Portugal is a fantastic country for all year round birdwatching. although the country really comes alive during Spring. It is possible to see many of the Iberian specialities here including Azure-winged Magpie, Great Bustard and Purple Swamphen. For this DVD, Steve has focused on the Algarve and Alentejo regions as both have a wealth of varying habitats and are home to some excellent species. This film was made during two short trips to the country in April and June and includes footage of over forty species of birds.
This DVD includes footage of Black-winged Kite, Rufous-tailed Bush Robin, Black-eared Wheatear, Red-knobbed Coot, Slender-billed Gull, Azure-winged Magpie, Great & Little Bustards, Little Bittern, Cattle Egret, Crested, Calandra & Thekla Larks, Great-spotted Cuckoo, Hoopoe, Bee-eater, Roller, Purple Swamphen, Kentish Plover, Woodchat & Southern Grey Shrikes, Blue Rock Thrush, Sardinian, Fan-tailed & Western Orphean Warblers, Lesser Kestrel, Short-toed, Bonelli's, Golden & Booted Eagles, Griffon & Black Vulture, Red-rumped Swallow, Crag Martin, White & Black Storks, Red-necked Nightjar, Iberian Wagtail, Iberian Green Woodpecker, Turtle Dove, Greater Flamingo, Spoonbill, Black-winged Stilt, Red-crested Pochard, Black-headed Weaver and more.
Total running time: 68 minutes