Birdwatching in Caia’s Reservoir in the Northern Alentejo region with a great diversity of habitats, where it is possible to observe a high number of bird species. We will dedicate this day to visiting the areas with the greatest potential for bird watching in the Elvas area.
This tour was designed for groups of 4 people and can be done at any time of the year.
Our tour can start in Évora or Abrantes and after a short journey of about an hour we will arrive at our destination.
Departure & Return Location
Évora or Abrantes
Transport during tour
Any Private Expenses
Telescope and Binoculars
Field guide book
What to Expect
This tours starts in Évora and after driving about one hour we will make the first stop for birdwatching. We expect to visit different types of habitats in order to increase the diversity of birds that can be seen.
These are some of the bird species that we will be able to observe:
We started the Tour inÉvora or Abrantes
After meeting with the participants, we will make a trip of about an hour to the Caia reservoir.
What we visitedCaia's dam and Elvas area
We start our journey by visiting the Caia’s dam, them we follow to Elva’s city surroundings. These two destinations are important areas for waterfowl and home to significant populations of some steppe bird species. We expect to see Great-crested Grebe, Red-crested Pochard, Osprey, Booted Eagle, Great Bustard and Little Bustard, Collared Pratincole, Purple Swamphen, Little Tern, Eurasian Jackdaw, Hoopoe, Spanish Sparrow to name just a few.
After this great day dedicated to bird watching, we will return to Évora or Abrantes.