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.
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
This was a triumphant return to the Gambia for WINGSPAN BIRD TOURS after an absence of two years. We had a marvellous group made up of four Americans and four British participants, all equally enthusiastic and anxious to find as many spe...View Report