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Sierra Oeste of Madrid and Torrijos. Large Raptors and steppe Birds 


Travel guide

First, we will go to the area of the Picadas Reservoir where it is quite common to see Spanish Imperial Eagle and Golden Eagle. There, we will take a pleasant walk along the shore of the reservoir where we will also see Passerine Birds.

In the afternoon we will go to the area of Torrijos to search Steppe Birds in an area where in recent years there have been concentrations of more than 600 Little Bustards.

You can see the blog with last year's photographs at: sierra oeste de Madrid


​Temperatures in the area are usually quite pleasant at this time of the year.​

​Recommendations: ​​

It is advisable to wear warm and waterproof clothing. Although we are not going to make long treils, for the walk through the Picadas Reservoir, comfortable trekking shoes or boots are recommended.​


Low. We will only walk through the Reservoir of Picadas (very low demand route) and the rest of the day will be done in vehicle.

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