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Flights to REUS for the River Ebro Area

Good News! Ryanair has reinstated some  flights to Reus for the summer months! Ryanair was once the major carrier of passengers to Reus. In the last few years, they have scaled back in favour of Barcelona but that has left space for more airlines. Between Ryanair, Thomas Cook and Jet2 …

Little Bitterns Breed in Mora d’Ebre

It was last August that I saw my first ever Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus) and it was right here in Mora d’Ebre, from the balcony of our lounge! Though often seen at the Ebro Delta or at the nature reserve in Flix I wasn’t aware that the Little Bittern was present …

6yrs and 6 short-toed eagles

It occurred to me this morning that we have lived in Spain exactly 6 years today! As I was drinking my coffee on the balcony contemplating our life here, the anniversary was nicely celebrated with the fly-past of 6 short-toed eagles – the first of the year!  They circled for …

The Ebro Delta – a Must for Birders

I have to admit, the first time I visited the Delta I was uninspired. I love mountains, so at first I found the flat landscape quite featureless and boring! Now? I love it! I love it for being different. For the wonderful seasonal changes. And of course for the fabulous …

Where is the River Ebro then?

It is a question I get asked very often when I tell people where I live in Spain. Even anglers, who are normally the ones to at least have heard of it are often not sure where this major river is. Well, the easiest way to locate it is to …