Formentera Bird Photos

These are just some of the birds you may spot during a visit to Formentera. For more information visit: http://www.formenteraguide.com/bird-watching-formentera/

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Bird Watching on Formentera

There are some excellent opportunities for bird watching on Formentera as species migrating from North Africa take a break. These include the woodchat, shrike, nightingale, and spotted flycatcher. The wetlands around Estany Pudent and Estany des Peix are also a rich breeding ground for local birds. All together there are over 200 species to look [...]

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The Ibiza Lizard

Over 2,000 years ago Formentera was recorded as the island of reptiles by Greek geographer Strabo, and today the lizard remains its symbol. The only lizard native to the island is Podarcis pityusensis, a species of lizard in the Lacertidae family, which is commonly known as the Ibiza Wall Lizard, the Pitiusan lizard, Ibiza lizard, [...]

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