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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

Nature weeks Catalonia

Nature weeks Catalonia Mike Lockwood
31/01/2014
The first clients for Mike's two nature weeks in Catalonia have already booked up. For the latest news on the two areas - L'Empordà in NE Catalonia and the Pallars Jussà in the pre-Pyrenees, read on ...

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Other Invertebrates, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Catalonia | Northern Spain, Eastern 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

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

In Search of the Littlest Grizzly in the Somiedo Natural Park: 2013 Trip Report

In Search of the Littlest Grizzly in the Somiedo Natural Park: 2013 Trip Report Teresa Farino
07/11/2013
This trip was organised to maximise our chances of seeing one or perhaps more of the 200 or so wild and naturally elusive Brown Bears present in the beautiful and rugged Cantabrican Mountains in northern Spain.

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Dragonflies and Damselflies, Other Invertebrates, Birds, Mammals | Asturias | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

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

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

Pycnogaster jugicola Graells, 1851

[i]Pycnogaster jugicola[/i] Graells, 1851 Teresa Farino
14/10/2009
A new locality for this Iberian endemic cricket in northern Spain.

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Other Invertebrates | Cantabria, Castile-Leon | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain

 
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