In 2008 Alan Davies and Ruth Miller set a new record for the highest number of bird species recorded in a single year. Now they discuss their perfect birding year.
Great birding can be had along this western slice of Britain that overlooks the Irish Sea, which features mountain peaks, moors, pine forests, ancient oak woodlands, wide glaciated valleys, sandy beaches and seabird-encrusted cliffs.
Source: Alan Davies and Ruth Miller Date: March, 2013 Saturday 9th March Our tour began at Madrid Airport. We quickly picked up our comfortable 9-seater minibus and after a little confusion on the motorways around Madrid, we found ourselves heading southwest towards Extremadura. We hadn’t gone far before we encountered our first great birds of… Read more »
With a huge variety of resident and migratory birds, there is plenty to see in all seasons, and some very charismatic mammals too if you know where to look. Add to that a pleasant climate and superb food and wine, not to mention aeons of culture, it’s definitely a top destination in Europe.
Have you ever felt the urge to heed the call of the wild? Have you heard the siren song of the natural world as it whispers to you, “Don’t just sit at your desk, come and explore, I’m here waiting for you’? Well, we did, and we couldn’t resist. Passionate about wildlife and birds in… Read more »