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"Seeing Grizzly Bears, Bison and the two wolves really close in the Hayden Valley, what a wow moment!"
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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."
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"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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Outer Hebrides

Emotive Spring birdwatching In the Outer Hebrides. The chorus of breeding waders interspersed with the rasp of the Corncrake. A single centre holiday on an enchanting island following a ferry crossing. Transport is by minibus and the weather can be mild but breezy.


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Dates 4-12 May 2018
Prices £1,995pp (£200 single supp)

Leaders Craig Round and Simon Pawsey

Day 1 Meet in Inverness for overnight stay. 1 night at Premier Inn
Days 2 Travel down the Great Glen and across Skye before catching ferry to Lochmaddy and making the short journey to our hotel 6 nights at Temple View Hotel
Days 3-7 Birdwatching and wildlife exploration around North and South Uist and Benbecula
Day 8 After morning birdwatching, we catch a ferry from Lochmaddy to Uig, journey back across Skye and make our way back to Inverness 1 night at Premier Inn
Day 9 After breakfast we say our goodbyes

Walking Coastal walks on uneven terrain of up to 2 miles. Walking boots recommended with trainers suitable on some occasions. Collapsible/telescopic walking poles could be useful for this trip
Weather Though usually quite dry, these islands can experience all the seasons during one trip and can be windy (5°-20°C)
Insects Biting insects are unlikely to be a problem.
Meals All included from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on day 9
Accom Double, twin and single rooms all ensuite
Group 12
 

   

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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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