Monfragüe is declared nowadays to be a protected area under the following denominations: National Park, Biosphere Reserve, Special Protection Area for Birds (SPAB) and Community Importance Place. Formed by a group of mountain ranges, “dehesas” and riverbanks, it is home to one of the better-preserved Mediterranean rain forests of Southern Europe.
Monfragüe is the reference site for ornithologists, birdwatchers and nature photographers all over the world, one of the most important places for bird ecology in Europe, probably being the best place in Europe to watch daytime raptors.
Spanish Imperial Eagle, Golden Eagle, Bonelli’s Eagle, Black Vulture, Griffon Vulture, Egyptian Vulture, Eagle Owl and Black Stork coexist within this natural paradise together with a huge amount of living things, creating an amazing animal and vegetal community.
From the 360 bird species that inhabit Extremadura throughout the year, 210 species inhabit this area, from which 141 are nesting species.
Monfragüe National Park, a reference to the Mediterranean ecosystems biodiversity, we would be pleased to help you discover it.