Bird Watching in Comporta
Comporta and her surrounding areas including Troia and the areas along the Sado Estuary are an amazing place for this tranquil hobby or serious activity of bird watching.
Birding in Comporta
Home to and visited by over 200 species of bird each year.
Ornithology in Comporta
Whether you prefer to observe from the rice fields, the dunes, mud flats along the Sado Estuary or the countryside within Muda, you will never cease to be amazed at the variety of birds that you may see in one day.
The Sado estuary stretching all the way from Comporta to Alcacer do Sal is recognised as a Ramsar site with international importance and an excellent place for bird watching in Comporta.
The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources which incorporates the Sado Estuary along the banks of Comporta.
Although “birding” is quite popular in portugal, Comporta is still a location where the marvels of this activity can be increased and made a more popular pastime for both locals and tourists alike.
The Stork is the bird which is associated with the emblem of Comporta.
A common view along the telephone and power lines in Comporta.
When staying in Comporta, do not forget your binoculars and camera!
Bird watching or “Birding” as it may be commonly referred to can be enjoyed by the young and old alike.
Some species of Bird in Comporta include Great Bustards, Eurasion Black Vultures, Eurasion Griffon, Spanish Imperial and Bonelli’s Eagles, Lesser Kestrels, Greater Flamingo, Glossy Ibis, Squacco Heron, Purple Swamphe, Black Stork Calandra and Thekla Larks just to name a few.
Bird Watching in Comporta may be done entirely alone, with a single guide or by tour.
For further information
Telephone Pedro Narra who also happens to observe the dolphins at Vertigem Azul on 265 238 000 or Birds & Archaeology on 913 299 990
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Activities in Comporta
Birding in Comporta. Over two hundred bird species visit the area each year or have made it their permanent home. See for yourself, Comporta is a birding haven.
The largest land owner in the area the Herdade da Comporta realised some time ago that in order to attract the right clientele they would have to offer the state of the art golf course and club. Take a look at what is planned and what is already here in Troia.
Horse riding along the beach as the waves gently caress the shore is one of the most enjoyable activities you will find within this area. Why not try it yourself with horse master Jose Ribeira.
Although Comporta isn’t famous for her surf, if you’re a beginner or just love the sport then go along to Carvalhal beach where you will be in the best of hands.
It’s not for everybody, but if you love to gamble or just like a flutter once in a while with a little nightly entertainment then Troia Casino could be the perfect place.
So you’ve arrived in Comporta to chill a little and let the stresses of modern day life pass you by. Make the most of your relaxed mood and enliven your spirit with a little yoga near the beach.
A whole array of activities and things to do whilst you are in Comporta. Whether it’s cycling, walking, sunbathing, snorkeling or one of the many other activities in Comporta that are abound, there’s always something for you to do to enjoy.
Everything you need to know about Comporta