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Where would you like to go birding?

We are very busy planning trips for 2014 and already have a great looking line up of wonderful birdwatching locations to share with you. But of course we are always looking for new ideas so over to you, where would you like to go?

We are very glad to report that many of our up and coming trips are fully booked and we have a good number of bookings already for 2014 so don't delay if you would like to join us, get your trip booked now!

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Red backed Shrike may well feature on our Autumn Norfolk tours.

Our Norfolk September and October tours are fully booked and we have a custom tour to Norfolk for four people, as part of a special birthday celebration, in November. Do remember we are always very happy to arrange a custom tour just for you or a small group on dates, and to locations, just right for you!

Looking further ahead we have space on our Norfolk House Party in January 2014. This will be the fourth time we have run this very popular trip. We take over a wonderful house over-looking the north Norfolk coast, right on the edge of the marshes, perfect for relaxed birding. All bedrooms are en-suite and it has amazing heating so we will be very snug whatever the weather. Norfolk in January is the perfect start to a birdwatchers year with mass flocks of geese and other wildfowl, waders, raptors, Snow Buntings, Barn Owls, Bitterns, Bearded Tits, Cranes and an excellent chance of a rarity or two! Each evening we enjoy wonderful meals in one of the many excellent eateries along the coast and talk through the days many bird sightings. A very special tour with lots of time to soak up the huge skies and all the amazing birds of Norfolk in winter.

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Norfolk sky full of Pink footed Geese, magic.

In March 2014 we will be again visiting one of our very favourite places, Extremadura in Spain. Just two hours drive from Madrid we will be in counrtyside full of birds. Last year we had barely stopped the car, for the first time, when we had brilliant views of a Great spotted Cuckoo! Cranes flapped over as Red and Black Kites circled above us, Purple Swamphens strode along at the waters edge.

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Black shouldred Kites were seen even before we reach our lovely hotel.

We explore the rolling plains, carpeted in wild flowers, to watch the amazing Great and Little Bustards that make these seas of grass their home. Pin tailed and Black bellied Sandgrouse are still in large flocks and provide a spectacular sight as the sweep across the big blue sky. The song of larks fills the morning air with Sky, Calandra, Crested and Thekla all at once! Montagu's Harriers float over the flowers as Black, Griffon and Eygptian Vultures look down from their thermals.

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We only have three places left on our March 2014 trip to Extremadura so do get in touch if you would like to join us on this amazing Spring break packed with birds and based at a lovely rural hotel with Azure-winged Magpies and Hawfinch in the garden!

We will be again visiting the land of the mid-night sun, Finland and Norway, in late May and early June 2014. This ever popular two week trip takes us north through the forests, lakes and marshes of Finland to the Arctic coast of Norway where some of the best birdwatching in Europe awaits. The highlights just keep coming day after day on this thrilling tour. From Great grey and Pygmy Owls, Capercaillie and Hazelhen, Broad-billed Sandpiper and lekking Ruff to breeding Cranes.

Caper 1 Finland 2013

We are assisted throughout the tour by the best local guides who ensure we see all the special birds that are possible. The hotels are lovely, all ensuite rooms, with great food. The pace is easy as we take our time to really enjoy each amazing bird, we are not rushing from place to place, with two weeks we have time to stand and stare.

Red Squirrel Finland 2013

We already have a number of bookings for our 2014 tour so again don't miss out, do get in touch if you would like details. We are very competetive on price for the tour and we know you will love the birds and wildlife of the Arctic. On the last two tours we encountered Orcas in the fjords of Norway, mind blowing stuff!

Of course we have lots and lots of great day trips planned throughout the year here in North Wales where we can help you see the array of very special birds.

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North Wales has amazing year round birdwatching in a varied and stunning landscape, we would love to share the birds and wildlife we have with you!

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We are here to make your trip the best possible experience for you. We know your time is precious and we do everything possible to make your day just right. Do ask any questions you may have and we will be very happy to help. For details of all our trips or to ask a question please email us at

We look forward to hearing from you!

Puffin on island Norway


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