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Birdlist Birding Holiday David and Annick September 2014 Alentejo Portugal

From 20 to 29 September David and Annick stayed with us at Monte Horizonte during their birding holiday

Below the impressive list of 140 different species of birds they spotted. The birds marked with an x behind the name were spotted at Monte Horizonte:

Balearic Shearwater
Barn Swallow x
Bar-tailed Godwit
Black Redstart
Black Scoter
Black Stork
Black Tern
Black-bellied Sandgrouse
Blackbird x
Blackcap x
Black-headed Gull
Black-tailed Godwit
Black-winged Kite
Black-winged Stilt
Blue Tit x
Calandra Lark
Carrion Crow x
Cattle Egret
Cetti´s Warbler
Chaffinch x
Chiffchaff x
Cirl Bunting x
Common Buzzard x
Common Sandpiper
Common Tern
Common Wood-Pigeon x
Coot
Corn Bunting x
Cory´s Shearwater
Crested Lark
Crested Tit x
Curlew
Curlew Sandpiper
Dunlin
Eurasian Collared-Dove x
European Goldfinch
European Honey Buzzard x
Firecrest x
Flamingo
Gadwall
Gannet
Garden Warbler x
Glossy Ibis
Great Black-backed Gull
Great Bustard
Great Cormorant
Great Crested Grebe
Great Skua
Great Spotted Woodpecker x
Great Tit x
Great White Egret
Greater Short-toed Lark
Green Sandpiper
Greenfinch
Greenshank
Grey Heron x
Grey Plover
Griffon Vulture
Hen Harrier
Hobby
Hoopoe
House Sparrow x
House-Martin x
Iberian Grey Shrike
Iberian Magpie
Jackdaw
Jay x
Kestrel
Kingfisher
Knot
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Lesser Kestrel
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker x
Linnet
Little Egret
Little Grebe
Little Owl
Little Ringed Plover
Little Tern
Long-tailed Tit x
Magpie
Mallard x
Manx Shearwater
Marsh Harrier
Melodious Warbler x
Moorhen
Norther Wheatear
Northern Labwing
Northern Shoveler
Nuthatch x
Osprey
Pied Flycatcher x
Purple Heron
Quail
Raven x
Red-legged Partridge x
Red-rumped Swallow x
Redshank
Redstart x
Ringed Plover
Robin x
Rock Pigeon
Ruff
Sand Martin
Sanderling
Sandwich Tern
Sardinian Warbler x
Scooty Shearwater
Scops Owl x
Sedge Warbler
Short-toed Eagle x
Short-toed Treecreeper x
Snipe
Sparrow Hawk x
Spoonbill
Spotless Starling x
Spotted Flycatcher x
Stonechat x
Subalpine Warbler x
Swift
Tawny Owl x
Tawny Pipit
Teal
Thekla Lark
Turnstone
Waxbill
Western Bonelli´s Warbler x
Whimbrel
Whinchat x
White Stork
White Wagtail
Whitethroat x
Willow Warbler x
Woodlark x
Wren x
Wryneck x
Yellow Wagtail
Yellow-legged Gull
Yellow-crowned Bishop
Zitting Cisticola x

Happy birdwatching,

Bert

 

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List of 56 Spotted Birds 25-03-2014 Santo André Lagoon Portugal

On the 25th of March 2014 I went birding with clients for 5 hours at the Santo André lagoon in the Alentejo region of Portugal. Below the list of 56 different spotted birds in alphabetical order

Avocet
Barn Swallow
Blackbird
Black-winged Stilt
Carrion Crow
Cattle Egret
Cetti´s Warbler
Chaffinch
Chiffchaff
Cirlbunting
Common Buzzard
Coot
Crested Lark
Cuckoo
Eurasian Collared-Dove
European Goldfinch
European Serin
Ferrugenious Duck
Flamingo
Gadwall
Glossy Ibis
Great Cormorant
Great Spotted Cuckoo
Greenfinch
Greenshank
Grey Heron
Hoopoe
House Sparrow
House-Martin
Iberian Grey Shrike
Iberian Magpie
Kestrel
Linnet
Little Egret
Little Grebe
Little Owl
Mallard
Moorhen
Northern Shoveler
Purple Heron
Red-crested Pochard
Red-rumped Swallow
Redshank
Reed Wrabler
Rock Pigeon
Sardinian Warbler
Savi's Warbler
Spoonbill
Spotless Starling
Stonechat
Teal
Waxbill
White Stork
Yellow Wagtail
Yellow-legged Gull
Zitting Cisticola

Photo is of courtship behavior of two Great Spotted Cuckoos made this day.

