ALGARVE BIRDWATCHING
Day trips & tours in southern Portugal
 
Highly experienced bird guiding
throughout the year
 
 
   
  Introduction  
  Western Algarve  
  Sagres Migration  
  Algarve Wetlands  
  Baixo Alentejo  
  Algarve Butterflies  
  Algarve Orchids  
  Photograph credits  
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Photograph credits
Bird photographs    
Very special thanks to all the photographers who have supplied their superb images!

All photographs contained within this website are protected by copyright. Anyone interested in using these images may do so only with prior consent through request by contacting the respective author/s. Note; if the link doesn't work by clicking, it will by copying and pasting onto your browser:

Joaquim Atunes – through the following link to his gallery:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/56541100@N00/

Joaquim Coelho – through the following link to his gallery: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jcoelho2000/

Dinis Cortes – through the following link to his gallery:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/75991729@N00/

“SparkyFaisca” – For some of the best there is in digiscoping see his gallery at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/faisca/ and his website: http://www.sparky-pt.com/

Axel Halley - see: http://www.club300.de/ for his contributions on the excellent article about Wilson´s Storm Petrels and other seabirds off Portugal

Joaquim Muchaxo through the following link to his gallery: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmuchaxo/

João Quaresma - see his superb photographic website about cetaceans and seabirds around the Azores: http://www.joaoquaresma.com/

Luis Semedo – through the following link to his gallery: http://www.flickr.com/photos/30107068@N00/

Ricardo Silva – through the following link to his gallery:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/93503216@N00/

Ray Tipper ARPS –prints are available for purchase from him at tipper@mail.telepac.pt

Jose Viana – His photographs represent the "state of the art" in digiscoping. See his website at: http://www.geocities.com/jviana_98/ and his gallery at http://www.flickr.com/photos/92364262@N00/

Simon Wates - if you would like to use any of his photographs just ask! simonwates@sapo.pt

     
The authors of the photographs are listed here by page title and species:    
Introduction
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala - by Ray Tipper
White Stork Ciconia ciconia - by Ray Tipper
Hoopoe Upupa epops - by Jose Viana
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea - by Jose Viana

Recent sightings
Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin - by Dinis Cortes

Western Algarve
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster - by Ray Tipper
Hoopoe Upupa epops- by Ray Tipper
Rock Bunting Emberiza cia - by Jose Viana
Blue Rock Thrush Monticola solitarius - by Jose Viana
Alpine Swift Apus melba - by Luis Semedo
Peregrine Falco peregrinus - by Jose Viana
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax - by Ricardo Silva
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans - by Joaquim Atunes
Red-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus ruficolis - by Ray Tipper
Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridonalis - by Joaquim Atunes
Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica - by Jose Viana
Golden Plover Pluvialis apicaria- by Jose Viana
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris by Simon Wates

Sagres
Griffon Vultures Gyps fulvus- by Jose Viana
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus - by Joaquim Coelho
Red Kite Milvus milvus  - by Joaquim Coelho
Wilson’s Storm Petrel Oceanites oceanites - by Axel Halley
Cory’s Shearwater Calonectris diomedea - by João Quaresma
Wilson’s Storm Petrels Oceanites oceanites - by Axel Halley

Algarve Wetlands
Purple Swamp-hen Porphyrio porphyrio - by Jose Viana
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea - by Jose Viana
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus - by Ray Tipper
Greater Flamingos Phoenicopterus ruber - by Jose Viana
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope - by Ray Tipper
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus - by Ray Tipper
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina - by Jose Viana
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa - by Ray Tipper
Audouin’s Gull Larus audouinii - by Ray Tipper
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax - by Jose Viana
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus - by Jose Viana
Caspian Tern Sterna caspia - by Ray Tipper
Little Tern Sterna albifrons - by Ray Tipper
Cetti’s Warbler Cettia cetti - by Jose Viana
Kingfisher Alcedo atthis - by Ray Tipper

Baixo Alentejo
Eagle Owl Bubo bubo - by Simon Wates
Spanish Sparrows Passer hispaniolensis - by Jose Viana
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanicus
Eurasian Black VultureAegypius monachus - by Joaquim Atunes
Great Bustard Otis tarda - by Jose Viana
Little Bustards Tetrax tetrax - by Jose Viana
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni - by Ray Tipper
Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis - by Dinis Cortes
Montagu’s Harrier  Circus pygargus - by Luis Semedo
European Roller Coracias garrulus  - by Jose Viana
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra - by Joaquim Muchaxo
Common Crane Grus grus - by Sparky Faisca
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus - by Luis Semedo

Coto Doñana
Greater Flamingos Phoenicopterus ruber - by Jose Viana
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus - by Sparky Faisca
Black Kite Milvus migrans - by Ray Tipper
Spanish Imperial Eagle Aquila adalberti - by Jose Viana
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola - by Joaquim Coelho
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus - by Jose Viana
Whiskered Terns Chlidonias hybridus - by Jose Viana
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus - by Jose Viana
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides  - by Joaquim Coelho
Iberian Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava iberiae - by Jose Viana
Night Herons Nycticora nycticorax- by Jose Viana


     
Other photographs    
Pyrenean Snakeheads Frittilaria pyrenaica, an unforgetable mountain meadow last spring - in the Pyrenees!
Photographs of landscapes, flora and butterflies within this website are taken by Simon Wates and anyone interested in using them may do so only with prior consent through request by email to: simonwates@sapo.pt.
     
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