The wetlands area, Aiguamolls
de l’Empordà, has been listed as part of the Ramsar Convention on
wetlands of international importance. 329
species of birds have been spotted here, of
which 82 nest regularly in the area.
The extensive network of hides makes it easy to watch birds, as well as other pastimes such as photography and
In the Downloads section you can find general information about the Park and routes to
follow, as well as the most common species of birds.
You can also access here
the bird-watching newsletter which is published regularly on Ornitho.cat
Without travelling very far
you can visit two other natural parks where you can spot other species of birds.
At Cap de Creus you can
observe seabirds and others that nest in the cliffs, and the Serra de l’Albera (rising to a maximum of
You'll find birds like the ones below, which are hard to spot in the countries
"After talking to your
representatives David and Jan at the Rutland Bird Fair last year, who recommended your campsite as an ideal situation from
which to visit the neighbouring reserve - Aiguamolls de l'Emporda.
We arrived on the day you opened this
year and stayed until April 11th. The campsite was excellent and cycling
in and around the site and into the reserve was safe, easy and very convenient.
The reserve was fantastic and in spite
of the fact that it was rather early in the migration season, we managed to see 95
different species in five days. We will certainly return."
David & Liz Austen (