Finding Birds in South Portugal

Enkel og god stedsguide for Det sørlige Portugal med detaljerte kart og beskrivelser av hvor du går ig hvordan du finner de spesielle artene i de beste lokalitetene.

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Varenummer: 814202 Kategori:
Utgivelsesår:20130-6
Antall sider:40
Fotos - illustrasjoner:25 kart
ISBN:9781907316401
Språk:Engelsk
Serie:Dave Gosney's Finding Birds Series
Forlag:Easybirder
Forfatter:Dave Gosney

Produsentens informasjon

Completely re-written book now available

This book is a comprehensive update to the ever-popular Finding Birds in Southern Portugal.

Dave Gosney writes:
»In the last 12 months I’ve been back to Portugal 3 times, checking and re-checking the information in my previous book, trying out new sites and, of course, filming the birds for the forthcoming DVD. As a result I have re-written the original book and redrawn the maps making it more up-to-date and more detailed than ever. Anyone
going to the Algarve can use this book to help them find more birds – and birders who want to explore the areas around Lisbon will find this book invaluable too.’

Sample pages

Unique features

Compared to other publications covering the same area, this one:

•Provides the most useful maps – so you can easily find your way to the best bits of wetland, plain or woodland
•Includes GPS co-ordinates to help you find the right turnings, parking spaces or viewing points
•Highlights the best areas only – and summarises the key attraction in the first paragraph so you can easily decide whether to read on or bother to visit the site
•Has a map on the inside cover which serves as an index so you can easily find any site in the book
•Is light and portable (and cheap)

Sites covered

The Tejo estuary – right next to Lisbon and yet home to thousands of birds in winter

Barroca D’Alva – the best place for finding exotic species such as Yellow-crowned Bishop, Black-headed weaver and Common Waxbill

The Sado estuary – find out where to see hundreds of Glossy Ibis and raptors such as Black-shouldered kite

Santo Andre Lagoons – great birdwatching area with wetlands full of birds

The Sagres peninsula – including advice on how to make the most of the seabird and raptor passage, including the best pelagic trips in Europe

The Alvor estuary – a great place for waders, gulls and migrants

Lagoa de Salgado – the best freshwater wetland in the Algarve, teeming with birds in the autumn

Vilamoura – superb hides get you really close to Purple Gallinules and Little Bitterns

Ria Formosa west – the area west of Faro, great for estuarine birds and with superb pools at Quinto do Lago and Ludo Farm

Ria Formosa east – east of Faro, Quinta do Marim is a reserve with terrific hides and Tarifa is superb for gulls and other wetland species

Castro Marim – find out exactly where to stand for Lesser Short-toed Lark and Spectacled Warbler

Castro Verde plains – one of the best birding sites in Europe. Find out where to get the best views of Great and Little Bustard, Black-bellied Sandgrouse, Black-shouldered Kite, Montagu’s Harrier and Spanish Imperial Eagle.

Elvas – another great site for bustards but also exceptionally reliable for Black-shouldered Kite

EAN:9781907316401

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