Finca Bonelli's Eagles
Jane & Colin welcome you to "Finca Bonelli's Eagles" a rustic finca in the mountain canyon of Crevillent, it offers spectacular views in two acres of land overlooking El flare mountain. There is a large barbeque area, sun terrace and pool for you to soak up lots of sun. We can provide accommodation for four persons with two sharing. We are on a beautiful walking trail of five hours which overlooks the mountains; also the area is ideal for birdwatching, painting and photography with the opportunity of seeing Bonelli's Eagles in their natural environment, plus many more beautiful birds and wildlife living in this hidden valley.
Offering a choice of B&B and evening meal, with transfers from Alicante and Murcia airports with experienced guides arranged for visits to sites of ornithological interest.
Birds regularly seen around the finca include breeding Bonelli's Eagle, Alpine Swift, Crested and Thekla Lark, Crag Martin, Black Wheatear, Blue Rock Thrush, Dartford & Sardinian Warbler and Southern Grey Shrike.
Bee-eaters and Black-eared Wheatear are present in summer.
We are excellently located for visits to El Hondo near San Felipe, a large wetland area and home to the globally threatened Marbled & White-headed Duck and Purple Gallinule, several hundred pairs of Collared Pratincole usually breed here.
Clot de Galvany a large scrub area with smaller amounts of wetland close to Gran Alicante, another excellent site for Marbled & White-headed Duck and Purple Gallinule, Southern and Woodchat Shrikes and passing migrants including Subalpine Warbler and wintering Bluethroat.
Salinas de Santa Pola a large area of working salt extraction, an excellent site for Egrets including Great White Egret, Purple Heron, Spoonbill, Greater Flamingo, Marsh, Hen & Montagu's Harrier, Booted Eagle, Osprey, Black-winged Stilt, Kentish Plover, Avocet, Sandwich, Little and Whiskered Terns.
Mediterranean, Slender-billed & Audouin's Gulls are usually present.
La Mata a large salines near Torrevieja surrounded by scrub, numerous pairs of Slender-billed Gulls and Avocet nest on an especially created island, with a remote controlled camera operated from the visitor centre. Waders include Black-winger Stilt, Stone Curlew, Kentish Plover, Little Stint and Curlew Sandpiper. The scrub area supports good numbers of Hoopoe, Short-toed & Crested Larks, Southern Grey & Woodchat Shrike, Red-rumped Swallow and Black-eared Wheatear. Large numbers of Black-necked Grebe are present in winter.
Why not try our special five day birdwatching break which includes fur nights board including three course evening meal, airport transfers, two full days and an evening guided birdwatching trips, plus an additional half day walk in the Crevillente mountains with transport provided.
All for a total cost of ₤340 GBP with no single supplements.
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