Type of route: return hiking route
Departure point: Berbegal
Duration: 4 h
Gradient: 55 m
From Barbastro, take the road A-1226 heading towards Berbegal. In Berbegal take route GR-45 (which starts near the council scale) and continue eastwards, always leading to the village of Lacuadrada (end of the itinerary).
The route begins at Berbegal along the path (GR 45) next to the council scale that leads us to the centre of Lacuadrada (end of itinerary). We will return along the same track. The 7,8 km round course can be undertaken on foot, by bike or in a four-wheeled vehicle. The route runs along a plain consisting of cereal fields with fallow lands, with natural vegetation and some small holm-oak woodlands as well as almond crops. The best time to do this rute is spring or summer, when it is possible to observe European Roller, Little Bustard males and Lesser Kestrels.
Representative bird: Little Bustard (Tetrax tetrax)
Residents: Golden Eagle (rare), Eurasian Buzzard, Western Marsh Harrier, Common Kestrel, Long-eared Owl, Little Owl, Red-legged Partridge, Eurasian Stone-curlew, Dartford Warbler (rare), Eurasian Tree Sparrow, Corn Bunting.
Summer migrants: Black Kite, Montagu’s Harrier, Eurasian Hobby, Lesser Kestrel, Little Bustard (in drought), Quail, Red-necked Nightjar, European Bee-eater, European Roller, Western Orphean Warbler, Spectacled Warbler, Subalpine Warbler, Black-eared Wheatear, Melodious Warbler, etc.
Winter visitors: Golden Eagle (sub-adults and young), Hen Harrier, Merlin, Little Bustard (in lucerne), Merlin, Lapwing, Song Thrush, Yellowhammer (rare).
Passage migrants: Common Crane, Northern Wheatear, Willow Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, etc.