This DVD takes you to the best birdwatching sites in the Algarve and also the plains of Castro Verde and the wetlands within a day’s drive of Lisbon. Nothing else gives you a such a realistic ‘feel’ for what it’s like to go there.
The best sites - whether you want to see swamphens and Little Bitterns in wetlands along the Algarve, or seabirds off the coast of Sagres, bustards on the Alentejo plains or the exotic species now breeding around Lisbon, this DVD shows you what the best places are really like.
The best birds - sit back and enjoy footage of over 70 species, including many of the specialities, all filmed using high-definition digital video cameras.
The best information - find out more about the sites and their birds, including tips on how to separate eagles from vultures, Crested Larks from Thekla Larks and what to listen for if you want to find birds like Little Bittern and Iberian Chiffchaff.
Travel around the country with Dave Gosney showing you what the birding is like at all the most popular sites and giving you a chance to enjoy footage of the best birds: Little and Great Bustards displaying, Little Bittern, Black-shouldered Kite, Spanish Imperial Eagle, Balearic Shearwater, Montagu’s Harrier, Iberian Chiffchaff, Iberian Green Woodpecker and Rock Bunting. There is also coverage of species that have successfully become naturalised in the area, including Black-headed Weaver, Yellow-crowned Bishop and Crested Myna.
Running time: 1 hour and 18 minutes