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The Not So Night Owl

The Algarve region has a good selection of owls, from the tiny Scops Owl to the huge Eagle Owl; the well-known “Tu-whit, tu-who” of...

Is it a bird?

Many years ago, when living in Portugal seemed like a distant dream, I had returned from the Mexican island of Cozumel where I was...

Fire: one of nature’s dangerous sides

My articles are usually about fantastic species of wildlife or subjects to smile about. However, nature is not always kind. Twice in the past...

UPDATE: São Marcos da Serra fire brought under control in just five hours

The extraordinary work of our firefighters was put on display once again when a major fire that broke out on Monday afternoon in São...

São Marcos da Serra fire “under control”, 225 firefighters remain on site

A major fire that broke out yesterday afternoon in São Marcos da Serra (Silves) was brought under control at around 10.20pm last night. One fireman...

The noisy neighbours are beautiful

For this month, I’m sneaking you across the border out of the Algarve region onto the plains in the neighbouring lower Alentejo. This is...

The Viperine – The Wet Pretender

It may sound like a character from a superhero movie, but the viperine is a species of water snake found in the south-western regions...

The returning colours

It has been a strange month. First, we have our State of Emergency making it difficult for many nature lovers, but also the weather...
Male Conehead Mantis

In your own garden

Due to the current situation many people are choosing to stay at home for much longer periods than usual which prompted me to write...

Springtime!

Officially, springtime doesn’t begin until March 20, however, February seems to be the unofficial start in the Algarve region. You may have noticed the...