News, Trip Reports, etc

Tour Guiding

One-day tours (or more) specializing in birds, butterflies, insects, odonata and orchids - CONTACT ME ...more

Odonata tour of the Brenne/Vienne

Since 2009 Naturetrek have run a specialist tour to the Brenne/Vienne ...more

LLeida drylands, Catalunya 3/4/17

Species recorded on a brief visit ...more

La Rochelle/Rochefort 12-15/9/2016

Species recorded on a brief visit ...more

A Birdwatching circuit in the Southern Vienne

A drive/walk in the communes of Saulge/Moulismes ...more

P N del Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca, Spain, 18/3/2016 and 31/3/17

A little known coastal wetland in the province of Castellon ...more

Balsa de Zolina, Spain, 10/1/2015

A hidden gem near Pamplona, Navarre ...more

The Ebro Delta, Spain, winter/early spring (updated 4/2017)

Winter/early spring birding on the Ebro Delta ...more

Eastern Almeria, Spain, 28/12/13 - 3/1/2014

Winter birding on the coast of Almeria ...more

Euskadi (Spanish Basque) - A brief visit 3-5/1/2013

Winter birding in the Spanish Basque region ...more

The Cévennes, September 2012/June 2013 - Part 1

The southern Massif Central in summer ...more

Coto Donana, Spain, 8th to 16th February 2011

Winter birding in south-western Spain ...more

Normandy 8th to 15th September 2008

Seabirds & Waders on the Normandy Coast ...more

La Camargue 14th to 21st June 2008

Dragonflies and birds in the Camargue and the Crau ...more

Les Vercors 8th to 14th June 2008

Searching for orchids around the village of La Chapelle-en-Vercors ...more

The French Pyrenees 29th June to 3rd July 2007

Birds, butterflies and orchids around the village of Gedre ...more

Le Teich Bird Reserve & the Bassin d'Arcachon

Birding one of the best French reserves ...more

Birdwatching on the Ile de Re

Birding on the Biscay coast ...more

'A Year in the Vienne'

Article for Essex Birding magazine February 2007 ...more