Huge flocks of cranes winter in Extremadura and I wanted to see them. With plenty of birds, and good food as well, we had a great time during this intensive birding trip.
The weather did not stop us enjoying this wildlife trip and Orkney had some fascinating archaeological sites.
With lots of flowers and butterflies as well as the many brilliant birds, this was a lovely place to visit.
This was another holiday organised by our group, and the second year, with Wildlife Provençale, a great little company. We were based in the village of Sainte Jalle (see marker on map), staying in various gites around the village. We had breakfast in our gites, lunchtime picnic in the field and evening meal at a local restaurant in the village. Day 1 – Baronnies The first day was spent in the Baronnies where we had wonderful sightings of all three…
I have always wanted to visit the Cairngorms so when my local RSPB group arranged a holiday with Speyside I was eager to join them. Normally Speyside has their own place, the Steadings, but there were too many of us to fit so we were staying at the Grant Arms Hotel in Grantown on Spey instead. John, Carol and I made our own way there and met with the leaders and the other people in our group in the evening….