Monday, November 28, 2016

Tata Wild Goose Festival

We attended the Wild Goose Festival at Tata in Hungary at the weekend. It was a great event, very well organised, there was something for everyone, and it was great fun. Several 1000 people visited, from keen birders, to nature-lovers, to the curious general public. There were lots of children, too, and many of them seemed to particularly like the birding ringing session. This Great Spotted Woodpecker was very popular! 

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016

New Header and Logo!

Hi Everybody... I hope you like the new Probirder header and logo, as above. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Yet another trip done!

How many is that now? I have been guiding birding and wildlife tours in Hungary and the rest of Central and Eastern Europe for 30 years, and I tried to count up how many I have done. It is well over 500! But don't be misled by this photo, I am NOT on my knees just yet!

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Back from Peru

Well Peru, that was a grest trip! Many, many, highlights, and here is one. We saw over 20 male Andean Cock-of-the-Rock at a lek by the Manu Road. Fantastic.

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Hungary, now Peru

After some highly successful trips in Hungary, next up is something completely different... Peru! Here is one of the birds we should see, up in the Andes, the Andean Flicker. This woodpecker is highly terrrestrial and rarely seen in trees. Photographed on a previous trip by Gerard Gorman.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Another Great Tour Done!

Just back from a trip around Hungary with a group of nature lovers. We saw a great range of birds, bugs, butterflies and mammal. Now I am off to the UK, to the Birdfair, at Rutland Water. I am giving a talk on Friday, see here WOODPECKERS and see you there?