This, the inaugural trip to Guyana for WINGSPAN BIRD TOURS, was put together by my good friend Penny Hale with a little input from myself. Penny had travelled to Guyana over 18 years ago and it came highly recommended to me from various sources. We were accompanied by a few friends, namely: Rick Robinson & Dietmar, two Americans
with a great deal of Latin American birding experience; Mike Ambler a regular ‘wing-spanner’ and a couple of friends of Penny’s, Gill and John Stacey.
We travelled the length and breadth of the country, we saw some amazing wildlife and visited most of the well- known Eco-lodges as well as the world famous Kaieteur Falls which was a fantastic experience. Our bird list wasn’t phenomenal, but as this was a recce for future trips we were not expecting to see every bird that Guyana has to offer, planning routes and an itinerary for future tours was my intention.
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