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PELAGIC BIRDS OF THE DELTABoat trip – SEA
Trip to 10-15 miles into the sea to observe the seabirds that inhabit the Mediterranean coast: balearic shearwater, seagulls, terns, occasionally skuas and any surprise the sea has for us.
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Harbour of San Carles de la Ràpita

GEOLOCALIZADOR

Saturday and Sunday morning

8:00 – 12:00

36€ Adult30€ Children (up to 14)
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A RIVER OF BIRDSBoat trip – RIVER
Boat trip along the river Ebro from the mouth up to the Island of Gracia, where you will have the opportunity to watch many birds that inhabit the river course and its islands where, on migration, anything can turn up.
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Pier ca la Nuri

Saturday and Sunday morning

9:00 – 11:00

23€ Adult

17€ Children (up to 14)

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A SECRET PARADISE IN THE DELTA - Visit to l’Alfacada
This lagoon is one of the least known in the Delta since it is a private natural reserve. The Foundation has arranged itineraries and hides to allow controlled visits. Several special visits will be scheduled during the Festival to know this jewel of the Delta ending with a ringing demonstration.
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Migjorn viewpoint

GEOLOCALIZADOR

Saturday and Sunday morning

8:00 – 10:30

26€ Adult

20€ Children (up to 14)

 

 

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PHOTODIGISCOPING – Salida especialización
Exclusive session limited to 12 people to know and practice the technique of Digiscoping with the advice and help of expert Marcos Lacasa. Attendees can come with their own equipment of any brand. Swarovski Optik will lend one or two full sets of equipment if some of the participants don’t have their own. The specialist will give practical advice and will help to configure attendees’ gear to take maximum advantage of it and take good pictures. It is advisable to drop on the Swarovski Optik stand in the morning to do a quick review of the gear and their configurations or to get familiarized with those supplied by the organizer. In the afternoon, participants will enjoy a hands-on session in the observation hides of l’Alfacada and are recommended to visit again the stand on Sunday to review the pictures and having them commented on, so as to avoid errors and improve results. A unique opportunity to know, enjoy and test the latest novelties in digiscoping.
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Saturday morning –SW Optik stand

Saturday afternoon – Migjorn viewpoint
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Sunday morning – SW Optik stand

Saturday:

Morning – equipment review

Afternoon – hands-on session (17:30 – 19:00)

Sunday:

Morning – results review

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NATURE BY EAR – Introductory tour to materials and methods of recording sounds of nature
Tour limited to 12 people who will join Eloïsa Matheu in the area of la Tancada early in the morning to get introduced to the recording of nature sounds and particularly of birds. Olympus will lend recording gear (small recorders, microphones, etc.) so that you can make your own recordings of bird sounds and other creatures of the Delta.
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Hands-on – Entrance to MNDE

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Review – Presentations room

Sunday morning

Hands-on (7:00 – 9:00)

Review (10:00 – 11:00)

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MORE FILTERS AND LESS PHOTOSHOP - Practical workshop to learn how to use filters
Photographic filters allow the control almost every lightning condition, no matter how complex it is, so we can take good shots in all situations. When we use filters we get good results in the camera in a very personal way, without the need to spend hours in front of the computer editing, retouching and faking our photos, thus enjoying much more the experience of taking nature pictures. In this workshop you’ll learn to distinguish the types of filters and take advantage of them. You’ll learn also the technique to configure your gear for landscape photography.

This workshop includes a classroom session and a hands-on practice in the Moll de les Madelenes. Casanova Foto will lend sets of filters for the hands-on session (valued at 1.200€). Places are limited (20).

