For a Northern European migratory bird, contemplating its daunting 3,000 mile journey to wintering grounds in sub-Saharan Africa, access to a network of key food-rich spots to rest, refuel and wait for good weather is a must.
These hotspots across the East Atlantic Flyway attract travelling migrants in their hundreds of thousands, making for some of the best wildlife spectacles that
Europe and Africa have to offer!
So this year, instead of waving them off as summer ends, why not join us and follow them on their southerly journey?!
Migratory birds need to feed up en route and so do birders! So here are four of our favourite places to experience the ebb and flow of the East Atlantic Flyway, and where to rest and refuel while you’re doing it!