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Laguna de Fuente Piedra

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Been here many times. The visitors center would be more interesting with multiple languages... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dogfark
Spot the Flamingoes

This is a must visit place for birdwatchers at any time of the year and I was surprised just how... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2019
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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This scenic lake is home to Europe's second largest population of flamingoes.
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Cerro Del Palo, Fuente de Piedra, Malaga, 29520, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here many times. The visitors center would be more interesting with multiple languages displays. It is only in Spanish. The lake edge is fenced off and most of the birds are too far out to see without a telescope. In the early Spring the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 February 2019

This is a must visit place for birdwatchers at any time of the year and I was surprised just how busy it was even in winter. The visitor centre is well worth a look round (see my pic for opening times etc) and also has...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 28 December 2018

The Lake is host to an excellent colony of flamingoes and white headed ducks. The lake is extensive and there are excellent walking trails and a great interpretation centre with stunning views BUT Flamingoes are migratory so timing is important. They have very specific seasons...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ESVincent
Reviewed 17 October 2018

This could be a fantastic place to see lots of varieties of birds, not just flamingos. We could see them at a great distance over the trees. We could hear them when walking down the path the other side of the fence and high trees....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We felt privileged to see flamingoes from the brow of the hill in front of the visitor centre ( which was closed when we visited on the Tuesday lunchtime) and got reasonable views with strong binoculars but it was disappointing not to be able to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

I visited the Laguna with non-birding family members who were keen to see the flamingos. The water level was so low that all the birds were in one corner -fortunately within viewing distance! There were smaller ponds however with waders, grebes and juvenile White-headed Ducks....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David A
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Driving through the very uninteresting town leads to an amazing flat bed of life. However, seeing the birds is not as easy great an experience as I'd wanted. The entrace is free, which is great, and the entrance is outside, which is good if you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Suzywoozy2014
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to visit, even for non-birdwatchers - there are thousands of punk flamingos in season and countless other water birds, in the enormous main lagoon and in the wetlands round the visitors centre. Most of the flamingoes are standing in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank amdgriggs
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We were there late in the year, the lake was very dry, but we still got to see some flamingos. Well worth the trip!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Malvic4
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the place on Aug. 6, 2017. It was VERY hot - about 42 degrees centigrade. The attendant advised us to 'go behind the building to see flamingos'. We followed her advice and were able to see flamingos from the top of the hill....More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Yuri K
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Malcolm H
12 January 2019|
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Response from joanamoral | Reviewed this property |
it is open every day, from 10-14 / 16-18 you can see in their web
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AliMair
21 August 2017|
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Response from Ngilai | Reviewed this property |
You can get to the town by bus but then you will need to walk to the visitors centre which is about 2km
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