Vanellus organizes Birdwatching tours in Portugal.

Our main area is Castro Verde (Alentejo) and Lisbon, but also in other parts of the country with relevant bird diversity.

With programs of 1 or more days we visit the best areas for birdwatching and wildlife observation in Portugal.

Always accompanying our activities with the cultural, historical and gastronomic aspects of the places visited, thus providing a global view of our natural heritage.

Castro Verde > Unesco Biosfere Reserve

Castro Verde > The Common Crane

Cranes are probably one of the most charismatic species of our fauna. The Alentejo is its region of choice during winter.

Castro Verde > Birds of the steppe

The most important steppe like area in the country. Alentejo pure and traditional. Land of rare and charismatic species.

Lisbon and Tagus Estuary

Tagus Estuary Nature Reserve > Lisbon

Agriculture, salt fields, tidal flats and salt marshes. One of the most important wetlands in Europe. 20 min from Lisbon. Waterfowl, waders/shore birds and much more.

Lisbon’s Coast: Lisbon to Cascais by the sea

From Lisbon to Cascais, with a beautiful landscape, be amazed by the diversity of coastal and seabird species.

Tagus River North Bank: From Trancão to Alverca

Along the North bank of Tagus River we can see dozens of bird species together with the Tagus fishing arts.

Boat Tours

Pelagic Tours > Peniche and Berlenga Island

Boat tours from Peniche to do seawatch and visit the Berlenga Island Nature Reserve.

Boat tour to a Heronry > Tagus River

Take a boat trip through the meanders and canals of the Tagus River and visit one of the largest heronries in the country.

Contact us

Book your tour, make a special request and ask for information by email below.


Rua Manuel Assunção Mestre, nº 22 7780-199 Castro Verde

Lisbon Office

Rua Marcelino Mesquita, Nº 11 Loja 4 Escritório 1. 2795-134 Linda-a-Velha

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Ricardo Silva – +351 965657289
Renato Neves – +351 919015990