IN THIS SECTION YOU WILL FIND INFORMATION ON BIRDS THAT ARE FOUND IN SOUTHEAST IBERIAN AND YOU WILL SEE IN OUR ITINERARIES ORNITHOLOGICAL
We present a selection of photographs of some of the most interesting with regular presence in the region of Murcia.
We are building a comprehensive Guide to the Birds of Southeast Iberian including basic information of all species regularly in this biogeographic region that will soon be at your disposal.
Murcia is a region of contrasts, predominantly semi-arid climate and a mosaic of habitats ranging from coastal cliffs and sandy beaches to high mountain peaks, to large areas of cultivation steppe zones, scrub mediterranean, salt marshes, wetlands, groves and river canyons … all promote biodiversity. In addition, its strategic geographical location, south of the peninsula and along the Mediterranean , with its warm climate, makes it an excellent area for migratory routes and wintering of numerous species of birds, along with its usual residents, is increasing its bird richness: with over 280 species recorded.
Our region and its periphery is one of the best areas in Europe for the observation of certain birds like Bonelli’s Eagle, Short-toed eagle, Eagle Owl, Booted Eagle, Black Wheatear, Wheatear, Ratchet, Stilt, Trumpeter Bullfinch or other more common as the Golden eagle, Peregrine Falcon, the Bee-eater, Hoopoe or Shrike.