Trip Reports

Andalucia September 2009

We met in Ronda at the Hotel San Gabriel on a bright Sunday morning, a hazy sky produced a weakened 
sun with very little breeze which made for very good birding weather. 
The Serrania de Ronda is an area of mountainous beauty clothed with lush Mediterranean vegetation that
surrounds the ancient town of Ronda, our particular destination this morning amidst this vast wilderness 
was the tracks and trails of the Sierra de las Nieves (parque natural). This is a huge area of oak forest, pine 
woods, open scrubland, river gorges and high mountains of bare karstic rock. Large rounded grey 
mountains tops could be seen in every direction and you could imagine it to be a very desolate place in the 
middle of winter.

Download Trip Report (203 KB)

Latest Trip Reports

  • Central Morocco - March 2018 : Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - Friday, March 30, 2018

    A cold start to this tour saw the group wrapped up warm for the first few days. The cold weather system for this year had delayed spring migration and consequently we saw very few migrant species and no visible raptor migration. However,...

    View Report
  • COSTA RICA - 2018 : Friday, February 16, 2018 - Saturday, March 3, 2018

    This was an incredible journey through some of the world most diverse habitats with, at times. breath-taking scenery. It seems unbelieveble that so many species can be packed into such a small country as Costa Rica.  Wildlife flo...

    View Report
  • Sri Lanka 2018 : Sunday, January 7, 2018 - Saturday, January 20, 2018

    What a fabulous place to go birding!  A beautiful verdant country with terrific scenery an abundance of wildlife and very friendly people.  This, our second tour produced 240 species of birds, around 40 butterflies and 26 mamma...

    View Report