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Naturalist is a start-up from the University of Lisbon, that combines nature and cultural tours with research data collection.

The Lisbon Naturalist team offers services and tours in the Lisbon region.

 

Nature tours concerns at the moment Birdwatching tours lead by our Ornithologist in the Tagus and Sado estuaries. 

Here you can find information about our research programs and nature tours.

 

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About Lisbon 
Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world, and the oldest in Western Europe. The period of the Discoveries and colonization left castles, palaces and marked the architecture of the streets of Lisbon and the surrounding area. The recent development of the country led to the modernization of the city. With sunshine and a mild climate all year round, and "planted" in front of the Tagus estuary, Lisbon is a warm and safe destination for cultural and natural tours for all!

 
How to get to Lisbon
​There are many direct flights from main cities in Europe, east coast USA, South America Asia and Africa.
 
Weather
The average air temperature ranges between 11°C and 24°C
People
Generaly ​Portuguese people are friendly and simple. 

 
Food
From a broad range of regional food we select: Cozido à Portuguesa, Arroz de Peixe ou Marisco, Bitoque, Pastéis de Bacalhau com Arroz de Tomate, Pastel de Nata.
Best time to visit Lisboa
Lisbon has a Subtropical-Mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification: Csa), with short and very mild winters and warm summers. Between April to September temperature range from 16ºC to 35ºC. From October to March you can expect mild winters , with temperatures between 8ºC to 18ºC, and some rain. Sunshine duration is 2.806 hours per year, with an average of 11.4 hours of sunshine per day in July. Lisbon enjoys one of the most optimal number of hours of daylight in Europe!
Where to stay in Lisbon - Find Accommodation
We have some partner accommodations,  Contact us to know more about it.

 
How to move around in Lisbon
Lisbon is an easy city to move around, mostly by Subway, Train, Bus, Taxi and Uber.

Birdwatching in Lisbon

Tagus and Sado Estuaries, Alentejo & Algarve

LISBON BIRDWATCHING : TAGUS 

Tagus Estuary

Join our ornithologist birding through amazing nature spots around the Lisbon area. Marine species, waders, passeriformes and winterers will be looked for. A list of possible species is given below.
 

Duration: 8 hours

Guide: An experienced ornithologist and english speaking graduated researcher

Period: Daily tours

Transport: Van with air/c

Departure: Lisbon, Hotel Pick-up

Pax Min: 2 person

Price: Start at 72 €

Observable Species:

Here we can observe the Greater Flamingo, Pied Avocet, Glossy Ibis, Purple Heron, Black-winged Kite, Collared Pratincole, Common Hoopoe, Iberian Grey Shrike, Iberian Magpie, Iberian Chiffchaff, Eurasian Oystercatcher and a great diversity of gulls and terns.

 
LISBON BIRDWATCHING: SADO 

Sado Estuary

Join our ornithologist birding through amazing nature spots around the Sado estuary. The Tagus and Sado Estuaries are important wetland areas for migrant birds and they are also a nesting sites for several species. Waders and marine species, fresh water, migrating birds and winterers will be on the list. Possible species are indicated below.
 

Duration: 8 hours

Guide: An experienced ornithologist and english speaking graduated researcher

Period: Daily tours

Transport: Van with air/c

Departure: Lisbon - Pick-up at Hotel

Pax Min: 2 person

Price: Start at 70€

Observable Species:

Like in Tagus, there is a great species diversity, including also Little Terns, Gannets, Ringed Plover, Little Stint, Common Scoter, Turnstone, Common Greenshank, Sanderling and Black-headed Gull.

5 DAY BIRDING - BIRD RACE 
Western Paleartic & Migratory Birds

Lisbon, Alentejo & Algarve

Join our ornithologist on a 5 days tour “all included” through the best birding sites of the south- western Europe. Delight yourself with the unique light and photogeny of inland and coastal landscapes of the Natural Reserves/Parks of Lisbon, Alentejo and Algarve. Explore a diversity of habitats at short distances with extended species lists, and a well known migratory route to Northern Africa. Enjoy the sun and regional delicacies at the end of our birding sessions. Contribute with data collection for ongoing conservation programs. Weekly tours with a max of 8 person.

The 5 days tour rate is 1380€ per person in double room (single rooms adds 140€; VAT included). Accommodation at selected sites, with breakfast, dinner at restaurants and lunch at local cafés and restaurants. Transfer in van with air-conditioning, insurances, park fees. Included: English, Spanish and Portuguese speaking ornithologist with high knowledge on local and migratory species and habitats and a degree on Biology and conservation. Data collection for ongoing research and conservation projects. Telescope and binoculars are provided. Not included: Flights, extra meals, tourism taxes.

 

Detailed program Here!

NEXT DATES

 

2017

27 de Sept - 1 Oct

Western Paleartic & Migratory Birds 

Lisbon - Alentejo - Algarve

Sold out

2018

2-6 de May

Western Paleartic & Migratory Birds 

Lisbon - Alentejo - Algarve

4 Pax available

9-13 de May

Western Paleartic & Migratory Birds 

Lisbon - Alentejo - Algarve

4 pax available


26-30 de September

Western Paleartic & Migratory Birds 

Lisbon - Alentejo - Algarve

8 pax available


3-7 de October

Western Paleartic & Migratory Birds 

Lisbon - Alentejo - Algarve

8 pax available

 

Duration: 5 days

Guide: Ornithologist

Transport: Van

Departure: Lisbon

Pax Min: 4 pax

Price 1380€ (single room extra 140€)

Observable Species :

Day 1&2. Tagus and Sado  Estuary 

Greater Flamingo, Pied Avocet, Glossy Ibis, Purple Heron, Black-winged Kite, Collared Pratincole,
Common Hoopoe, Iberian Grey Shrike, Iberian Magpie, Iberian Chiffchaff, Eurasian Oystercatcher
and a great diversity of gulls and terns.

Day 3. Coastal Lagoon of Santo André (Alentejo).

Coot, Little Grebe, Cormorant, Black-winged Stilt, Red-crested Pochard, Ruddy Shelduck, Gray Heron,
Northern Lapwing, Eurasian Curlew, Common Snipe, Bluethroat, Reed Warbler, Eurasian Marsh
Harrier and Osprey.

Day 4. Ria Formosa – Salinas e Quinta do Lago, e Reserva Natural de Castro Marim.

Purple Gallinule, Red Knot, Common Pochard, Tufted Duck, Black-necked Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Common Kingfisher, Common Moorhen, Sardinian Warbler, Short-toed Treecreeper, Bar-tailed Godwit, Common Redshank, Eurasian Wryneck and Eurasian Teal.

Day 5. Castro Verde, Alentejo.

Great Bustard, White Stork, Montagu's Harrier, Lesser Kestrel, Black-bellied Sandgrouse, European Roller, Calandra Lark, European Bee-eater, Rufous Bush Robin and Black-eared Wheatear.