Hungary Spring Bird Workshop

 

 

 

 
Hungary boasts a mouth watering  quantity of bird species and offers us the opportunities to photograph some of the most exciting species found in Europe.
Images in Nature has intimate knowledge of Hungary habitats and birds, as well as having a professional Hungarian ground team. 

Our aim: on this workshop is to guide you in to positions, that will give opportunities for high quality action and behaviour photography of our target species .

We do not intend to rush around trying to photograph the maximum number of species, it is all about obtaining quality images, with our help and knowledge we feel,this will give you the best all round nature photography experience in Hungary.

Our base: located deep in the Hungarian Puszta, limited travel will be required.

Strategy: Each day will consist of one or all of the following methods of photographing our target species. With the small group we can use the vehicle as a mobile hide , we have in place portable one or two man hides , we will do some short walks, and finally by boat.

  

 


 

Day 1
Arrival at Budapest Airport
Meet and greet
Transportation to our accommodation base, that will take around 2 hours.
Welcome meeting and Evening meal.
 
 
Day2
 
On the Putsza (grasslands) the abundance of birds is astonishing.
Common birds of the Putsza include Red Backed Shrike,Yellow Wagtail,Corn Bunting,Crested Lark,Whinchat,Stonechat and Marsh Harrier.

 

Day 3
 
Red Footed Falcon, During the week we will visit near the Red Footed Falcon colonies.
Here we will have oppotunity  to photograph  birds hunting over the grasslands, and an ideal time to witness courtship and pair bonding.

  Day 4

 

With exclusive access to private ponds, where we have our hides located , set into the reed bed . Species, normally difficult to photograph, give us endless opportunities , including Spoonbill, Purple Heron, Pygmy Cormorant, Ferruginous Duck and  Marsh Harrier.

 

 
Day 5 
Boat trip to encounter Whiskered Tern , Black Tern , Grebes and Herons , and some of the best oppotunities to Photograph Bearded Readling. 
 
  
Day 6 
Bee-eater will be photographed at one of the breeding colonies using portable hides.
Also close by,one of the local strongholds for Little Bittern.
   
Day 7
 

Great Bustard, we will visit the conservation area where we will have the opportunity to photograph the Great Bustard in what is the European stronghold for this species.

Bluethrought will be located by our ground team and hides set up  at these locations.

Other target birds include Wryneck,Lesser grey Shrike,Penduline Tit, Purple Heron,Great Reed Warbler and the superb Golden Oriole.
To name just a few of the many species on offer.
 
  
  
Day 8 
Breakfast and departure
Transportation to Budapest Airport

 
 
 All in all this is sure to be a Bird Photographers dream. 

 

 

Tour in Detail 

 

 

 

 

 

Dates

8th-15th May FULL

15th-22nd May

2012

 8 days -7 nights

 Guided by

Lee Mott

Group Size

Maximum of

3 Photographers.

 

Cost

£1449.00

Deposit

£449.00

 

Cost Includes

Transport within Hungary

Accommodation,food and drink.

 

Accommodation

 

Cost Excludes

Alcohol and personal effects.

Flights

(UK to Budapest around £150 return)

 

Fitness Level

Level 2

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