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2021 – Central Spain’s Eagles & Raptors Photography Holiday

May 29, 2021 - June 5, 2021

£2499
A Golden Eagle calling from a tree branch photographed at the locations used for the NaturesLens Central Spain’s Eagles Raptors photography holiday
  • Eagles & Raptors

    of Central Spain

    Join David Miles, one of the co-founders of NaturesLens, in the areas surrounding Segovia on this 7 night photography trip to Spain

    Throughout the week, we will make use of a number of hides near to Segovia .You will take photo opportunities with our main targets of Golden & Spanish Imperial Eagles, plus Red & Black Kites, Common Buzzards, Egyptian & Griffon Vultures, Azure-winged Magpies & more

    29th May - 5th June 2021

    £2499 per participant

    £500 deposit required to secure a place

    Group size: 3 participants - places available..

    Bookings close: March 2, 2021

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    Eagles & Raptors of Central Spain - £2499 per participant

    When
    29th May - 5th June 2021
    Cost
    £2499 per participant
    Availability
    places available.
    £2499 per participant - places available.
  • Spend a week with nature capturing images of Central Spain’s Eagles & Raptors. The week will be spent in the areas surrounding Segovia, a historic city northwest of Madrid, less than 90 minutes from Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport. During this week our small group of photographers, lead by David will take opportunities in hides positioned to capture images of the Golden Eagle, the Spanish Imperial Eagle, Black Kite, Common Buzzard, Egyptian Vulture, Griffon Vulture, Red Kite, Azure-winged Magpie & more.
    Join NaturesLens to capture images of Spain's Eagles & Raptors, in Spain, during the Central Spain’s Eagles & Raptors photography holiday. This photography holiday is of 7 night/8 day duration on a Full Board, Non-Shared basis & costs £2499 per participant.
    Your time will be split into a stay in Cantalejo where our main photography targets will include Golden Eagles, Red & Black Kites, the Common Buzzard, Egyptian & Griffon Vultures. Following that a stay for the remaining 3 nights of the trip in El Escorial where we will be photographing the Red & Black Kites, the Common Buzzard, Egyptian & Griffon Vultures but the highlight of this area will be the Spanish Imperial Eagle. The bulk of the eagle and raptor activity occurs during the mornings, some afternoons will be dedicated to passerine, little owl & bee-eater photography sessions.
    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 the day. This provides unrivalled exposure to the variety of species & the environment which inhabit this region.
    Our trip is based on a basis of single room occupancy on a full-board basis, with all in trip transportation included from Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez Airport & back. 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.
    Places are limited, so book today! This trip is ideal to pair with the Eagles of Extremadura photography holiday – thereby making this into a two-week tour in Spain.
    Photographable Species: azure-winged magpie, black kite, common buzzard, egyptian vulture, golden eagle, griffon vulture, imperial eagle, red kite

    Central Spain’s Eagles & Raptors Photography Holiday Itinerary

    day 1

    arrive in madrid - transfer & overnight in cantalejo

    day 2

    golden eagle, scavenger or raptor hide photography - owl, bee-eater or passerine photography - overnight in cantalejo

    day 3

    golden eagle, scavenger or raptor hide photography - owl, bee-eater or passerine photography - overnight in cantalejo

    day 4

    golden eagle, scavenger or raptor hide photography - owl, bee-eater or passerine photography - transfer & overnight in el espinar

    day 5

    spanish imperial eagle or scavenger hide photography - overnight in sergovia

    day 6

    spanish imperial eagle or scavenger hide photography - overnight in sergovia

    day 7

    spanish imperial eagle or scavenger hide photography - overnight in sergovia

    day 8

    return to madrid

    A Red Kite dives towards the ground photographed at the locations used for the NaturesLens Central Spain’s Eagles Raptors photography holiday
  • 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.

    • Accommodation on a non-shared basis (with no single supplement payable)
    • Airport Transfers
    • All hide sessions & appropriate permits
    • All in-trip transportation
    • Food on a full board basis
    • Guidance & advice from our Photography Holiday Guide
    • Transportation between photographic locations
    • All Drinks
    • Any activities not listed on the itinerary
    • Flights
    • Meals not listed on the itinerary
    • Personal expenses of any type
    • Required Insurances
    • Sundries
    • Tips & Gratuities
    • Transportation to start location
    • Visas

    What our clients say

    • Mark - Winter Wildlife of Japan - February 2018

      The team lead a flawless trip that encompassed stunning scenery, superb local accommodation through to the main reason for being here, the stunning wildlife.

