Birds of Prey Workshop, Central Spain


Sunday 22nd January – Friday 27th January 2023

Sunday 5th March – Friday 10th March 2023


El Barraco, Central Spain

Group size

4 Maximum


£1695per person

flights not included (approx £150 Easy Jet)

Join Gary in the Mountains of Central Spain to photograph Birds of Prey such as Golden Eagle, Imperial Eagle, Griffon and Black Vultures plus an evening session photographing Barn Owls

The hides are situated close to the mountain village of El Barraco, which is a one and half hour drive from Madrid Airport.

There are numerous comfortable hides located in different areas of the surrounding mountains and valleys, specifically appointed for the different species of Eagles and Vultures, and designed for the light direction and outlook.

Everything is included in the cost of this trip except your flights from the UK to Madrid, where the workshop starts, which flights to book will be communicated to you, booking is very simple, and as an example are generally around £150 (Easy Jet)

Included in the cost are airport transfers from and back to Madrid, accommodation for the duration of your stay in El Barraco, at a delightful small family run Hotel close to the hides , all food except evening meal, guidance and tuition for four full days in the hides, plus an evening session photographing Barn Owls, and then an over night stay at a 4 star Hotel adjacent to the airport the evening before flying home.

It is possible to photograph Golden Eagle, Imperial Eagle, Booted Eagle, Griffon Vulture, Black Vulture, Iberian Fox, and a selection of small birds such as Iberian Magpie, Shrike, and many small birds. All against a magnificent back drop of the Central Mountains. All the hides have been carefully located to provide jaw dropping back drops to your images.

In terms of camera kit, lenses in the range of 300-500mm (full frame) are ideal, a tripod is required for all the hides. If you have any doubt about the suitabilty of your camera equipment please do get in touch.

This area of Central Spain is an incredible place to visit, the people are ever so friendly, it’s a lovely clean place, and we will be staying in a traditional family run hotel.

To book a place simply fill out the form below to request a booking form, a £200 non refundable deposit will secure your place.

What is included

  • airport transfers
  • Hotel accomodation in El Barraco
  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • full guidance and tuition, 4 full hide days, and an evening Barn Owl session
  • 4 Star Hotel stay the evening before flying home

Not Included

  • air travel from the UK to Madrid
  • Any food and drink required during the stay not provided by our hosts
  • Insurance both personal and equipment
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