Red Kite. Photo: Miguel Ángel García

Grey Heron. Photo: Miguel Ángel García

Around Teruel

ITINERARY

Los Ojos del Jiloca, la Laguna del Cañizar y Campo Visiedo.

SPECIES

RESIDENT: Golden Eagle, Marsh Harrier, Great Bustard, Little Bustard, Black-bellied Sandgrouse, Red-crested Pochard, Gadwall, Pintail, Eurasian Spoonbill, Common Pochard, Red-billed Chough, Calandra Lark, Dupont’s Lark, Grey Wagtail, White Wagtail, Penduline Tit, Kingfisher, Green Woodpecker, Long-eared Owl.

SUMMER: Montagu’s Harrier, Lesser Kestrel, Eurasian Hobby, Garganey, Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe, Black-knecked Grebe, Great Bittern, Little Bittern, Night Heron, Squacco Heron, Cattle Egret, Little Egret, Great White Egret, Purple Heron, Black-winged Stilt, Northern Lapwing, Stone Curlew, Reed Warbler, Hoopoe, Golden Oriole, Black-eared Wheatear, Northern Wheatear, Common Cuckoo, Zitting Cisticola, Crested Lark.

OVERWINTERING: Great Cormorant, Grey Heron, Hen Harrier, Red Kite, Common Crane, Reed Bunting.

MIGRANT: Black Stork, Bluethroat, Moustached Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Savi’s Warbler.

OTHER FAUNA

MAMMALS: Otter, Badger, Genet, Southern Water Vole.

AMPHIBIANS; Common Toad, Midwife Toad, Iberian Water Frog.

REPTILES: Viperine Water Snake.

FISH: Stone Loach,  Gudgeon, Minnow.

DESCRIPTION

RECOMMENDED TIME OF YEAR: All year round.

HABITATS: Shallow lagoons and largish spring pools with fringes of marshy vegetation, especially common reed grass. Shrubby moorland mixed in with traditional un-irrigated agriculture.

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