Norfolk Our Next Tour For Two Starts Tomorrow Lots Of Birds Await

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Daurian Shrike we enjoyed on a previous Norfolk House Party - migration is wonderful!

Every year we run our Norfolk House Party in October to co-inside with Autumn migration and it is always a wonderful trip. This year will be a little different due to good old COVID_19 restrictions. Instead of our usual six guests we are reduced to just two, Barry and Wendy, house party regulars and old hands at Norfolk birding. The omens are very good indeed with lots of migrant birds along the North Norfolk coast today just hope they can stay another 24 hours!

Lapland Bunting a bird we have found on our walks from "home" in Norfolk.

We base all our Norfolk House Parties at the beautiful village of Burnham Overy Staithe where the birding begins from the window! We have even enjoyed Yellow-browed Warbler in the garden and the list of birds seen from the house is very impressive indeed and includes Waxwing, Barred Warbler, Rough-legged Buzzard, masses of Pink-footed Geese that make daily flights right overhead, Kingfisher, Barn Owl, Short-eared Owl and so many more. One the best things about this special location is that we can just walk out of the door onto the seawall and out to Burnham Overy dunes where today there is a Pallas’s Warbler and a Richard’s Pipit has been seen! We have found some great birds out there including Yellow-browed and Barred Warblers, Great Grey Shrike, Lapland and Snow Buntings, Shore Larks, Tundra Bean Geese, Rough-legged Buzzard and so much more!

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Yellow-browed Warbler - we found this one at Kelling - a classic October bird.

During our tour we visit all the best birding location along the North Norfolk coast and today there are plenty of birds along the coast to choose from. Hopefully some of these amazing birds will hang on for us to enjoy. Today a Holme-Next-The-Sea a Pallas’s Warbler and a Red-flanked Bluetail and a possible Dusky Warbler seen briefly. At Holkham Pines Red-Flanked Bluetail, Pallas’s Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler, at Waxham a Red-flanked Bluetail and a Pallas’s Warbler and at Cromer a Dusky Warbler! Blimey it looks like a busy House Party coming up just how we like it.

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View from our wonderful base for our Norfolk House Parties no wonder we keep coming back.

With superb birding on the doorstep we hope to find a lot of our own birds and limit the amount of chasing birds to reduce contact with other groups of people and will visit reserve and other “hot-spots” at times when they are least busy. The great thing about our Tours for Two is that we can be very flexible and go at a pace ideal for our two guests and be mindful of their needs and ensure they have the perfect trip. Bring on the birds!

Come and join us for a “Tour for Two” – very small group just two guests with two guides, tailor made itinerary, low risk in these COVID-19 times and of course lots of birds and an excellent chance of enjoying them all. Do drop us a line and we can make all the arrangements be it a day trip, two days, three day or as long a tour as you wish. Our recent Tours for Two have visited the Highlands of Scotland, North Wales and the Yorkshire coast and we are planning many more! Let us know where you would like to go and we can put together a proposal perfect for you.

We are so lucky to have so many species and habitats within easy reach here in North Wales we would love you to join us for one of our Best of North Wales Birdwatching Trips days out. We expect to enjoy a lot of birds during these relaxed pace tours and we can tailor make the day to suit you.

We would love you to join us on our Birdwatching Trips in the future just drop us a line to arrange a custom tour and please see our tours pages for set departure trips. If you have any questions at all please fire away here….

We look forward to enjoying wonderful birds in beautiful places with you soon!

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