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Featured Article: Picos de Europa

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Notable Species

Birds found in this area include a good range of breeding raptors such as Griffon Vulture and Egyptian Vulture, Golden Eagle, Bonelli's Eagle with Booted Eagle on passage. Wallcreeper and Iberian Chiffchaff are among the passerines.

History and Use

The Picos de Europa is a limestone massif close to the northern coast of Spain. Large parts of the Picos de Europa range are now under protection as national parks or national reserves.

Access and Facilities

The Picos de Europa range is situated in north-central Spain. There is an information centre at Oviedo and the park has resident wardens, nature trails and refuges.

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