Here at the Inglorious Bustards, experiencing the powerful event of bird migration has led to a life-long fascination with avian migration and #FlywayBirding. It’s no accident that we have chosen our base to be here in the Straits of Gibraltar. Our location between Gibraltar and Tarifa puts us right at the epicentre of birding in the Straits and, from a migrating raptor’s point of view, we must surely also be at the centre of the world!
We love not only to marvel at the birds passing but also to follow them on their migratory journey, and explore the whole range of fascinating and varied terrains they traverse each year.
More than that though, we love to share our adventures with you! As well as our home-from-home in southern Spain, we take pride in bringing you the best of birding and migration spectacles along the whole East Atlantic flyway journey, through Europe, and North Africa, right down to the steamy wintering grounds of many of our nomads, south of the Sahara. Our #FlywayBirding tours have nothing to do with racing around ticking birds and everything to do with enjoying landscapes, habitats and cultures and having a good laugh – at a relaxed pace.
If like us you enjoy amazing wildlife spectacles where adventure meets relaxation and fun, then you have found the right place!
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Check out our tours page for tours and dates of your chance to witness this remarkable natural spectacle.
7 days – 28th March – 3rd April 2020
7 days – 30th August – 5th September 2019 – now full!
7 days –26th August – 1st September 2020
8 Days – 2nd October – 9th October 2019
8 Days – 10th October – 17th October 2019 – now full!
8 Days – 8th October – 15th October 2020
7 days – 18th October – 24th October 2019 – limited availability (selling fast!)
7 days – 16th October – 22nd October 2020
4 days – 28th June – 1st July 2019
4 days – 17th July – 20th July 2020
11 days – 2nd – 12th December 2019
11 days – 23rd November – 3rd December 2020
5 days – 9th January – 13th January 2020
7 days – 27th January – 2nd February 2020
Availability on request, all options available for groups or individuals.
2020 dates to be confirmed.
We have turned traditional so-called “eco-tourism” on its head, putting conservation action and education at the very heart of what we do, not just as a guilt-assuaging afterthought to our trips.
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