Trip Reports & Sightings

Posted by Tony Benton

Spain - April and May 2017, author Tony Benton (added October 28, 2017)
(Menorca, Rollers, Bee-eaters and Nightingales galore)

Menorca - Autumn Birding - October 2015, author Tony Benton (added November 22, 2015)
(Booted Eagles, Red Kites, Audouin’s Gull , and Greater Flamingo daily)

Spain, Menorca late April 2016, author Tony Benton (added June 22, 2016)
(Spring migration on Menorca, Bee-eaters, Red-rumped Swallows, Woodchat Shrikes, Egyptian Vulture)

Montenegro, June 2016, author Tony Benton (added June 22, 2016)
(Dalmatian Pelican, Pygmy Cormorant, Alpine Swifts, Red-backed Shrikes and 30 species of butterflies)

Spain - Menorca; April - May 2015, author Tony Benton (added June 22, 2015)
(Highlights of the trip were: Red Footed Falcons, numerous Bee-eaters, Booted Eagles, Red Kites, Egyptian Vultures and calling Scops Owls. )

The Gambia, February 2015, author Tony Benton (added June 22, 2015)
(Coastal strip: Speckled Pigeon; Blue cheeked Bee-eaters; White-billed Buffalo weaver; Long-crested Eagle; Harrier Hawk; Yellow-crowned Gonolek; Senegal Parrot)

Greece - Crete 23rd - 30th June 2015, author Tony Benton (added July 13, 2015)
(South west Crete - Bonelli’s Eagle, Red-rumped Swallow, Alpine Swift, Griffon Vultures, Crag Martin and Scops Owl. )

Swaziland, Mbulzi Game Reserve - September – November 2013, author Tony Benton (added February 7, 2014)
(Swaziland, Mbulzi Game Reserve and Kruger National Park, September – November 2013. Highlights included: Lilac Breasted Roller, Mocking Cliff Chat, Long Billed Crombec, Chinspot Batis, Southern Ground Hornbill and the big five.)

India, Hornbill Camp, Western Ghats - January - February 2019, author Tony Benton (added February 20, 2019)
(Sri Lankan Frogmouth, Brown Wood Owl, Malabar Trogon)

Menorca, Spain - late April and early May 2013, author Tony Benton (added December 30, 2013)
(Rock Thrush, Bee-eaters, abundant Nightingales, Booted Eagles and Red Kites. )

Botawana, Zimbabwe and Namibia - October 2018, author Tony Benton (added December 18, 2018)
(Pel’s Fishing Owl, African Eagle Owl, Southern Carmine Bee-eaters, cheetahs, leopards, lions and wild dogs)

India, February 2012, author Tony Benton (added August 19, 2012)
(Tigers, Coppersmith Barbet, Crested Treeswift, Jungle Owlet)