WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY HIDE: HIDE DE LA CHARCA (HIDE IN FRONT OF SMALL WATER POND).
BIRDS AND MAMMALS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN FOREST
- Location: Sierra de Andújar NP.
- Made on sandwich panel with polyurethane core insulation.
- High quality one-way glass.
- Chairs & Chemical toilet.
- 4WD transport to the hide.
- 200 € 1 person.
- 150 € 2 people*.
- 120 € 3 people*.
- 100 € 4 people*.
- 90 € 5 people*.
*Only for booking of groups.
The Sierra the Andujar NP is one of the natural spaces with the highest biodiversity in Europe, and boats yet one of the best-preserved Mediterranean forests in Spain. Its wealth of fauna can provide good sightings and photography chances of many interesting species including mammals and birds. Our photographic hide is placed 10 minutes from most of the accommodations in the area.
Iberian lynx, Red deer, Iberian ibex, European rabbit, Red-legged partridge, Iberian green woodpecker, Red-billed chough, Common magpie, Iberian azure-winged magpie, Robin, Sardinian warbler, Crested tit, Blue tit, Great tit, Long-tailed tit, Rock bunting, Common blackbird, Blue-rock thrush, Hawfinch, Common chaffinch, Green finch, Gold finch, Linnet, Dunnock.
* Important to know: We can’t guarantee any of these species, as they are wild and some of them come to the hide occasionally.
Our hides are placed in selected areas that can provide to nature photographers the best chances for wildlife photography.
Some of the features installed include comfortable chairs and chemical toilet.
Recommended equipment: We recommend lenses between 300mm and 500mm. Zoom lenses give excellent flexibility. A tripod will be very useful too. Distance to the subjects from 2 – 6 m. around the pond, and 20 – 30 m. to the background area.
Please make sure you bring fully charged batteries and plenty of memory cards.
MAIN RULES FOR USING THE HIDE
Entering the hides must be very early in the morning, at dawn and before sunrise. Staying in the hide is by your wish, but for better chances it’s good to spend the day in the hide and leave at dusk. Anyway, if you decide to leave the hide during the day it must be done in a way in order not to disturb the birds and always have to call our guide so you can be collected from the hide.
Do not forget to turn off your phone.
Do not use any devices which emit light as this can easily disturb the birds.
Talking should be only in a very low voice.
Smoking is strictly forbidden.
Food: it is better to organize your food the day before or in the morning, at your accommodation place. Use only soft plastic boxes or packages which are not noisy. Don’t forget to bring water.