Here are few set full package wildlife tours in 2020. Feel free to contact for futher information and bookings. 

Steller´s Eider Winter Break - in collaboration with Wise Birding Holidays.
Dates:
20-23 Feb 2020
Leader: Tarvo Valker
Cost:  625 pounds+ flights. Included in the cost: accommodation, all meals, ground transport and services of leader
Booking: wisebirding@co.uk 

This tour is specifically designed as a short break to see the wintering flocks of Steller’s Eiders that congregate off the Estonian island of Saaremaa. Numbers vary each winter but generally you can expect a minimum of 300 birds and as many as 1,000 birds. Of course, during the winter months the diversity of species will be low but the quality of species is excellent. We should see a good selection of other seaduck, White-tailed Eagles and a good chance of Eurasian Pygmy Owl. We also spend a night on the mainland near Sooma NP where we will search for Capercaillie and Hazel Grouse as well as woodpeckers and with luck, the hugely impressive Ural Owl!

OUTLINE ITINERARY

Day 1- arrival to Tallinn, afternoon birding en route to Saaremaa island

Day 2 – Birding at Saaremaa island

Day 3- Birding at Soomaa NP

Day 4 - departure

Steller´s Eiders at Saaremaa island. Photo taken by tour leader Tarvo Valker  during the same tour in 2019. 

Hazel Hen near Haapsalu. Photo taken by tour leader Tarvo Valker during the same tour in 2019. 

Spotted Nutcracker near Haapsalu. Photo taken by tour leader Tarvo Valker during the same tour in 2019.


SPRING MIGRATION AND FOREST BIRDS! 

Dates: 7 - 11 May 2020 (4 nights)

Leader: Tarvo Valker

Group size: 3-6 persons

Price:  available soon.

Booking: birdinghaapsalu@gmail.com

This tour is the perfect choice if you want to witness great visible migration in combination with seeing some of  your target forest birds! After the arrival to Tallinn we will head to Hiiumaa island to witness some of the Europe´s best spring migration! Our mornings will be filled with stunning seawatching with tens of thousands of Common Scoters and Long-tailed Ducks passsing the point mixed with many less numerous seaducks, divers and grebes. With good luck we might even encounter last flocks of the Steller´s Eiders or an annual vagrant – Yellow-billed Diver! During the day we will check wonderful meadows which hold good numbers of passing migrants, such as Red-backed Shrikes, Whinchats and Wrynecks.
After two evening and morning birding sessions at Hiiumaa island we will be heading to the mainland to look for the breeding Grouse, Woodpeckers and Owls to have a taste of the Estonian woodland birds.

OUTLINE ITINERARY

Day 1 – arrvial, evening birding at Hiiumaa island

Day 2 – Hiiumaa island

Day 3 – Hiiumaa island and Haapsalu

Day 4 – Leidisoo forests and Matsalu National Park

Day 5 - departure

Ural Owl at Leidissoo NR.  Photo taken by tour leader Tarvo Valker  during the same tour in May 2019.