Portugal Wildlife

Wildlife seen in Neighbouring Areas



European Roller. This bird, seen in April 2022, was ringed as a chick in 2014.





Eurasian Spoonbill photographed nearby (± 25km). This bird is a juvenile with bllack on primary tips and a pinkish bill.

Eurasian Spoonbill. This bird is a non-breeding adult with white primary tips and a black bill.

Colour-ringed Eurasian Spoonbill. This bird was ringed as a pullus (chick) in Krammer-Volkerak, Slaakeiland, Holland, on 2nd June 2018.

Eurasian Spoonbill photographed feeding in pond.


Northern Lapwing.

Blackwinged Stilt foraging in pond.

Little Egret wading.

Distant Great Bustards.


Flock of Wintering Eurasian Cranes (Grus grus) Grou.


Family group of Eurasian Cranes - 2 adults and a Juvenile.

Family group of Eurasian Cranes - 2 adults and a Juvenile.

Adult Eurasian Crane


Flock of Wintering Eurasian Cranes

Flock of Wintering Eurasian Cranes Taking Flight

Little Owl (Athene noctua) Mocho-galego on Roof of Ruined Farm Building

Female Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) Peneireiro


Corn Bunting Singing (Emberiza calandra) Trigueirão

Male Little Bustard (Tetrax tetrax) Sisão

European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) Abelharuco

Great Bustards (Otis tarda) Abetarda







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