Wintering birds

Christmas birding

17 Jan , 2016  

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Some notes from the “Algarve at Christmas” tour, powered by Naturetrek.

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Autumn migration

October. The avian world is in motion.

16 Oct , 2015  

European Robin from Darren Bellarby

As the last migrants depart for Africa, the first wintering birds arrive in growing numbers. It is by mid-October, that this “turn of the tide” is most obvious.

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Autumn migration

Summer’s gonne. Head for Sagres.

23 Sep , 2015  

Muscicapa striata - Ponta da Atalaia. Nuno Barros

I spent the last day of Summer birding around Sagres. Lot´s of wind and more then 50 species of birds. No surprises there.

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Birdwatching tour

Birding around Aljezur

3 Sep , 2015  

4 - Aljezur Stream.  Nuno Barros

A morning out birdwatching within 10 min drive radius from Aljezur produced 70 bird species. And an appeased soul.

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Autumn migration

End of August. Migration time

27 Aug , 2015  

Egyptian Vulture. Ron Knight.

The long awaiting post-breeding bird migration in now well underway, and a good deal of migrants are already reaching Sagres peninula.

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