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This part of Andalucía is a hugely important migratory route for birds moving between Africa and Europe. 

Bird Watching in Andalucia with Robin Nelson

This week is in conjunction with The Marlborough College Summer School where Robin established the first Bird Watching Course.  He was a Choral Scholar in the 60’s at Christ’s College Cambridge and for 21 years he has been Director of Music at Marlborough College.  He has a passion for bird watching and the art of bird recognition as much by sight as by sound, something that had great appeal to a trained musician. He has been Bird Recorder for the Oxford Ornithological Society and lecturer on the R.S.P.B. circuit.

During the week we shall visit many different areas around Almuña, Along the Straits of Gibraltar and the Coto Doñana.

"In spring and summer there were cuckoos, nightingales, golden orioles, Hugh said, and eagle owls - fierce birds with orange eyes and a voice as deep as

Bird Watching in Andalucia with Robin Nelson

2019 dates TBC

£1,945 per person shared room price

£2,475 per person individual room price


The prices include 7 nights full board, wine with lunch and dinner, services of English speaking and local guides, airport transfers, transport throughout the week and entrance fees as specified. Flights not included.

Arrival & Departure Airport: Málaga

Accommodation en route:  5 nights are at Almuña and 2 nights in the palace of the Dukes of Medina Sidonia in Sanlucar de Barrameda.