Birdwatching tour

On land

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Birdwatching

About this activity

This tour is mainly dedicated to endemic species of Madeira and Macaronesia, with special efforts to observe the Trocaz Pigeon (Columba trocaz), Madeira Firecrest (Regulus madeirensis) and Berthelot's Pipit (Anthus berthelotti madeirensis). In this tour, you will visit different habitats so you will see different species of resident birds. The tour starts with a short walk in a Levada in the Laurel forest and finishes in a coastal and dry habitat called Ponta of São Lourenço. Throughout the tour you will visit other places where it is possible to observe migratory birds that pass by the archipelago.

Tags

Natural reserve

Laurel forest

Landscape

Levada

Birds

Walk

Highlights

  • • Visit the some of the most beautiful landscapes in Madeira island and discover some species that are unique in the world the Madeira Firecrest and the Trocaz Pigeon.
    • This tour is mainly dedicated to endemic species of Madeira and Macaronesia.

Good to know

  • • The tour starts with a short walk in a levada in the Laurel Forest and finishes in a coastal and dry habitat called Ponta de São Lourenço
    • At São Lourenço, you will be able to observe the Berthelots Pipit (Anthus berthelotti madeirensis) and perhaps the Rock Sparrow (Petronia petronia madeirensis), an endemic specie and subspecie of Macaronesia.

What's included

  • • Naturalist guide
    • Telescope
    • Field guides
    • Personal insurance
    • Taxes
    • Pick up from Funchal and Caniço (Other locations available on booking request).

Duration

5h

Monday At 08:00
Thursday At 08:00
Saturday At 08:00
Adult (12+) € 35,00
Children (6 to 11yo) € 17,50
Infant (up to 5yo) Free
  • This activity can be cancelled and fully refunded up to 24 hours after making the reservation, given that there are more than 24 hours until the scheduled departure. After that period cancellation fees may apply.
  • You must be at the agreed location 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Check your digital ticket after the reservation is made for more information.
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€ 35,00 Adult