Aves de Portugal

Published by Lynx Edicions

Second edition, revised and updated, of the most complete field guide for the identification of birds in Portugal.

  • Treats the species present in all Portugal’s geographical areas; Continental Portugal, its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), and the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores, Madeira and the Savage Islands.
  • Describes field identification characteristics, habitat, migratory status, distribution and conservation status of all regularly present species and common vagrants. Includes an appendix with a summary of other occasional species indicating their geographical origin and total number of sightings per region.
  • Completely updated texts.
  • Updated taxonomy following the HBW and Birdlife International Illustrated Checklist of the  Birds of the World.
  • 253 maps (100 of them new) detailing the areas of presence throughout the year.
  • More than 800 colour illustrations, many improved and others new, showing the main details for the identification of species in the field.
  • 525 species, 49 more than in the first edition.
  • Names of birds in Portuguese, Spanish and English, plus scientific names.
  • The Guide is given a new dimension with videos, photographs and sounds by means of QR codes linking each species to The Internet Bird Collection.

QR code sample (Common Kingfisher):

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