The Strait of Gibraltar: Bridge of birds

Every year in Tarifa and surrounding areas at the Strait of Gibraltar,  one of the greatest natural events can be watched in nature: Bird Migration. Placed between two continents and the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, it is one of the best points in Europe to watch this natural phenomenon.

Egyptian vulture

From February to May in spring migration, and between July and October in autumn migration, thousands of birds travel between the African and European continent.

Tarifa also has areas of high ornithological value, being a very interesting point for birdwatching throughout the whole year.

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