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Giving something back... Teresa's donation to Butterfly Conservation in 2015

Giving something back... Teresa's donation to Butterfly Conservation in 2015 Teresa Farino
26/11/2015
Eleven tours in 2015 saw Teresa and her clients recording an incredible 165 species of butterflies, resulting in a substantial donation to Butterfly Conservation earlier this month

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Butterflies and Moths, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Andalusia, Aragon, Canary Islands, Cantabria, Castile-Leon, Catalonia, Extremadura | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain, Southern Spain, Eastern Spain, Western Spain, Central Spain, Spanish Islands

Brown Bears, birds & butterflies in the Picos de Europa & Somiedo N.P. : Trip Report August 2015

Brown Bears, birds & butterflies in the Picos de Europa & Somiedo N.P. : Trip Report August 2015 John Muddeman
03/09/2015
A new less intensive and still highly successful version of the previous tour. An average of just one bear watch a day, mostly at dawn, resulted in a fine observation of a big black male on our very first attempt during a very difficult year! A wealth of other sightings included Southern Chamois, 3 Wallcreepers, Western Spectre and 61 species of butterflies, such as the endemic Spanish Argus and Chapman's Ringlet.

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Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Other Invertebrates, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Asturias, Cantabria, Castile-Leon | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

Teresa's 2014 tour dates

Teresa's 2014 tour dates Teresa Farino
12/11/2013
Stop Press!
The IWT website has now been updated with our 2014 tours, and bookings are coming in thick and fast!
Here's a summary of the many and varied trips that Teresa will be organising and leading next year.

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Other Invertebrates, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Andalusia, Asturias, Canary Islands, Cantabria, Castile-Leon, Extremadura | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain, Southern Spain, Western Spain, Central Spain, Spanish Islands

Update on 2012 departures with Iberian Wildlife Tours: Christmas 2011

Update on 2012 departures with Iberian Wildlife Tours: Christmas 2011 Teresa Farino
07/12/2011
A short summary of availability on Teresa's Spanish natural history holidays in 2012

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Other Invertebrates, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Andalusia, Canary Islands, Cantabria, Castile-Leon | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain, Southern Spain, Spanish Islands

Spanish natural history holidays in 2012 with Teresa Farino

Spanish natural history holidays in 2012 with Teresa Farino Teresa Farino
28/10/2011
After a hectic and extremely hot summer and early autumn over much of Spain, our tour schedule for 2012 is finally on line, so it’s perhaps a good time to let you know where and when I’ll be leading natural history holidays next year.

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Other Invertebrates, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Andalusia, Canary Islands, Cantabria, Castile-Leon | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain, Southern Spain, Spanish Islands

Summary of the Picos de Europa Lepidoptera Study, 2010

Summary of the Picos de Europa Lepidoptera Study, 2010 Teresa Farino
26/09/2011
Between February and October 2010 we recorded 118 species of butterfly and 377 macromoths in the Picos de Europa and surrounding area, in the process adding 13 new macromoths to our list for the region.

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Butterflies and Moths, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Cantabria, Castile-Leon | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

Eastern Eggar Eriogaster catax (Linnaeus, 1758) in Liébana

Eastern Eggar [i]Eriogaster catax[/i] (Linnaeus, 1758) in Liébana Teresa Farino
08/12/2010
New Cantabrian locality - only the third in the province - for this scarce lasiocampid moth.

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Butterflies and Moths, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Cantabria | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

White-clawed Crayfish in western Cantabria

White-clawed Crayfish in western Cantabria Teresa Farino
18/07/2010
Surprising locality for this endangered crustacean: a small 'reservoir' on the southern margins of the Picos de Europa.

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Other Invertebrates, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Cantabria | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

Summary of the Picos de Europa Lepidoptera Study, 2009

Summary of the Picos de Europa Lepidoptera Study, 2009 Teresa Farino
03/04/2010
Between February and November 2009 we recorded 115 species of butterfly and 311 macromoths in the Picos de Europa and surrounding area, in the process adding nineteen new macromoths to our list for the region.

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Butterflies and Moths, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Asturias, Cantabria, Castile-Leon | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

Rare and threatened bog flora of Cantabria

Rare and threatened bog flora of Cantabria Teresa Farino
23/09/2009
A very wet but rewarding day rummaging around in an Alto Campóo peatbog, in southern Cantabria.

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Flora, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Cantabria | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

 
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