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BIRDWATCHING IN ESPÍRITO SANTO

VITÓRIA

(CAPITAL OF ES)

BIRDWATCHING LOCATIONS AND CONTACT WITH NATURE

UFES

FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF ESPÍRITO SANTO

UFES is the leading university of higher education in Espírito Santo. It was founded on May the 5th in 1954. The university has four campuses, with its main campus being located in Goiabeiras, Vitória. The Goiabeiras campus has a large green area, encouraging walks and making it a great location for birdwatching. The area has a very rich environment because it is surrounded by mangroves under environmental protection. In addition, the campus is home to several cultural facilities, like a theater, a student radio station, an astronomical observatory and planetarium, a water park, among others. The university has a restaurant, which can also be used by guests at an affordable price. For more gastronomic options, please visit the Rua da Lama, located opposite the campus. The place is known for its wide range of restaurants and traditional pubs.

TIPP: Birds are used to humans. These birds are docile and can be observed/photographed easily.

OCCURRING BIRD SPECIES 

(pictures taken on site)

SUGGESTIONS

Saíra-beija-flor (Cyanerpes cyaneus) por Leonardo Merçon
Savacu-de-coroa (Nyctanassa violacea) por Leonardo Merçon
Mãe-da-lua (Nyctibius griseus) por Leonardo Merçon
Suiriri (Tyrannus melancholicus) por Leonardo Merçon
Socozinho (Butorides striata) por Leonardo Merçon
Savacu (Nycticorax nycticorax) por Leonardo Merçon
Saracura-matraca (Rallus longirostris) por Leonardo Merçon
Saracura-do-mato (Aramides saracura) por Leonardo Merçon
Saracura-do-mangue (Aramides mangle) por Leonardo Merçon
Saíra-amarela (Tangara cayana) por Leonardo Merçon
Saí-azul (Dacnis cayana) por Leonardo Merçon
Rolinha-roxa (Columbina talpacoti) por Leonardo Merçon
Risadinha (Camptostoma obsoletum) por Leonardo Merçon
Pombão (Patagioenas picazuro) por Leonardo Merçon
Pica-pau-anão-barrado (Picumnus cirratus) por Leonardo Merçon
Maçarico-pintado (Actitis macularius) por Leonardo Merçon
Gavião-de-rabo-barrado (Buteo albonotatus) por Leonardo Merçon
Coruja-buraqueira (Athene cunicularia) por Leonardo Merçon
Figuinha-do-mangue (Conirostrum bicolor) por Leonardo Merçon
Vira-bosta (Molothrus bonariensis) por Leonardo Merçon
Curutié (Certhiaxis cinnamomeus) por Leonardo Merçon
Corruíra (Troglodytes musculus) por Leonardo Merçon
Choca-listrada (Thamnophilus palliatus) por Leonardo Merçon
Arapapá (Cochlearius cochlearius) por Leonardo Merçon
Bico-chato-amarelo (Tolmomyias flaviventris) por Leonardo Merçon
Arapaçu-de-bico-branco (Dendroplex picus) por Leonardo Merçon
Andorinha-do-campo (Progne tapera) por Leonardo Merçon
Quero-quero (Vanellus chilensis) por Leonardo Merçon
Vira-bosta (Molothrus bonariensis) por Leonardo Merçon
Socozinho (Butorides striata) por Leonardo Merçon
Savacu (Nycticorax nycticorax) por Leonardo Merçon
Urubu-de-cabeça-vermelha_(Cathartes_aura) por Leonardo Merçon
Saracura-tres-potes (Aramides cajaneus) por Leonardo Merçon
Sanhaçu-do-coqueiro_(Tangara_palmarum) por Leonardo Merçon
Sanhaçu-cinzento_(Tangara_sayaca) por Leonardo Merçon
Periquito-rei (Eupsittula aurea) por Leonardo Merçon
Saíra-de-chapéu-preto (Nemosia pileata) por Leonardo Merçon
Sabiá-do-campo (Mimus saturninus) por Leonardo Merçon
Sabiá-da-praia (Mimus gilvus) por Leonardo Merçon
Sabiá-barranco (Turdus leucomelas) por Leonardo Merçon
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BIODIVERSITY EXAMPLES

(pictures taken on site)

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Tartaruga-do-ouvido-vermelho
(Trachemys scripta elegans)
Saguí-da-cara-branca
Saguí-da-cara-branca
Borboleta
Aratu-vermelho
Borboleta
Cágado
Lagarto
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HOW TO GET THERE

HOW TO GET THERE BY PLANE

The airport Eurico de Aguiar Salles is the only airport iin Vitória. It is located just about 3 km from UFES. From the airport you can take the taxi or the bus. UFES and aiport are located in the same street. 

 

Airport Eurico de Aguiar Salles: Av. Fernando Ferrari, 3.800 - Goiabeiras - Vitória – ES, CEP: 29.075-920

HOW TO GET THERE BY BUS

UFES is very well known in Vitória, which makes it easy to be found. If you travel by bus from another state, you'll arrive at the cits's bus terminal. From there, you have to take one of the local busses at the terminal entrance. There are three options: municipal, intercity and selective, the last one has air conditioning. The first two cost about (+/- R$ 2.75), the third one is a bit more expensive (+/- R$ 5.20). All buses indicate their route. Look out for the ones with UFES written on the front. There are regular connections.

For details, please visit:
http://sistemas.vitoria.es.gov.br/redeiti/#
http://www.ceturb.es.gov.br/default.asp?pagina=15980

 

Bus Terminal Vitória: Avenida Alexandre Buaiz, 350 - Ilha do Princí-pe, Vitória - ES, 29020-300.

HOW TO GET THERE BY CAR

UFES can easily be reached by car. You need to follow the signs that take you to the Avenida Fernando Ferrari, street where the university is located. Traffic signs indicate the direction. The campus offers free parking spaces for students, staff and visitors.

HOW TO GET THERE ON FOOT

You can walk to UFES. A map and residents will help you to find your way. Just pay attention in Jardim da Penha, because this district is full of squares and roundabouts, which confuse visitors as well as residents. At night you should pay attention and be careful on the campus as well as in its neighbouring streets.

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