A depleted group (5 instead of 8) enjoyed a wonderful week in sunny Lesvos, in fact it was a little too sunny
at times, the temperature rose above 30 C on several days which made the birding very tiring! But we had
a great time, leisurely days and plenty of birds to see. Highlights included a Baillon’s Crake at Metochi
Lake, a beautiful male Collared Flycatcher at Meladia, a very showy Scop’s Owl and hundreds of terns,
waders, egrets, ibis and herons on the Alykes wetlands.
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