Uists Scottish Birdwatching Tour – 3rd June – 10th June 2023

Uists Tour – 3rd June – 10th June 2023. Tour leader – Chris Mills Norfolk Birding Participants:- Seán Dempster, David du Croz, Peter & Deborah Ibbotson, Adrian Roach & Paul Woodham. White-tailed Eagle – seen almost daily during our tour! Accommodation The tour was based on 5 star self-catering accommodation and 4 star Bed &…

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Norfolk 3 Day Spring Birdwatching Tour April 5th-7th

A forgiving 8am meeting time on our first day was followed by a gentle drive with the group to NWT Cley Marshes on the coast. We were greeted by mild, bright and blustery spring conditions on the East Bank. The mournful verses of a Mistle Thrush singing nearby could be heard on the breeze. It…

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SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS BIRDWATCHING TRIP REPORT MARCH 25th-1st APRIL 2023

Tour leader Chris Mills Participants:- Paul Bascombe, Peter & Viv Chapman, Dave Nicholls, Francois Trudel, Jenny Wilson & Barbara York TOUR OVERVIEW The tour was based at the fantastic and dedicated birding accommodation provided by the Grant Arms Hotel in Grantowon-on-Spey. The rooms were warm, spacious & comfortable, the breakfasts and evening meals excellent, including…

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Islay Birdwatching Tour  23rd February – 2nd March 2023

Participants:-  Chris Brock, Caroline Cattermole, Sally Leach, Jane Kenney,  Rob Lewis, Luke & Nick Marriner. Tour Guide for Norfolk Birding – Chris Mills This was a 6 day winter tour to Islay, off the west coast of Scotland in Argyll. The tour offered a great opportunity to see iconic species such as Golden and White-tailed eagles, vast flocks…

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Norfolk 3 Day Winter Birding Tour 15-17th February 2023

Day One 15th February North Norfolk We started the day with a walk out at Blakeney harbour and were greeted by a nice flock of Dark-bellied Brent Geese, also on the walk out plenty of Wigeon, Teal, 2-3 Marsh Harriers quartered the marsh. Out by the pools where the Twite have becoming to drink, our…

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Norfolk Birdwatching 3 Day Winter Tour – January 27-29th 2023

Day One – Hempstead area, Swanton Novers, Holkham NNR and Warham Greens. We started the tour rather unusually by heading for farmland and woodland, as it suited the better weather conditions forecast for today. There was a really nice field close to Holt, with dedicated bird crop and here there was 2-300 birds. The majority…

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Norfolk 5 day Winter Birding Tour 16-20th January

Day One – 16th January – The Broads We kicked the tour off in tricky weather conditions, cold grey skies with intermittent showers, wintry by the days end. However, the birding was good and we didn’t let it dampen our spirits. We kicked off near Horning with a nice group of “wild” Swans, 20 Whoopers…

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NORTHERN INDIA BIRDING TOUR REPORT

A Wildlife & Birding Tour of Northern India December 1st-15th 2022 Participants:- Julia Burton, Judith Cavey, Pete Dolton, John & Dolores Fletcher, Amanda Myers & Andrew Stirrat. Tour guides:– Chris Mills, Sumantha Ghosh, Brijendra Singh & Jaypee NORTH INDIA TOUR  1st-15st December 2022. The tour took in four areas each with its own character brought…

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October 21st-23rd 3 day Ladies Tour

A 3 day Exclusive Ladies Group Tour Day One October 21st – Cley & Salthouse areas We started the tour on the East Bank at Cley, where the Long-billed Dowitcher was still present, showing very well, we had a great scope views! There’s some nice video of the Dowitcher here with a whole load of…

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October 14th-18th 2022 Norfolk Birding Autumn Birding Tour

A 5 day Group Tour – Guide for Norfolk Birding Chris Mills Participants for the 5 days – Richard & Lesley Powell, Adrian Bradley, Adrian Roach, Bob Turner & Peter Follett. Thanks to Adrian Bradley and Adrian Roach for providing images. Day One 14th October – Snettisham, Holme Dunes NNR & Choseley We started the…

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