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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!"

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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."
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Predators of South East Spain

We hope to see one of Europe’s most elusive mammals - Genet and one of the rarest mammals in the world - Iberian Lynx in our week. Add to that the chances of Great Bustard, Spanish Imperial Eagle and European Otter and it makes for a mouth-watering prospect.


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Dates 7 - 15 Feb 2018
Prices £1,695pp (£150 single supp)

LeaderJulian Sykes
Flights EasyJet, scheduled, Speedy Boarding and extra legroom included
Outbound: Afternoon Gatwick-Alicante
Inbound: Afternoon, Malaga-Gatwick

Day 1 Fly to Alicante. Exploration of El Hondo Reserve.
3 nights at Casas de Benalí, Valencia
Days 2 - 3An exploration of Albufera d’Valencia wetlands and the Albacete Plains. Evening visit to Muela de Cortes Natural Reserve
Days 4Transfer to Andalucia
1 night at Hostal San Julian, La Iruela
Day 5Exploration of the Sierra de Cazorla before transfering to the Sierra de Andujar
4 nights at La Caracola Hotel Rural
Days 6 - 8Exploration of the Sierra early morning and late evening for Iberian Lynx
Day 9 Transfer to Malaga for flight home

Weather The weather will be mixed (0°-20°C). Expect sun, showers and possibly snow, with cold winds on high exposed plains
Walking Varied, from wide tracks, to forest paths. Walking boots are recommended
Meals All included from dinner on Day 1 to lunch on Day 9
Insects Not anticipated this early in the season
Accom Twin and single rooms all ensuite
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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