MADEIRA – Petrels & Cetaceans Special: Reduced Price & Itinerary
Madeira is a truly spectacular island with some very special seabirds. This tour involves three pelagic trips searching for the specialities such as Fea’s, Zino’s and Bulwer’s Petrel. The tour shall also spend time searching for the terrestrial species including the two endemic land birds and a number of butterflies. Click on the White-faced Storm Petrel for a full itinerary.
BRAZIL – Atlantic Forest: Serra dosTucanos
This tour is a one-base tour staying at the Serra dos Tucanos Bird Lodge. A great introduction to birding in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest based at a comfortable lodge with world class bird feeders! A number of day trips from the lodge give a well balanced tour to this fantastically diverse region. This tour can also be joined to our Pantanal “Jaguars & Birds” Tour. Click on the Sharp-tailed Streamcreeper to find out more.
BRAZIL – Atlantic Forest: REGUA
This tour is a one-base tour staying at the very comfortable Guappi Assu Bird Lodge. The beauty of this lodge is that you can see so many species and within just a short walk from the lodge. Over 450 species have been recorded on REGUA land and ncludes species such as Giant Snipe, Shrike-like Cotinga and Spot-billed Toucanet. The lodge is actively involved in re-planting the forest and educating local school children about the fragile forest ecosystem. This is something that you will contribute to by joining this tour. Click on the Giant Snipe to find out more.
GHANA - LONG Birding Tour:
GHANA is a fantastic and very safe country to visit with some truly amazing birds. This tour focuses on the Upper Guinea Forest Endemics as well as including a trip to the savannah areas of Mole NP famous for its elephants and then the Bolgatanga area for the wonderful Egyptian Plover. We also visit Atewa for Blue-headed Bee-Eater. Donations from this tour will aid work with the Ghana Wildlife Society to supply a much needed hide for viewing the Yellow-headed Picathartes, a bird we shall see on the tour. Click on the Chocolate-backed Kingfisher for the full itinerary.
GHANA – SHORT Birding Tour: JANUARY 2014
This tour is a condensed version of our full “longer” tour above and is running in partnership with Heatherlea. It is a more relaxed tour, but still focussing on the key species to be found in the Kakum Forests and Mole NP and of course includes a visit to the Yellow-headed Picathartes site. Click on the Red-throated Bee-Eater for the full itinerary.
SOUTHERN MOROCCO with MARSH OWL / FRANCOLIN EXTENSION
MARCH / APRIL 2014
A fantastic12 day tour focusing on the specialities that this great country has to offer. From the spectacular Atlas mountains to the barren Sahara Desert and concluding on the Atlantic Coast. This trip is packed full of birds, great scenery, great food and great accommodation! Target species include: Thick-billed Lark, Tristram’s Warbler, African Desert Warbler, Crimson-winged Finch, Northern Bald Ibis and Pharoah Eagle Owl to name just a few. Click on the Crowned Sandgrouse for more details.
FINLAND – Arctic Owl Adventure! MAY 2014
If owls are your thing, then this is the tor for you! This wonderful 5 night break is timed to try and find many of the most highly sought after owls of this beautiful region. We use the most experienced guides of the area with up to date information and therefore have an excellent chance to find species such as Hawk Owl, Pygmy Owl, Ural Owl and the magnificent old man of the forest, the Great Grey Owl! Of course, there are many other speces that we shall also be looking for and these include: Three-toed Woodpecker, Siberian Jay and Red-flanked Bluetail. Click on the Hawk Owl for more details.
SRI LANKA – Leopards, Whales & Birds - DEC 2014
If you want the all round wildlife experience, then Sri Lanka is the place for you! This beautiful island has numerous wildlife spectacles and this itinerary covers the coast for Blue Whales & Spinner Dolphins, the forest for numerous endemic birds and of course the famous Yala NP where we search for one of the most sought after big cats, the Leopard!
Click on the Chestnut-backed Owlet to find out more