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(Aug. 2016) We are pleased to announce the winner of the competition at the British Birdwatching Fair for a five day birding trip to Portugal guided by 
Birds & Nature and organized by Visit Portugal Birdwatching: the winner is Brian Osborne, from Nottingham. Birds & Nature thank all the people who have visited our stand at the BBF and entered our competition, as well as Carole Allen, co-organizer of the BBF, for her help with the competition draw.  

(Jun. 2016) During the August 2016 British Birdwatching Fair (BBF) from 19th to 21st, 
Birds & Nature will have a stand. We shall be at Marquee 5, Stand 17, and look forward to your visit! 

(Aug. 2015) We are pleased to announce the winner of the competition at the British Birdwatching Fair for a five day birding trip to Portugal guided by Birds & Nature and organized by Visit Portugal Birdwatching: the winner is Jan Shand, from Scotland. Birds & Nature thank all the people who have visited our stand at the BBF and entered our competition, as well as David Lindo for his help with the competition draw.  

(Jan. 2015) We are pleased to announce the winner of the competition at the Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival for a nine day birding trip to Portugal guided by Birds & Nature and organized by Visit Portugal Birdwatching: the winner is Renee Elton. We thank all the people who have visited our stand at the Festival and entered our competition, as well as Rhonda Harris for her help with the competition draw.

(Aug. 2014) We are pleased to announce the winner of the competition at the British Birdwatching Fair for a four day birding trip to Portugal guided by Birds & Nature and organized by Visit Portugal Birdwatching: the winner is Sean Moore, from London. Birds & Nature thank all the people who have visited our stand at the BBF and entered our competition, as well as David Lindo for his help with the competition draw.  

(Aug. 2013) We are pleased to announce the winner of the competition at the British Birdwatching Fair for a four day birding trip to Portugal guided by Birds & Nature, organized by Visit Portugal Birdwatching and sponsored by TAP: the winner is Ian Barthorpe, from Suffolk. Birds & Nature thank all the people who have visited our stand at the BBF and entered our competition, as well as David Lindo for his help with the competition draw.  

(Jan. 2013) Birds & Nature has established a collaboration agreement with EVOA (Espaço de Visitação e Observação de Aves), to organize and promote, together with ICNF, birdwatching activities, namely courses and workshops, at EVOA.

(Jan. 2013) Birds & Nature has established a partnership with the Setúbal's Town Hall (Município de Setúbal) and with ICNF, to organize and promote workshops and other birdwatching activities, at the Moinho de Maré da Mourisca. 

(Dec. 2012) Birds & Nature has established a partnership with the Sesimbra's Town Hall (Município de Sesimbra) and with ICNF, to organize and promote birdwatching workshops at the Albufeira lagoon. 

(Sept. 2012) Birds & Nature has established a protocol of partnership with the Associação Quercus. The main objectives of this partnership are the organization and promotion of birdwatching and bird photography activities, benefiting the Quercus members with special discounts when making bookings for the activities organized by Birds & Nature.

(Sept. 2012) Birds & Nature has established a partnership with Pousadas de Portugal, in order to design and offer joint birdwatching and bird photography programmes.

(Sept. 2012) The 4th year running Observanatura will take place during the weekend of 13th and 14th October 2012. Birds & Nature will again be a partner participating in this event organized by ICNB. We shall be present with a stand and organize two presentations: first a workshop about identification of raptors and secondly a presentation about our nature conservation and biodiversity project. For additional details, please check the website http://www.observanatura.com/

(Aug. 2012) We are pleased to announce the winner of the competition at the British Birdwatching Fair for a four day birding trip to Portugal organized and guided by Birds & Nature and sponsored by Pousadas de Portugal, Turismo do Alentejo and TAP: the winner is Dave Briddon, from Cheshire. Birds & Nature thank all the people who have visited our stand at the BBF and entered our competition, as well as David Lindo for his help with the competition draw.  

(Jun. 2012) During the August 2012 British Birdwatching Fair (BBF) from 17th to 19th, Birds & Nature will have a stand. We shall be at Marquee 6, Stand 17, and look forward to your visit!

(Jun. 2012) Birds & Nature has established a protocol of partnership with the Associação Transumância e Natureza (ATN). The main objective of this partnership is the organization of birdwatching and bird photography activities at the Faia Brava Reserve; Birds & Nature now has special arrangements for organizing activities in this protected area and ATN members now have special discounts when making bookings for the activities organized by our company, even if organized in other places.
 
