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Birdwatching Lisbon

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A brilliant days birding around the Tagus led by Rui.

My wife and I, both keen birders, contacted Rui for a day's guided tour of the Tagus. What a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Great day near the Tagus estuary

I contacted Birdwatching Lisbon in advance of a trip to the Lisbon area for a holiday with my... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Helen S
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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Birdwatching Lisbon is specialized in organizing 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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Estrada da Luz n0 26, Lisbon 1600-159, Portugal
+351 967 708 310
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I, both keen birders, contacted Rui for a day's guided tour of the Tagus. What a brilliant day it was on Sunday,9th September. Starting off early at Barroca d'Alva, flocks of Iberian magpies set the pattern. As the mist lifted we were...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018

I contacted Birdwatching Lisbon in advance of a trip to the Lisbon area for a holiday with my friend, Kate. Though I am a keen birder, Kate was a complete novice, so I was anxious that the day should be interesting for her as well...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed July 20, 2018

I booked a day with Rui and sent him my check list before I got there. I was not expecting huge numbers as we were birding in the middle of July but boy did he come through for me. We hit 78 birds total, 35...More

1  Thank KenEndersen
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Rui has again come through with a wonderful journey exploring the bird life of the Tagus Estuary. He is extremely informative and and his passion is infectious. He truly loves birds and is excited to share his knowledge. He was very responsive to emails and...More

Thank Gscutter
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Booked a half-day tour. Before the trip Rui established my target birds and my interest in seeing as many species as possible. He picked me up from the hotel at 7:30 and I then had the best half-day's birding I can remember. Rui's expert local...More

Thank FamilyManHerts
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Contacted Rui via email (he was very responsive) and we set up a birding tour of the Tagus estuary. Rui was not available to guide this tour so Carlos was our guide. He was very knowledgeable and experienced. Even though the spring migration was almost...More

Thank profman_2002
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Rui lived up to all of his reviews. He worked very hard to ensure our group got to see the birds on each of our ‘wish lists.’ I was very impressed with his genuine passion and energy throughout the entire trip to ensure I got...More

Thank FLscubagal
Reviewed April 21, 2018

Rui will pick you up from your hotel and within half an hour you are spotting numerous species of land and water birds around old sat pans by the Tagus estuary. We got 70-80 species thanks to Rui's excellent spotting skills. He also makes it...More

1  Thank AlanOliver21
Reviewed April 3, 2018

The first star goes for enthusiasm plus. Wow, what energy our guide Rui had and he kept ours up too during our day and a half of birding. We've been guided before by people who are knowledgeable but lacking in enthusiasm. Not a good day....More

1  Thank jazzie F
Reviewed March 22, 2018

We had a superb day of birdwatching with Rui in the Tagus Estuary and surrounding area. Rui is a very skilled and knowledgeable birdwatcher and we saw a terrific number of species including a fantastic sight of an osprey carrying a fish. He is very...More

1  Thank Paula B
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