Spring time in Alentejo

Spring has arrived in the Alentejo and the area is a hive of activity, with some wintering species lingering in small numbers, while many migrants are either passing through en-route to the north or returning to take up residence for the summer. The last of the Common Cranes have...

Birdwatch in Alentejo: January/February Round-up

The opening two months of the year have seen us very busy planning tours for 2014, making website alterations and planning conservation projects. Despite what has been a bit of a wet and windy period – unusual for a Portuguese winter – we have still run trips out into...

Extremadura – from another point of view

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Last week, Birdwatch in Alentejo participated in a tourism promotion initiative in conjunction with the Provincial Council of Badajoz entitled “Extremadura From Another Point Of View.” The aim of the week was to look at ways to promote the bird watching richness of...

Passeio em Évora com Paulo Alves

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Numa visita pela zona de Évora, na companhia do amigo Paulo Alves, principalmente à área de planície e algumas albufeiras observámos muitas aves, apesar da manhã chuvosa e com céu muito nublado. Em baixo fica a lista de espécies observadas: