BOOST YOUR #MY200BIRDYEAR LIST WITH A TRIP TO THE HIGH­LANDS

Bird Watching (UK) - - Bird The World -

Run by wildlife hol­i­day com­pany Heather­lea and based at its own three-star ho­tel in Nethy Bridge, Spey­side, you’ll be taken to look for all the species that make Scot­land a unique bird­watch­ing lo­ca­tion in the UK, with the help of Bird Watch­ing as­sis­tant ed­i­tor Mike Wee­don and Heather­lea’s ex­pert guides. Top birds in­clude Caper­cail­lie, Crested Tit, Golden Eagle, White-tailed Eagle, Scot­tish Cross­bill, Ptarmigan, Snow Bunt­ing and Dot­terel, Red- and Black-throated Divers in breeding plumage, and Slavo­nian Grebe in its own glo­ri­ous breeding fin­ery. In­cluded is a day trip to Mull, al­low­ing you to get great views of both eagle species, plus Black Guille­mot, Hooded Crow and Hen Har­rier, and through­out the trip, there’ll also be the chance to see the likes of Black and Red Grouse, Twite, and Corn Bunt­ing, plus many other species, such as Ring Ouzel, Dip­per and Mer­lin, giv­ing a po­ten­tial tally of more than 100 species dur­ing the week. Other wildlife could in­clude Ot­ters, Red Deer, and Moun­tain Hare. In be­tween bird­ing, you can re­lax and en­joy ex­cel­lent Scot­tish cui­sine at Heather­lea’s ho­tel. So, sign up to­day, and ex­pand your bird­watch­ing hori­zons with Bird Watch­ing and Heather­lea.

The trip takes place be­tween June 17 and 24 and to see a PDF of Bird Watch­ing magazine’s pre­vi­ous coverage of this hol­i­day and to see the trip’s full itin­er­ary visit bird­watch­ing.co.uk/high­land­sreader­hol­i­day To book call all 01479 821 248, email: info@heather­lea.co.uk, or visit heather­lea.co.uk

Dot­terel

Ptarmigan

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