Keith Gypps & Gary Thornton from Herts
"Many thanks for the day out with you on Monday. I wasn't sure what to expect but the day certainly exceeded any expectations I might have had.
Your knowledge for all things flora and flora along with the birds, especially their songs and calls astounding.
We requested quite a few species on our list and although we didn't get to see them all we saw the ones we really wanted, along with some unexpected ones, for example the close view of the cuckoo and the two separate bitterns
The highlight of the day was without doubt the search for the nightjars, just when we thought we were not going to see or hear them you set off on your quest after hearing a lone male calling in the far distance, and about half an hour later there we are standing in a ride with churring all around us and a Nightjar flying over our heads, just a magical experience, we are still grinning like Cheshire cats!!
It was a great pleasure to spend time with you, your enthusiastic nature is most infectious."
Rose Lennard from Somerset
"Thanks again for a great day last week – really enjoyable and informative, and the Nightjar experience in particular will leave lasting memories – very special. I’ve already recommended you to a friend who will probably be in touch shortly!"
Dennis Renney from Northants
"I'm dropping you an e-mail to say how much I enjoyed the 6 day wildlife tour with Norfolk Birding. It was wonderful to see birds such as honey Buzzard, Montagu's Harriers and Golden Orioles. Also the Swallowtail and Silver studded Blue butterflies were all new bird and butterfly species for me.
But it wasn't only the joy of seeing new species that I shall remember it is my new found ability to identify a lot more birdsong as I had to listen so much in the field on the tour. I can now differentiate between Reed and Sedge Warbler and songs with lesser notes such as Reed Bunting I got to know too."
Belinda Mobbs from Herts
"Thanks for one of my best ever weekends. We had a superb time. We appreciated your enthusiasm and vast knowledge about the birds and environments we saw with you and enjoyed the conversation. We were absolutely bowled over by your knowledge of birdsong. I am looking forward to another weekend at a different time of year! Thank you again for a tremendous experience."
Simon Parkinson from Lancs
"Just a quick note to say thank you very much for a superb three days bird watching. How you managed to show us all the target species bar one in three days is unbelievable and the Nightjars , well i'm still gobsmacked at the great views. Will hopefully be back in the autumn but definitely the winter and look forward to catching up with some more great birds"
David Dales from Lincs
"Just to thank you for a brilliant day today. You really opened my eyes and showed me what it takes to get top notch images.
I have posted an image on flickr, and created a link to your site I am sure I will join another one of your days out in the future.
Again many thanks and all the very best in the future with your business."
Jan & Mike Smith from York
"Mike and I wish to say a huge thank you for an excellent days birdwatching in Norfolk on 5th April. Particularly for contacting us to offer the alternative day given the weather forecast, and also for your great consideration of my special needs regarding my mobility challenges.
The itinerary was perfect and totally geared to easy walking and use of my wheelchair.
The birding itself was fantastic. Your knowledge of the birds and your
explanations were first rate. Our experience was educational and not just a rush to see and hear as many species as possible. We were very impressed with how hot you are on birdsong. You clearly love what you do.
We have already booked again and would not hesitate to recommend your services to anyone who is considering a birding trip to Norfolk. So much more can be gained from someone who has knowledge of the local area and our day was excellent value for money.
Looking forward to next time"
Paul Haworth from Nottinghamshire
"Thanks for a brilliant days birding in Norfolk.
Despite having a general interest in wildlife I am very much a novice when it comes to birding, and I came along in the hope of improving my knowledge and identification skills.
However I feel I got a lot more.
I found your love for birds, and your amazing and encyclopaedic knowledge of their songs, plumage, behaviour, habitats and migration, as well as the local area, very inspiring.
As a guide you were friendly, enthusiastic and an excellent teacher and able to communicate all this with ease and patience.
We saw a fantastic variety of birds of all kinds in a wide range of different habitats, culminating in the magnificent sight of the Montagu's Harriers at the end of the day.
I feel that I learned a huge amount in just those few hours, and the experience has genuinely changed the way I look at the world. I am now much more conscious of the birds around me than I was before."
Brian Rorison from Nottinghamshire
"Another very enjoyable, action packed day birdwatching in Norfolk. Chris took us to several areas in North Norfolk which were simply full of unusual species , and he certainly knows these areas well. My friend was given some excellent tuition on bird songs and bird description. Another factor was that Chris was flexible to our needs and if there were particular species we wanted to see, he was able to oblige. I have been on several days birdwatching with Chris and each time I have seen different species and been to different areas around north and west Norfolk.
Contact: Chris Mills
Tel: 01362 683520 or 07876 357677
Lilac Cottage, Foxley Road, Themelthorpe,
Norfolk NR20 5PU
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