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"Seeing Grizzly Bears, Bison and the two wolves really close in the Hayden Valley, what a wow moment!"
Ann Thitchener, Yellowstone Spring 2015

"Birds, Bears, Beaver, Bisons and Beer! Amazing mountain scenery!"
Jenni & Keith Williamson, Yellowstone Spring 2015

"Seeing a bison corpse being devoured by a grizzly bear with a coyote and ravens in attendance and than joined by a bald eagle - pure magic!"

Sonia & Clive Adkin, Yellowstone Spring 2014

The best views we have had of Black Shouldered Kite, Montagus Harrier sky dancing and Spanish Imperial Eaglesand will be remembered forever."
Chris and Andy Mortimer, Extremadura 2015

"There were so many highlights - the gasp from my young son when he put his eye to the telescope and saw the eagle owl with its chick; watching two imperial eagles barking at a vulture as they dive bombed it; watching a male Great bustard displaying and then actually winning his female I could go on and on and on …"
Alex, Jess and Tom Rafinski, Extremadura 2014

"Seeing the Spanish Imperial Eagle, one mobbing a vulture and another with a Genet in its beak."
Alan Willison, Extremadura 2013

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Farne Islands

A full week to enjoy the bird watching on the beautiful and wild Northumberland coast, forest and moorland. Boat trips include visits to Farne Islands for Puffins, terns, other seabirds and Grey Seals, Coquet Island for beautiful Roseate Terns and out to sea in search of White-beaked Dolphins. Based at comfortable hotel in Embleton, easy walking and minibus transport.

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Dates 8 - 15 July 2017
Price £1,695pp (£200 single supp)

Leader Julian Sykes

Day 1 We meet at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel for a 7 night stay.
Day 2-7 Exploration of the coast, forest and moorland, including 3 boat trips for The Farne Islands, White-beaked Dolphins and Coquet Island.
Day 8 We say our farewells and depart after breakfast.

Weather Variable, with a good chance of sunshine, (10°-20°C) but on the boat trips waterproofs, warm clothing and walking boots are needed.
Walking Walks of up to two miles, mainly on level tracks around Reserves.
Meals All included from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 8.
Insects Could be a problem, especially on the inland day.
Accom Twin and single rooms all ensuite, the first 3 singles will stay in the hotel, any further single bookings will be accommodated in a nearby B&B, but all meals will be taken with the group.
Boats Our trip to the Farne Islands lasts 6 hrs, including 2 hrs onshore on both Staple and Inner Farne. Trip to Coquet Island lasts 1 hr. Our evening White-beaked Dolphin trip lasts 4 hrs.
Group 7


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CAIRNGORMS NATIONAL PARK BRAND - Increasing quality whilst reducing impact

We've been granted use of this Brand by the Cairngorms National Park Authority. This is only given to those businesses who have agreed to a set of quality standards in respect of their visitor experience, together with a commitment to reducing their impact on the natural environment.

VISIT SCOTLAND - Quality Assurance Scheme - Wildlife Experience

Speyside Wildlife is one of 40 wildlife businesses to be assessed under Visit Scotland's pilot scheme for Wildlife Experiences achieving 4 Star status for our day tours. Watch out for the designation throughout Scotland. We were delighted to receive our letter of confirmation from Visit Scotland so thought we'd share some of it with you here, ''Thank you for participating in the pilot of the new Wildlife Experience Designator within our Quality Assurance Scheme for visitor attractions. Your feedback and contribution to the introduction of this new development has been invaluable and we would like to welcome you as a new member of the Quality Assurance Grading Scheme".


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