Panama: this is an excellent lodge in the Anton Valley. It specialises in nature tourism, particularly birdwatching. There are feeders in the garden where you can watch a great variety of highland forest birds. Agutis and Grey-necked Wood-rails are…
Lonely Birder Establishments
Lleida, Catalan Pyrenees: situated in the small town of Alinyá in the heart of the Mount d’Alinyá protected area. Next to Boumort, site of the Black Vulture Pyrenean re-introduction programme. This is one of the only areas where it’s easy to see all four species of breeding vulture. Right next to the church in Alinyá there is the Mountain vistor centre with an agroshop selling fresh local produce (preserved meats, honey, potatoes, lamb, dairy products, jams as well as basketry) and there is an exhibition of the sights of the valley. You can buy all kinds of bid souvenirs, especially vulture-themed, from T-shirts to soft toys and ther is a range of books.
This is a typical northern restaurant specialising in grilled meats, free range chicken, stewed oxtail and grilled cod. All dishes are homemade and delicious, including home made french fries that are very rarely found in restaurants nowadays. Excellent quality/price value. The portions are superb!
Only a few minutes away from the Special Protection Area of La Nava-Campos Norte. Exquisite traditional Castillian food at a reasonable price. It’s worth mentioning the hare, grouper, cheesecake with cranberries and homemade caramel custard that appear on the menu. Very nice and cosy atmosphere.
Located in the Sierras Centrales y Embalse de Alange Special Protection Area, just 15 km. from Mérida. Country B&B with views of the Alange Reservoir as well as a pleasent and comfortable atmosphere. Located next to the Balneario de Alange (Alange Spa dating back to Roman times) which is a World Heritage Site.
Just a few minutes away from Cabo de Estaca de Bares (Estaca de Bares Cape) in Galicia, one of the best sites to watch seabirds in Spain and Europe. A friendly hotel managed by a very friendly staff loved by all birders that have stayed or who have eaten there. It’s an excellent place! If you would like to learn more about the passage of seabirds from Estaca de Bares please visit www.seawatchingestaca.com. Parroquia de Santa María de Bares. Is accessed based on the AC-862 in O Barqueiro, taking the AC-100 road towards Bares, 5 Kms. We find the Villa de Bares, once it exceeded this turns to the left towards the lighthouse Estaca de Bares, the beginning of this diversion and right there is a sign indicating the direction to the hotel to which you arrive along a narrow road of 1.8 km.