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Tailor Made Greece:  Dalmation Pelicans on Lake Kerkini 

Departure Dates Available to suit your schedule

Minimum 1 - maximum 6 photographers

Specialist photography tuition from Trai Anfield


day specialist photographic safari in northern Greece, focussing on Dalmatian pelicans, with other birds species including pygmy cormorant, spoonbill and many birds of prey, such as the Lesser Spotted and Bonelli’s Eagle, Great Spotted Eagle, Peregrine Falcon, Eurasian Hobby, Levant Sparrow Ηawk and Northern Goshawk plus resident coypu and Greece's largest herd of water buffalo. Glorious land, lake, mountain and sky scapes.

Fitness level required:  Easy: mostly shorts walks to the boat, to bird sites and to restaurants from our guesthouse.  One longer day on foot walking around the shores of the lake in search of coypu, buffalo and otter. You may of course walk further afield in your free time too!

Tour leader:  Trai Anfield - award winning wildlife photographer,  film maker, travel writer and broadcaster

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Lake Kerkini - A Perfect Combination With Spain: Lynx, Eagles & Otters
Turn your Tailor Made Greece trip into a European safari with lynx, eagles and otters in southern Spain 

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Encounters With The World's Rarest Cat

  • Rich diversity of European wildlife 

  • Specialist hides for many species including:

  • Iberian lynx

  • Golden eagle

  • Imperial eagle

  • Monk & Vale Vultures

  • Small mountain birds

  • Red deer (including backlit against sunrise)

  • Otter tracking day on foot with Blue Magpie and many other birds

  • Safari scheduled to ensure best photographic conditions for wildlife & landscapes

  • Great opportunities for intermediate and experienced photographers looking for
    new species

  • 1-2-1 technical tuition and creative
    inspiration with Trai 

  • Expert local wildlife guide

  • Small group size - max 3 guests

  • Covid19 social distancing measures in place

Your Tailor Made Northern Greece Highlights

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Birding Heaven In Northern Greece

Lake Kerkini in the northern Serres region of Greece is one of the most important sites for migratory birds in Europe, lying along routes to the Aegean, Balkans, Black Sea and Hungarian Steppes. The lake and it's mountainous surrounds are designated a Nature 2000 area, wetland under RAMSAR convention and Important Bird Area.


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Our Conservation, Climate & Communities Commitment In Action

Lake Kerkini is an internationally respected eco-destination where - unusually - human intervention has actually enhanced the natural habitat.  The local people nurture the wildlife present here, understanding how important it is both for conservation of biodiversity and for their economy.

We will support this local economy by staying in a family-run guesthouse, and eating in local small restaurants which use locally sourced products. We also rent a traditional 'plave' boat for our lake safaris, which helps to diversify the income of the region's fishermen. 


In line with our environmental commitment we will take no internal flights, and make only minimal use of vehicles to transfer between bird sites, taking leisurely strolls in the evening to and from our dinner venues.

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Day 1 - fly to Thessaloniki & road transfer to guesthouse in time for dinner


Day 2: dawn and sunset shoots from our boat with time to explore the area in between


Day 3: dawn and sunset shoots from our boat with time to explore the area in between

Day 4: dawn and sunset shoots on lake shore and expedition for coypu, buffalo, and other birds and wildlife


Day 5: early shoot from lakeshore then road transfer to Thessaloniki airport and onward travel.

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Departures and Costs


DATES:  winter departures to suit your schedule 

RATES:  please contact us for rates, dependent on the number of people travelling 


No single supplement.

INCLUDES: all Greek road transfers, morning and evening boat rentals, walking safari, local expert wildlife guide, expert photographic and post production tuition, full board accommodation and all meals as described.  


EXCLUDES: international flights; visas if necessary, gratuities, personal insurances, drinks.

We are happy to assist with booking flights and quote on request.

Please note - places strictly limited and immediate booking is essential to secure your place. 

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