Details of what is included in a typical 7-day Wingspan tour based in Gaucin, Andalucia
What is not included?
This superb 7-day tour takes in these unique islands situated just 28 miles off the south west coast of Cornwall, UK. Renowned for their beauty and exquisite light the islands form a mini-archipelago with some flora and fauna found nowhere else in the UK.
Bird-watchers have been drawn here for many years during the peak migration periods of April, May, September & October because under certain weather conditions unusual and rare species of birds turn up on a regular basis. Butterflies and moths too, it can be one of the most exciting places to visit when anything can turn up.More Details
This exciting Autumn Tour takes in the beautiful landscapes along the Dorset coastline at a time when many rare and unusual birds appear during Autumn Migration.More Details
The Gambia is an exciting venue and an ideal country to begin your African Bird-watching. This tiny West African country offers some superb birding in a relatively small area, so travelling is kept to a minimum. Gambia offers you the opportunity to see over 300 species with some of the most colourful species you are ever likely to see................More Details
A winter wonderland where birds abound and miles of flat level marshland hold a multitude of species. Our guest house greets you with a glowing log fire and home cooked delicious meals after an exciting day in the field.More Details
This exciting 17-day tour of the Colombian Andes is a must for all you Tanager lovers and Hummingbird enthusiasts. This tour takes in the Regions of the Eastern, Central and Western Andes, also the Cauca River Valley and the Chocó foothills. We stay in wonderful Lodges one or two are run by the Fundación ProAves, which is a nonprofit environmental organization established in 1998. Its primary aims are to protects birds of conservation concern and their habitats. By joining this tour you are contributing to their conservation effort.More Details
The 'Tear Drop' of India holds a wealth of birds waiting for you to discover, we hope to see 200-250 species including 33 endemics and a good variety of mammals including Leopard!More Details
Costa Rica a bird-watcher's dream location a global hot-spot for biodiversity, where 25% of the land mass is Protected for Wildlife and where the birdlife is prolific. There can't be many places in the world where you easily list 200 species of birds in the first few days of your trip and reach a total of over 400 species during our tour. Read our latest trip reports and you will fall in love with this idyllic bird-watching holiday venue.More Details
One extra night has been added to this tour making it a 12 day tour that has it all! The High Atlas Mountains, the stony plains and Erg Chebbi Sand Dune system of the Sahara Desert as well as the lush Sous Valley and Coastal National Parks. You will pass through some of the most scenic landscapes that you can imagine and see some wonderful bird species in the process.More Details
This 5 day tour will seek out the very elusive Dupont's Lark in an area north-west of Madrid at a time when the 'larks' are in full breeding mode. Over 100 other species may be encountered as we visit the Sierra de Guadarrama , the Steppe of the Rio Jarama and El Pardo country park.More Details
What a fantastic combination, this exciting birdwatching tour joins together two of Spain's top birding areas. This 8 - night, 9 - day Tour incorporates many of the best sites in these two prolific regions giving you the opportunity to witness a variety of wildlife not seen in many other regions of Europe. You will stay right in the heart of Coto Donana for the first four nights and spend the second part of the tour in Extremadura.More Details
What a fantastic combination, this exciting birdwatching tour joins together two of Spain's top birding areas. This 8 - night, 9 - day Tour incorporates many of the best sites in these two prolific regions giving you the opportunity to witness a variety of wildlife not seen in many other regions of Europe. You will stay in the heart of Coto Donana near the coast for the first phase and then transfer to the plains of Extremadura for the latter four nights.More Details
Lesvos is an amazing place it is a 'birders' dream island especially during Spring Peak Migration at the end of April and the beginning of May. This colourful Aegean gem produces stunning birds in an intricately woven web of habitats, you will be amazed by the sheer number of species packed into this tiny jewel. This second week of WINGSPAN'S two week visit will feature fewer waders (shorebirds) and more of the more colourful arrivals such as Bee-eaters, Rollers and Rufous Bush Robins.More Details
This is the first of two tours for 2020 based in Northern Greece. The tour was added to the WINGSPAN programme in 2018 and is proving to be very popular, it is based at a good quality hotel for 7 nights on the shores of Lake Kerkini in Northern Greece.
The variety of birds, butterflies and wildflowers is amazing you can expect to see up to 150 species of birds (over 300 have been recorded there) and dozens of the 150 butterflies that have been recorded. Wild flowers abound giving colour to an incredibly diverse and scenic area.More Details
This tour covers all the major bird-watching sites that Bulgaria has to offer. From mountain to marsh and from mud-flats to forest you will see some terrific scenery and an abundance of wildlife in a sparsely populated country. Quiet country roads wind their way through some breath-taking landscapes. On a typical tour you may see up to 200 species of birds including some very sought-after European goodies. Wallcreeper, Nutcraker, Levant Sparrowhawk, Ortolan Bunting, Black Headed Bunting, Semi-collared Flycatcher, Paddyfield Warbler, Pied Wheatear and Rose-coloured Starling. As well as up to 8 species of woodpecker (and Wryneck) with White-backed, Syrian, Grey-headed, Black and Middle-spotted leading the 'most-wanted' list.More Details
This new and exciting 8 day trip is proving to be very popular since its recent introduction to the WINGSPAN programme, it is based at a good quality hotel for 7 nights on the shores of Lake Kerkini in Northern Greece.
The variety of birds, butterflies and wildflowers is amazing you can expect to see up to 150 species of birds (over 300 have been recorded there) and dozens of the 150 butterflies that have been recorded. Wild flowers abound giving colour to an incredibly beautiful landscape.More Details
A superb tour of Eastern Poland taking in the stunning Primeaval Forest of Bialowieza and the huge wetlands in the Biebrza basin. An exciting variety of mammals, birds, butterflies, dragonflies and wild flowers is on offer during this 8-night two-centre tour.More Details
Join WINGSPAN on this superb, combined tour of Extremadura and the Sierra de Gredos. Extremadura is a magical little known area of Spain and it supports a wonderful array of birds, butterflies and wild flowers. The unique habitat of the 'Dehesa' and wide-open grasslands of Extremadura are a must-see region during the spring time. In complete contrast the wild peaks of the Gredos mountains offer you the opportunity to see a completely different set of species. Bluethroat, Ortolan Bunting, Citril Finch, Common Rock Thrush and Water Pipit to name but a few. The scenery is stunning, the contrasting landscapes and the lower temperatures give you an entirely different feel to the tour, it's like being on two different holidays!More Details
This triple destination tour gives you the opportunity to see a wide variety of speices and to admire some vastly contrasting landscapes. The pseudo-steppe around Belchite is one of the best areas in Spain to locate a variety of Larks, including the Dupont's Lark, we start the tour in this area before moving higher up to the Pyrenees. Wallcreeper, Lammergeier, Citril Finch, Rock Thrush and Ring Ouzel are some of the target species. The smaller area of The Picos de Europa provides you with opportunity to see Snow Finch, Alpine Accentor, Middle Spotted and Black Woodpeckers as well as a host of other species.More Details