Great Spotted Cuckoo Alentejo Portugal

Happy birdwatching,

Bert

 

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Birdlist Birding Holiday Dries & Margreet October 2013 Alentejo Portugal

From the 2nd until the 9th of October 2013 our guests Dries and Margreet stayed with us at Monte Horizonte during their birding holiday. 

Below the list of the 108 different species of birds they spotted in a week:

Black Kite
Black Redstart
Black Tern
Black-bellied Sandgrouse
Blackcap
Black-headed Gull
Black-headed Wheatear
Black-necked Grebe
Black-tailed Godwit
Black-winged Kite
Black-winged Stilt
Blue Rock Thrush
Bluethroat
Booted Eagle
Calandra Lark
Carrion Crow
Cattle Egret
Cetti´s Warbler
Cirlbunting
Common Buzzard
Common Sandpiper
Coot
Crag martin
Crested Lark
Curlew Sandpiper
Eleonora´s Falcon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Eurasian Dotterel
European Goldfinch
Gadwall
Gannet
Glossy Ibis
Great Black-backed Gull
Great Bustard
Great Cormorant
Great Skua
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Tit
Great White Egret
Green Sandpiper
Greenfinch
Greenshank
Grey Heron
Griffon Vulture
Hen Harrier
Hoopoe
House Sparrow
House-Martin
Iberian Chiffchaff
Iberian Grey Shrike
Iberian Magpie
Jack Snipe
Jackdaw
Jay
Kentish Plover
Kestrel
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Little Bustard
Little Egret
Little Grebe
Little Owl
Little Ringed Plover
Magpie
Mallard
Marsh Harrier
Mediterranean Gull
Moorhen
Nightingale
Norther Wheatear
Northern Labwing
Northern Shoveler
Osprey
Oystercatcher
Pied Flycatcher
Raven
Red Kite
Red-knobbed Coot
Red-legged Partridge
Redshank
Redstart
Reed Bunting
Ringed Plover
Robin
Sandwich Tern
Sardinian Warbler
Scops Owl
Sky Lark
Snipe
Spanish Sparrow
Spoonbill
Spotless Starling
Stone Curlew
Stonechat
Tawny Owl
Teal
Thekla Lark
Turnstone
Water Pipit
Whimbrel
Whinchat
White Stork
White Wagtail
Willow Warbler
Wood Duck
Wryneck
Yellow-legged Gull
Yeloow-crowned Bishop
Zitting Cisticola

Happy birdwatching,

Bert

 

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Birdlist Birding Holiday Christiaan & Wil March 2014 Alentejo Portugal

From the 15th until the 22nd of March 2014 our guests Christiaan and Wil stayed with us at Monte Horizonte during their birding holiday. 

Below the list of the 108 different species of birds they spotted in a week:

Avocet
Barn Swallow
Black Kite
Black Redstart
Black-bellied Sandgrouse
Blackbird
Blackcap
Black-headed Gull
Black-headed Wheatear
Black-tailed Godwit
Black-winged Kite
Black-winged Stilt
Blue Rock Thrush
Blue Tit
Calandra Lark
Carrion Crow
Cattle Egret
Cetti´s Warbler
Chaffinch
Chiffchaff
Cinereous Vultur
Common Buzzard
Common Wood-Pigeon
Coot
Corn Bunting
Crag martin
Crested Lark
Crested Tit
Cuckoo
Dunlin
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Eurasian Wigeon
European Goldfinch
European Serin
Ferrugenious Duck
Flamingo
Gadwall
Gannet
Glossy Ibis
Great Bustard
Great Cormorant
Great Crested Grebe
Great Spotted Cuckoo
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Tit
Great White Egret
Green Sandpiper
Greenfinch
Grey Heron
Griffon Vulture
Hen Harrier
Hoopoe
House Sparrow
House-Martin
Iberian Grey Shrike
Iberian Magpie
Jay
Kestrel
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Lesser Kestrel
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Linnet
Little Bustard
Little Egret
Little Grebe
Little Owl
Magpie
Mallard
Marsh Harrier
Meadow Pipit
Mistle Thrush
Montagu´s Harrier
Moorhen
Northern Shoveler
Nuthatch
Purple Heron
Quail
Raven
Red Kite
Red-crested Pochard
Red-legged Partridge
Red-rumped Swallow
Redshank
Reed Wrabler
Ringed Plover
Robin
Sandwich Tern
Sardinian Warbler
Savi's Warbler
Short-toed Eagle
Short-toed Treecreeper
Sky Lark
Snipe
Spoonbill
Spotless Starling
Stone Curlew
Stonechat
Tawny Owl
Teal
Thekla Lark
White Stork
Willow Warbler
Woodchat Shrike
Woodlark
Wren
Yellow Wagtail
Yellow-legged Gull
Zitting Cisticola

