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Experience Ireland's wonderful birds, wildlife and natural gems with Ireland's leading bird expert, Eric 'the Birdman' Dempsey. Discover the best birding and wildlife sites in Ireland in a relaxed, fun but highly professional way with Eric, author...more
The Lodge at Sycamore Hill | Tiglin, Newcastle, Wicklow, Ireland
+353 87 907 5669
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Reviewed 18 February 2013

If you love bird watching , nature or photography then this is a workshop that you just don't want to miss. I have been a bird lover since I can remember and I also have a keen but amateur interest in photography so when the...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Our half-day bird tour with Eric was a great way to start our Ireland vacation. We went to several locations, saw some beautiful birds, learned a lot and made a friend. We recognized a lot of the birds we saw on our tour throughout the...More

Thank Lisa Y
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We spend an amazing day out birding with Eric yesterday! After travelling around Ireland for two weeks this was a great way to end our holiday. Only wish we would have had a few more days in the region with him! Definitely exceeded expectations. I...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Our day out birdwatching with Eric Dempsey was fantastic. Eric was extremely knowledgeable and experienced and knew exactly where to go to locate a multitude of birds. We discovered parts of Ireland we would never have visited on our own and were introduced to species...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

An amazing and peaceful haven. We were made welcome and to feel at home from the moment we arrived. A beautiful location, we could have spent hours sipping coffee and watching the birds come and go to all the feeders. The house was beautiful, so...More

Thank Sara-Amy82
Reviewed 29 January 2018

On our first visit to Ireland my wife and I booked a day of birding with Eric Dempsey. The day was unquestionably the highlight of the trip for both of us. Eric is a true expert and he is so very generous in sharing his...More

Thank jaimed337
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

On a recent visit to Ireland I was most fortunate to enjoy an excellent birding outing with Eric Dempsey. Eric rapidly discerned the kind of birding experience I was seeking & provided exactly that. He was sensitive to my wishes & perspective & successfully found...More

Thank Margaret V
Reviewed 12 October 2017

In August, my wife and I spent three days at the Lodge and one full day birding with Eric as part of a two week visit to Ireland. What a wonderful time! From the moment we arrived, the stay was fantastic with bright sunny accommodation...More

Thank Jeannette B
Reviewed 5 October 2017

If you have any interest in birding in Ireland, don't miss out on the opportunity to spend a few hours with Eric Dempsey. He is extremely knowledgeable about where to go for the best experiences. I am a relatively new birder, and was visiting from...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Birding with Eric was a once in a life time opportunity and certainly the highlight of my trip to Ireland that I heavily recommend for anyone regardless of birding experience. I was a soloist on my first trip abroad and Eric went above and beyond...More

Thank OliviaStreb
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Our birding group of 5 adults was a motley crew--a mixture of locals and returning emigrants with varying levels of skill and knowledge.Expectations were equally varied with some of the group having "key target birds" while others were just out to enjoy a day of...More

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EricDBirdman, Owner at Birds Ireland Tours & Workshops, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thanks for such a great review. I have to admit that our days birding was a very special one when it all fell into place. Some of the birds that were the targets of some within the group were 'hard' birds...but the fact that we...More

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