00o00´/00o00´ 41,342 ha to 2,648m (Puig de la Canal Baridana), Mountain cliffs and rocky areas, Subalpine Forest, Heath, Meadows and scrub, Rivers, Agriculural Land 
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Birding Site Guide

This is an outstandingly beautiful area, which holds many of the European alpine species. It is easy to reach from Barcelona. The area is covered with large Oak, Black Pine and Beech forests and the impressive Bearded Vulture lives here. There is a tourist information centre and accommodation in the town of Bagá. 

For comprehensive selection of tours try Catalan Bird Tours 

The list gives only the main species to look for here there are many commoner species not included.

Honey Buzzard, Black Kite, Red Kite, Lammergeier, Egyptian Vulture, Griffon Vulture, Short-toed Eagle, Goshawk, Golden Eagle, Booted Eagle, Osprey, Capercaillie, Quail, Tengmalm's Owl, Scops Owl, Nightjar, Alpine Swift, Hoopoe, Wryneck, Black Woodpecker, Crested Lark, Woodlark, Crag Martin, Tawny Pipit, Water Pipit, Spanish Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail, Dipper, Alpine Accentor, Nightingale, Black Redstart, Rock Thrush, Ring Ouzel, Melodious Warbler, Sardinian Warbler, Bonelli's Warbler, Firecrest, Pied Flycatcher, Crested Tit, Wallcreeper, Short-toed Treecreeper, Golden Oriole, Red-backed Shrike, Southern Grey Shrike, Woodchat Shrike, Alpine Chough, Red-billed Chough, Raven, Rock Sparrow, Snow Finch, Serin, Citril Finch, Common Crossbill, Cirl Bunting, Rock Bunting, Ortolan Bunting.

Mammals include Chamois, Roe Deer and Red Deer.

Author: BSG