If you are lover of the observation of birds, the Delta of the Ebro no can it to you lose since in him have identified more than 350 different species.
His high diversity, the big concentrations that achieve in determinate periods of the year and the relative ease with which can observe are reason of attraction for the naturalistic in general, but also for the ornitólogos more demanding.
The observation of birds in the delta of the Ebro is feasible in any station of the year, so much in the paddies as in lagunas, humedales, marine waters, saltworks, etc.
Of special importance is the colony of Flemish in the Delta of the Ebro; in 2020 they arrived to contabilizaron more than 4.000 couples of Flemish in an only colony that months later increased in more than 3.000 chicks. This colony is easy to observe from the distinct observatories that find situated along the road. Only you need some binoculars and to enjoy of the show.
You will be able to enjoy in small observatories easily accessible from the adjacent roads of the diversity of the avifauna of the delta of the Ebro. We leave you an image with the location of these observatories:
- Encanyissada (4)
- The Tancada (5)
- Riet Vell (6)
- Migjorn (7)
- The Garxal (8)
- Channel Vell (9)
- Them Olles (10)
- Tip of the Fangar (11)
- Tip of the Banya (12)
The colony of Flemish is used to to be situated in the observatory of The Tancada. It is a spectacular colony of big size, arrived to contabilizar in 2020 more 4.000 couples.
If you want to know in more detail the birds that can observe in the delta, can consult the pdf that link you to continuation. A publication of the Government of Catalonia with the list of the birds of the Delta of the Ebre: Llista Patro dels ocells of the Delta of Ebre (in Catalan).
Also they exist 8 itineraries established to realise the observation of birds in the delta and surroundings:
- South of the River Ebro
- The North of the River Ebro
- Horta Of Sant Joan – Them Gronses – Coll of Miralles
- Tortosa-Mont Expensive: From the city until the summit of the mountain
- The Perelló – Cabrafeixet
- Rasquera – Spa of Cardó – Creu of Santos
- Natural reservation of Sebes and Meander of Flix.
- Ascó – The Fatarella – Hermitage of Sant Francesc – Hermitage of Berrús – River Matarraña
We leave you a pdf where describe these 8 itineraries to guide to the visitors along the different points of main importance: Observacion Birds Delta Ebro.
But no only the observation of birds is the only inducement of the Delta of the Ebro: gastronomy, sports, tourism, beaches… an infinity of activities that convert this rincón of Catalonia in a place that can not you lose.
If you want to know more on the Delta of the Ebro:
4. Illa Of Buda and Faro of the Fangar.
5. Beach of the Trabucador and Tip of the Banya.
6. Activities in the Delta of the Ebro.