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2018 – Spanish Birds of Calera Photography Holiday

April 21 - April 29

  • Spanish Birds

    of the Calera Plains

    Join Sean Weekly for 8 nights wildlife photography of the diverse range of bird species that inhabit the Spanish plains of Calera.

    Our tour offers a huge range of species including Bee Eater, Little Owl, Great & Little Bustard, Black & Griffon Vultures, Lesser & Common Kestrel, Hoopoe, Black Winged Kite & many more.

    21st - 29th April 2018

    £2099 per participant

    Group size: 4 - 7 participants - fully booked.

    Bookings closed: Fully booked.

    Fully booked

    Spanish Birds of the Calera Plains - £2099 per participant

    £2099 per participant - fully booked
  • Join NaturesLens on an exciting photography excursion suited to wildlife enthusiasts, photographing the diverse bird species that inhabit the plains of Calera. With a wide selection of comfortable hides throughout the area at our disposal, we will provide you with the best bird photography opportunities possible, capturing them in flight, within their habitats & interacting with one another.
    Working from dawn ’til dusk watching this wonderful range of species in action, this is an experience you won’t want to miss!
    Join NaturesLens to capture images of owls, kites & other birdlife, in Spain, during the Spanish Birds of Calera past event, photography holiday. This past event, photography holiday is of 8 night/9 day duration on a Half Board, Non-Shared basis & costs £2099 per participant.
    The range of bird species which thrive in Calera are a sight to behold. From the Little Owl to Black & Griffon Vultures, their characteristics & common behaviours are diverse, but they all live side by side making up a large proportion of the delicate local ecosystem which exists in this region. Birds can provide some of the most exciting wildlife photography opportunities, as their quick, unpredictable behaviour keeps us on our toes & enables captivating movement & in-flight imagery to be captured.
    Our 7-day excursion to Calera offers opportunities to photograph a huge range of native species, including the Bee Eater, Little Owl, Great & Little Bustard, Black & Griffon Vultures, Lesser & Common Kestrel, Hoopoe, & the Black Winged Kite, as well as many others. We offer an all-inclusive accommodation & meal package to ensure that all you need to worry about is taking unique & mesmerising photographs.
    Sunrise & sunset are often considered the prime times of day for creative photography, so unlike other holidays & tours, we ensure that our photography sessions make the most of these times of day. This provides unrivalled exposure to the variety of species & the environment which inhabit this region.
    NaturesLens provides 7 days of hide sessions, & on most days you will have the opportunity to use different hides in the morning & afternoon to photograph different species. This trip works on a rotation basis, so that each member of the group gets the opportunity to take photographs from a variety of hides. The region is home to a wide range of Iberian Southern European specialties, & we will do our best to tailor your schedule if you make us aware of your target species.
    The freedom we provide with the times of day for photography is important, as many of these bird species are very wary & cautious around humans, & it may therefore be necessary to arrive under the cover of darkness. It will also be advisable to approach slowly, & keep noise at a minimum whilst in the hides so as not to startle the birds, as well as to optimise your chances of photographing the birds whilst they are unaware of your presence.
    The weather can vary between different times of day in this region at this time of year, so we advise that you bring layers & prepare for somewhat unpredictable weather conditions. Join NaturesLens for a wildlife photography experience you will never forget. Places are limited, so book today!
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    Spanish Birds of Calera Photography Holiday Itinerary

    To be confirmed

    Day 1 - overnight Calera

    Travel from UK to Madrid, arrival in Madrid, transfer to Calera for afternoon bird photography & overnight

    Day 2 - overnight Calera

    Morning & afternoon bird photography in 2 different hides

    Day 3 - overnight Calera

    Morning & afternoon bird photography in 2 different hides

    Day 4 - overnight Calera

    Morning & afternoon bird photography in 2 different hides

    Day 5 - overnight Calera

    Morning & afternoon bird photography in 2 different hides

    Day 6 - overnight Calera

    Morning & afternoon bird photography in 2 different hides

    Day 7 - overnight Calera

    Morning & afternoon bird photography in 2 different hides

    Day 8 - overnight Calera

    Morning & afternoon bird photography in 2 different hides

    Day 9 - Travel to UK

    Transfer to Madrid for onward travel to UK

  • 10%

    Discount from Lenses For Hire on any lenses, or other camera equipment, that you require FOR this wildlife photography holiday.

