Portugal Wildlife

An Illustrated Wildlife Biodiversity Catalogue for a

40 Hectare (100 Acre) private Nature Reserve in

Baixo Alentejo, Southern Portugal

Links to detailed webpages:

Birds Mammals

Butterflies

Flowers

Seasons 2019

Dragonflies Reptiles

Amphibians

Weather

Breeding Season 2019

Trees

Hide Pond Windmill Pond

Spring Watch

Fungi, Lichens

Flower Meadows

Colour Rings

Other Wildlife Wildlife Found Nearby

Conservation Management

Fox Gallery

Trail Cameras

Bird Feeders

Catalonia Wildlife

Mashatu Botswana

Tswalu Kalahari

Hide Pond Construction

Links

Mammal Maps

 

Home

 

January 2019:

Number of Species Recorded on the Reserve
Flowers 124
Birds 123
Butterflies 19
Mammals 19
Dragonflies 14
Trees 8
Reptiles 8
Fungi 5
Amphibians 4
TOTAL 324

A very exciting New Species first recorded in December 2018: A Beech Marten photographed by Trail Camera at the hide pond:

White Stork with a Coloured leg-ring foraging at our Spring on 6th January 2018. This bird is 21 years old !

It was ringed in Portugal a distance of 12km away, on 26th May 1997. 20 Years, 7 Months and 11 Days before it was spotted at our reserve.

New Species: Quite a rare autumn/winter migrant inland: Squacco Heron

Our first Endangered Species recorded on the reserve. A juvenile Egyptian Vulture !

Common Quail drinking at Windmill Pond. These birds are very difficult to see undisturbed !

As opportunities arise a variety of bird songs and calls will be posted to the website, especially for species that have not yet been photographed. All such recording will be made on site on the nature reserve.

Other animals, such as frogs, may also be recorded over time and sound files loaded. The first sound file to be loaded is the song of the Common Quail on the Bird Field Guide page.

March 2018: New Mammlal Species: Four Bats, including Greater Horseshoe Bat

2017: We have now put up official "No Hunting" signs all around the wildlife reserve's outer fenceline. So we are now an area where there is "Não Caça" (No Hunting) allowed.

Red over white "No Hunting" Sign - "Não Caça".

 

Links to detailed webpages:

Birds Mammals

Butterflies

Flowers

Seasons 2019

Dragonflies Reptiles

Amphibians

Weather

Breeding Season 2019

Trees

Hide Pond Windmill Pond

Spring Watch

Fungi, Lichens

Flower Meadows

Colour Rings

Other Wildlife Wildlife Found Nearby

Conservation Management

Fox Gallery

Trail Cameras

Bird Feeders

Catalonia Wildlife

Mashatu Botswana

Tswalu Kalahari

Hide Pond Construction

Links

Mammal Maps

 

Home

 

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