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Greenwingers back The Brecks!

Greenwingers back The Brecks!

Thanks to the ongoing support of our wonderful holiday guests we’ve recently been able to donate £1,500 to Butterfly Conservation to help fund their ongoing landscape-level conservation project in the Norfolk Brecks. Read more about it here!

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Winged Wonders of Catalonia

Winged Wonders of Catalonia

If you fancy a great general wildlife holiday this September, focusing largely on things with wings – moths, butterflies, birds, dragonflies etc – then check out our week in Spanish Catalonia this September with Tristan Lafranchis. Read the report from 2015 (under the Holiday Reports tab) to […]

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Where do butterflies spend the winter?

Where do butterflies spend the winter?

In the UK the winter can last several months. That is more than long enough for us humans to endure, but what about butterflies? Beautiful, yet considered to be ethereal summer sprites and often perceived of as fragile creatures. Well it might surprise a few people to […]

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Butterflies of South Africa – an exclusive holiday!

Butterflies of South Africa – an exclusive holiday!

Butterfly Safari in South Africa We’re delighted to announce a unique opportunity to go butterflying with the leading expert and author on South African butterflies Steve Woodhall! Think of South African wildlife and the first animals that spring to mind probably include lions, elephants, Leopards and zebras. […]

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Aurelian Gold

Aurelian Gold

The word chrysalis derives from the ancient Greek word χρυσός (chrysos) which means gold. When you view some butterfly pupae, such as this Small Tortoiseshell, you can see how well suited the etymology (another Greek word!) of chrysalis can be. Out of interest, the term Aurelian was […]

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Millions of Monarchs in Mexico!

Millions of Monarchs in Mexico!

We’re pleased to announce a brand new butterfly watching holiday to Mexico! During a 2 week tour in March you’ll be able to witness one of the wonders of the natural world – the millions of Monarch butterflies that overwinter there. We’ll also spend a week exploring […]

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