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    Wildlife on the VLDP/Sanabres?

    Hi again, just back from the Sevilla to Caceres stretch of the caminoe, lots of good birds; too many to mention:); found this link which has good info on many of the birds you'll find in the different landscapes/habitats encountered along the way...
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    Night temperature?

    Its very dependent on you're altitude, as a guide if i remember rightly you lose about a degree centigrade for every 100m of elevation. Much of the Primitivo is quite high so will probably be quite chilly at night even in June/July
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    Starting out from Seville 27/28th April

    Thanks for the reply Houlet, people i know who've been to Seville say I should spend a couple of days there, but got a feeling I'll get itchy feet. I have to be in Caceres 7th May for the WOMAD festival, but might see you along the way, i'll be the eedyut birder wiv binoculars n a small blue...
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    Maintaining strength training on Camino.

    Wise advice from the bard of Salford;)
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    Starting out from Seville 27/28th April

    Hi, I arrive in Seville this Sunday (26th April) and am staying in the Hostel Triana, though not of a nervous disposition the talk of armed robberies on the 1st Stage out of Seville is of concern. I'm loathe to take a bus to Guillena so was wondering if anyone else is starting out from Seville...
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    Wildlife on the VLDP/Sanabres?

    Hi Donna, Southern Spain/Extramadura is one of THE destinations for European birdwatchers, and one of the reasons I'm doing the Via de la Plata this late April. There are many larger birds such as Black, Griffon and Egyption Vultures; Spanish Imperial, Golden, Bonellis, Short-Toed and Booted...