Islay Scotland Tour

A fantastic winter visit to Islay with vast flocks of Barnacle and Greenland White-fronted Geese, plus Golden Eagle, White-tailed Sea Eagle, Hen Harrier and add to this Divers, Long-tailed Ducks, Scaup and the chance of Otter and Whisky!

Islay for Golden Eagle, White-tailed Sea Eagle, Hen Harrier, Merlin, Peregrine, Chough, thousands of Barnacle & Greenland White-fronted Geese, Long-tailed Duck, Scaup, Divers, Iceland Gull, Black Guillemot, Chough, Twite. Plus often good sightings of Otter & Red Deer.

In addition to the list of iconic Scottish birds and wildlife, there is an excellent diversity of birds, with over 100 species of birds recorded during all of our previous five visits.
Add to this the wonderful scenery, a visit to one of the 8 distilleries and a Scottish Ceiladh. This tour encompasses all the uniqueness of the Scottish islands!

Islay, Scotland Winter Group Birding Tours

Islay, Scotland Winter Group Birding Tours
1st February - 8th February 2020 - Fully Booked

13th-20th February 2021

A 7 day tour one night stopover in Glasgow, en-route, ferry crossing on Saturday.

Transport in spacious fully licensed 9-seater
Collection from meeting points - Norfolk, A1 from Newark to Scotch Corner or Glasgow.
Includes ferry crossings to and from Islay.

Maximum group size 7 plus guide.

Tour cost from £680.00.
Single room supplement £90.00

Tour cost with continetal breakfast.
Packed lunch provisions bought locally
Evening meals bought locally at a local

Exclusive group tours can be arranged outside of the group tour dates and at least 2 weeks apart. Call or email us for details

Read the Trip report 2017

Read the Trip report 2018

A useful link for visiting & birding Islay is:- the Islay bird blog which has daily sightings from the island and is run by Ian & Margaret Brooke, good friends to me when I am over.


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