    Make a Booking Enquiry
    To make a booking enquiry, please complete the form below & we will get back to you as soon as possible.
    You are making an enquiry for the Central Spain’s Eagles & Raptors photography holiday, which is scheduled for the dates of 29th May - 5th June 2021 & costs £2499 per participant

    , this photography holiday requires a deposit of, £500 to secure a place.
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    How to Book
    Before booking, it is important that you read the relevant photography holiday event page & our Booking Terms & Conditions. If you have any doubts regarding your suitability for this 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 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.
    A deposit of 20% is required at the time of booking unless you are booking less than 90 days before departure. In this case, full payment of the photography holiday price is required.
    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.

    Recommended Clothing

    For this photography holiday, the weather can be changeable so we would recommend that you pack layers of thin fleeces or mid shirts & jumpers since you can remove items of clothing as you start to warm up. You don't need to bring camouflage clothes but please do pack neutral coloured clothes so that you blend into the landscape. You should also bring a warm waterproof coat & waterproof trousers in case it rains, so you are covered for all eventualities.

    Silk gloves or a thin pair of thermal gloves with rubber grip on the fingers & palm will help to keep your hands warm. Silk gloves are great for wicking away moisture from your hands, leaving them dry & therefore lovely & warm. Gloves where the fingers are cut away so that you can operate your camera with them on would be a good substitute.

    Don't forget to pack sensible waterproof walking boots & a warm hat to protect your head.

    Additional Notes
    NaturesLens photography holidays do not include flights unless it is explicitly stated on the event page. When it is time to book your flights, we will send you the details in plenty of time to allow for bookings at the best available price.
    The photography holiday itinerary is subject to change & is to be considered provisional.
    NaturesLens photography holidays require a minimum number of participants in order to be viable. If this minimum number is not met, the photography holiday may not go ahead. This photography holiday has a minimum participant level of 3 plus NaturesLens guide(s).
    In the event that the minimum number for a photography holiday to go ahead is not reached, NaturesLens reserves the right to cancel any given 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.
    Please note the cuisine on many of the NaturesLens photography holidays is authentic & typical of the region in which you are travelling. International or western cuisine is often NOT available. If you have any concerns over the food arrangements or have any special dietary requirements, please contact us prior to making a booking.
    All personal luggage are the responsibility of the owner & we request that photography holiday participants limit their luggage to the equivalent of one suitcase, one flight bag, one camera bag & tripod. We do not wish to appear dictatorial in this matter & the request is made to ensure space & comfort for everyone in our vehicles.
    NaturesLens & its agents act only as agents for the passenger in all matters relating to travel arrangements, & as such, do not assume responsibility for injury, accident, damage, loss, delay or irregularity which may occur via defect of transportation or any other cause.
    NaturesLens reserves the right to substitute hotels, & other previously outlined arrangements as necessary, to either improve or equal the travel experience.
    NaturesLens reserves the right to pass on to photography holiday particpants any additional & unplanned expenditure incurred during a photography holiday, via events beyond the control of NaturesLens. NaturesLens reserves the right to accept or decline any person as a member of any photography holiday.
    Payment of deposit by 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

    Central Spain’s Eagles & Raptors Photography Holiday Summary

    The Central Spain’s Eagles & Raptors photography holiday is a photography holiday of 7 night/8 day duration, that costs £2499 per participant

    & takes place in Segovia in Spain, between the dates of 29th May - 5th June 2021. It is ideal for photographing azure-winged magpie, black kite, common buzzard, egyptian vulture, golden eagle, griffon vulture, imperial eagle, red kite & more. This photography holiday is led by David Miles for NaturesLens. The photography holiday is offered on a Full Board, Non-Shared basis. Group size for this photography holiday is a minimum of 3 participants & a maximum of 3, plus David. 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 photography holiday starts & ends at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. Transfers between Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport & Segovia are included in the cost of this photography holiday, this photography holiday requires a deposit of £500 to secure a place.

    Central Spain’s Eagles & Raptors Photography Holiday Payment Details

    • Deposit required to secure a place: £500 payable upon making a booking.
    • Final balance payment due: March 1st, 2021*. Bookings made after this date will require the full payment to secure a place.
    • Bookings close: March 2nd, 2021.
    • No-interest payment plan: we offer a no-interest payment plan for our photography holidays. Please enquire for details.
    • * Unless stated otherwise on our event booking form.

    Financial Protection

    Financial Protection provided by the Travel Vault
    NaturesLens Ltd 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 & Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 all passengers booking with NaturesLens Ltd 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 Ltd.  This insurance has been arranged by The Travel Vault in conjunction with Towergate Travel through Zurich Insurance PLC.

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  • Details

    Start:
    29th May - 5th June 2021
    Cost:
    £2499 per participant
    Event Category:
    Website:
    https://natureslens.co.uk

    Location

    Spain
    Segovia, Spain

    Guide

    David Miles
    Website:
    https://natureslens.co.uk/