The Egyptian vulture, the wise vulture
In this trip we approach one of the most important Egyptian vulture roosting places on the island. During the first hours of the day, dozens of these beautiful birds take to flight in a colossal spectacle. We will also get to see some of the species that share the habitat with the Egyptian vulture as Alpine Accentor, Crag Martin, Alpine Swift, Pallid Swift or the Red Kite.
Price per person: 50 €
Includes: Menorcan ornithologist guide (expert in birds and nature of Menorca), binoculars (if needed), group telescope and insurance.
Maximum Groups: 6 people (bigger groups please consult) .
List of the most common
birds in each season
Winter: Balearic Shearwater, Mediterranean Shearwater, Gannet, Cormorant, Little Egret, Grey Heron, Teal, Shoveler, Marsh Harrier, Hen Harrier, Lapwing, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Greenshank, Snipe, Kingfisher, Wryneck, Crag Martin, Water Pipit, Grey Wagtail, Alpine Accentor, Bluethroat, Black Redstart.
Summer: Balearic Shearwater, Mediterranean Shearwater, Cory’s Shearwater, Audouin’s Gull, Turtle Dove, Nightjar, Swift, Pallid Swift, Alpine Swift, House Martin, Nightingale, Woodchat Shrike sp. Badius.
All year (resident birds): Shag, Egyptian Vulture, Red Kite, Booted Eagle, Peregrine, Kestrel, Yellow-legged Gull, Barn Owl, Scops Owl, Hoopoe, Stonechat, Blue Rock Thrush, Fan-tailed Warbler, Cetti’s Warbler, Sardinian Warbler, Firecrest.
Spring or/and fall migration: Black Stork, White Stork, Black Kite, Hen Harrier, Montanus Harrier, Honey Buzzard, Short-toed Eagle, Eleonora’s Falcon, Grey Wagtail, Red Rock Thrush, Whitethroat, Subalpine Warbler, Golden Oriole.
• Most of winter and summer birds can also be seen during the spring and/or fall migration. It is also possible to watch other species not strictly associated with wetlands.