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About the book
This guidebook describes the nature and wildlife of southern Portugal.
- Landscape history
- Flora and Fauna
- Where to watch birds
- Finding orchids and other wild flowers
- 23 detailed routes with observation tips and 28 site descriptions
Southern Portugal is a superb and rich wildlife destination. The Algarve province and its northern neighbour the Alentejo has a highly diverse landscape from the cliffs, dunes and tidal marshes on the coast to the extensive oak pastures, steppes and rocky hills in the interior. Whether you enjoy birdwatching, searching for orchids or simply a pleasant ramble through a flower-dotted landscape, southern Portugal is a great destination at any season.
Photo: Great Spotted Cuckoos: Dirk Hilbers / Crossbill Guides Foundation