The Sierra de Oltà is a small mountainous elevation in the vicinity of Calpe in which some rocky cliffs stand out and it is covered with pine forests and Mediterranean scrub. Walking along its signposted trails you can see a great diversity of forest, rock and even raptor species.

Most frequent birds
Common Treecreeper (Certhia brachydactyla)
Tawny owl (Strix aluco)
Great Tit (Parus major)
Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
Sardinian warbler (Sylvia melanocephala)
Common Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)
Capuchin tit (Lophophanes cristatus)
Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)
Common blackbird (Turdus merula)
Myth (Aegithalos caudatus)
Wood pigeon (Columba palumbus)
Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs)
Simple wren (Regulus regulus)
Common Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris)
Serin (Serinus serinus)
Common shrike (Lanius senator)
Bee-Eater (Merops apiaster)
Blond wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica)
Red-necked nightjars (Caprimulgus ruficollis)
Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)
Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)
Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
When to observe these birds:

All year long


March / September


October / February