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Early Spring Czech Republic

Bohemia is the most famous of the different regions inside the Czech Republic. Here, an impressive boreal forests covers thousands of hectares and include some primarian spots.

Along this tour we will explore some natural areas in Bohemia, but we will focus on the forest especialities living inside Sumava National Park and other wood lands.

Day 1. 

Meet and wellcome in Prague airport or in another point previously agreed. Transfer to Sumava National Park. Before,  we will do a stop in the way to spot some birds, including Grey-headed Woodpecker as star species. 

Days 2, 3 & 4.

We will explore the huge forests inside Sumava NP. Some of the main targets here include Spotted Nutcracker, Black Grouse, Three-toed Woodpecker and Black Woodpecker. Along these days we will visit Hazel Grouse & Capercaillie roosting places, both species being, in average, really tricky! 

Other species here include Willow Tit, Common Crossbill or Ring Ouzel.

The Sumava NP hosts very interesting nocturnal birds. We will look for them during the day but we will also some nocturnal trips in order to look for Pygmy and Tengmalm's Owls along with Long-eared and, if lucky, Ural Owls.

Mammals are also common here. European Bison was successfully re-introduced in the area and 

In the afternoon of day 3 we will drive to Nove Mlyny, a wetland situated in South West Bohemia.

 

Days 4 & 5. 

Nove Mlyny is the main Czech wetland, actually a huge dump hosting a good variety of waterfowl. Here we will look for White-tailed Eagles, Caspian Gull and variety of waterfowl. In our 2016 here we had Lesser White-fronted Goose and Red-breasted Goose!!

The area is also noted for woodpeckers and here we will look for Syrian, Middle Spotted and Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers. 

At mid morning, day 5, we will start the final transfer to Prague.

Read all about our amazing 2016 issue in this trip report

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tour info

Price per person:

    1100€*

single room surcharge:
200€
deposit:
300€
including flight Barcelona-Prague-Barcelona:
1550€**
   
            29th March to 2nd April, 2018            

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Tour lenght: 5 days - 4 nights         

Departing / Arrival city: Prague

Walking effort: Easy throughout

Tour leader & Birding guide: Carles Oliver

VACANCIES

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* price in double room. Including all ground services 

** this price can have slight changes depending on flight fees

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