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New book: The 100 Best Birding Hotspots in the Algarve (1 Viewer)

Gonçalo Elias

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The contents of my eight booklets about the birding hotspots in the Algarve have now been put together in a single volume: The 100 Best Birding Hotspots in the Algarve.

This book has almost 300 pages with detailed information on 100 birding sites, distributed throughout the Algarve.

In addition to well-known places, such as Vilamoura, Quinta do Lago, Lagoa dos Salgados, Castro Marim, Sagres or Ria de Alvor, this book also contains a description of many other less visited but very interesting sites, both coastal and inland.

The contents are organized by municipality, with a chapter for each of the 16 municipalities. Each chapter begins with a two-page introduction, which highlights some interesting birds that can be seen in the area and how the hotspots look like. After that, detailed information is provided for each hotspot: a brief description, a list of the most interesting birds that can be found there, and some suggestions on how it can be explored. Maps and GPS coordinates are also provided.

There are also two appendices - one about pelagic trips and the other about using public transport to get to the hotspots.

It is hoped that this book will help all those interested in wild birds to discover new places in this wonderful region.

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