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Porto Moniz (the western part is not visible, but lies outside the image to the left). During 2003 and 2004 there was much contruction work in this little village, which was completed only two days before this photo. Even though the shore parade were much nicer before, the opportunity for productive sea watching have not change. Photo: Niklas Holmström, September 2004.
Seawatching from Calahau in the western part. Seawatching from the balcony (left), all balconies at Calahau facing the sea, and three (Swedish and Finnish) seawatchers on Calhau's terrace (right). Photos: Niklas Holmström, September 2004.
View towards northeast from the terrace at Calhau in the western part. From here you will see the passing seabirds over longer periods and also discover them much earlier, compared to sea watching from the eastern part. If staying overnight, Calahau is indeed the perfect place to stay at. Photo: Niklas Holmström, September 2004.
Seawatching from the emptied pools in November 2004 (photographed towards west). Photo: Teus Luijendijk Innovative seawatching from the pool area in the western part.
Photo: Benoît Gauquie, September 2004.
Seawatching from the 'shore parade' in the eastern part of Porto Moniz. Photo: Stina Grönberg, August 2005.
Seawatching from the eastern part. Productive, but the scanning angle and distance to the passing seabirds not as good as from the places in the western part (e.g. Calhau). Photos: Håkan Sandin, August 2005.
Photos taken before the construction era during 2003 and 2004
View from the balcony of Hotel Salgueiro towards northeast. The old shore parade to the right was a good place for seawatching. Photo: Niklas Holmström, Sweden. Three Dutch birders seawatching from the old concrete wall in the eastern part of Porto Moniz in September 2002.
Photo: Niklas Holmström, Sweden.
A brief orientation of places. This photograph was taken in August 2000, before the construction works in 2003 and 2004.
Photo: Niklas Holmström, Sweden.
Porto Moniz and Mole island in late 60's. I found this old photo in Porto Moniz 2004, which I then digitalized, but the original photographer is unknown.

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