437 bird-species have been recorded and acknowledged in Portugal (including the Atlantic islands) until the present day. About 330 of which occur with regularity. About 270 bird-species can be seen in the Eastern Algarve throughout a year, plus possible vagrants and rarities.
The Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, along the coastline of the Eastern Algarve is prime territory for many of these bird species.
Flamingo's can be spotted regularly along the salt pans of the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve - on the doorstep of our houses.
You can read more about Birdwatching on the Algarve at Algarvetips