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The highlight of our short trip to Scotland

We are so glad that we contacted David, from Birding Ecosse and booked a half day birding trip with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
krhBedfordshire
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bedfordshire
Already booked Birding Ecosse in 2018

Visited the Highlands for two weeks in August-September, Based in Grantown-on-Spey. Birding... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
_emckeefe
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Sarasota, Florida
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Half day and full day bird watching tours throughout the Highlands of Scotland. Transport and tour guide provided for all trips. Cost vary however a guide would be £60 for half day and £100 for a full day tour. We look forward to meeting you!
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are so glad that we contacted David, from Birding Ecosse and booked a half day birding trip with him. Although we are keen bird watchers, we had never experienced going out with a guide and so didn't know what to expect. Right from the...More

Thank krhBedfordshire
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Visited the Highlands for two weeks in August-September, Based in Grantown-on-Spey. Birding primary motivation. Signed up for five days with Birding Ecosse. Would have done more had he been available. David Slater is a first class birder with a lively sense of humor and keen...More

5  Thank _emckeefe
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I was one of the birders who recently went on the first Birding Ecosse to Spain and what a fantastic week it was. 130+ stunning different birds and the migration of thousands of raptors going south to Africa is a sight I will never forget....More

Thank Karribubbles
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were so fortunate to do another wonderful birding journey with Dave Slater at the end of April. In spite of knee-deep snow and bluster, we carried on and had a fantastic time. No ptarmigan in spite of tram trip to the iced-in top of...More

Thank omajanet
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We spent a very full day with Dave who picked us up at our hotel and we were blessed with some gorgeous Scottish weather. His knowledge of the area and the birds is outstanding, long distance raptors are difficult to ID for the average birder...More

Thank Karribubbles
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Just spent two wonderful days with Dave. Nearly cancelled because of poor weather forecast, but so pleased I didn't. The variable weather provided many different opportunities to see different birds. Highlight was mountain glen covered in snow with Sea Eagle and Golden Eagle flying together...More

1  Thank David191266
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I went out with Birding Ecosse 3 times over Christmas and New Year twice there were 3 people on the tour but David seems to be able to keep different interests happy. The coffee and cakes went down well in the cold weather and there...More

Thank Peter H
David S, Owner at Birding Ecosse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Thank you for the kind words Peter, or should that be Santa? Once again it was great to spend time in your company, and I am fully read up on Polish Mute Swans now!

Reviewed 28 November 2016

I have just finished my second two-day tour with Dave Slater of Birding Ecosse and once again he provided another memorable experience searching for birds in Scotland. He is extremely knowledgeable and has great expertise in finding and identifying birds and,equally importantly,is great company and...More

1  Thank wolftone328
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Dave is my kind of birder! I love standing and staring, drinking in the ambience and all aspects of the scenery, just waiting for things to happen and watching avidly when they do.Dave is not one to rush you on to the next thing, to...More

Thank drmkcook
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We returned for our third long weekend with Dave. Again he delivered on all aspects. It may be birding in the title but we wanted to watch an otter and he delivered!so enjoyable, so flexible, if you are interested in birds at any level this...More

Thank birdwatcherpg
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