The “Ria de Aveiro” Lagoon is one of the most important wetlands in Portugal where we can find, in average, more than 70 species of birds per day.
From the Atlantic coast, through the dunes, salt marsh and reed bed areas up to the first woods you will discover different habitats with a rich and varied birdlife that deserves attention of those who visit the area.
The Lagoon is a National Ecological Reserve and has the status of IBA (Important Bird Area), providing the best conditions for the practice of Birdwatching.
We organize Tours of 1/2 Day (Morning 08:30h-12:30h) and 1 Day (08:30h-18:00h) with or not with boat trip, departing from Aveiro on foot or by car on trails according to tides.
Little Bittern, Cattle Egret, Purple Heron, White Stork, Greater Flamingo, Black Kite, Black-shouldered Kite, Eurasian Marsh Harrier, Black-winged Stilt, Kentish Plover, Little Tern, Common Swift, Pallid Swift, Iberian Yellow Wagtail, Common Nightingale, Dartford Warbler, Sardinian Warbler, Firecrest.
Exotic naturalised: Yellow-crowned Bishop, Waxbill.
Contact us now for further details including tailor-made:
- Tours of 1/2 Day (Morning 08:30h-12:30h): 80€ per person (minimum 2 people, maximum 4)
- Tours of 1 Day (08:30h-18h): 160€ per person (minimum 2 people, maximum 4)
- Tours of 1 Day with boat trip (08:30h-18h): 260€ per person (minimum 2 people, maximum 4)
- Please contact us for special promotions and prices for groups.
Guided Tours, entrance fees in private or protected areas.
Free use of optical equipment (binoculars and telescope) and field guides.
Transfer from Aveiro to observation points.
Insurance and VAT.