The Sultana Bird

If I had known that it was also called the Sultana Bird, I think I would have been even more determined to see it! The Purple Swamphen is known as the Sultana Bird because of its French name – talève sultane, its Portuguese name is Caimão-comum. It was one of the birds I was keen to observe […]

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Ludo and Lagoa de São Lourenço

Ludo and Lagoa de São Lourenço is a great place for an easy 1 to 2hr stroll through freshwater and brackish lagoons, small woodlands, saltpans and saltmarshes. The circular walk takes you past one of the best golf courses in the Algarve, and if you want to make a day of it there are beaches. […]

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