ORDESA Y MONTE PERDIDO NATIONAL PARK
HUESCA (Jaca SW)
00o00´/00o00´ N/A 15680ha 3352m (mount Perdido), mountains, alpine meadows and forest
(April, May and June)
Birding Site Guide
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For the high number of species that can be observed and photographed on a regular basis, the Aragonese Pyrenees is a bird paradise. From the heights of 3,000 meters down to the sierras, you can find very interesting birds like eagles, Lammergeier or water birds. The Alpine Sparrow, grouse, Boreal Owl, Black Woodpecker, the Grey Partridge, Ravens, the Red Kite and the Black Kite, Marsh Harriers, both sandgrouse, Chough and Alpine Chough, White Stork, Alpine Accentor, Calandra Lark, the Griffon Vulture, Citril and Snow finches and Wallcreeper.
Come March and you can spot Dupont´s Lark, Great Bustards, and migrations of Common Cranes, the Great Spotted Cuckoo, Egyptian Vulture and the Spectacled Warbler. April May and June are the best months for birdwatching.
Among the birds of prey, the Bearded Vulture (quebrantahuesos) stands out, with a large Pyrenean population and a major rescue center in Ainsa-Sobrarbe, the Foundation for the Conservation of the Bearded Vulture and the Pyrenees Wildlife Shelter, only 6km from CampingRed Boltaña. In the remaining Aragonese mountains the griffon vulture, the egyptian vulture, the golden eagle, black and red kite, goshawk, sparrow, hawk and peregrine falcon, stand out.
During September and October southward migration is at its peak so migrant birds can be seen on the alpine walking excursions.
Boltaña and Monte Perdido view.
CampingRed Boltaña is the perfect place to enjoy and savour the magic of the Aragonese Pyrenees, its wildlife and flora, and the Ordesa National Park and Monte Perdido. It is ideal for weekends, long weekends and holidays, and especially for families and groups of friends.
CampingRed Boltaña panoramic view.
In the CampingRed Boltaña you will find large plots of 80 to 120 sq. m. with electricity, to which different types of trees such as acacias, privets, maples, cherry, poplars, apples, elms, pines, plane trees, prunus pissardiis, oaks, willows, give shade, making the CampingRed Boltaña a welcoming place where you can enjoy a different colour for each season.
Come and enjoy the Pyrenean wildlife in our Bungalows and Bengali Tents, the best option for those who want to enjoy what the Ordesa Park and Monte Perdido´s nature has to offer, without having to bring your caravan, tent or motorhome.
Tours, adventure, landscape, flora, wildlife, photography, the Ordesa National Park and Monte Perdido, not far from here the Sierra de Guara and its Canyons challenge us, but not everything will be an adventure!
After a day spent in the beautiful nature surrounding us you can finally relax in our restaurant. Let yourself go to those wisely mixed flavors that will make your dining experience a continuous discovery.
Are you coming with your family? Are you coming with a group of friends? Take advantage of our special low season deals and our restaurant half and full board prices.
Contact us for more information and prices.
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At elevations up to 1,500-1,700 meters, there are extensive forests of beeches (Fagus sylvatica), Abies alba, pines (Pinus sylvestris), oaks (Quercus subpyrenaica), and a lesser extent of birches (Betula pendula), ashes (Fraxinus excelsior), willows (Salix angustifolia). At higher elevations up to 2,000 m, the mountain pine (Pinus uncinata) dominates. Up to 1,800 m, bushes of boxwood (Buxus sempervirens) are found. In the high meadows from 1,700 to 3,000 meters, there are numerous endemisms including Borderea pyrenaica, Campanula cochleariifolia, Ramonda myconi, Silene borderei, Androsace cylindrica, Pinguicula longifolia, Petrocoptis crassifolia, etc. The Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum), is one of the symbols of the National Park. (Source Wikipedia)
The most important species of the Park was the bucardo or Pyrenean Ibex, which unfortunately became extinct in January 2000 in spite of the preservation efforts. The Pyrenean Chamois is a type of goat. There are other species such as the marmot, boar and the Pyrenean Desman or water-mole (Galemys pyrenaicus), and great birds like the golden eagle, the griffon vulture, hawks, and the royal owl. (Source Wikipedia).
Author: Camping Boltana