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Butterfly Safari in South Africa – guest report 2018

Butterfly Safari in South Africa – guest report 2018

It is always nice to receive feedback from guests who come on our holidays. And sometimes they surprise us by taking the time to write up their own diaries and reports of the holiday, such as this one from Woulter, a guest on the 2018 Butterfly Safari […]

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Mediterranean Macro, 1st – 8th June 2019

Mediterranean Macro, 1st – 8th June 2019

Read this new blog post by Matt Doogue, macro master and leader of our Mediterranean Macro photo holiday in Greece in June 2019. In his post he provides a short summary of the 2018 tour. Click the banner below to open the blog post on Matt’s site.

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Rutland Birdfair 2017

We’re at the Rutland Birdfair this weekend, a fabulous annual event we always enjoy attending. For anyone not able to come please see download a PDF copy of our Greenwings Birdfair leaflet 2017 with some great special offers here. Best wishes, The Greenwings team      

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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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Guest feedback

Guest feedback

Here are a few comments from guests who’ve been on holiday with us this summer. It is feedback like this which makes us happy as our guests enjoying themselves is always our number 1 objective! Butterflies of The French Alps 2016: We have just returned from our […]

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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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