Category: Lagoon


The w.w.t. (Wildfowl & Wetland Trust) Visit Guadalén reservoirs and Giribaile – Day 3

The w.w.t. (Wildfowl & Wetland Trust) Visit Guadalén reservoirs and Giribaile – Day 3

Friday 19 November. Last day of Matthew Simpson’s visit to Ubeda. Today we went to see two reservoirs north of the city. Reservoir and Giribaile Guadalén. Two important wetlands, where we can find a diverse bird community.Waders such as Little Ringed Plover, Common Sandpiper, stilts. Ducks such as the spoon, Mallard, Gadwall, teal. For several years, you may also see an exotic bird that has found ideal conditions to settle here. Nile goose. There is a small group that almost certainly from a nearby farm from which...

The w.w.t. (Wildfowl & Wetland Trust) visit to “La Laguna de la Herradura”- Day 2

The w.w.t. (Wildfowl & Wetland Trust) visit to “La Laguna de la Herradura”- Day 2

Second day of work with Matthew Simpson. At 9 am we left the Hotel Las Casas del Consul in Ubeda, where our guest houses, towards the Bridge Reservoir La Cerrada, which is located further north into the Natural. There we see with Fernand Exposito, a technician from the ADR de Cazorla, who will explain more about the problems of treatment and management of the olive. Upon arrival, the picture is bleak, it is almost empty, because the regulating dam at the head,...

The w.w.t. (Wildfowl & Wetland Trust) visit to “la Laguna de la Herradura” Day 1

The w.w.t. (Wildfowl & Wetland Trust) visit to “la Laguna de la Herradura” Day 1

WWT. English is a foundation, leading global restoration, conservation and management of wetlands. Today, on November 17, 2010, we received the visit to the Laguna de la Herradura as technical, Matthew Simpson. Matthew is Associate Director of WWT Consulting, responsible for project development analysis, restoration, preservation and creation of wetlands, as well as planning and economic development of the area. Sierra Trek, along with the city of Ubeda, WWT requested a study on the conservation status of the Alto Guadalquivir Natural Area and...