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.
It was another classic ‘Isles of Scilly in October’ Tour with plenty of exciting rare birds to look for, a variety of weather conditions to cope with and the ever-present outstanding beauty and tranquillity of this special pl...View Report
We had 15 glorious days of fun, laughter and, of course, some excellent birding. The weather was very kind to us as we had no rain, only very light showers and one late afternoon downpour. There are a whole string of highlights that I co...View Report
It was another successful tour of this magical and bird-rich island, we saw all of the 34 endemic species of birds in our total of 248 species. We also saw over 50 species of butterflies, 21 mammals and a dozen or so reptiles. This beaut...View Report