Osprey photography

Description

Fully guided, early morning and evening photographic trips to our loch side hides within the Fishery. Our wildlife guide will enable the experienced and skilled photographer with the opportunity to photograph Ospreys at close quarters, with field craft advice available from our experienced guide, prior to your arrival and on the day.

The Exclusive sessions are crafted around the weather conditions and feeding areas of the Ospreys which are constantly monitored in order to assist you with the best opportunity to photograph these challenging wild birds within the stunning environment of Rothiemurchus. As you will understand though, due to the nature of wildlife we cannot guarantee the opportunity.

If you would like to book please contact us on 01479 812345 or email julian.orsi@rothie.net if you would like to discuss the sessions before booking. You are welcome to visit the Fishery beforehand to familiarise yourself with the surrounding before your early morning start!

Many other species often encountered on this sessions are Otter, Goldeneye, Tufted Duck, Dabchick, Goosander, Merganser, Buzzard, Reed Bunting, Reed Warbler, Chaffinch, Bull Finch, Siskin and Roe Deer.

EQUIPMENT PROVIDED

All weather prime loch-side hides and our experienced wildlife guide

PARTICIPANTS TO TAKE

Personal photographic equipment and suitable clothing, preferably camouflage should be worn. Digital SLR, 100-400mm lens

EXPERIENCE

Of own equipment and photographing wildlife. You are welcome to visit the Fishery beforehand to familiarise yourself with the surrounding before your early morning start.

MEETING POINT

Rothiemurchus Fishery.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to session.

CANCELLATION POLICY

If you need to change your booking or to cancel, we do require 24 hours notice in order for you to receive a full refund.

DURATION

Start dependant on dawn to 9.30am. Un-guided day session available to those booked on, on the day.

PRICE

Apr to May: £90 per person per session, June to Aug: £140 for one session or £230 for two consecutive sessions. Un-guided day session: £30 per person.

DATES

Locally our Ospreys normally arrive towards the end of March, with the best photography opportunities from May onwards until mid - August.

INSTRUCTORS

Our guides spend lot of time monitoring and recording the Osprey's activity at the Fishery so we can offer the best opportunity for the experienced photographer to capture and image of these challenging and wild birds.

QUALIFICATIONS

Our team of experienced wildlife guides have worked at Rothiemurchus for many years, closely monitoring the Osprey and other wildlife that visit the Fishery all year round.

CREDIBILITY

"Best place in the world to watch Ospreys fishing at close quarters" Simon King, Springwatch

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