Black Headed Gull and friends

First thing to be aware of is that the Black-Headed Gull is not considered a ‘sea gull’because it is found commonly almost anywhere inland. The next thing is that it is not really a black-headed bird. The colour is more chocolate-brown – in fact, for much of the year, it has a white head. All most […]

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Exploring Olhão Saltpans

We cannot resist Olhão’s saltpans and inlets.  This is probably because we are avid birdwatchers, and we have found that the inlets and pans around Olhão are one of the best places to observe waders. There are no hides, but there are plenty of places to sit out of sight from the birds and even […]

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