Tours


introduction

Paul has been tracking and photographing birds in France for more than 20 years. Sociable, easy-going and well informed, he loves sharing his knowledge with like minded folk. Offering a fully customizable service for Beginners, seasoned birders and everyone in between - all itineraries can be tailored to suit your skill levels and objectives.

Single and multi-day tours for individuals and small groups are available as well as Custom expeditions throughout France, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Malaysia and New Caledonia. Paul is also a professional wildlife filmmaker and photographer and has worked for major natural history productions around the world. So as well as an outstanding knowledge of how to track and observe rare birds Paul brings an advanced, technical skill set to the field and is happy to provide guidance set on improving your photo, film and tracking skills.


Full Day Tours

Camargue Delta Itinerary

Departing 6:30/8:00am Returning 6:00/9:00pm - depending on season. Go birding in one of Europe’s waterbird hotspots, an awesome opportunity to encounter migratory shorebirds, rare residents and Flamingos. With the option of an Early morning start in Crau (last Steppes in France) followed by an afternoon in Camargue. Or Alternatively a full day in Camargue. Departs from Arles train station.
Min 1 person, max 6 persons. Options:

Barronies Itinerary

Departing 6:30/8:00am Returning 6:00/9:00pm - depending on season. A unique destination in the heart of Provence, right next to the famous "Mont Ventoux", an amazing birding experience with 4 species of Vultures alongside the extraordinary Wallcreeper and numerous "provençales" specialities. Departs from Montélimar train station.
Min 1 person, max 6 persons.

French Alps Itinerary

Departing 6:30/8:00am Returning 6:00/9:00pm - depending on season. Get the chance to see Artic and Alpine species such as Rock Ptarmigan, Pygmy Owl, Black Grouse and Wallcreeper whilst surrounded by the astonishing scenery of the French Alps. The tour is in Provence area of the alps and can Depart from Valence, Montélimar or Arles stations.
Min 1 person, max 6 persons.

Tours Include

Morning tea and croissants
Binoculars and Scope
Bird list
Airconditioned vehicle


Price

Per person: 200€
Single: 250€

 
Essentials: A sturdy pair of Binoculars and spotting scope along with an appropriate field guide. Optics can be provided on request.

Essentials: A sturdy pair of Binoculars and spotting scope along with an appropriate field guide. Optics can be provided on request.


Half Day Tour

Provence Itinerary

Departing 6:30/8:00am Returning 1:30/3:00pm - depending on season. Half day tours in Camargue. Go birding in one of Europe’s waterbird hotspots, an awesome opportunity to encounter migratory shorebirds, rare residents and charismatic Flamingos. Departs from Arles train station.
Min 1 person, max 6 persons.

Barronies Itinerary

Departing 6:30/8:00am Returning 1:30/3:00pm - depending on season. Half day tours in Barronies. an amazing birding experience with 4 species of Vultures alongside the extraordinary Wallcreeper and numerous "provençales" specialities. Departs from Montélimar train station.
Min 1 person, max 6 persons.


Tours Include

Morning tea and croissants
Binoculars and Scope
Bird list
Airconditioned vehicle


Price

Per person: 130€ 
Singleperson: 150€

 
 
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Multy day Tours

Multi day tours traversing the coast of Camargue Delta to the higher altitudes of the French Alps - Vercors, Chartreuse. Traveling through Provence’s remote wilderness as well as its unique and charming villages. Where we will track and locate some of the 400 species found across the region as well as sampling delicious local cuisine found only in Provence.

Tours can be customized to suit the needs and objectives of both small and large parties, birders, photographers and naturalists. It’s also possible to arrange hide shooting session for vultures, waders, bee-eaters for especially keen photographers.
Min 1 person, max 6 persons.


International Tours

NEW CALEDONIA   Tour the "Grande terre" with a visit to the loyalty islands - 30 endemic species and tropical seabird colonies to be found. Paul holds the position of top eBirder for New Caledonia and has vast knowledge of the area.  Enquire→

NEW CALEDONIA

Tour the "Grande terre" with a visit to the loyalty islands - 30 endemic species and tropical seabird colonies to be found. Paul holds the position of top eBirder for New Caledonia and has vast knowledge of the area. Enquire→

THAILAND   Visit the best birding spots in Thailand. Where a two-week trip can yield over 400 species, best time to visit is during the northern winter. Paul recently toured extensively through South East Asia.  Enquire→

THAILAND

Visit the best birding spots in Thailand. Where a two-week trip can yield over 400 species, best time to visit is during the northern winter. Paul recently toured extensively through South East Asia. Enquire→

AUSTRALIA   One of the top birding destination in the world. Having recently completed a grand loop Paul gained the position of top eBirder 2016 and has knowledge of some of the continents best birding spots.  Enquire→

AUSTRALIA

One of the top birding destination in the world. Having recently completed a grand loop Paul gained the position of top eBirder 2016 and has knowledge of some of the continents best birding spots. Enquire→

NEW ZEALAND PELAGIC   The best pelagic birding in the world. Experience close encounters with seabirds, including penguins albatrosses and endemics. Paul spent 12 months between the three islands of NZ in 2017/2018.  Enquire→

NEW ZEALAND PELAGIC

The best pelagic birding in the world. Experience close encounters with seabirds, including penguins albatrosses and endemics. Paul spent 12 months between the three islands of NZ in 2017/2018. Enquire→


Sing Out

If you would like to get in touch over a potential project tour or collaboration drop me an email, give me a call or fly by one of my social media accounts | paul.maury26@gmail.com