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Birdwatching tour Texel,

Texel a hotspot for birders in Europe. it is a famous resting place during the migration season but the island also welcomes lots of breeding birds such as Terns, Gulls, Godwits, Oystercatchers, Redshanks, Greylag geese, etc. In Winter, Texel is known for being a safe reserve for thousands of Brent geese. The numbers and the variety of waders and other birds which can be seen here at the intertidal mudflats and on migration are impressive.  Other specialties: Eurasian Spoonbill,  Eider, Sandwich Tern, Artic Tern, Common Scoter, Red-Breasted Merganser, Short-Eared Owl, Ruff, Bluethroat, Hen Harrier and Marsh Harrier.

Texel is an island in the north of the Netherlands. It is the biggest island of the Wadden Archipelago. Click here for a map.

The total number of bird species seen on one day tour can be over 90 species.  Texel is really a birdwatching paradise and is almost entirely run as an ornithological reserve and natural park. Here you can see an undescribable quantity of seabirds while the flights of wild geese obscure the sky and fields. There are beaches, new and old dunes, heaths, wetlands of all types, and extensive mudflats on the Waddensea.  
Practical information
Duration: Daytour: 10-12 hours, (inclusive transfer time Amsterdam) depends on season,weather and sightnings, and personal wishes. Halfday tour: 4 hours.
Brent goose, Richard Diepstraten(C)
Depart and return time: usually around 8:00 until 18:00, but variable(personal wishes, season, sightnings and weather).
Halfday tour from 8:00 untill 12:00.

Where we meet: When travelling with your own (rental) car, we will meet at a convienient place near the highway close to Amsterdam. When coming with public transport we will meet at a convenient train station close to Amsterdam Central Station.
Depart and return are at you accommodation on the island of Texel or at the Ferry.  
Texel halfday tour
1-4 persons: 150 euro
5 persons and more: ask for our rates

Texel day tour
1-4 persons: 250 euro
5 persons and more: ask for our rates
Ferry ticket to Texel is included.(Ђ 35)Also when you are already on the island.

Click here for an overview of all our rates/tours/transfers

Lunch: We offer a optional lunch of bread and soup for 7,50 euro per person at the full day trips.

What is included: coffee, tea, drinks, a handy checklist of the birds of Texel, the use of a high end spottingscope, transfers from a train station close to Amsterdam, ferry to Texel (only with full day tours).

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Click here to find a  HOTEL on the island of Texel

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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