A tremendous tour was enhanced by superb weather, picturesque scenery, some fantastic bird
sightings and a lovely group of people.
Birding highlights included: Over 100 vultures, of 3 species, in the sky at once over Monfrague,
a family party of Penduline Tits feeding on reed-mace, Lesser-spotted Woodpeckers at their
nest hole feeding young, all 5 eagle species with great views of Spanish Imperial, Bonelli’s and
Golden Eagles, over 40 Rollers and daily views of Hoopoe. We had a magical day out in the
Gredos Mountains where Rock Thrush showed very well, the Ortolan Buntings allowed close
approach and the magnificent Bluethroat performed superbly.
We had a smashing week of sunshine and birding, it was a little too hot at times but we really enjoyed the rapot migration and the birds of La Janda.Overall the raptor passage was sporadic and not as good as recent years, there were one ...View Report
A long-weekend tour of this magnificent coastline included visits to Lindisfarne (Holy Island), Inner Farne, Staple Island and Coquet Island a little further south. It was fantastic, a birder's heaven and one of the best birding expe...View Report
It was another very successful Tour of these three unique and contrasting areas, the scenery was stunning, the birds were amazing and the group was fantastic, we all gelled well and everyone enjoyed the trip. If anything, the weather was...View Report