Bird Watching 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
Pedro Narra who also happens to observe the dolphins at Vertigem Azul on 265 238 000
Birds & Archaeology on 913 299 990