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Illustrated Talks : Hear All About It!

Want an entertaining illustrated talk for your group? We can help!

We’re happy to give a wide variety of illustrated talks about our exciting adventures on The Biggest Twitch in 2008, the incredible birds we saw and any one of the 27 countries we visited. We can make our talks as long or as short as you wish. Our usual talk on our adventures on The Biggest Twitch runs for 90 minutes, 45 minutes each by Ruth and Alan, with a break in the middle and time for questions at the end.

We've been invited to talk to local birding groups throughout the UK, as well as general interest clubs including the WI and Rotary Club, and have also presented to the Dutch Birding Association, expert birding clubs in Finland, Sweden, the American Birding Association in Texas and The Biggest Week in American Birding in Ohio, and the Global Birdwatchers' Conference in Gujarat, India. Our talk has received rave reviews all over the world!

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We also give specific talks on the birds,other wildlife and scenery of:

  • India
  • Australia
  • Ecuador
  • Brazil
  • Peru
  • Southern Africa
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Europe - Spain, Turkey, Finland

Closer to home, we're also very happy to talk about birding in North Wales, birds of the Great Orme, and 'Birds, Boots & Butties: birding, walking and eating in North Wales!'

To whet your appetite, here's a list and short synopsis of our most popular talks:

The Biggest Twitch

The fast-paced story of our world record-breaking attempt to see more birds in a single year than ever before! Ideal for all audiences, usually 90 minutes, our most popular talk.

Best Birdwatching Sites in North Wales

We take you to the very best locations to see wonderful birds in stunning scenery.

Tunnel Vision – the story of RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve

Learn about the history of this great reserve and its birds, wildlife and people. Lots of laughs and great images from this flagship Welsh RSPB reserve.

Birds, Boots and Butties – the best wildlife walks ending with cake and a cuppa

A light-hearted look at where to enjoy to go for a good walk, see birds and other wildlife and finish with a great cup of tea and scrummy cake! Walks are in North Wales. This talk is ideal for non birdwatching groups, WI groups or similar.

Amazon to the Andes – the best Birding in Ecuador

We take you from the depths of the hot and humid Amazon Jungle to the high altitude and biting cold of the Andes Mountains. Enjoy spectacular birds and scenery!

Darwin’s Islands – The Galapagos

A wildlife paradise, we take you on a tour of these magical islands with bizarre scenery and wildlife ranging from Darwin’s finches, penguins and albatrosses to iguanas and tortoises.

An Endemic Rich Brew – Birding in Sri Lanka

The island of Sri Lanka is warm and friendly, full of amazing birds and of course great tea! We take you on a tour of this endemic-rich paradise.

Birding the Roof of Africa – exploring the best of Ethiopia

You will be surprised and delighted by the wonderful wildlife this diverse country has to offer. We visit high mountains, forests, lakes and deserts in this fast-paced tour.

In the Footsteps of Livingstone – Birding in Botswana

See wildlife aplenty in this talk as we journey through Botswana into Namibia and end at Victoria Falls in Zambia. Ideal for a winter evening, be transported to the warmth of Africa.

Birding Down Under – the very best of Australia

A fast-moving tour of some of Australia’s best birding locations from the outback and down the east coast to Tasmania. Enjoy lots of birds, wildlife and stunning scenery.

Warblers, Willets and Woodcock – Birding in the USA

Take a whistle-stop birding tour of Arizona, Texas, South Carolina, New Jersey and Ohio. Loads of mouth-watering birds that many UK birdwatchers dream of seeing!

Southern Africa – Birding below the Equator

A fast-paced tour of South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zambia, packed with colourful birds, wonderful mammals, stunning scenery – and a few hair-raising adventures.

Just email us on and let us know how we can put together a talk for you and your group.

Some of the places we have given talks include:

  • Probus Group, Llandudno, Conwy
  • Rotary Club, Holt
  • WI Groups in Rowen, Llanfairfechan, Eglwysbach Conwy
  • Hull Literary and Philosophical Society, Hull
  • Fylde Bird Club, Lancashire
  • Liverpool RSPB Local Group
  • BBOWT Chilterns Group
  • Buckinghamshire Bird Club
  • Birdwatching & Wildlife Club, Grantown-on-Spey
  • Rutland Bird Group, Oadby
  • Bedfordshire Bird Group, Maulden
  • British Birdwatching Fair, Rutland Water
  • Dutch Birding Association, Netherlands
  • Swedish 300 Club, Oland
  • Finnish Twitchers Club, Helsinki
  • American Birding Association, Texas
  • Global Birdwatchers Conference, Gujarat, India

We look forward to seeing you at a talk soon!

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