In this tour, you will discover the vast plains of the area popularly known as the ‘White Field‘ and home to one of the largest concentrations of steppe species in Portugal.
We offer daily tours to the Castro Verde plains which is famous for Great Bustards, Rollers and Rufous Bush Robins. The many other classic steppe species we encounter on this trip include Little Bustards, Griffon Vultures, Black Vultures, Spanish Imperial Eagles, Golden Eagles, Black-bellied Sandgrouse and Thekla Larks.
These tours are organized for small groups and can be done at any time of the year.
Departure & Return Location
Transport during tour
Water and snacks
Any Private Expenses
Telescope and binnoculars
Field guide book
What to Expect
This is the largest flat and open area in Portugal, with beautiful colourful fields in the spring and many birds and for that reason, it requires a visit. Many species of birds are possible to see in this white field. Especially steppe birds such as larks, sandgrouses, great and little bustards and even raptors.
Iberian Imperial Eagle
Little and Great Bustard
We’ll meet at 8 a.m. at your hotel or another place previously defined. After that, we will drive about one hour and a half until reaching the target area.
Birdwatching inthe White Fields
We will spend the entire day driving and walking in this vast area searching for interesting birds.
After this big day bird watching in this beautiful area, it’s time to go back and rest.