European blog Posts

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2022 has been my third year at the British office of Birding Ecotours in Norwich, Norfolk, and what a spectacular birding year it has been so far! It’s been e...

Greece winter birding
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In European birdwatching terms, Greece is not a country that has the fame of other areas like Spain, Poland, Iceland, and the United Kingdom.........

January Norfolk birding
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On 1 January 2022 I set out to try and answer this question by embarking on a 31-day birding marathon with the aim of trying to set a record. I have no idea ......

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Collins (or the Princeton version, Birds of Europe) has been the standard in field guides for some time, and this second edition goes from strength to strength....

england in winter trip report
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What a privilege it is to be able to spend a second year based at the UK office of Birding Ecotours, right in the middle of one of Britain’s best birding coun...

common UK wetland birds
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As the UK is an island and located in the northwest of continental Europe, there is plentiful coastline (ranging from towering rocky cliffs to saltmarshes, beac...

common UK farmland birds
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The following species are commonly found in farmland and woodland within the UK. We spend plenty of time birding in these habitats (as well as many others) .......

common UK garden birds
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Andy Walker and Oli Reville offer some thoughts on the common garden birds of the UK in the first of three special blog posts on the common birds of the UK........

New Birding Ecotours office
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Birding Ecotours was originally founded in South Africa (in 2002) by Chris (with Dylan.........

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The winter birding has been amazing! The birding here in Norfolk has been so good that I’ve hardly had time to miss the superb birding in Ohio, where we.........

When to visit Spain for birding
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Southern Spain is the western focal point for the spring passage bird migration in Europe, and it will come.........