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Algarve Bird Watching
Join is for a fantastic Algarve bird watching holiday!
The warm spring days are an idyllic time to explore the Algarve and observe a wide variey of interesting birds from Hoopoes to Purple Gallinule, Azure-winged Magpies to White Storks. On this trip you'll go far off the tourist track and discover a land of estuaries and salt pans, wooded hills and quiet marshes where the diversity of its habitats make for a truly memorable week?s birding.
Algarve Bird Watching Holiday Itinerary
Day 1 ? Arrive at Faro Airport and drive to the cottages. A 3 course evening meal of traditional home cooked Portuguese cuisine and wine will be served in guest accommodation.
Day 2 ? Boat tour on the Ria Formosa nature reserve- a haven for over 100 species including flamingos, spoonbills, purple swamphens and a large colony of purple herons. In the lagoon formed by the Ria, keep your eyes peeled for some beautiful examples of grey herons, bee-eaters, great reed warblers and marsh harriers.
Day 3 - Guided visit to habitats in Salgados and Sagres on the western tip of the Algarve known as the Costa Vicentina, where at the headland of Cabo Sardão, you'll be able to observe the world's last population of white storks, nesting in the cliffs in the abandoned nests of ospreys.
Day 4 ? Guided visit to habitats in Castro Marim and Tavira in the Eastern Algarve.
Day 5 ? Tour to be confirmed.
Day 6 ? Free day to relax in the sunshine or explore the local area.
Day 7 ? Departure.
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Birds of the AlgarveSome of the pelagic and land birds you might observe on your Algarve birdwatching holiday in no particular order: Common scoter, Cory's shearwater, Scopoli's shearwater, Great shearwater, Manx shearwater, Yelkouan shearwater, Balearic shearwater, Sooty shearwater, European storm petrel, Wilson's storm petrel, Leach's storm petrel, Northern gannet, great skua, Pomarine skua, Arctic skua, long-tailed skua, razorbill, Bonnelli's eagle, griffon vulture, short-toed eagle, sparrowhawk, goshawk, red-rumpet swallow, Lesser-spotted woodpecker, green woodpecker, woodchat shrike, purple gallinule, little white egret, cattle egret, grey heron, little grebe, mallard, glossy ibis, black tern, little tern, dunlin, Kentish plover, greenshank, azure-winged magpie, kingfisher, shag, cormorants, black stork, red billed chough, Egyptian vultures, blackcaps, spotted flycatcher, bee-eater, avocet, back-winged stilt, black tailed godwit, redshank, turnstone, hoopoes, stone-curlew sandpiper, lapwings, collared pratincole, flamingos, Audouin's gull, slender billed gull, coot, pochard, shelduck, lesser short-toed lark, created larks, blackcap and Sardinian warblers.
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Algarve bird watching photos copyright: Watson
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