    NaturesLens have partnered with Lenses For Hire to give you an exclusive discount on any lenses hired for any NaturesLens Wildlife Photography Holiday or Workshop.

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    Sorry, all the available places for this past event, photography holiday, Spanish Birds of Calera, have already been reserved; however, if you would like to be placed on a waiting list in case of any cancellations or to be notified should we decide to run another of these trips, please fill in the form below.
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    How to Book

    Before booking, it is important that you read the relevant past event, photography holiday event page & our Booking Terms & Conditions. If you have any doubts regarding your suitability for this past event, photography holiday, please contact us.
    To book, simply click the relevant link from the event page on our website. You will then be sent a booking form & a copy of our terms & conditions. In order to secure your place on the selected past event, photography holiday, simply complete the booking form with details of all persons travelling & holiday indemnity, in relevant cases, & return to us (either by email or by post) with confirmation that the deposit has been paid. Payments should be made via bank transfer.

    Recommended Equipment

    Recommended Camera Equipment

    For this photography holiday, we would recommend that you have available, an array of lenses from an intermediate telephoto lens such as the 100-400mm, which is extremely versatile, through to your longest lens, whether that is a 400mm, 500mm or 600mm. A wide angle would also be useful if you fancy capturing some birds in the environment shots.

    If you own a lens with an aperture of f/2.8 within the recommended focal length, bring it! These will allow you to focus on your subject faster & will also be useful in low light conditions.

    You should also pack a tripod to help steady your lens, especially when you are out photographing at dawn & dusk.

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    Additional Notes

    The past event, photography holiday itinerary is subject to change & is to be considered provisional.
    NaturesLens past event, photography holidays require a minimum number of participants in order to be viable. If this minimum number is not met, the past event, photography holiday may not go ahead. This past event, photography holiday has a minimum participant level of 4 plus NaturesLens guide(s).
    In the event that the minimum number for a past event, photography holiday to go ahead is not reached, NaturesLens reserves the right to cancel any given past event, photography holiday. In that event 100% of monies received will be returned. However, NaturesLens is not responsible for expenses incurred by its customers.
    Not all mentioned wildlife can be observed & photographed at all times of the year, thus some activities may be considered seasonal & not available.
    NaturesLens reserves the right to accept or decline any person as a member of any past event, photography holiday.
    Payment of deposit by past event, photography holiday participants or their representative constitutes their acceptance of all conditions contained herein.
    All bookings are made subject to our terms & conditions.
    Travel Insurance Requirements

    Spanish Birds of Calera Photography Holiday Summary

    The Spanish Birds of Calera past event, photography holiday costs £2099 per participant

    & takes place in Calera y Chozas in Spain, between the dates of 21st - 29th April 2018. It is ideal for photographing azure-winged magpie, bee-eater, black kite, black vulture, black-winged kite, cuckoo, great bustard, great grey shrike, griffon vulture, hoopoe, kestrel, lesser kestrel, little owl, red kite, red-legged partridge & more. This past event, photography holiday is led by Sean Weekly for NaturesLens. Group size for this past event, photography holiday is a minimum of 4 participants & a maximum of 7, plus Sean. We consider this to be an event of Easy level of exertion, if you have any questions about your suitability for this event, please contact us prior to making a booking enquiry. The past event, photography holiday starts & ends at Madrid Airport. Transfers between Madrid Airport & Calera y Chozas are included in the cost of this past event, photography holiday.

    Financial Protection

    Financial Protection provided by the Travel Vault

    NaturesLens Limited is a company committed to customer satisfaction & consumer financial protection. We are therefore pleased to announce that, at no extra cost to you, & in accordance with ''The Package Travel, Package Tours Regulations 1992'' all passengers booking with NaturesLens Limited are fully insured for the initial deposit, & subsequently the balance of monies paid as detailed in your booking confirmation form.

    The policy will also include repatriation if required, arising from the cancellation or curtailment of your travel arrangements due to the insolvency of NaturesLens Limited.

    This insurance has been arranged by Towergate Chapman Stevens through Zurich Insurance PLC.

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