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Birds & Nature Tours

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A fabulous day out

If you are at all interested in birds then this is a fabulous way to spend a day in Lisbon... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rodney D
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A great day of birding

As an amateur bird watcher, i booked a full day of birding around Lisbon. Joao and Bernardo made... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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Birds & Nature Tours is the first Portuguese company specifically dedicated to birds and birding tours.We offer you a wide variety of programmes, including guided birding tours, photographic tours, bird-dedicated courses and birding trips outside...more
Avenida do Brasil 112 20 Dto., Lisbon 1700-074, Portugal
+351 913 299 990
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are at all interested in birds then this is a fabulous way to spend a day in Lisbon. Bernardo is a wonderful guide and is very patient. He took us around the Tagus Estuary and we saw 87 different species in 8 hours,...More

Thank Rodney D
Reviewed 1 week ago

As an amateur bird watcher, i booked a full day of birding around Lisbon. Joao and Bernardo made sure that it was possible due the short time of booking. I saw a lot of different species including lots of them which i never saw before....More

Thank ChristiaanAD
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In spite of the season, I was able to see quite a few new birds, Bernardo took the time to review the list of birds I wanted to see and made sure I could see as many as possible. We did the Tejo tour. Next...More

Thank Edwin Van A
Reviewed July 16, 2018

We had a wonderful experience with Bernardo and this company. We had a group of 10 and we arranged all the details (meeting place, etc) via email prior to the tour. The tour included some Lisbon highlights as we drove to the birding sites. The...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed June 28, 2018

My husband and I had only one day to bird the Lisbon area on our way home from Spain. We contacted Joao Jara whom we had met at a birding festival in Texas. His colleague Betty was our guide for 12 wonderful hours of birding....More

Thank ReginaMGeneva_IL
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Excellent! We started on the Tagus estuary that I already knew from a previous visit in the fall of 2010. This time we were even happier to use and have lunch at a new facility (evoa) for bird watching with trails and looking cabins over...More

Thank jotdyt
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

I had an amazing day, full of life birds for me and beautiful views while searching for birds. Joao is extremely knowledgeable both of local birds and technical aspects of bird id (behavior, habitat, calls/songs). Even though I had only 1 day available to see...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

I had a wonderful time traveling through southern Portugal with friends. The hotels were comfortable; the food very good and plentiful; and the birds, well, we missed only a very few species that we looked for. Helder was an excellent guide; I wish more guides...More

Thank scizortail
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Jaime was our guide. He is an excellent - very knowledgeable about the birds and where to find them (we even got a Little Bittern!), and also attentive to our needs and very easy and comfortable to spend a whole day with.

Thank Cynthia G
Reviewed May 15, 2018

I had one day free to bird in the Lisbon area on April 30th. Birded the Tagus estuary area with Bernardo from BNT. It was a fantastic day. He new where to go and we managed to tally 100 species in about 8.5 hours. I...More

Thank Harvey L
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October 28, 2017|
Response from Cathy M | Reviewed this property |
I think it will be, but if I were you I would email them and ask them as they really know the birds habits and where to find them and who will be around at that time of year!
October 20, 2016|
Response from BBarreto | Property representative |
If you will be interested in a birdwatching tour, we can organize a tour during that period. Please inform us about the date and time. Please reply to my mail if possible: bernardo.barreto@birds.pt Thank you.
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April 17, 2016|
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Response from Janet Emily B | Reviewed this property |
We spent the whole day in October E of Lisbon on the Tagus estuary, but I a friend went in spring last year inland from Lisbon to the hills. Depends on season and your interests but the guides are happy to advise if you... More