Birdwatching Tours, Holidays and Accommodation on the Costa Blanca, and further afield.

Birding in Spain Information about birding in North East Spain, including tours, photography hides and more.
Alicante Holiday Villas A website offering holiday accomodation in the Alicante area. Accomodation is within easy reach of Costa Blanca birding sites in the north, such as, Pego Marshes; in the south, such as, The Mar Menor; and also inland sites such as the plains of Petrola. Accomodation is also close to beaches and other tourist attractions.
Refugio Marnes Refugio Marnes consists of a centuries old rural finca (estate) spanning 50 acres of agricultural land, situated in a our own private valley. The finca is named after the hamlet of Marnes, at about 500 metres altitude on a small mountain, the Sierra de Bernia in the hinterland of the Costa Blanca. We focus on offering ecotourism / sustainable tourism in a form that is unique in terms of location and design.
Cortijo La Estrella Cortijo la Estrella is in the Sierra de las Estancias, within easy access from the airports of Murcia, Almeria, Alicante and Granada. We offer a total of 9 rural one and two bedroom self-catering apartments, bar, terraces, barbeques and 12×5 metre swimming pool. We can cater for groups of up to 30 persons and are happy to organise guided walks, birdwatching or cultural tours, and various activities for your group.
Spain Birdwatching Information about birding in Alicante and Murcia, and guided bird tours provided by local birder, Graham Critchell.
Birdwatching Spain A company offering Wildlife and Birdwatching tours in Spain.
Birding Pals A website offering details of birders and bird guides all over the World.
Boletas Birdwatching Centre A guest house in the Pyrenees offering accomodation and guided birdwatching tours in Spain, Morocco and elsewhere.
Andalucia Bird Society Information about birding in Andalucia, field trips and more.

Spanish Birdwatching Blogs

Birding Costa Blanca A Birding Blog for the Costa Blanca area (English)
Murcia Birder A Birding Blog for the Murcia area (English)
La Safor Birders A Birding Blog for the Valencia Regions of Spain (English)
Notes from a Birder and Writer A Birding and creative writing Blog by John Edwards (English)

General Birdwatching Websites – Spanish and English

Amigos de los Humedales del sur de Alicante Spanish website with information about birds found locally, places to visit and more.(Spanish)
Nature Alicante Recommended Spanish website with features, articles and latest sightings from around the Alicante Region.(Spanish)
SEO-Alicante Local SEO website with features, articles and latest sightings from around the Alicante
Iberia Nature A comprehensive guide to the natural history, geography, climate and landscape found in Spain (English)
Wild Spain An excellent Spanish wildlife and activity Information website (English)
Rare Birds in Spain Spain’s best rare bird information website run by Ricard Gutierrez one of the country’s most knowledgeable ornithologists.(English)
Surfbirds World Bird Information (English)
Birdwatching Magazine Birdwatching Magazine Website (English)
Birdwatch Magazine Birdwatch Magazine Website (English)
RSPB RSPB Website (English)
BTO BTO Website (English)

Birdwatching Information for various parts of Spain

Western Mediterranean Waterbirds An excellent website run by Ignacio and Bosco Dies with sightings, reports and information on the prime wetland; L’Albufera de Valencia.(English)
Migration in the Straits of Gibraltar A Website with information about migration around Tarifa and the Straits of Gibraltar. (Spanish)
Laguna de Gallocanta A Website with information about Laguna de Gallocanta in Northern Spain, which is famous for Crane migration.
Birding in Navarre Useful information for birders visiting the Pyrenees in Navarre.
Turism in Aragon Tourist information including sites of interest for birders in the Aragon region of the Pyrenees.
Turism around Huesca Tourist information including sites of interest for birders in the Huesca region. region of the Pyrenees.
Turism in Monfrague, Extremadura Tourist information including sites of interest for birders in the Monfrague National Park in Extremadura.
Natural Parks in Catalonia Information about natural parks in North Eastern Spain, including the Ebro Delta and the Eastern Pyrenees.
Birding in Spain Information about birding in North East Spain.
Tourism in Andalucia Information about general tourism, and natural parks in Andalucia.
Discovering Donana Information and guided birding holidays in the Donana area.

Birdwatching Information for places in the UK


North Tyneside Bird Club Birdwatching information from a local bird club.
Visit Northumberland Follow the links to activities, and birdwatching, for information about birding in Northumberland.
Durham Bird Club Birdwatching information for County Durham.
Scarborough Birding Birdwatching information for the Scarborough area
Lancaster Bird Club A local bird club for the Lancaster area
Somerset Birds Somerset Ornithological Society
Essex Birdwatching Society A local bird club for the county of Essex
Bargain Birding Club A website for the Bargain Birding Club which was set up in 2012 to run value for money bird watching trips for birders on a budget.
Leicester and Rutland Ornitological Society A local bird club for the counties of Leicestershire and Rutland
Nottinghamshire Birdwatchers A local bird club for the county of Nottinghamshire
Shropshire Ornithological Society The bird society for the county of Shropshire
West Midlands Bird Club A local bird club for the West Midlands area
Leek Bookshop A Staffordhire Bookshop and website specialising in bird books. (English)


Western Isles Wildlife Wildlife and bird tours in the Outer Hebrides
Islay Bird Blog A blog about the birds of Islay


Brecknock Bird information for Brecknockshire

Other Useful Websites

All Abroad A Local Magazine for the Southern Costa Blanca area, containing news, views and information (English)
Blue Moon Solutions A local Costa Blanca computer specialist. Suppliers of computer equipment, software and consumables, and a helpful contact for all your computer queries and problems. (English)