Overall the spectacle of thousands of migration raptors did not materialise which was a little disappointing, this was due to the weather patterns at the peak migration times. The light westerly winds were always favourable for the crossing to Africa which the raptors did at will with no build up of significant numbers.
For me it was another great birding week, superb birding, a lovely group of people, smashing weather and an impressive tally of species which included a couple of rarities and some unusual sightings...............Download Trip Report (2.3 MB)
This was far from the best migration year, we had a diificult time finding common migrant birds let alone rare or uncommon species. The weather wasn't too bad except for a very stormy afternoon and evening in midweek. We mananged to ...View Report
We had superb weather, in fact it was too nice at times! The group was lovely we had plenty of laughs but the migration was more or less non-exisitent. We hardly saw a common migrant let alone a rare one. Despite this we saw over 120 spe...View Report
Another successful Tour of these magical islands. Common migrants were thin on the ground but we saw many uncommon and rare birds. The weather dipped somewhat during the week and we left the islands a day early because of an horren...View Report