Birding around

One year celebrating the birds of the Algarve.

1 Jan , 2017  


2016 was the first active full year of Birland as a company. It was a year made of beginnings, growth, adjustments, many birds – 238 species to be precise – and nature. And some memorable moments.

Birding around, Spring, wild flowers

Wild Orchids and the end of the avian winter

23 Mar , 2016  

Orchis lutea. Nuno Barros

This past weekend an afternoon tour revealed 8 species of orchids, and a Sunday birdwatching around Portimão revealed about 80 species of birds.

Birding around, Wintering birds

Mega. Snow Bunting in Aljezur.

13 Feb , 2016  

Aljezur´s Snow Bunting. Sérgio Correia

With this amazing bird, Aljezur bursts its way into the Portuguese birding map.

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Birding around, Wintering birds

Shorebirds in unexplored tracks

17 Jan , 2016  


Stories of a January morning, birding one of the most remote stretches of the West Coast. Backstage accounts of wintering shorebird counts in quadrat #121, under Project Arenaria.

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