Beceite

BECEITE IBEX (Capra Pyrenaica Hispanica)
BECEITE IBEX (Capra Pyrenaica Hispanica):
DISTRIBUTION:

Mountains of Beceite and Tortosa located between Castellón, Teruel and Tarragona provinces in northeastern Spain.

DESCRIPTION:

This is the largest and darkest type with the largest horns. Typically, the horns are straighter than in Gredos ibex and have a spiral turn of less than 180 degrees. Horn thickness remains constant for half the length, then decreases toward the tip, which is not as thin as in the Gredos race. While this is the typical Beceite horn conformation, other horn shapes may be found in this region and even in the same herd.

SEASON:

November 1st – May 31st

RUT:

End of November – December, excellent time for hunting this specie.

METHOD:

Spot & Stalk.