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News on birdlife around the Picos de Europa. From sub-adult Lammergeier incursions from the Pyrenees and the possible reintroduction programme to Avocets and Little egrets on the Costa Verde. Also included here are personal observations of resident and summer-visiting birds.





forsters-furry-blue-polyommatus-agrodaietus-fulgens-ainsaeNatural History of the Picos de Europa and Páramos of northern Castile

A two-base holiday observing the fabulous mid-summer diversity of birds, butterflies & moths, dragonflies & wildflowers of northern Spain. Led by Teresa Farino.  

4th - 13th of July, 2017

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The Chicks Arrive

Finally, two Lammergeier chicks made it to the Picos last Tuesday, the 15th of June. Transported from the Aragonese Pyrenees having been rescued from inviable nests, the two females are now

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Flora and Fauna of the Picos de Europa
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Over the past 25 years, Teresa Farino has compiled a report (more than 100 A4 pages) that includes lists of all the mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, dragonflies, beetles, grasshoppers & crickets and vascular plants ever recorded the Picos de Europa, plus summaries of each of these groups and an eight-page introduction to the natural history of these mountains. If you would like to purchase a copy, the price is 17.50€, excluding postage and packaging; alternatively, a copyrighted PDF document sent by email costs 11.50€. Click on the image to contact Teresa for further details or to place your order.

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