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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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Chestnuts

Chestnuts

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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Zêzere Glacier Valley - Estrela Mountain

Zêzere Glacier Valley

Summer image of the Zêzere Glacier Valley About 30,000 years ago, the appearance of this location was considerably different. Provided by the strict Wurm climate, Estrela Mountain reached its glacier peak in the highest altitudes. The mass of ice that carved and covered the Zêzere Valley surpassed 300 meters thickness. This one was fed by [...]
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Red Kite

Red Kite

Red Kite is now a common bird at our hide As winter establishes so some wintering birds choose our region. Is the case of the Red Kite, a bird of prey, which numbers increase during the cold season. Being also a scavenger, they also use the vulture feeding-station for food supply. They are now a [...]
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Nature, Photography and Tourism

Griffon and moon from our hide

From our hide's window we have the opportunity to observe the approaching of the vultures, having several ways of photographing them in flight. In some special times of the year, we get the moon visible in the morning sky, just in front of us. You just have to wait for that moment when a vulture [...]
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Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus)

Photo moments through our hide

Griffon vultures drinking water One of the most interesting photo moments we get through our hide for vultures. On warmer days, the vultures do not refuse the water we use to fill the natural cavities of the rock. After a fast meal, nothing better than water to push down the food. More information about our [...]
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Hide for vultures

Hide for vultures fully operational!

It is now working in full and with great results, our hide dedicated to the photography of vultures. Located in Faia Brava Reserve, on the C├┤a valley, this hide is integrated in the Reserve's vulture feeder and it was supported by Rewilding Europe. We start feeding and testing the structure since last March. Our first [...]
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Nature, Photography and Tourism

New turistic partnership

Following the partnership we have with the Rewilding Europe initiative, we are now official partners of the newly created European Safari Company. In this sense, Wildlife Portugal develops activities of birdwatching, guided tours and wildlife photography at Faia Brava Reserve. Together, we offer nature-tourism experiences throughout Europe. More information: https://www.europeansafaricompany.com/about/partners/fernando-romao/
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Nature, Photography and Tourism

Hide for vultures getting ready

At Faia Brava Reserve, the hide we are building for vultures is almost ready. We will finish the construction fase during December and, in January we'll start testing it. This structure will give support to 5 photographers and one of the main features is the large window with special glass, to allow more inner confort [...]
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Autumn landscape at Estrela Mountain

Estrela Mountain isn┬┤t just snow!

The area surrounding Manteigas, in Estrela Mountain Natural Park, impresses with the most spectacular autumn of Portugal, becoming the “Mecca” for nature photographers. This year, Wildlife Portugal had the opportunity to take some customers to photograph this wonder of nature. We share a link with a selection of Estrela Mountain images, held in all seasons […]

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