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John's C Spain news

John's C Spain news John Muddeman
09/03/2017
A heatwave is currently trying to fool wildlife that winter is over. Near record temperatures in C and N Spain have brought the biological spring suddenly to life, with numerous butterflies on the wing and early-returning migrant birds.

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Birds, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Madrid | Mainland Spain, Central Spain

Extremadura 14-20 April 2015 : Photo-blog part 2

Extremadura 14-20 April 2015 : Photo-blog part 2 John Muddeman
22/09/2015
Part 2 of a photographic summary of a private 7-day tour to Extremadura during the peak spring period for just about all the wildlife there! This includes a few of the notable flowers, habitats and invertebrates seen, such as Yellow & Mirror Ophrys, Pink Butterfly and Tongue Orchids, Rhinoceros and Scarab Beetles and a 'mixed bag' of other fantastic wildlife.

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Flora, Other Invertebrates | Extremadura, Madrid | Mainland Spain, Western Spain, Central Spain

Extremadura 14-20 April 2015 : Photo-blog part 1

Extremadura 14-20 April 2015 : Photo-blog part 1 John Muddeman
16/09/2015
A photographic summary of a private 7-day tour to Extremadura during the peak spring period for just about all the wildlife there! This part covers a few of the notable birds and butterflies seen, such as Spanish Imperial Eagle, Great Bustard, Eagle-owl, Provence Hairstreak & Spanish Marbled White.

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Birds, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Extremadura, Madrid | Mainland Spain, Western Spain, Central Spain

Madrid, La Mancha, Extremadura & Canary Islands private birdwatching tour report

Madrid, La Mancha, Extremadura & Canary Islands private birdwatching tour report John Muddeman
29/03/2015
Trip report covering the highlights from a private birdwatching trip to Madrid, La Mancha, Extremadura and the Canary Islands in mid-March 2015

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Birds, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Canary Islands, Castile-La Mancha, Extremadura, Madrid | Mainland Spain, Western Spain, Central Spain, Spanish Islands

Extremadura + Madrid : Trip report September 2014

Extremadura + Madrid : Trip report September 2014 John Muddeman
30/09/2014
A quick report on the observations during a 3-day tour from Madrid to Extremadura and back to look for some of the more iconic birds of Spain

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Birds, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Extremadura, Madrid | Mainland Spain, Western Spain, Central Spain

Birdwatching day trips in Madrid September 2014

Birdwatching day trips in Madrid September 2014 John Muddeman
21/09/2014
Abbreviated results for birdwatching day trips around Madrid on 4th and 20th September 2014, including an aberrant Pied Flycatcher

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Birds | Madrid | Mainland Spain, Central Spain

Dragonflies+ in Madrid & Extremadura: June 2014 Trip Report (Part 2)

Dragonflies+ in Madrid & Extremadura: June 2014 Trip Report (Part 2) John Muddeman
06/07/2014
The second half of a 4-day tour to maximise the chances of seeing some of Spain's most significant dragonflies and damselflies, as well as a wide variety of other wildlife in the western Sierras of Madrid and in Extremadura

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Reptiles, Birds, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Extremadura, Madrid | Mainland Spain, Western Spain, Central Spain

Dragonflies+ in Madrid & Extremadura: June 2014 Trip Report (Part 1)

Dragonflies+ in Madrid & Extremadura: June 2014 Trip Report  (Part 1) John Muddeman
06/07/2014
Part 1 of a 4-day tour to maximise the chances of seeing some of Spain's most interesting dragonflies and damselflies, as well as a wide variety of other wildlife in the western Sierras of Madrid and in Extremadura

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Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Reptiles, Birds | Extremadura, Madrid | Mainland Spain, Western Spain, Central Spain

Extremadura - Winter birding bonanza! : Jan 2014 Trip Report

Extremadura - Winter birding bonanza! : Jan 2014 Trip Report John Muddeman
11/02/2014
Highlights of some of the long list of sightings on an 8-day tour to the bird-rich plains, mountains and wetlands of Extremadura in January 2014

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Butterflies and Moths, Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Extremadura, Madrid | Mainland Spain, Western Spain, Central Spain

John's 2014 tour dates

John's 2014 tour dates John Muddeman
17/12/2013
The IWT site is now updated with most of my 2014 tour dates and this is to provide a quick preview of what and where I'll be visiting next year. Please feel free to take a browse around!

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

 
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