“Birds of the Algarve” photography competition in aid of Madrugada

Calling all photographers, both budding and professional! Madrugada Association has announced that it will publish a 2024 Wall Calendar entitled ‘Birds of the Algarve’ to help raise funds and awareness for its vital work in the community.

“Twelve captivating images of our feathered friends will feature in the publication which is due to be on sale from mid-September,” the association says.

This means entrants must get snapping now if their images are to be in with a chance by the July 31 deadline.

Each entrant can submit up to three images in landscape orientation via the association’s dedicated competition email address: [email protected]

Participants must identify themselves clearly for each entry submitted and include their name as they would like to see it credited on the calendar.

Terms and Conditions for entry are available to download from the ‘Events’ area of the Madrugada website:

To be eligible for entry, participants must confirm in their email submission that they agree to the Terms & Conditions.

A panel of judges will select the best images from those received and the winning 12 will receive a prize for their efforts.

Proceeds from the sale of each calendar will go toward the cost of end-of-life hospice-at-home services provided by Madrugada Association free of charge.

The “Birds of the Algarve” Calendar 2024 will go on sale in September 2023 and will be available to pre-order too.

Further information please email [email protected] or visit