Tarelo lagoon and The Bonanza salt-marsch (Sanlúcar de Barrameda,
The Tarelo lagoon is a rainy pool , made due to sand extractions during
the 80s, which made the freatic level visible and where an interesting
population of aquatic birds have made their home together with the surrounding
SYSTEM OF PROTECTION: Natural Park (1989).
LOCATION: 36º 51' latitude north, 6º
19', 6º 19' length west .
EXTENSION: 2.700 hectares.
ALTITUDE: 0-15 at sea level
The Tarelo Laggon has a reputation for its rich habitat for carrizo (Phragmites
australis), enea (Thipha dominguensis), taraje (Tamarix africana) and
a small spot of white poplars (Populus alba ).
In the Tarelo lagoon we may see :
Great Crested Grebes, Little Grebes, Gey Herons, Little Egrets, Night
Egrets, Little Bitterns; Mallards, Gadwals, Wigeons, Pochards,Tuffed Ducks,
Ferruginous Ducks, White-headed Ducks, Marbled Teals, Coots, Moorhen Purple
the Pine woods Spanish Imperial Eagles, Buzzards, Black Kites, Short-toed
Eagles, Kestrel, Hobbies, Woodpigeons, Magpies, Azure-winged Magpies are
The salt-marsch concentrates : Greater Flamingos, Avocets, Black-winged
Stilts, Spoonbills, Purple Herons, Grey Herons, Little Egrets, cattle
Egrets, Ringed Plovers, Dunlins, Whimbrels, Common Sandpipers, Redshanks,
Ruffs, Collared Pratincoles, Black-headed Gulls, Slendered- billed Gulls,
Mallards, Pintails, Shovelers, Black Kites, Marsh Harriers, Ospreys,.........
ROUTE PRICE: 56 euros per group (4 hours)