Ermo das Águias

Botanical endemisms of Ermo das Águias

The Ermo das Águias rewilding area is located in the Greater Côa Valley, in an intermediate sector of its course and occupying the left bank. A landscape dominated by granite that is evident in extensive rocky outcrops. The area covers 600 hectares and is located near the village of Vale de Madeira (Pinhel). With a [...]
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The Iberian Rock Lizard

This curious reptile can be seen on the highest altitudes of the Estrela Mountain, taking advantage of the flat granite outcrops. It is an exclusive species to the mountainous areas of Cantabria and Galicia (Spain) and Estrela Mountain (Portugal). It is therefore an Iberian endemic. In Portugal, the only population of this reptile occurs above [...]
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Vale Carapito Rewilding area

Vale Carapito vídeo

We've just published a new video on our youtube channel about the Vale Carapito rewilding area in the Greater Côa Valley. One of Rewilding Portugal's management areas.  
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Macrofotografia de Outono

Autumn macro photography – photo tour

This autumn we invite you to come and photograph with Pedro Martins in the Sabugal region, taking advantage of the River Côa, the extensive oak forests and the meadows. This activity has the support of ROBISA; Tamron Iberia as ambassador in Portugal. Price: 50€/person  + info. and registration by email to: info@wildlifeportugal.pt  
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3 op Reis – Rewilding Portugal

Documentary on the Côa Valley

Last 14th May, an episode of the show 3 op Reis, from the Dutch TV channel NPO 3, premiered. This episode is dedicated to Rewilding Portugal and the work that this association has been developing in the Greater Coa Valley. Filmed last year, Wildlife Portugal was also in the spotlight, for the development of its […]

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Sugar Rush Film

Documentary filming at our vulture hide

A few days ago, we had been helping on a new documentary production, this time for a Dutch producer, Sugar Rush Film, that wanted to include a few scenes from vultures at the feeding-station. So, after an early start, with a detailed preparation, we had to wait a while for the main actors. The rainy [...]
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Nature First Bronze Partner

Commitment to the principles of Nature First

Recently, Wildlife Portugal joined the initiative Nature First - The Alliance for Responsible Nature Photography, a community that seeks to alert to the impact of nature photography, promoting the protection and preservation of the natural world through inspiration, education, and seeking to bring together all those who produce photography and video in nature - empowering [...]
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Rewilding Training for Tourism

Rewilding training and certification

  Rewilding training for tourism In November 2020, taking advantage of a period of limited activity and preparing for the post-Covid future, we took part in an exclusive online training course promoted by Rewilding Europe in partnership with the European Safari Company and Nature Tourism Development to train guides on the rewilding philosophy in its [...]
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rewilding portugal

Rewilding Portugal and Wildlife Portugal

In the course of a partnership between Rewilding Portugal (RP) and Wildlife Portugal (WP), RP recently published a video about their work in the area, with a special focus on the conservation of the Iberian Wolf. WP has participated in this documentary by exemplifying how nature related business, in this case nature tourism, can be […]

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Autumn is also the time for some wild fruits, like chestnuts, which is common and well appreciated in many mountain areas of Portugal. It was of major importance on the rural communities of the old days, as it represented an important source of food that could be used throughout the year. Nowadays, chestnut woods represent [...]
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