Thanks to forest diversity Moncalvillo territory with both an Atlantic forest (as beech, mixed deciduous forests, etc..) As typically Mediterranean forests as the oak, Coscojales, bushes and all accompanying floristic cortege, which makes there is a wealth of animal species.
As for the type of wildlife to be found in the territory of Moncalvillo depend on where we let’s walk. Thus, forests can observe diurnal raptors such as buzzard, booted eagle and the honey buzzard. Well tucked quietly in the forest and hopefully we can see the hawk or a lot more luck, maybe the shadow of the hawk. Also hear the drumming on tree trunks as woodpeckers woodpecker, great spotted woodpecker, Wryneck and minor peak. Many small passerines found in closed forest as tits and tit, tit cappuccinos, finches, wrens, finches and many more. When night falls it is time that the owl out in search of mice, voles and shrews, and you can hear the song of the nightjar repetitive.
Species that frequent our land because use as a feeding, wintering or dispersion are the griffon vulture, golden eagle, eagle owl, marsh harrier, merlin and the Bonelli’s eagle-hawk.
Regarding the group of mammals, we see with different degrees of difficulty roe deer, wild boar, red fox, marten, genet, weasel, badger and wildcat.
For amphibians and reptiles, we can find in our forests we can cite the solution, the asp viper, lizard green and palmate newt.
The fauna associated with wetlands of our territory is concentrated Ebro river as it passes through Fuenmayor Valbornedo reservoir Navarrete and streams flowing down the slopes of the Sierra Moncalvillo, where we can find fish species like catfish from Ebro The Loina, carp or tench and insects known, especially for fishermen, as the gusarapas, beads, mayflies and snails. Linked at some point in their life cycle are amphibians and some reptiles, like the frog and common toad, marbled newt, the pond turtle and viper harmless or more commonly called water snake.
As for the birds we can highlight the presence of the gray heron, kingfisher, oriole, Cetti, mallard, etc.. and raptors like the black kite, osprey significant presence and the little scops nightlife. Mammals present as the polecat and otter.
Closer and easy to see animals is linked to our peoples and cultures as swallows, sparrows, eater, goldfinches, greenfinches and siskins, red partridge, kestrel, starlings and storks.
Within the group of invertebrates, it has to make special mention of the group of Lepidoptera (butterflies) where researchers from renowned reputation as D. Latasa and D. Thomas Salvador Peñalva are developing a comprehensive inventory of butterfly species resulting in a collection that we see in the Interpretation Centre The Snow House (Sojuela).