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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

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

Doñana + Extremadura 05 - 11 April 2015 : private tour highlights

Doñana + Extremadura 05 - 11 April 2015 : private tour highlights John Muddeman
11/09/2015
Summary report of a 7-day excursion focussing on the birds of these two fabulous birdwatching areas. Nearly 200 birds species were recorded, including many returning migrants, 20 species of diurnal raptors and a remarkable range of the scarcer and more sought-after species of S and W Spain.

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Birds, Mammals, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Andalusia, Extremadura | Mainland Spain, Southern Spain, Western 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

Giving something back…

Giving something back… Teresa Farino
27/10/2014
Teresa's donation to Butterfly Conservation in 2014: the final score

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Butterflies and Moths | Andalusia, Asturias, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Cantabria, Castile-Leon, Catalonia, Extremadura | Mainland Spain, Northern Spain, Southern Spain, Eastern Spain, Western 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

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

Yellow-banded Skipper Pyrgus sidae in W Gredos: June 2014

Yellow-banded Skipper [i]Pyrgus sidae[/i] in W Gredos: June 2014 John Muddeman
06/07/2014
Nearly a year after visiting the area too late in mid-July, a brief stop in the W Gredos mountains en route to a weekend away looking for dragonflies in the Hurdes mountains came up trumps.

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Flora, Butterflies and Moths, Endangered Wildlife and Habitats | Castile-Leon, Extremadura | Mainland Spain, Western Spain, Central Spain

 
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