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Birding Tour Italy: Birding and Sights of the Roman Empire 2018



Welcome to our next Birding Tour Italy adventure. Italy is a must-visit country to most travelers – this is where both the Roman Empire and the Renaissance began, and no other Western country can quite compete with the incredible historical depth of this one. Even if you are not a history buff, your jaws will still drop open when you first set eyes on the beautiful cities of Florence, Venice, and Rome. Combined with the art and history, Italy also has some of Europe’s most magnificent scenery.
We acknowledge the fact that many people will want to visit Italy at some stage or another, and we hereby present you with the opportunity of combining birding with seeing the main sights and also experiencing the culture of modern Italy.
This is a tour in which we divide our time between the mountains, estuaries, and other birding sites, and also enjoy the culture and history of this unique country.

Duration: 18 days

Limit (Group Size): 4 - 8

Date Start: June 01, 2018

Date End: June 18, 2018

Tour Start: Rome

Tour End: Venice

Price: Approximately €7384 per person sharing, subject to group size, timing, and other factors

Single Supplement: To be announced

Price includes:
17 B&B in 3-star hotels and Agriturismo farmhouse or villa accommodation, double occupancy
17 dinners
3 wine tasting visits as per itinerary
4 half-day guided tours (of Arezzo, Siena, Uffizi or Florence, Venice)
Boat tours as per itinerary
Museum tickets (Museo Civico Sansepolcro, Leggenda della Vera Croce in Arezzo, Uffizi)
Bus for the group from the pick-up at the airport to departure
Full board for the driver and the guide

Price excludes:
International flights
Lunches
Personal insurance
Alcoholic beverages
Gratuities
Laundry
Personal expenses such as gifts

Polar bear © Jette Bjerregaard Kristensen

Mammal and Birding Cruise Norway: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) - Polar Bears and Seabirds 2018

Duration: 8 days
Limit (Group Size): The group sizes of cruises are a function of the capacity of the ship, so our usual small group size policy naturally can't apply here.
Date Start: June 19, 2018
Date End: June 26, 2018
Price: Variable, see Costs under tour details
Details: You arrive in the world’s northernmost town, historic Longyearbyen (previously known as “Long Year City”), deep within the Arctic Circle, and we have time to explore this small city

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Northern Hawk-Owl - Jari Peltomäki

Finland: Arctic Owls

Details: Please peruse our 7- or 12-day Finland tour details, but ask us if you want to custom-make it just to owls.

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Birding Tour Turkey - Marbled Duck

Birding Tour Turkey: Birding and Culture Extravaganza 2018

Duration: 20 days
Limit (Group Size): 4 - 8
Date Start: May 23, 2018
Date End: June 11, 2018
Price: €4964 sharing, assuming 6 – 8 participants, €6185 sharing, assuming 4 – 5 participants
Details: This expansive ‘Birding Tour Turkey’ adventure will cover the following fascinating areas of Turkey: Istanbul, Belgrade Forest, Oymapinar Dam, Göksu Delta, Aladaglar National Park, Sultan

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Black Grouse - Birding Tour Sweden

Birding Tour Sweden: Spring "Long Weekend" Birding Adventure 2018

Duration: 4 or 5 days
Limit (Group Size): 4 - 8
Date Start: May 06, 2018
Date End: May 09, 2018
Price: £1394 per person sharing based on 6-8 people (4 days), £1549 per person sharing based on 4-5 people (4 days), £411 additional day (5 days).
Details: Sweden’s Taiga forests and wetlands around Svartådalen make for fantastic birding in the springtime. The Black River Valley of Västmanland hosts waves of migrating birds that arrive from late Apri

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Birding Tour Spain - Iberian Chiffchaff

Birding Tour Spain: Central and Northern Spain 2018

Duration: 16 days
Limit (Group Size): 4 - 8
Date Start: April 28, 2018
Date End: May 13, 2018
Price: €4331 per person sharing, assuming 6 – 8 participants €5218 per person sharing, assuming 4 – 5 participants
Details: Next on our birding calendar is an exciting ‘Birding Tour Spain’ adventure. Spain has long been an extremely popular destination for birders, offering as it does a wide range of typical Me

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Finland for bird photography: About Finland I can tell you that we had very good opportunities to take photos. We got superb photos of species such as Western Capercaillie, Black Grouse, Hazel Grouse, Great Grey Owl, Ural Owl, Northern Hawk Owl, Pygmy-Owl, Short-eared Owl, Common Goldeneye, Whooper Swan, Common Crane, Parrot Crossbill, Red-flanked Blue-tail, Rustic Bunting, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-necked Grebe, Siberian Jay, Siberian Tit, Willow Tit, Honey-buzzard, Temminck’s Stint, Common Redshank, Baltic and Little Gulls, Eurasian Jackdaw, Hooded Crow, Arctic Tern, Common Cuckoo, Three-toed Woodpecker and Pied Flycatcher. We also take nice photos of Dotterel, Black-throated Diver, Ruff, Sedge and Icterine Warblers, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Fieldfare, Eurasian Wryneck, Common Redpoll and some other birds. We missed Terek Sandpiper (we saw it but we can’t take any photos) but another group took very good photos of it before we arrived to the place where the bird was. To me, it has been an excellent trip to take photographs, plenty of good chances. Undoubtedly it has been the best trip I have made ever in Europe from this point of view.

Luis Mario and Belen Velasco, Spain
05/22/2012



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