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Birds & Nature Tours

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Avenida do Brasil 112 20 Dto., Lisbon 1700-074, Portugal
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Birds of Prey, Bee Eaters and Beautiful Scenery

I had an amazing day, full of life birds for me and beautiful views while searching for birds... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FLscubagal
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Blooming wildflowers and birds everywhere

I had a wonderful time traveling through southern Portugal with friends. The hotels were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
scizortail
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Birds & Nature Tours is the first Portuguese company specifically dedicated to birds and birding tours.We offer you a wide variety of programmes, including guided birding tours, photographic tours, bird-dedicated courses and birding trips outside Portugal
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“tagus estuary” (104 reviews)
“bird watching” (26 reviews)
“bee eaters” (19 reviews)
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Avenida do Brasil 112 20 Dto., Lisbon 1700-074, Portugal
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"tagus estuary"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing day, full of life birds for me and beautiful views while searching for birds. Joao is extremely knowledgeable both of local birds and technical aspects of bird id (behavior, habitat, calls/songs). Even though I had only 1 day available to see...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a wonderful time traveling through southern Portugal with friends. The hotels were comfortable; the food very good and plentiful; and the birds, well, we missed only a very few species that we looked for. Helder was an excellent guide; I wish more guides...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jaime was our guide. He is an excellent - very knowledgeable about the birds and where to find them (we even got a Little Bittern!), and also attentive to our needs and very easy and comfortable to spend a whole day with.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had one day free to bird in the Lisbon area on April 30th. Birded the Tagus estuary area with Bernardo from BNT. It was a fantastic day. He new where to go and we managed to tally 100 species in about 8.5 hours. I...More

Thank Harvey L
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

The best way to view and photograph the wonderful birds in Portugal. Accommodations were great and the guide, Joao, was just terrific. I added 130+ birds to my life list and hope to go back in the years ahead. Spent 10 days traveling the southern...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Just completed an amazing first trip to Portugal with Birds & Nature Tours in partnership with New Jersey Audubon, and I'm already looking forward to the next! Over 170 (and many life birds) species in 10 days of birding, beautiful countryside, lovely people, some history...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We came as avid birders as well as typical tourists here to see the country and culture. We started with four days of birding guided by Bernardo Barreto. To describe his enthusiasm, expertise, excellence and excitement actually bankrupts my vocabulary. We saw, because he identified,...More

Thank Linda T
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

My husband and I just returned from a private birding tour of the Tagus estuary and the Alentejo region. Our experience with Birds and Nature Tours Portugal and with our guide Helder Cardoso could not have been better. Everything was well organized and was made...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

I just came back from a tour of Southern Portugal guided by João Jara, Birds & Nature Tours, in conjunction with New Jersey Audubon. It was an amazing experience, and more than a birdwatching trip. João is so personable and friendly, and shared not only...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

I just came back from a 12 day tour of Southern Portugal organized and guided by João Jara in partnership with New Jersey Audubon. I have done many birding tours in Europe, Africa and Central/South America and this was one of the best I've been...More

Thank Carole H
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Leviticus_Plews
28 October 2017|
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Response from Cathy M | Reviewed this property |
I think it will be, but if I were you I would email them and ask them as they really know the birds habits and where to find them and who will be around at that time of year!
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Icsyo
20 October 2016|
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Response from BBarreto | Property representative |
If you will be interested in a birdwatching tour, we can organize a tour during that period. Please inform us about the date and time. Please reply to my mail if possible: bernardo.barreto@birds.pt Thank you.
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17 April 2016|
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Response from Janet Emily B | Reviewed this property |
We spent the whole day in October E of Lisbon on the Tagus estuary, but I a friend went in spring last year inland from Lisbon to the hills. Depends on season and your interests but the guides are happy to advise if you... More
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