Garça-branca-pequena

The Snowy Egret, or what we call the Little Egret, is a familiar sight here in the Ria Formosa. Generally a solitary bird although occasionally, as you can see below, we have seen a congregation of them accompanied by Spoonbills and Cormorants when there is a shoal of fish. Their lovely white plumage was once found […]

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Pisco-de-peito-azul

The excellent Aves de Portugal website says of the Bluethroat The observation of a Pisco-de-peito-azul perched on a log or tuft of marsh has the gift to animate any observation session on a cold Winter day. It certainly had that effect on my husband on both the days we saw. The first time was in […]

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