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Luis Alberto Rodríguez - Birding guide


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The inland surroundings of the Costa del Sol (Malaga, Andalucia, Spain) host wonderful places for the enjoyment of nature and birds.

Rivers, lakes, Mediterranean forests and mountains show a great variety of species all over the year. Many others can be seen during their spring and autumn migration.

Our mild weather makes going out to the country side a pleasant experience at any time of year. Our people's hopitality and high quality accommodation will make you feel so comfortable at the end of the tours.

Enjoy your birding holidays with us!

BIRDAYTRIP is registered in the Andalusian Registry of Tourism with number AT/MA/00164 and OCC/MA/00002 as an Environmental Tourism company for the organization of Birdwatching Trips.


Our friends´ comments:

"Málaga's very own Urban Birder"
David Lindo (The Urban Birder), Bird Watching Magazine

"It was a special trip and I'll always remember it."
Ed Fitzgerald

"...once again, you suceeded to owe us. Hope our paths will cross again sometime."
Els & Willem Vreeken

"We hired a guide, but we got a birding friend!"
Hans Kunstman

"When people ask us about highlights of our trip, we tell them all about birding with you."
Karen & William Gurstelle

"Thank you very much for such a good day of birdwatching! Thanks to you we enjoyed excellent views of many attractive species, including some we had not seen for a long time..."
Edward & Mandy Mayer

"Many thanks for looking after us today. All four of us felt that today was the highlight of our holiday here."
David Boydell

"The highlights are too many to mention but seeing so many firsts meant that our expectations of the day were exceeded."
Trish & John Porter

"These birding trips have transformed my very good stay in Malaga to amazing because I have seen so many beautiful wild places and because they are inspiring me to start bird watching again."
Elaine Wallace

"You are a wonderful leader... very knowledgeable, skilled, and charming as well!!"
Kathy Bissett

"...thanks for a fantastic day with you and the birds... We will be happy to recommend you as a guide for our friends when they go to Spain."
Lena Bergquist & Orvar Homann

"Thank you so much for the great day of birding... I will gladly pass your name on to any birders traveling to Spain."
Kenna Sue Trickey

"It was great experience for us and we appreciated your knowledge and explanations."
John Vanweerd

Birding & accommodation (Costa del Sol, Malaga, Andalucia, Southern Spain)

Design your own Birdwatching Holidays abroad!


Malaga and its Costa del Sol is a well known global tourist destination.

With an easy access through our international airport, visitors can enjoy high quality accommodation, gastronomy and a wide cultural offer in ancient cities like Malaga or Antequera or just the country side.

Please, consult our Birding Holidays Brochure or design your own birdwatching holidays yourself by selecting your birding trips from "One Day Trips" section and then choosing your accommodation.

In this section, we suggest lodging ranging from hotels to villas, in the city or the country side, from which to discover our unknown and diverse Nature and wildlife.

Please, check our availability before booking flights!!!


 Click here for Taxi transfer from Malaga Airport



hotel molina lario Hotel Humaina Hotel Convento La MagdalenaHotel Antequera


Cortijo del Sacristan Los Chaparros


Cortijo Rosas Cantares


Prices for trips with meeting point in MIJAS:

Decide how many trips you want to make, and find their prices in the appropriate column.


Prices per group (€ VAT included) for groups up to 4 persons.

F = Full Day trips; H = Half Day trips

1 Trip 2 Trips 3 Trips 4 Trips 5 Trips
Birding Big Day  F 245 240 235 230 225
Mouth of the Guadalhorce & Malaga city  F  210 200 190 180 170
Mouth & Valley of the Guadalhorce  F  210 200 190 180 170
Mouth of the Guadalhorce & Montes de Malaga  F  210 200 190 180 170
Montes de Malaga & Malaga city  F 225 215 205 195 185
El Chorro & Valley of the Guadalhorce  F  220 210 200 190 180
El Torcal & Hoz de Marín  F  245 135 225 215 205
El Torcal & Fuente Piedra  F  250 240 230 220 210
Fields of Archidona  F  240 230 220 210 200
Fuente Piedra & Campillos  F  240 230 220 210 200
Strait of Gibraltar (Cadiz)  F 250 245 240 235 230
Strait of Gibraltar & La Janda (Cadiz) F 265 260 255 250 245
Mouth of the Guadalhorce H 145 140 135 130 125
Malaga city H 150 145 140 135 130
Valley of the Guadalhorce H 170 165 160 155 150

Please, consult prices for groups from 5 to 8 persons on BIRDAYTRIP’s VEHICLE



Prices per group (€ VAT included)

F = Full Day trips; H = Half Day trips

1 Trip 2 Trips 3 Trips 4 Trips 5 Trips
FULL DAY TRIPS  170 160 150 140 130
 Plus per tripper in excess of 4  15  14  13  12  11
HALF DAY TRIPS  125 120 115 110 105
 Plus per tripper in excess of 4  10  9  8  7  6




One day trips from the Costa del Sol (Malaga, Andalucia, Spain)

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The spring bird migration will start at the end of February!

All birders coming to Malaga and the Costa del Sol have the opportunity to witness a truly spectacle of Nature... Book your trip now!

Click here for more information!


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Download our “Birding Tours from Malaga Harbour” brochure for cruise ship passengers.

Same prices apply until jun 2018.



  Click here for the list of birds in "The Route of 100 Birds": which birds, where and when to see them!

If you are interested in any particular species or birding place, let us know and we will design a special itinerary for you.


Our birding tours include:

  • English speaking birdwatching guides.
  • Transport (optional).
  • Binoculars, telescope and bird books in English available.
  • Trip accident insurance.

The trip departure time is chosen by you.

The routes are flexible: we will go where the birds are.
We can birdwatch till sunset (in Full day trips).

Meals are not included in the price. We can bring a pic-nic bag with us or stop in a restaurant en route.
Please, wear appropriate shoes and clothing according to the season, and remember: the countryside is colder than the coast!

Please, access our TOURS menu for a PRICE DISCOUNT scheme for more than one trip.


Our tours

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