Frontier Birding Tour in Portugal & Spain
This 5-day Bird Watching Portugal & Spain Tour is a relaxed-paced trip available on request where you can expect to see over 100 species of bird, including three endemics and approximately five mammals. This Spain & Portugal birding tour will take you through different Parks and Nature Reserves of Spain and Portugal from Seville.
On this route, we will be able to observe some of the most emblematic birds of this territory that are on the red list of threatened species, such as the Black Vulture, the Egyptian Vulture or the Spanish Imperial Eagle. This trip begins and ends in Seville and is aimed at small groups with a maximum of 8 participants. There is a possibility of organising a second vehicle with a guide for larger groups.
This Bird watching Portugal & Spain Tour visits these beautiful border regions of Sierra Morena (Spain) and the Alentejo (Portugal). We visit the Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche Natural Park, with one of the largest concentrations of vultures in Iberia, the UNESCO’s Castro Verde Biosphere Reserve, one of the best-preserved steppes in Europe and home of great bustards, little bustards and Spanish imperial eagles, and the Sado Estuary Nature Reserve, an important saltwater wetland in Portugal where can watch ospreys, spoonbills, herons, flamingos and waders such as avocets, plovers and godwits.
Your tour leader and local birdwatching expert will guide you in a very informative way into the landscapes and heritage of this corner of the Iberian Peninsula. You will learn about the endemic flora and fauna as well as the rich history and local traditions of the places we cover.
Join us on this birdwatching tour of Portugal and Spain for an extensive checklist as we cover different habitats: from hills to steppes, and from lakes to salt marshes; while we enjoy the local taste of the Portuguese and Spanish cuisine as this tour is all-inclusive. Transfers can be arranged from Seville Airport or any other meeting point in the west of Andalucia (railway station, hotel, etc.).
Bird Watching Portugal & Spain Tour highlights include:
- Two countries in only five days with the company of a local expert.
- We visit the most unexplored corner of Portugal and Spain in southwestern Iberia.
- Stunning landscapes with different habitats.
- Very informative and experienced leader who gives lots of tips on natural history as well as local history and traditions.
- All levels welcome. We adapt to the interest of each participant.
Please note: this tour is available for group sizes of less than four travellers. Please complete the enquiry form regarding availability and pricing.
Are you looking for a longer birdwatching holiday in Portugal and Spain, please check out our Complete Birdwatching Tour of Spain and Portugal 8 days / 7 nights?
Alternative Tour Name: The frontier birdwatching tour of Spain and Portugal