Las Salinas the Calpe is located in the same urban center of the town and close to the Peñón de Ifach Natural Park. Its importance for birds is evident, having detected up to 173 species, both nesting and migratory, in its environment, the Flamingo being one of the most striking.

Most frequent birds
Mallard Duck (Anas platyrhynchos)
Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
Gray heron (Ardea cinerea)
Laughing Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
White jar (Tadorna tadorna)
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)
White wagtail (Motacilla alba)
Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)
Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
Audouin's gull (Ichthyaetus audouinii)
Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)
Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)

* We only mention those related to the wetland, although many other species can be observed in the environment such as Hoopoe, Little Owl, Gray Shrike…

When to observe these birds:

All year long


March / September


October / February