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Catalonia is touted as a prime destination for bird tourism in the British Birdwatching Fair

Catalonia is touted as a prime destination for bird tourism in the British Birdwatching Fair

Tarragona. Costa Dorada. The Catalan Tourism (ACT), Department of Enterprise and Employment, promote Catalonia as a tourist destination in the British Birding Birdwatching Fair 2011, the largest exhibition in Europe of this type of tourism, which will take place from 19 21 August 2011 in Rutland (United Kingdom). This exhibition will showcase the ACT supply Catalan aimed observation of birds and spread the Ornithological Tourism Guide of Catalonia. This guide brings together the leading destination specialist ornithological tourism in Catalonia (areas like the Ebro Delta, the Aiguamolls, Tortes National Park or Nature Park Moixeró) and infrastructures that facilitate bird watching (observatories, viewpoints, etc..), and a selection of itineraries can see the most important species diversity in Catalonia. And also to reinforce the promotional, ACT Catalonia publicized in the official program of the fair and promote the contest "The Bird Brain of Britain", one of the most popular since its first edition in 2007. The ACT participates in the British Birdwatching Fair with a stand which also will be present as coexpositors, the Tourist Board Terres de l'Ebre, the Tourist Board of Lleida and Camping Laguna. Both boards also two presentations stand of the ACT, which will promote the offer of his ornithological territory, infrastructure and related services. The presence of Catalonia in the British Birdwatching Fair is especially important because the British is one of the leading markets in the world for tourists birdwatchers. In addition, the profile of tourists traveling to practice this type of tourism is a person of high purchasing power, staying in small houses and small hotel, which makes it especially attractive to rural areas Catalonia. Catalonia, prime location for observing birds Catalonia because of its location and its large altitudinal gradient, is a prime target for observing birds, as they can get to see over 400 different species. Remember that since 2005, Catalonia has the European record number of bird species sighted in the reserve in 24 hours. In addition, all marathons to date, the winning team has surpassed the 200 species identified, and in 2007 was to identify 217 species, a figure never achieved in Europe. Among some bird facts in Catalonia highlights the world's largest colony of gull that winter almost all of the world population of Balearic pardela is the Catalan coast, or one of the largest European populations of the bearded Pre-Pyrenees and Pyrenees.

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