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Lisboa e Vale do Tejo

Long-eared owl Asio otus ©Malcolm Schuyl

Lisboa e Vale do Tejo (English: Lisbon and Tagus Valley) was one of the five Regions of Portugal (NUTS II subdivisions). Today it is replaced by Lisboa region. It had 3,447,173 inhabitants (2001), and its area was 11,930 km².

Top Sites

Boquilobo Marsh

Satellite View

A small but interesting wetland just 100 km northeast of Lisbon which is famous for its breeding herons and wintering waterfowl.

Tages Estuary

Satellite View

Just outside Lisbon, this large wetland is one of the most important in Europe and can easily provide 100 species of bird in a day.

Useful Reading

Books, CDs etc

See the Fatbirder Portugal page for fieldguies etc. to Portugal or the Iberian penninsular as a whole…

Guides & Tour Operators

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Birdwatching Lisbon

Tour Operator

BirdwatchingLisbon.com is specialised in organising and guiding birdwatching tours from Lisbon. Our tours are available all year round on request and include door to door transportation, guiding by experienced field ornithologists, use of optical equipment and field guides, and travel/accident insurances...

OLLEM – Tagus River Tourism - Valada do Ribatejo

River Trips

Traditional boat guided tours through the Tagus river hidden beauties! nês Goes - 00351 919 862 161 - inesdegoes@ollem-turismo.com

Trip Reports

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Trip Report Repository

CloudBirders was created by a group of Belgian world birding enthusiasts and went live on 21st of March 2013. They provide a large and growing database of birding trip reports, complemented with extensive search, voting and statistical features.

2008 [March] - Mark Easterbrook


With friends living near Cascais (35km west of Lisbon), the invitation to visit them and do some bird watching around the Lisbon area was irresistible. So leaving some hideous British weather behind we headed off from Luton airport on 7th Mar and retuned on the 16th having missed the biggest storm of the British winter – what a result!

2009 [February] - Honeyguide



2012 [November] - Colin & Alison Parnell


…A good start to the trip with a pair of Common Mynas seen from the hotel then we set off for the westerly point of Cabo Espichel for a spot of sea-watching. On the way through the cork oak and olive plantations we picked up large mixed flocks of Goldfinches and Chaffinches with a few Linnets. Black Redstarts were common on house roofs, as were Crested Larks and Stonechats on any patch of rough grass. Fan-tailed Warblers were easy to spot on the damper areas…

Photographers & Artists

Photographer - Modesto Viegas


Modesto Viegas é essencialmente um fotógrafo de natureza, no entanto tem especial interesse em grafismos, reflexos, paisagem humanizada e em tudo onde a água contribua com a sua componente estética…