Montagu’s Harrier. Photo: Volando Libre

Gallocanta Lagoon and surroundings

ITINERARY

Daroca, Calamocha, Gallocanta, Las Cuerlas, Bello, Tornos, Berrueco.
Odón, Blancas.
Torralba de los Frailes, Cubel.

SPECIES

RESIDENT: Griffon Vulture, Golden Eagle, Bonelli’s Eagle, Peregrine Falcon, Marsh Harrier, Eagle Owl, Barn Owl, Little Owl, Black-bellied Sandgrouse,  Little Bustard, Great Bustard,  Stone Curlew, Red-Legged Partridge, Hoopoe, Blue Rock Thrush, Rock Sparrow, Tree Sparrow,  Calandra Lark, Skylark, Dupont’s Lark, Thekla Lark, Short-toed Lark,  Lesser Short-toed Lark, , Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe, Common Coot, Common Shelduck, Mallard, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Red-crested Pochard, Common Pochard, Yellow-legged Gull, Black-headed Gull,  Great Cormorant, Grey Heron.

SUMMER: Egyptian Vulture, Short-toed Eagle, Eurasian Hobby, Lesser Kestrel, Montagu’s Harrier, Scops Owl, Quail, European Bee-eater, Woodchat Shrike, Orphean Warbler, Subalpine Warbler, Baillon’s Crake, Water Rail.

OVERWINTERING: Common crane, Hen Harrier, Merlin, Eurasian Wigeon, Greylag Goose, Common Pochard, Tufted Duck, European Golden Plover, Northern Lapwing, Wallcreeper, Alpine Accentor.

MIGRANT: European Bee- Eater, Osprey,  Black Stork, Eurasian Spoonbill, Garganey, Ferruginous Duck, Dotterel, waders and gulls.

DESCRIPTION

RECOMMENDED TIME OF YEAR All year round.

HABITATS: Cereal plains, steppes with natural vegetation, gallery forests, Mediterranean shrubland, lagoons and reservoirs, limestone cliffs.

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