Date(s) - 21/11/2020
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Restaurante Las Brujas
Event: Tablas de Daimiel & Navaseca Lagoon
Date: November 21st 2020
Meeting Point: Restaurante Las Brujas. Daimiel (Ciudad Real) https://restaurantelasbrujas.es/contacto/
Start time: 8:30 a.m.
Leader for the day: Vicente Malagón
Information about the meeting: Two of the best wetlands of La Mancha. We’ll visit Navaseca Lagoon in the morning. Picnic lunch in Tablas de Daimiel National Park. In the afternoon we’ll visit Tablas de Daimiel and other restricted areas of the National Park.
Accommodation in the area: Daimiel: Hostal Las Brujas (https://restaurantelasbrujas.es/hostal/), Hotel Doña Manuela (https://hoteldemanuela.com/), Hotel Las Tablas (https://www.hotellastablas.es/). Other option for lodging in Almagro, with a wide range of hotels and only 24 km. from Daimiel.
Clothing and food: Expect humid weather with a little chance of rain. Minimun Temperature 0º-5º C, Maximun Temperature 10º-15º C. Picnic lunch in Tablas de Daimiel National Park: tables, benches and roof.
Possible birds: Eared Grebe, Greater Flamingo, Spoonbill, Red-Crested Pochard, White-Headed Duck, Ferruginous Duck, Golden Eagle, Hen Harrier, Black-Shouldered Kite, Sparrowhawk, Merlin, Common Crane, Purple Swamphen, Water Rail, Pin-Tailed Sandgrouse, Little Owl, Hoopoe, Iberian Woodpecker, Water Pipit, Bluethroat, Dartford Warbler, Moustached Warbler, Bearded Tit, Iberian Shrike, Reed Bunting.
Other sites in the area for those staying overnight: Calatrava Steppes, Cabañeros National Park. You can also contact Vicente directly for a private tour on the Sunday 22nd November, see his contact details here.
1. We will ask a member to write a trip report for our experiences of the day.
2. Members can invite guests, but they must join the Society on the day for insurance purposes.
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