Wildlife holidays in Hungary

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Short birding trip to Hungary

August 26th, 2009

Hungary is a great place for birding. This short four-day break to the Bükk National Parkoffers some fanastic forest birdwatching. “Pre-breakfast walk at nearby lake with target bird species including Black and Grey Headed Woodpecker, red backed Shrike, and Barred Warbler. Full day in the Bukk National Park. Target species will include White Backed Woodpecker, Red Breasted and Collared Flycatcher, Honey Buzzard and Short Toed Eagle.”

From there the trip continues with a full day at the Hortobagy National Park. Full day in the Hortobagy National Park with their expert bird guide. This is one of Europe’s best sites for wetland birds.

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Birdwatching in Hungary

August 26th, 2009

Birdwatching trip to Hungary centred on several locations including the Bükk National Park in the Bükk Mountains.  The area ismade up of large and extensive oak, beech and Hornbeam forests are home to eight species of woodpecker and four species of eagle. Later, the trip moves onto the Hortobagy National Park, one of Europe’s best bird watching locations with various wetland birds everywhere and easily viewable, and Bodrogzug and the Tisza Floodplains. Read

Your birding guide is a retired police wildlife crime officer and lives in a village close to Eger. He has worked closely with the RSPB and Forestry Commission and is mostly known for his studies of the hawfinch. Since his first visit to Hungary in 1995 your birdwatching guide has built up a good knowledge of the birds in eastern Hungary and works closely with the Bukk National Park staff on conservation schemes.

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