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This is a region of contracts. Ilha de Taviraan easily accessible tidal lagoon system, is home to Redstart, Melodious Warblers and more common migrants in the mixed vegetation in the dunes, which flood at high tide. It is relatively easy to find parking spaces.

Birdwatching Algarve

Sagres and Cape St Vincent Satellite View This is the most south-western end of Europe and can be exciting in autumn, when hundreds of breeding raptors move through the area. If you would like to experience birdwatching in the Algarce guided by a highly experienced birder, we recommend Simon Wateswho is a professional birder near Lagos. We take care of your accommodation, meals, transfers to and from birding spots, and all the logistics.

Our company is fully-licensed and accredited by Institute for Nature Conservation and Biodiversity and Portugal Tourism Bureau Beware of really cheap sounding tours, the operator may not birdwztching licensed or insured and may be operating in Portugal illegally. Find secret places hirdwatching special moments off the beaten path and discover the areas others do not know about.

Casa Pinheiro is surrounded by nature, beaches, walking, fishing and golf courses all close to historic Tavira. As you can find in this guide, there are several routes and excursions for birdwatching in the Algarve. All these birds used the puddle, alas later the puddle dried-up and all the birds had gone….


The site covers hectares, and there are numerous walks of varying lengths which explore its diverse habitats, not just along the beach or the extensive boardwalk therebut also along the cliffs at Quinta da Rocha and inland along the Alvor river towards the village of Mexilhoeira Grande. Algarve Birders Tour Operator From our base in Tavira in the Eastern Algarve we offer guiding services to birdwatchers and bird photographers visiting Southern Portugal…. Further ahead we explore an interesting complex of saltpans where are Avocet Recurvirostra avosettaBlack-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus and the colourful Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus are common.

From coastal regions to the Algarvian Mountains, there is a whole world of diversity to be explored and just as many different ways to do so. Web development by Dengun.

We invest time in researching new and innovative ideas, and tailor bespoke itineraries for groups of all sizes. Birdwatching has become more and more algarvr in the Algarve. Algarvr year round, you can find at least different species of birds in the Algarve. Fatbirder – linking birders worldwide My wife and I had a pleasant time in warm sunshine mainly centred on the saltpans which are part of the ria Formosa natural park. This province in the south of Portugal is increasingly attractive to birders, because it has the richest avifauna of the country.

Algarve Birdwatching | Birdlife Hotspots

All this protected site area corresponds to a coastal lagoon that extends along 60 km 38 miles with a huge diversity of habitats. On this tour we explore algarvs pine woodlands of Pontal were we encounter species like the Azure-winged Magpie Cyanopica cyanusGreat Tit Parus major and the Red-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus ruficollis.

There are species to spot, including storks, avocets, sand pipers, mallards and the ever popular flamingos. Gerald Malone geraldmalone zoo.

There are attractive country walks in the vicinity and there is a wetlands nature reserve nearby with a wealth of bird and plant life not commonly found in the UK. Here we have excellent opportunities to observe rare birds like the Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio which is the symbol of this Natural Park, Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutusRed-crested Pochard Netta rufinabirdwatchnig Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus and the Kingfisher Alcedo attis. The reed-beds of the site and salt pans at Tavira biirdwatching important for several nesting water-bird species, as well as for large numbers of migrating Passerines during both autumn and spring migration.


Birdwatchihg can easily pass through different environments within the same landscape. We were treated to great views of storm petrels and a Leach’s petrel but the star bird was a rare Wilson’s petrel.

BirdWatching Portugal, Lisbon, Spain

They are connoisseurs of the regions morphology, from the coastline to in interior and its various habitats. You can expect to see about species. Beware of really cheap sounding tours, the operator may not be licensed or insured and may be operating in Portugal illegally.

Because the reserve is a permanent home to some species, a seasonal refuge for others and a migratory stopping off point for yet others, it offers ornithologists a constantly changing year round panoply of sights and sounds.

The north is rich in scenarios that allow direct contact with nature and tranquility.

Best Birding sites – Visit Portugal Birdwatching

Our tours are carefully designed by knowledgeable professional guides, that will provide you cherry picked birding sites, far from the crowded touristic sites, and way off the beaten track!

Quintassential occupies an acre of hilltop 15 minutes from Faro International Airport and the coast. We offer the personal care and attention that only a local company can give.