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Tag: vultures

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, Photography and Tourism

Sustainable Jungle visit and interview

Interview to Wildlife Portugal and exploring Faia Brava Reserve Last February, we have hosted Lyall and Joy, a young couple native from South Africa and founders of the communication project Sustainable Jungle, a platform to promote awareness for the preservation and protection of wildlife and the environment, to inspire others to find value in nature, […]

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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 Côa 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

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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