Birding the caminito del rey, Malaga, Andalucia, Southern Spain

Birding the caminito del rey ( Malaga, Andalucia, Southern Spain) Vultures, raptors and scenic views!

vultures and more raptors during our wild andalucia birding trip

Griffon Vulture colony in el caminito del rey

The Gorges along the renown Caminito del Rey offer a great joy to our friends that come birding with us. Our El Chorro birding day trip covers the very best of this birding hotspot. Some easy hike is needed to access the best viewpoints from where raptors such as Bonelli’s Eagle and Golden Eagle can be seen. Not to mention our beloved Griffon Vulture colony, with a success rate of 100% in our birding trips!

But not just birds of prey on this very Andalucian trip, also lots of smaller birds live in the mediterranean forest and cliffs that circle the gorges of El Caminito. Crossbill, Alpine Swift, Thekla Lark, etc will be soon on your checklist of the birds of Spain.

crossbill in el chorro malaga

one of the many birds that we saw while birding with Alvaro in Wild Andalucia

Why birding in Malaga?

The province of Malaga is home to a rich variety of birds, some 250 species of birds can be seen along the year, including spanish specialities like Azure-winged Magpie, Bonelli’s Eagle, Iberian Chiffchaff, etc.

The gorges of El chorro are just an example of one of the many birding hotspots in Southern Spain, why not visiting it with us? Join our nature and birding trips and discover the joys of the Wild Andalucia with Alvaro.

birds and sheeps in Malaga

Things that happen while birding in Andalucia…