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UK DAY TOURS

All Year

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With global travel severely impacted by Covid-19, we thought it would be helpful to provide a series of day trips during the coming year, led by Lance and Nick, to a selection of excellent British birding destinations. Take a look at the first of these with more to follow soon.

NEW FOREST

June 2021

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Tour report

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ISLAY

October 2021

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Tour Full

ISLAY

November 2021

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Tour Full

New tour added in March 2022 due to demand

ISLAY

March 2022

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Travel with us to Islay, the most beautiful of the Inner Hebridean islands for a spring birding and wildlife spectacular. Witness the drama of thousands of Barnacle and Greenland White-fronted Geese, plus Golden and White-tailed Eagles, Red-billed Chough and Twite. Watch Great Northern Divers, Slavonian Grebes and playful Eurasian Otters offshore, all from a comfortable hotel base as the brighter days of spring lengthen. Our third tour this winter due to demand.

CYPRUS

April 2022

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A week in sun-kissed Cyprus during peak spring migration. Two centres to cover the island for a multitude of passage and breeding species in pristine plumage. We also absorb some cultural heritage, making the tour suitable for keen birders and those who want a mix of great birding with some relaxation and sight-seeing.

GEORGIA

April 2022

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Join us in peaceful Georgia at the cross roads of Europe and Asia. Our adventure takes us from Tbilisi to the magnificent Caucasus Mountains, in search of the 'Big 5' Caucasian specialities. Witness spectacular landscapes hosting a fantastic array of resident and migratory birds. Our third tour.

ANDALUCIA

May 2022

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Stunning sierras, Spanish steppe and the amazing Coto Donana wetlands combine to make Andalucia in southern Spain one of Europe's best bird-watching locations. We visit in the warm, sunny days of spring when migration is in full swing. Comfortable hotels, lovely food and a bird list that is simply mouth-watering. Always a fantastic tour.

KAZAKHSTAN

May/June 2022

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Follow the Silk Road through Kazakhstan's vast landscapes of steppe, desert, lakes and mountains. Magnificent scenery hosting an astonishing bird list - Caspian Plover, Pallas's Sandgrouse, Azure Tit, Ibisbill, Severtzov's Tit-warbler and much more.

NORTH UIST

June 2022

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Venture to the far-flung Outer Hebrides, where Golden and White-tailed Eagles and Hen Harriers patrol the moorland skies. Quiet lochs, pristine white beaches and picturesque coastal machair provide breeding grounds for divers, waders and even secretive and playful Eurasian Otters. With sea birds all around, our comfortable hotel is at the heart of this wildlife spectacular.

NEW FOREST

June 2022

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A relaxing mini-break around the New Forest and surrounding areas in Dorset and Wiltshire. We search for Dartford Warbler, European Honey-buzzard, Stone Curlew, European Nightjar and Hawfinch, and visit the Great Bustard re-introduction scheme. All the British reptiles, plus several scarce butterflies and dragonflies are here - the best of British wildlife.

MOROCCO

March 2023

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Witness the awe-inspiring snow-capped Atlas Mountains and the majestic sand dunes of the Sahara Desert as we traverse the untamed and exotic Maghreb for prized endemic birds including Levaillant's Woodpecker, Moussier's Redstart, Tristram's Warbler, African Crimson-winged Finch, Desert Sparrow and much more. A Western Palaearctic must visit destination.

MOROCCO

March/ April 2023

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second tour due to demand

Witness the awe-inspiring snow-capped Atlas Mountains and the majestic sand dunes of the Sahara Desert as we traverse the untamed and exotic Maghreb for prized endemic birds including Levaillant's Woodpecker, Moussier's Redstart, Tristram's Warbler, African Crimson-winged Finch, Desert Sparrow and much more. A Western Palaearctic must visit destination.

UZBEKISTAN

May 2023

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Uzbekistan hosts some of Central Asia's finest birding; we visit stunning deserts and lush hillsides for Pander's Ground-jay, White-tailed Plover, Asian Houbara, Upcher's Warbler, White-throated Robin and much more. Marvel at Great Silk Road World Heritage sites in Bukhara and Samarkand. Includes an excursion into Turkmenistan for Zarudny's Sparrow (formerly part of Desert Sparrow).

If you wish to make a provisional booking for any of the tours, please contact us.

 

 
LANCE DEGNAN
14 Fiddlers Drive, Armthorpe
DONCASTER, South Yorkshire, DN3 3TT.
Tel: 01302 835094 email: lance@birdingabroad.com
NICK WHITEHOUSE
18 Cucklington Gardens, Muscliff,
BOURNEMOUTH, Dorset, BH9 3QS.
Tel: 01202 514575 email: nick@birdingabroad.com