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Birdwatching day tour dunes & grasslands,

The area we will go birding will be in the Haarlem and IJmuiden area. This area is situated on the west side of Amsterdam.The Dunes west of Amsterdam  are part of a nature reserve that offers great birdwatching. You can find here birds like: Hobby, Rufous Nightingale, Grasshopper Warbler, Common Redstart, Northern Wheatear and many others. We also visit the surrounding typical Dutch grasslands to find Sky Lark, Black Tailed Godwitt and other waders. In spring we can combine this tour with a drive through the famous bulb fields of the Netherlands.  You can also find many windmilss in this area. A visit to the pier of IJmuiden to look for sea-and shorebirds is also possible.  
Practical information
Duration: 8 hours for a day tour and 4 hours for a half day tour, depends on season,weather and sightnings, and personal wishes.

Depart and return time: usually around 8:00 until 16:00 and around 12:00 during half day tours, but variable(personal wishes, season, sightnings and weather)

Where we meet: When travelling with your own (rental) car, we will meet at a convienient place near the highway close to Haarlem. When coming with public transport we will meet at a train station Haarlem.


half day:
1-4 persons: 150
5 persons and more: ask for our rates

full day:
1-4 persons: 250 euro
5 persons and more: ask for our rates 

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Lunch: We offer a optional lunch of bread and soup for 7,50 euro per person.

What is included: coffee, tea, drinks, snacks as much as you like, a handy checklist of the birds of the area, the use of a high end spottingscope, transfers from train station Haarlem.

Book this day or half tour now !  

Private tours: All our birding tours are private tours. The day schedule can be customized to your wishes. Occasionally it is possible that more parties have booked a tour at the same date. In that case we try to combine these birding tours and give you discount of 25%.

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