Date(s) - 18/12/2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bar Restaurante La Campana
Event: Christmas Lunch preceded by birding Trebujena Marshes, Bonanza Saltpans and Doñana Natural Park
Date: Saturday December 18th 2021
Meeting Point: Bar Restaurante La Campana (near Sanlúcar fishing harbor). Calle Puerto de Barrameda, 69, 11540 Bonanza, Cádiz
Start time: 9:00 a.m.
Leader for the day: Juan Martin Bermúdez. Juan Martin runs Martinete nature tours.
Information about the meeting: The morning will be spent in the Trebujena Marshes, the Bonanza Saltpans and the fringes of the Doñana Natural Park. With Juan’s local knowledge it promises to be a birding spectacular! We will then adjourn for our annual Christmas Lunch at a lovely local restaurant near the Guadalquivir River set in the wetland area. More details to follow. Birding in the afternoon is possible depending on how many glasses of wine you have consumed!
Lunch: Taberna Manegodor, near Guadalquivir river, in a wetland declared Ecological Reserve.
Accommodation in the area: Fundación Casa Medina Sidonia: https://www.ruralduquesmedinasidonia.com/. Tel. 956 36 01 61.
Clothing and food: Expect humid weather with a little chance of rain, waterproof footwear is recommended. It can be cool due to the humidity, so we advise warm clothing. Of course, food will entail attending our fun Christmas Lunch.
Possible birds: Night & Squacco Herons, Little & Cattle Egrets. Black-necked Grebe, Red-crested Pochard and White-headed Duck, Marbled Teal, Little Stint, Kentish Plover, Grey Plover, Black-winged Stilt, Black-tailed and Bar-tailed Godwits, Pin-tailed Sandgrouse, Marsh Harrier, Red Kite, Eurasian Griffon Vulture, Eurasian Stone-curlew, Common Crane, Black Stork, Eurasian Spoonbill, Caspian Tern, Slender-billed Gull, Cattle Greater Flamingos, Bluethroat and many more species.
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2. Members can invite guests, but they must join the Society on the day for insurance purposes.
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