(Dec. 2011) Birds & Nature has established a partnership with Oceanwide Expeditions, a company specializing in the organization of expedition cruise voyages to some of the world's most spectacular and often remote locations to observe natural wildlife and pristine scenery. Starting in 2012, Birds & Nature will represent Oceanwide Expeditions in Portugal. For further details (click here).

(Sept. 2011) The 3rd year running Observanatura will take place during the weekend of 8th and 9th October 2011. Birds & Nature will be a partner participating in this event organized by ICNB. We shall be present with a stand and organize two presentations: first a workshop about identification of waders and other aquatic birds and secondly a presentation about our nature conservation and biodiversity project. For additional details, please check the website http://www.observanatura.com/

(Aug. 2011) We are pleased to announce the winner of the competition at the British Birdwatching Fair for a four day birding trip to Portugal organized and guided by Birds & Nature and sponsored by Pousadas de Portugal, Turismo do Alentejo and TAP: the winner is Isobel Whiting, from Lincolnshire. Birds & Nature thank all the people who have visited our stand at the BBF and entered our competition, as well as Tim Appleton for his help with the competition draw.  

(Jun. 2011) During the August 2011 British Birdwatching Fair (BBF) from 19th to 21st, Birds & Nature will have a stand. We shall be at Marquee 6, Stand 17, and look forward to your visit!

(Feb. 2011) Birds & Nature has established a partnership with the Lisbon's Town Hall (Câmara Municipal de Lisboa), to organize and promote birdwatching workshops as well as other nature tourism activities, centred on Lisbon and the Tagus estuary.

(Jan. 2011) Birds & Nature and the Biodiversity4All project are happy to announce a mutual partnership of collaboration and initiatives in Portugal, related to bird observation and biodiversity in general. The project Biodiversity4All is in the process of creating an online database related to biodiversity in Portugal, based on the active participation of laymen and the scientific community alike.

(Dec. 2009) In the light of recent changes in the law related to nature tourism activities, Birds & Nature has presented to the ICNB a project of nature conservation and biodiversity, involving monitoring aquatic birds along the shore of the Sado estuary. This project was presented at the Observanatura Fair last October and the field work consists of monthly bird-counts at a variety of high tide roosts in the estuary, to be carried out by a team of volunteers, clients of Birds & Nature. After two preliminary workshops in November and December, the counts will begin in January 2010 (weekend of 30th - 31st). Already we have more than 20 volunteers, but any person interested can participate! For further details (click here).

(Aug. 2009) Birds & Nature has just established a partnership with Accessible Portugal, the first travel agency in our country specializing in travel for persons with reduced mobility. From now on, people with these kinds of needs can participate actively in birdwatching trips and courses in Portugal.

(Jun. 2009) Birds & Nature has just entered into an agreement with the BRinK Project (Biological Research in Kuzikus). This is an ongoing investigative project, being carried out with the assistance of volunteer observers. Its aim is to monitor and study the biodiversity of Kuzikus, a wildlife reserve in Namibia's Kalahari Desert, which to date is almost unexplored scientifically. Various biodiversity projects (on mammals, insects and plants) have been planned, amongst them some related to the birds of Kuzikus. Clients of Birds & Nature who want to participate in these projects can benefit from a 10% reduction in cost. Additional information about the projects and the application forms can be found on the website http://www.brink-namibia.com/

(Jun. 2009) Birds & Nature has just launched it's programme of pelagics. Several trips are already scheduled. For further details (click here).

(May 2009) Birds & Nature has just launched its programme of birding trips outside Portugal. For further details (click here). 

(May 2009) Birds & Nature has just launched its new programme entitled Birds & More. This programme is made possible by bringing together birdwatching and other nature-related events. For further details (click here).

(Dec. 2008) Birds & Nature is pleased to announce that our new birdwatching courses are now run in partnership with the Portuguese Institute for Nature Conservation and Biodiversity (ICNB). The agreement is a recognition of the increasing importance of education in relation to protected areas.

(Dec. 2008) Birds & Nature has just entered into an agreement with Software Hothouse Ltd., to distribute Remembird in Portugal. This is the first digital audio recorder designed by a birder for birding.

For additional information, please contact us.
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Birds & Nature Tours is a registered tourism company (RNAAT nº 25/2008 - Turismo de Portugal I.P.)

 
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