Category Archives: Diaries


The king of the Sierra Nevada

As you all know by now, Spain has become my favourite hunting ground for images of the natural world. The country is so diverse; mountains, sea, flat lands, wetlands and deserts! In December I will […]

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Don Quichote and Laguna de El Taray

End of July I will be going to try out some new hides in Spain. I will fly to Valencia and drive 3 hours west towards Castilla la Mancha. Castilla la Mancha is an autonomous […]

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Valencia, more than just oranges!

A last minute trip, i would call this. Generally one would visit Spain for bird/landscape photography April though to June. Not many (as far as i know) visit Spain late autumn. So end of November […]

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The big thirst

Early June i will travel again to Spain for a week of “birdphotography indulgement”. I will be flying to Barcelona and spend a week in Catalonia to photograph vultures, passerines and the speciality of the […]

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Bonelli eagles of the Sierra de San Pedro

End of March i will be spending a week in the Sierra de San Pedro, Estremadura, Spain. The Sierra de San Pedro is a mountain range and exists out of a range of fairly low […]

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An Arctic Spring

End of May i will be heading North instead of East! i will be flying to the remote island of Svalbard, 600 miles north of Norway. Svalbard is the gateway to the North pole. Early […]

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Bulgaria spring trip diary

Second week of May I will be heading off to Bulgaria for a week of bird and mammal photography. Bulgaria is a new destination for me. Like Hungary and Romania, Bulgaria is an interesting country […]

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Spring trip to Hungary

Mid May i will be going back to the Hortobagy in Hungary for a spring trip with (hopefully) good weather and plenty of birds to photograph. Hortobagy is a vast, flat ( it could have been […]

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White Tailed Eagles of the Hortobagy

In 2 weeks i will be departing to the Hortobagy, Hungary to spend a week in the company of the wintering White-Tailed Eagles and Paul Beastall. Paul is a fine photographer from Cambridge, who will […]

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Cranes, the journey south

At the end of the coming week, I will be going to the Hortobagy in Hungary to photograph migrating European Cranes. European Cranes breed in the Northern european countries like Norway, Finland and Sweden. The Hortobagy is […]

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Golden Eagles of Skelleftea

Early February i will be leaving for my third trip to Conny Lundstrom. Conny has a couple of fantastic hides for Golden eagles and i am hoping to be more successful then the last trip when, […]

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Romania with a difference

Mid May sees my 2nd trip of 2014 and it’s to Romania for the 2nd time. I will be deep down the Danubia delta to photograph the European jackal. It is one of the last […]

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Finland Winter wolves

Early February is my first trip of 2014 and it’s to Finland. I will be spending a week near the Russian border, between Kajaani and Kuusamo. The first 2 days will be spent in  No-man’s-land […]

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Welcome to my Danube delta in spring diary. i will be going on this special trip first week of June 2013. This fantastic tour focuses on the Danube delta and Dobrodgea area of Romania, which […]

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Welcome to the Belarus diary. Together with Hans Schouten and Richard Peters, i will be photographing migrating waders in Belarus from the 28th of April till the 5th of May. We will be spending a […]

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A couple of years ago i went to the Varangerjord in late winter to photograph the wintering King and Stellar eiders. Coming March i will be making this exciting trip again. Not many photographers go […]

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A Hortobagy winter

After the somewhat disappointing trip to Vasterboten in January, i will be going to Hungary mid February to photograph White-Tailed Eagles from specially erected hides. These hides are located in the Hortobagy. The hortobagy is a vast, […]

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Sweden Revisited

At the end of January 2013 i will be re-visiting the fantastic Golden eagle hide of Conny Lundstrom in Northern Sweden. I have been there last February for a couple of days and it was superb! […]

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Portimao, Portugal

Early September i spent 4 days in Portugal to photograph Pelagic birds off a catamaran 15 miles out of the cost of Portimao. The trip was organized by Georg Schreier, a german birdwatcher living in Faro. It […]

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In February of this year i spent 4 days, together with Hans Schouten, at the fantastic Golden eagle hide of Conny Lundstrom near Skelleftea, Northern sweden. Read all about it in my diary.   Golden eagle […]

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