Great Bustard Hide

in Castro Verde

The king of steppe birds. Two hides placed in an area regularly used by these majestic birds

Further info about our Hide

Two hide placed in an area regularly used by Great Bustards during the breeding season.

Shoot the magnificent breeding parades of the older males and the constant struggles of the younger males trying to get their place in the arena. The discreet appearance of females brings the excitement to the plain.

Other species that can be photographed in these hides namely Common Crow, Raven, Little Bustard, Red-legged Partridge, Montagu’s Harrier and many others.

Technical characteristics :

> Material: Wood. Carpeted floor

> Capacity: 3 people.

> Dimensions: 3 m2 (200x150X170cm)

> Window: No glass, with camouflaged net.

> Distance to subject: 20 to 100 meters

> Best period: All day. February to May.

> Suggested photo equipment: + 400 mm lens

Includes:  transport to the hide, chairs, permanent support and insurance (accidents and civil liability).    

Price per person*:

Number de people1 day If booked with other hides
in Castro Verde

*VAT Included.

Important notes:

> Entering and exiting the hide is only possible at night or without the presence of the birds on field, verified by the responsible people present.

> We recommend you not to speak inside the hide, to wear dark clothes, not to smoke, to avoid leaving the hide. Use lens silencer and avoid multi photos.

A look from the window of our Hide

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