Pego Marshes

Pego Marsh is situated in the far north of the Costa Blanca with some of it’s boundary in the adjacent Costa Azahar. This extensive wetland is framed by the Segária & Mustalla Mountains, and kept irrigated from subterranean springs (ullals) … Continued

Monnegre De Arriba

The river valley of Monnegre (alternatively Mont Negre – Black Mountain) gives its name to a hamlet in that valley, accessed by a signposted road which runs from near Muchamiel to eventually join the Tibi – Jijona road. This whole … Continued

Maigmó

Maigmó is a mountain woodland reserve, no more than twenty minutes from the centre of Alicante, but not as easy of access as it used to be, before the new motorway was built. Access instructions: Take the Alcoy/Castalla motorway from … Continued

Alcoy And Font Roja

Proyecto de Canyet (Operation Canyet) – This Project was started in about 2,001, with the object of re-introducing Griffon Vultures to the area, and therefore to Alicante Province, where the species had been extinct for many years. The ‘hacking’ system … Continued

Mont Olta

Description of Site – Mont Olta is located at the back of Calpe railway station. The mountain rises to 587m between the N332 and the A7 motorway. There is a Walk around the mountain that takes around 3 hours. There … Continued

El Portet Tower

Description of Site – This is more of a pleasant fitness testing walk then a birding site but the views are magnificent. The initial climb is fairly steep on a single file rocky path (although holidaymakers in flip-flops have been … Continued

Granadella

Description of Site -This must be one of the largest coastal “wilderness” areas on the Northern Costa Blanca. It is located just south of the “nose” of the east coast, Cabo de la Nao. With steep cliffs, ravines, mixed scrub … Continued