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“Just as Good the "Second time around"”
Review of Birding Ecosse

Birding Ecosse
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Owner description: 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!
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 Cairngorm Mountain but did see red grouse, ring ouzel, snow buntings etc. The up to the coast for shore birds. Coffee, tea and biscuits and, the best of all, Dave's stories. Hope to make this journey again.

Thank omajanet
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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 and we went to places we would never have found on our own. Genuine nice guy who is a pleasure to spend the day with and a constant supply of coffee and Tunnocks tea cakes - happy days.

Thank Karribubbles
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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 chased by two Ravens.

1  Thank David191266
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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 was some really good birds and other wildlife

Thank Peter H
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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!

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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 does all he can to ensure you have a great time.

Loads of laughs,tea,biscuits,Tunnocks Tea Cakes and even mince pies this time.....oh,and the odd bird along the way! He has so far provided me with 14 new species and hopefully even more on future trips.

I would heartily advise anybody,expert or novice,who is new to the area to book a trip with Birding Ecosse.It will save you a lot of time and effort as well as enjoying the unique experience and company of Dave Slater.

I am already planning my next trips with him and hope we can track down my elusive White-tailed Eagle and maybe one day get to go up Cairn Gorm without wind and low cloud thwarting us......not even Dave can influence the Scottish mountain weather!

1  Thank wolftone328
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