUMMER
Black Stork
Black Stork
european bee-eater andalusian birds
Lesser Kestrel
White-rumped Swift
White-rumped Swift
Little Swift
Little Swift
Western Orphean Warbler
Western Orphean Warbler
Iberian Chiffchaff
Iberian Chiffchaff

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WINTER
osprey andalusian birds
Osprey
Eurasian Bullfinch
Eurasian Bulffinch
Brambling
Brambling
MIGRATION
Common Crane
Common Crane
european roller andalusian birds
European Roller
Tawny Pipit
Tawny Pipit
Short-toed Lark
Greater Short-toed Lark
Ring Ouzel
Ring Ouzel
bonelli's warbler andalusian birds
Bonelli's Warbler

Egyptian Vulture
Red-necked Nightjar
Great Spotted Cuckoo
European Scops Owl
Alpine Swift
Pallid Swift
European Bee-eater
Woodchat Shrike
Red-rumped Swallow
Subalpine Warbler
Black-eared Wheatear

Black-shouldered Kite
Eurasian Griffon Vulture
Southern Grey Shrike
Iberian Magpie
Thekla Lark
Calandra Lark
Spotless Starling
Blue Rock Trush
Spanish Sparrow
Rock Sparrow
Rock Bunting

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  Pick up service in Seville area or close to destination point (free of charge). For long distance pick up a supplement fee will be applied.

  Local guide fluent in English.

  Paper checklists of the birds to observe.

  Free access to identification guides and quality optical materials.

  All taxes.

  Doñana Wings is included in the Tourism Registry of the Andalusian Government as an Active Tourism company (AT/SE/00129) and holds a Liability Insurance (82168675) and Accidents Insurance (82164529) with AXA SEGUROS Company.

  Meals and drinks.

  Accomodation.

  • Cancellations at least 7 days before the tour: 100% of the amount will be refunded.
  • Cancellation due meteorological conditions: 100% of the amount will be refunded.
  • Cancellations from 7 days before the tour until 2 days before the tour: 50% of the amount will be refunded.
  • Cancellations less than 48 hours before the tour or “No show”: 0% of the amount will be refunded.
Sierra Norte of Seville
The raptor paradise
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