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Hide for wildlife in spain


Wildlife photo hides in Spain.

Photography hides for wildlife photographers, near to Monfrague national park and sierra de Gredos, where can take photos to great bustard, little bustard (Tetras tetrax), Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni), Black-winged Kite (Elanus caeruleus), Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus), Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) and more birds and wildlife.


We have differents Nature photo hides for birds and raptors, in this wonderful place, at 1 hour to Monfrague and 1:30 hours from Madrid Airport. 


Birdwatching nature photo tours for photograpy steppe birds and raptors of the plains in Spain. 

Photographing great bustard and wildlife in Spain. These hides are in the little town of Calera y Chozas, at 130 km. to Madrid, in province of Toledo. Alongside Extremadura.

 Near to Monfrague National Park, at 1 hour.  Near to Gredos Montains, at 1 hour), and Cabañeros National Park (1 hour).


Hide to photography Great Bustard

The place with the best landscape for take photos to great bustard in Spain. The hide time for bustards is from mid March, to firsts May.  All day session.  70 Eur session.


Possibility mid day sessions for photographing bustard.

In first May . 60 Eur session. Only one day in all season. 

We have 10 differents single hides for Great Bustards. But only take about 4 or 5 photographers at day, for take the best hides every moment.

The the ratio of succesful normally here is:

25% of photographers can do pictures to 20 meters. 50% of photographers can do pictures to 50 meters. And the last 25% of photographers can do to 80 meters. 

If you have a big interest in The great Bustards, is recommended booking two days. 

Hide for Black-Shouldered kite

 The wildlife photo hide for Black winged kite, at normally is active during March, April, and May.

The Black winged kite hide, Is a hide for only one person, and without spyglass.

This is a very rare and dificult raptor in Europe, and is need don't disturb in her nesting zone. For this we don't want put more than 1 photographer at day inside the hide.

Is important follow all our indications, and be inside the photo hide in silence.

Wild nature photo hide

Black-winged kite ( Elanus caeruleus ) 120 Eur.


                                                       Black Vulture Hide

In the hide for  Black vultures, at normally will arrive the 50% to black vultures and griffon vultures. The session is starting early morning and end about 12:30 in morning.  



And more species they arrive to the hide, 

ravens, stork, blue magpie.

And have probability arrive Imperial eagle, and egyptians vultures. 


100 Eur. one Person.

80 Eur. by person. 2 or 3 Photographers.

Hides for raptors

Hides to photograph Kites, Montagu's Harrier, Marsh Harrier and other raptors: from March to July, as a function of the location of the species. 80 Eur

Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus).

marsh harrier (Circus aeruginosus)......

80 Eur Session.

Hides little Bustard - Kestrel

Kestrel (Falco Tinnunculus) 70 Eur. 

The Common Kestrel Hide, are available from mid March until  first July. They arrive at the perch. We change the perch along of the season for not take all the people the same pictures.

Lesser Kestrel 60 Eur. 

Our hide are in a old building with roof with moss.

And we put near a natural perch for they. In all building there are about 20 individuals, in front of the hide normally do her nest about 5 pairs.

Little Bustard 60 Eur.

The little bustards calling in rut, is a short time, normally we have active the hide from 20 april until 15 of May. The hide is front of where one male of little bustard, have her point in the field for calling the females.

Hides for bee-eater, and more species

Hoopoe, Bee - eater,  Red Partridge,

 Great shrike,  European Roller, Great spotted cuckoo , Azure-winged magpie ..........

 60 Eur sesison 


little owl 70 eur

Low hide in Lake

                                  60 Eur. Session

Low hide for two persons

Stone curlew, Sandgrouse and more birds 

Here have the hides services for wildlife nature photographers.  Where you can take pictures to many birds and raptors of the steppe.

Making this activity, is help to the conservation of endangered species in this area.


Links about hides of Calera

Optional services

If you don't want rent a car.

Pickup to airport, 80 Eur (for one or two or person). Return to airport, 80 Eur .

You don't need car for go to the hides. The travel from hotel to

hides is in our cars, free all days.

Picnic bags 8 Eur.

Hostal, in Calera town. 25 Eur. single room, 45 Eur. double room.


( 5 minuts to the hides ).


Information and reservations

Jose David Gomez

hidesdecalera@hotmail.com               Tlf.: +34   685113112