Happy birdwatching,

Bert

 

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Birdlist Birding Holiday Dick and Saskia Februari 2014 Alentejo Portugal

From the 22nd of Ferbruari until the 1st of March 2014 our guests Dick and Saskia stayed at Monte Horizonte during their birding holiday. 

Below the list of 90 different species of birds they spotted. They did not go on any guided excursions:

Barn Swallow
Black Redstart
Blackbird
Blackcap
Black-headed Gull
Black-necked Grebe
Black-winged Kite
Black-winged Stilt
Blue Tit
Carrion Crow
Cattle Egret
Cetti´s Warbler
Chaffinch
Chiffchaff
Common Buzzard
Common Sandpiper
Common Wood-Pigeon
Coot
Corn Bunting
Crag martin
Crested Lark
Crested Tit
Curlew
Dunnock
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Eurasian Wigeon
European Goldfinch
European Serin
Gannet
Glaucous Gull
Glossy Ibis
Great Bustard
Great Cormorant
Great Crested Grebe
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Tit
Great White Egret
Green Woodpecker
Greenfinch
Grey Heron
Hoopoe
House Sparrow
House-Martin
Iberian Grey Shrike
Iberian Magpie
Jackdaw
Jay
Kestrel
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Linnet
Little Egret
Little Grebe
Little Owl
Magpie
Mallard
Marsh Harrier
Meadow Pipit
Mediterranean Gull
Moorhen
Northern Labwing
Northern Shoveler
Nuthatch
Pintail
Raven
Red Kite
Red-legged Partridge
Robin
Rock Pigeon
Sand Martin
Sanderling
Sardinian Warbler
Shag
Short-toed Eagle
Short-toed Treecreeper
Snipe
Sparrow Hawk
Spoonbill
Spotless Starling
Stone Curlew
Stonechat
Swift
Tawny Owl
Thekla Lark
Turnstone
Waxbill
White Stork
White Wagtail
Wren
Yellow-legged Gull
Zitting Cisticola

Happy birdwatching,

Bert

 

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List of 63 Spotted Birds 21-03-2014 Santo André Lagoon Portugal

On the 21st of March 2014 I went birding with clients for 5 hours at the Santo André lagoon in the Alentejo region of Portugal. Below the list of 63 different spotted birds in alphabetical order

Avocet
Barn Swallow
Blackbird
Black-headed Gull
Black-tailed Godwit
Black-winged Stilt
Carrion Crow
Cattle Egret
Cetti´s Warbler
Chaffinch
Chiffchaff
Common Buzzard
Coot
Corn Bunting
Crested Lark
Cuckoo
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Eurasian Wigeon
European Goldfinch
European Serin
Ferrugenious Duck
Flamingo
Gadwall
Glossy Ibis
Great Black-backed Gull
Great Cormorant
Great Crested Grebe
Great Spotted Cuckoo
Great White Egret
Greenfinch
Grey Heron
Hoopoe
House Sparrow
Iberian Chiffchaff
Iberian Grey Shrike
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Linnet
Little Egret
Little Grebe
Little Owl
Mallard
Marsh Harrier
Meadow Pipit
Moorhen
Northern Shoveler
Purple Heron
Red-crested Pochard
Red-legged Partridge
Redshank
Rock Pigeon
Sandwich Tern
Sardinian Warbler
Savi's Warbler
Sky Lark
Spoonbill
Spotless Starling
Stonechat
Teal
White Stork
White Wagtail
Willow Warbler
Yellow Wagtail
Zitting Cisticola

Photo is of a Flamingo made this day.

