Llobregat Delta, Spain 😍

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Something Long And Complicated visits Llobregat, Spain 🇪🇸

In the city officially known as the migrant capital of Catalonia, it is not surprising that the best time to see birds in the Llobregat Delta over time is the summer months. Many people go kayaking in the delta and paddle all the way from the city of Barcelona to the south of the country, but if you need a few hurries – birds hours before flying somewhere or a whole day to relax and get comfortable, this is the place for you. If you’re looking for something that interests you, places like this are the ideal place to present yourself in a scratch that is becoming a rarity year after year. Sources: 6, 9, 11

There is a wide variety of birds, from birds of prey to birds in search of food and water, to birds and mammals of all kinds. Sources: 11

Rice fields dominate, but the delta also contains small orchards and salt pans, which further enhances its diversity. The delta is dominated by rice fields, with a small number of other crops such as wheat, barley and sorghum, as well as some vegetables. Sources: 2

The Ixobrychus Minutus bird is one of the herons that live in the Llobregat Delta, and the Llobregat Regat Delta regularly receives large numbers of visitors from Europe, North America, Asia and Africa. The delta is inhabited by more than 360 bird species, the highest of all the species observed on the Iberian Peninsula. Terns, the most common birds of prey in Spain, are found mainly in northern parts of this delta. Sources: 2, 3, 7

Gaull Audouin chose the Llobregat Delta because of its delicate location: it is one of the most important waters in the world. Sources: 7

Many species of warblers and buntings can be seen and heard during the day in the Llobregat Delta and other parts of Spain. Flamingos fly in and out of the water, and a blue one can be perched on a tree in front of a house on one of its many branches. Sources: 7, 8, 10, 12

For example, Catalonia’s Mediterranean coast has an area that is undoubtedly the Ebro Delta. Of the 20 conserved natural habitats of European interest, three are of interest and priority. Sources: 3, 9

The Ebro Delta offers several good options in the accommodation category and if you want to rent an apartment in Barcelona during your stay, there are many options in the area that will allow you to visit some of the best nature reserves in the city. The populated areas along the coast between Tarragona, Barcelona and Girona offer a hot summer on the Mediterranean. Restaurants in these areas serve a variety of dishes, often based on locally caught fish and shellfish. Before discovering other sweet spots on the Catalan coast, you should check which areas are prohibited for tourists during the high season (June – September). Sources: 2, 4, 9, 11

One of the most spectacular birds to be seen in the Llobregat Delta is the Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius Alexandrinus). This bird is fed by the bubbling water carpet along the coast between Tarragona, Barcelona and Girona and is one of the most popular birds in Spain. Lapbirds such as wintering waders, sea turtles and sea lions, as well as lapwings and many other species of birds of prey. Sources: 6, 7

Some live in Torrevieja, about 70 km south of Alicante, and Gogo during the hiking season, and others in La Janda, a wetland near the Strait of Gibraltar. Birdwatching areas include the Llobregat Delta, Fondo de la Piedra, Lake La Girona and La Paz. Some of the most spectacular birds of prey, such as the Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius Alexandrinus) and the Blue Heron, live along the Strait of Gibraltar and live on the banks of LaJanda and in the wetlands of La Hidalgo. Sources: 0

This nature reserve is very close to the city centre and you can guarantee to be a local birdwatcher. When visiting Barcelona, you can enjoy bird watching in the Llobregat Delta and other parts of the region. Here you will find most Iberian specialties and an exceptional landscape, and it is a great place to fly with family, friends or even as a solo traveler. Sources: 0, 11

Barcelona is located on the Mediterranean Sea, a route that has brought many visitors to Barcelona since ancient times, for better or for worse. The mouth of the Llobregat River was diverted by 2.5 km to extend the port of Barcelona. Note that the extension of the port of Cellona houses a number of different types of ships, such as ships, barges, boats and ships of different sizes. Sources: 5, 12

The Delta is easily accessible by car or train, and the flight time to Madrid is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes from Barcelona city centre. If you are travelling from Barcelona to Valencia or Lleida by car, you can expect to fly from Madrid to Barcelona in less than 2 hours and 15 minutes. Sources: 1, 2

Places: Llobregat Delta, Spain

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