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.
What a difference a year makes. Last year we saw about 1 million Nettle Tree Butterflies and we had a huge influx of Rose-coloured Starlings. This year we saw one individual Nettle Tree Butterfly and no Rose-coloured Starlings. Our...View Report
This tour was another classic ‘Lesvos’ spring trip, plenty of water, plenty of sightings in stunning scenery and lovely sunshine. Flowers and butterflies enhanced our enjoyment of this beautiful place. Birding highlights incl...View Report
It was another very successful WINGSPAN TOUR of this beautiful part of Africa and resulted in an impressive list of nearly 200 species. The trip was made so much more pleasurable because the group were so fantastic, they gelled really we...View Report