Flamingo Alentejo Portugal

Happy birdwatching,

Bert

 

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List of 63 Spotted Birds 17-03-2014 Steppes Alentejo Portugal

On the 17h of March 2014 I went birding with clients to the steppes in the Alentejo region of Portugal. Below the list of the 63 different spotted birds in alphabetical order

Barn Swallow
Black Kite
Black-bellied Sandgrouse
Black-headed Wheatear
Black-winged Kite
Black-winged Stilt
Calandra Lark
Carrion Crow
Cattle Egret
Cetti´s Warbler
Chaffinch
Cinereous Vultur
Common Buzzard
Common Wood-Pigeon
Coot
Crag martin
Crested Lark
Eurasian Collared-Dove
European Goldfinch
Gadwall
Great Bustard
Great Cormorant
Great Crested Grebe
Great Tit
Green Sandpiper
Greenfinch
Grey Heron
Griffon Vulture
Hen Harrier
Hoopoe
House Sparrow
House-Martin
Iberian Grey Shrike
Iberian Magpie
Kestrel
Lesser Kestrel
Linnet
Little Bustard
Little Egret
Little Grebe
Little Owl
Little Ringed Plover
Magpie
Mallard
Meadow Pipit
Montagu´s Harrier
Moorhen
Northern Shoveler
Quail
Raven
Red Kite
Red-legged Partridge
Red-rumped Swallow
Rock Pigeon
Sardinian Warbler
Sky Lark
Snipe
Spotless Starling
Stone Curlew
Stonechat
Thekla Lark
White Stork
Zitting Cisticola

Photo is of a Little Egret made this day.

Little Egret Alentejo Portugal

Happy birdwatching,

Bert

 

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List of 60 Spotted Birds 05-03-2014 Steppes Alentejo Portugal

On the 5h of March 2014 I went birding with clients to the steppes in the Alentejo region of Portugal. Below the list of the 60 different spotted birds in alphabetical order

Barn Swallow
Black-bellied Sandgrouse
Blackbird
Black-headed Gull
Calandra Lark
Carrion Crow
Cattle Egret
Cetti´s Warbler
Chaffinch
Chiffchaff
Common Buzzard
Coot
Crane
Crested Lark
Eurasian Collared-Dove
European Goldfinch
European Serin
Gadwall
Great Bustard
Great Crested Grebe
Green Sandpiper
Greenfinch
Greenshank
Grey Heron
Hen Harrier
Hoopoe
House Sparrow
House-Martin
Iberian Grey Shrike
Iberian Magpie
Kestrel
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Lesser Kestrel
Linnet
Little Bustard
Little Egret
Little Grebe
Little Owl
Magpie
Mallard
Marsh Harrier
Meadow Pipit
Moorhen
Northern Labwing
Northern Shoveler
Raven
Red-legged Partridge
Red-rumped Swallow
Rock Pigeon
Sardinian Warbler
Sky Lark
Snipe
Spotless Starling
Stone Curlew
Stonechat
Thekla Lark
Tufted Duck
White Stork
White Wagtail
Zitting Cisticola

Photo is of a Lesser Kestrel made this day.

Lesser Kestrel Alentejo Portugal

Happy birdwatching,

Bert

 

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List of 64 Spotted Birds 27-02-2014 Santo André Lagoon Portugal

On the 27h of February 2014 I went birding with clients for 5 hours at the Santo André lagoon in the Alentejo region of Portugal. Below the list of 64 different spotted birds in alphabetical order

Barn Swallow
Blackbird
Black-headed Gull
Black-necked Grebe
Blue Tit
Booted Eagle
Carrion Crow
Cattle Egret
Cetti´s Warbler
Chaffinch
Chiffchaff
Common Buzzard
Coot
Crested Lark
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Eurasian Wigeon
European Goldfinch
European Serin
Gadwall
Glossy Ibis
Great Cormorant
Great Crested Grebe
Great Spotted Cuckoo
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Tit
Great White Egret
Green Sandpiper
Greenfinch
Grey Heron
House Sparrow
House-Martin
Iberian Grey Shrike
Iberian Magpie
Kestrel
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Little Egret
Little Grebe
Mallard
Marsh Harrier
Meadow Pipit
Mediterranean Gull
Moorhen
Northern Labwing
Northern Shoveler
Nuthatch
Osprey
Pintail
Purple Swamphen
Red-crested Pochard
Sand Martin
Sardinian Warbler
Sky Lark
Snipe
Spoonbill
Spotless Starling
Stonechat
Swift
Teal
Water Pipit
Waxbill
White Stork
White Wagtail
Zitting Cisticola

Photo is of a Marsh Harrier made this day.

Marsh harrier Alentejo Portugal

Happy birdwatching,

Bert

 

Guided Birdwatching Tours and Trips in the Alentejo region of Portugal during your birding holiday.