Monday, 29 August 2016


THERE is no better place than Birdfair to chat with some wonderful people from all over the world. Our photographer went walkabout of the stands over the three days of the event. Here are some of those he met.

Flying the flag for wildlife holidays in Panama were this trio from Canopy Tower Family holidays

The duo from Wild Echo - specialists in Bulgarian birding holidays

Ghana - well worth visiting for its rich and colourful  birdlife

TV cameraman and author  John Aitchison had his audience in stitches with his highly amusing focus on Emperor penguins
Always a welcome face at the Birdfair - Sussex-based artist  Alison Pearson specialises in vibrant studies of swifts, hirundines and deer

It's a long trip from the UK but well worth it - Australia boasts a superb array of birdlife

China could become the next overseas hotspot for UK birders - that's the aspiration of this duo from China Bird Tour

The poster says it all - the Danube Delta is fantastic for wetland birds

Speaking up for birding holidays in Georgia

Japan Hankyu Travel - another of the firms represented at Birdfair 2016

There were plenty of visitors at the stand mounted by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

Black Isle Birding offers superb value-for-money holidays in Scotland
South Australia - a great part of the world  for enterprising  birders

The island of Texel in Holland is superb for waders, raptors and migrating passerines

Where better to see toucans and hornbills than in Honduras?

Kiwis and more - the delights of  New Zealand are plentiful

The World Land Trust does superb work in seeking to protect the welfare of endangered habitats and wildlife all over the globe

Spain's Boletas Birdwatching Centre - great destination for a holiday
A pause in his book-signing session allows author and campaigner Mark Avery to share a joke with visitors

Many of the jewels of the bird world can bee seen at the famous Tandayapa Lodge in Ecuador
All smiles from the enthusiastic team from Guyana

There's more to Brazil than parrots and macaws
Taiwan - great location for exotic pheasants and more

Texas -  Amerca's largest state is brilliant for birding
Fabulous for penguins - the Falkand Islands

Greece - superb for birding across many habitats
The man behind the vision - Birdfair boss Tim Appleton MBE
Lions Paw Camp - one of the best wildlife centres in Tanzania

His new book, The Most Perfect Thing - Inside (and Outside) a Bird's Egg provided the basis for a fascinating presentation by Tim Birkhead

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