Extremadura is the main wintering area for Common Cranes that perform European migration along the western route.
Approximately 139,000 individuals spend the winter in Extremadura, of which more than 80,000 choose the center of the region area. Suman 30-40% of Western Europe’s population and more than half of the Spanish population of Cranes.
The possibility of finding abundant food, coupled with the existence of numerous wetlands that provide shelter and moderate winter temperatures extremeño these birds provide optimal habitat to spend the winter months.
See them in the roosts at sunrise or sunset is amazing. Is easy too see them on the rice fields and the dehesa, eating.