Learn more about birds and their habitats at ObservaNatura, that takes place in November near Sado River estuary.
This fair is held since 2009 and it is currently the only fair in Portugal dedicated to Ornithology Tourism, a subgroup of nature tourism focusing on birdwatching, either directly or using binoculars or telescopes. The extensive programme for the "ObservaNatura" fair includes workshops, mini-courses, guided birdwatching tours through the Sado Estuary Nature Reserve on foot and by boat, and bird banding sessions. Herons, spoonbills and flamingos are just some of the species which can be observed at this time of year.
The fair has free entry, and is organised by the Institute for the Preservation of Nature and Forests (ICNF) with the support of TroiaNatura and Setúbal City Council.