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Hands-on practice – Entrance to MNDE to walk to the Dock of les Madelenes

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Saturday afternoon

Free class (16:00 – 17:30) Open to the public

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(18:30 – 21:00)

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DELTA PHOTO TOURPhotographic trip
Guided tour to several locations in the Natural Park, led by a park ranger. The attendees will discover with photographer Antonio Liébana, the best photo techniques applied to the world of ornithology and its landscape, thus developing and extending their knowledge on nature photography. During the tour, participants will be able to test Canon equipment. Places are limited (25) and participants will move around with their own vehicle (carpooling is advisable).
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Entrance to MNDE

GEOLOCALIZADOR

Saturday and Sunday morning

7:00 – 11:00

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PEDALING IN THE DELTA – Birding promenade in the Delta with electric bikes
17 km circular promenade by electric bike around the lagoon of La Tancada with stops in the viewpoints and strategic points to watch birds, visiting the green filters of l’Embut, a unique spot in the Delta. We’ll use electric bikes to cycle comfortably this distance without getting tired. A guide will point out the wildlife and flora we’ll see during the trip. Places are limited (15).

What does it include? Electric bike, saddle backs to carry photographic gear and binoculars, helmet, insurance and guide. 

If you want to cycle on your own, during the whole weekend you will be able to rent electric bikes for two hours.

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MNDE Reception desk

GEOLOCALIZADOR

Saturday

18:00 – 20:00

15 € (Saturday guided tour)

10 € (bike rental only)

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Book your spot at deltabirdingfestival@gmail.com

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TAKE FLIGHT - Tours for beginners
You don’t know how to get started with birding? Don’t panic, ICO volunteers will led guided walks to watch birds in the surroundings of MónNatura Delta addressed to people with little or no experience in ornithology. They’ll be taught the basics of bird identification and how to take flight in this fascinating hobby.
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MNDE Reception desk

GEOLOCALIZADOR

Friday 17:30 – 19:00

Saturday 10:00 – 11:30 (SOLD OUT)

17:30 – 19:00 (SOLD OUT)

Sunday 10:00 – 11:30

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NATURE SOUNDS AT DUSK - Tour to listen to nature
After Eloïsa Matheu has taught us the basics of bird recording, we’ll join her to discover and listen to the birds of the area of l’Embut, one of the green filters of the Ebro Delta. A tour to remember that for nature observation you not only need the sense of sight: hearing is equally important. Places are limited (30) and participants will move around with their own vehicle (carpooling is advisable).
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MNDE Reception desk

GEOLOCALIZADOR

Saturday afternoon

18:30 – 20:00

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Book your spot at deltabirdingfestival@gmail.com

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BITS OF THE DELTA - Tours with some special birders
Three tours Sunday afternoon to enjoy three retreats of the Delta: el Violí, el Goleró and l’Embut. But you won’t be alone since the group (maximum 30 people) will be led by people belonging to well-known Catalan birding teams that participate in bird races and marathons around the world. Decide what team you want to join:

Zeiss Reservoir Birds with José Luis Copete and Ferran López who will take us to el Violí, an area of rice fields that has recently been restored as a lagoon and rapidly colonized by an astonishing variety of birds.

Lonely Birder / Leica with Marc Galvez and José Guerra, joined by local expert Manolo Sánchez-Blanch who will take us to el Goleró, a green filter in the North Delta that teems with an extremely rich bird life and attracts rarities like a magnet. - SOLD OUT

RareBirdsSpain - Swarovski Optik with Ricard Gutiérrez, Sergi Sales and Gorka Gorospe. They will guide the tour to the green filter of l’Embut, which holds large concentrations of bird life.Places are limited and participants will move around with their own vehicle (carpooling is advisable).

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MNDE Reception desk (16:30)

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Sunday afternoon

17:00 – 19:30

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NIGHT BIRDSNighttime tour
Night tour to discover and listen to the birds that wake up at night. With expert local tour leader Iago Brugnoli of Picampall and the collaboration of the Natural Park you’ll enjoy a face of the Delta you are not used to. Prick up your ears!Places are limited to 20 people and participants will move around with their own vehicle (carpooling is advisable).
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Mediterrani Blau Hotel

GEOLOCALIZADOR

Saturday night

19:30 – 22:00

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