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Alentejo - Birdwatching

You can go Bird-watching

on foot, horseback, by boat or by bicycle.

Black-winged Kite (Elanus caeruleus)

You also have the chance to appreciate the specially built observatories in the areas of protected countryside.

Image: Black-winged Kite

In Portugal you can see species in danger of extinction, and therefore classified as protected species, in their natural environment, and through your visit you can contribute to the conservation of the nature of the region.

Also present are a wide variety of Warblers, Stonechat, Woodchat Shrike, Bee-eaters, Kingfishers, three varieties of Woodpeckers and three of Eagles, (Short toed, Booted and Bonelli's), as well as other raptors, notably Peregrine Falcons.

Azure-winged Magpie (Cyanopica cyana)


The area also has one of the highest densities in Europe of Nightingales, and during the Spring one is rarely out of earshot of their beautiful song.

Image: Azure-winged Magpie

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