Category: birds

Explore the fascinating island of Madeira

Surging from the Atlantic Ocean, Madeira offers a temperate sub-tropical paradise perfect for year round walking. The islands volcanic origins provide a rich soil for a spectacular abundance of plant and animal life with over 120 endemic species including the pride of Madeira, the bird of paradise along with lilac jacaranda, tiny bisbis birds, chaffinches and hawks, the list is endless. Situated in the Portuguese archipelago, Madeira is known for…

3 Terrific Trips for Birders

If you’re the kind of traveler who never goes far without a pair of binoculars on hand, in case something of ornithological interest should pop up, then a walking trip should most certainly be on your travel agenda. There is really no better way to see new species of birds than by walking through the countryside with your eyes and ears open to discovery. Nearly all of our walking trips…