I met Andy and Dave at Gatwick at 6am and we travelled to Athens with Easyjet arriving at 2:40pm. We met up
with Mike and Pat at the Aegean check-in desk where we took the 5:20pm flight to Mytiline. We collected our hire
bus and drove directly to our hotel in Skala Kalloni, where we met Tony, who had arrived earlier in the day. Once
we had checked-in and settled into our rooms we re-assembled and set off for a walk. The light was fading but we
did manage to see some species in the hotel grounds and around the Kalloni Pool.
For me it was great to return to the Isles of Scilly after a 16-year break, they haven’t changed, they still retain their unique charm, beauty and tranquillity. The birding isn’t as good as the heady days of the past, but the...View Report
This was our second consecutive Autumn Migration Tour FOR 2018, it fell just short of the mark with regards to large raptor movements, we did see a few thousand birds but not en-masse as in the first week. Passerine migration was also po...View Report
RIO GUADIARO AT ESTACION DE CORTES Dawn and I were joined by John McClure, our American friend and budding birder also from Gaucin, for an afternoon of birding by the river. We just sat under our favourite tree and whiled away t...View Report