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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!"
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"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 …"
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"Seeing the Spanish Imperial Eagle, one mobbing a vulture and another with a Genet in its beak."
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Trinidad and Tobago

The perfect introduction to South America’s birds. Two centre, all-inclusive bird watching holiday based at the famous Asa Wright Centre and a beautiful beachside hotel in Tobago. Relaxed pace with generally easy walking, Hummingbirds, Oilbird, Scarlet Ibis roost, Frigatebirds, Tropicbirds and an evening watching Leatherback Turtles egg-laying in the moonlight.


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Dates 8 - 20 April 2018
Prices £4,895pp (£900 single supp)

Leader Roy Atkins plus local guides
Flights British Airways, scheduled
Outbound: Morning, Gatwick–Port of Spain
Inbound: Overnight, Port of Spain–Gatwick
Internal flights: Port of Spain–Tobago-Port of Spain

Days 1-8 Fly to Port of Spain then a 1 hour transfer to Asa Wright. Birdwatching and wildlife exploration on the trails at Asa Wright plus visits to Coroni Swamp, Waterloo, Blanchisseuse, Nariva Swamp, Arena/Aripo and Matura Beach - 8 nights at Asa Wright Centre.
Days 9-11 A 45 minute flight to Tobago then 1½ hour transfer to our hotel, with vernadas and sea views. Birdwatching and wildlife exploration including a boat trip to Little Tobago, Grafton Estate and Gilpion Trace in the nothern rainforest - 3 nights at Blue Waters Inn.
Days 12-13We return to Port of Spain for our overnight flight back to London, arriving in the UK on the morning of Day 13.

Weather It’s the dry season, but it will be humid with occasional showers or downpours (20-30°C).
Walking At Asa Wright all the trails are on sloping ground and some may be muddy after rain, but the paths are generally in good condition with easy walking. The visit to the Oilbirds is a good trail, but with lots of steps. All are taken at a slow pace making them easy for most people.
Insects On occasion biting insects can be a nuisance - bring repellent.
Boat tripsOne trip through sheltered channels to a lagoon to see Scarlet Ibis. The other is a 20 minute crossing to Little Tobago on a glass-bottomed boat, with a diversion to spend time over the reefs, which semetimes can be less calm.
Meals All included from dinner on Day 1 to lunch on Day 12. Delicious local food at hotels and restaurants, with buffets at Asa Wright and a menu at Blue Waters.
Accom Twin and single rooms all ensuite
Group 12
 

   

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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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