Hornachos Mountains and dehesas
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The routes around the Hornachos mountains and their surroundings provide a range of typical mediterranean habitats such as:
|Mountains and cliffs: although not high, the steep cliff faces provide a perfect nesting ground for birds of prey.|
|Agroforrestry and mediterranean hillsides: an ideal habitat for the Spanish Imperial Eagle, the star of this route.|
|Cereal crops: where it is possible to see the typical birdlife of steppe environments, such as Montagu’s Harrier and Lesser Kestrel.|
|Residents||Golden, Spanish Imperial and Bonelli’s Eagles, Black, Griffon Vultures, Eagle Owl, Thekla Lark, Dartford Warbler, Blue Rock Thrush, Black Wheatear, Rock Bunting.|
|Summer visitors||Black Stork, Montagu¡s Harrier, Short-toed and Booted Eagles, Lesser Kestrel, Little Owl, Black-eared Wheatear, White-rumped Swift and Alpine Swifts, Orphean Warbler, Golden Oriole.|
|Winter visitors||Common Crane, Hen Harrier, Merlin, Wallcreeper, Alpine Accentor.|
- Recomended time: Spring and autumn.
- Duration: 5 hours.
- Minimum number of participants: 2 persons.
- Price: 45 €/person. For larger groups consult price. Includes: Field guide, telescope and binoculars.
- Transporte: Company car up to 3 people, please consult for large groups.