Deepest, Darkest Peru

Inca Tern ©Brian Zwiebel

There are many reasons to return to Peru. Tapir is one, of course, but there’s also Harpy Eagle, snakes, frogs, lizards, hundreds of butterflies, and birds!

Spain

Salto de Gitano in Monfragüe National Park (image courtesy Extremadura Tourist Board)

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Ohio

Male American Redstart

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Trip Report: All Bustards Great and Small: Birdwatching in Extremadura

Azure-winged Magpie © The Biggest Twitch

Source: Alan Davies and Ruth Miller Date: March, 2013 Saturday 9th March Our tour began at Madrid Airport. We quickly picked up our comfortable 9-seater minibus and after a little confusion on the motorways around Madrid, we found ourselves heading southwest towards Extremadura. We hadn’t gone far before we encountered our first great birds of… Read more »

Why Extremadura is a Top Birdwatching Destination

Rainbow on the plains, Extremadura, Spain © The Biggest Twitch

With a huge variety of resident and migratory birds, there is plenty to see in all seasons, and some very charismatic mammals too if you know where to look. Add to that a pleasant climate and superb food and wine, not to mention aeons of culture, it’s definitely a top destination in Europe.