Posted by: orcaweb | April 6, 2010

ORCA passengers head Sonderho on Fano

The last trip by ORCA Wildlife Officers to Fano the Northern most Frisian Island took place at the  end of November 2009.  We traveled with local guide Kim  to the South Island and discovered a beautiful sand dune landscape.

The seal colony was huge and may explain why few seals were now left at the Northern haul out.  The miles of sand are mainly deserted by the tourists in the Autumn and can therefore provide a bigger winter haul out site.

The survey route continues on the Dana and the Miricle of Migration tours will be happening there again this season

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Tours
With colleague Dylan Walker I run a few select wildlife tours for other companies – with Dylan and myself you’ll be in the company of two enthusiasts with over 25 year’s experience of operating top-class holidays!  

Miracle of Migration mini-cruise to Denmark
with DFDS Seaways

From £140 per person
Discover the wildlife and beautiful landscapes of the Danish island of Fanø on this superb fully guided break, with 3 nights onboard the modern ferry Dana Sirena and a day and a half in Denmark. We have seen amazing wildlife sights on this idyllic little island, and there is no better way to discover how migration works than by watching it unfold in front of your very eyes. Last year we saw 50,000 birds of nearly 100 species in a single day – incredible! It’s the perfect trip for novice and keen wildlife enthusiasts, as the sheer visual spectacle is one of nature’s finest.

Dates:
Spring migration
Sunday 2nd – Wednesday 5th May 2010
Autumn migration
Sunday 19th – Wednesday 22nd September 2010
Sunday 10th – Wednesday 13th October 2010

For further information or to reserve your place, visit our agent, DFDS Seaways click here or call 0871 522 9966 (note web bookings are cheaper than via telephone)

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