HotelFacts: #2: The Stork’s Nest

For the second in our Hotel Facts series, we turn to Spain – the Castile y Leon area to be precise and Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine – a stunning hotel & winery estate dating back to the twelfth century.

On the bell tower of the former Santa Maria de Retuerta Abbey, eagle-eyed guests may spy an extra large bird’s nest – the spring and summer home to a returning stork family and their young brood.

Estate staff keep a benevolent watch over the young family as one by one, the young leave the nest.  Indeed, for nature lovers and ornithologists, this estate is a bit of a gold mine for avian rarity.  The 700 hectares Estate and immediate area is home to over 130 different species of bird and the hotel has a full list of species sited within the grounds.  These include cormorants, storks, mallards, ospreys, red kites, buzzards, sparrowhawks, sparrows, starlings, chaffinches, crossbills, peregrine falcons and many more.

Contributor:  Sue Lowry

Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine is a client of Magellan PR.  Follow them on twitter: @LeDomaineHotel and on Facebook/Abadiaretuertaledomaine.

Magellan PR is on twitter: @MagellanPR / on Facebook: MagellanPR / on Pinterest: Sue Lowry / on Google+:  Sue Lowry & MagellanPR and on Flickr: Sue Lowry.  For more information on our company, visit www.magellan-pr.com.  Follow our other blog focussing on travel in the South of England – A3 Traveller.

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Magellan Straits showcases the observations & musings from Magellan PR, a boutique travel & lifestyle agency founded in 1998. We post items that are of interest from the clients we promote and from the travels and experiences that we independently undertake.
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