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I'm interested in birds, butterflies, plants, nature and wildlife in general.
Gogolin, Central Silesia
Nowy Tomysl, Great Poland
Polish, English, Russian
I live in Czestochowa, a town about 150km north of Krakow (Cracow). I have been running a bookshop for the last 21 years and done a lot of birdwatching in my spare time around Czestochowa.
There are many fishponds teeming with birds, a nature reserve of old deciduous wood,not regulated rivers with floodplains,a huge area of beautiful wet meadows.
Above all,there is a Jurrasic Uppland from Czestochowa to Krakow built of white limestone rocks.The area is really picteresque with old castles and Manor Houses.
I would be pleased to show anyone the interesting hot spots,where you can find among others:Wryneck,,Black Stork,Quail,Barred Warbler,Common Rosefinch,Corncrake,Ortolan Bunting,Black Woodpecker,Nightjar,Great Grey Shrike,Whiskered Tern,White-winged Tern,...I am also familiar with butterflies.
The best time to come is end of April and May.
I operate mainly around Czestochowa. I know very well the local fishponds,
lakes, parks, not regulated rivers, meadows and small agriculture fields.
Kedzierzyn-Kozle, Upper Silesia
Polish, Czech, German, English
I have been birdwatching for 15 years. Maybe Upper Silesia is not the best place for birding in Poland, but we have some good places (reservoirs).
Warsaw, Mokotow (and New Delhi, India)
I am a birder cum photographer and I have been bird photographing for more than 3 years in India and another 1 year in Warsaw. Currently I stay in Warsaw and like birding in and around the city parks
In and around Warsaw in Poland, (and Northern India :)
common birds in Warsaw. Residents, migratory in India depending on the season
Polish, English, basic Russian
I'm birdwatcher for 8 years and can show you round Warsaw. Business trip to Warsaw and want to do some birdwatching, just let me know. I'm studying at Warsaw School of Economics.
Warszawa/Warsaw, Mazowsze/Mazovia Region
Since 2003 I am a birdwatcher and ornithologist, as well as volunteer and member of Warsaw Local Group of Polish Society for the Protection of Birds. I live in the capital city of Poland. In Warsaw and around the city (central Poland) there are a lot of parks, forests, meadows, small rivers and ponds. The most richness areas near Warsaw are: the Kampinoska Primeval Forest and the valley of Wisla (Vistula) River with Zegrzynskie Lake (artificial, storage reservoir for water on the river).
Birdwatching is my hobby, I am not a specialist or an ornithologist, but I know a lot of places in and around Warsaw where it is the best to go for birdwatching. I am also interested in cultural and historical site of Warsaw, so if you want to see something afterwards I can show you some interesting places.
Poland, SE part Poland, East Poland - Biszczady Mts, Slonne Hill, Roztocze National Park, Biebrza and Bialowieza Forest.
Polish, English, German
If someone wants to visit East Poland and meet a local birdwatcher, please let me know. I want to improve my English and birding skills this season and get know some new interesting people.
I live near Bug Valley and Upper Nurzec Valley. I can also guide you through Bialowieza Primeval Forest and Biebrza Marshes. I can find for you a cheap place to stay and eat. I can show you methods of nature preservation in Poland; tell you about NGO's focused on nature. For that, I expect some information about birding and nature preservation in your country. tel. 0048 500 874 306
Stargard/Szczecin, West Pomerania
A student, who really love birdwatching...
Witnica/Slonsk/Warta Mouth, Lubuskie
Polish, English, basic German
I bird Western Poland, Wartha Mouth (Landscape and national Parks) and surronding areas. Mostly free 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
If you contact a professional Birdingpal guide you must be prepared to pay a fee for guiding services.
Gdynia, Tri-City and Pomeranian Region
English, Polish, Russian
Licensed tour guide: Tri-City (Gdansk, Gdynia, Sopot), Pomeranian Region, birdwatcher around Gdansk Gulf, Vistula Mouth Reserve, Beka Reserve, Bialowieza and Biebrza N.P. Transport:VW Multivan for 6-8 persons.
Polish, English, German, Slovak
Professional tour services. Birdwatching trips to Biebrza Marshes and Bialowieza Primeval Forest for any number of people. Trips last 3-5 days. If necessary, we can provide transport from Warsaw or any other big city in Poland. We also offer nature trips to other regions in Poland on request. We provide guiding services in English, German or Slovak and we can also arrange a translator for other languages - Spanish, Italian, French, etc. We welcome both smaller (4-8 people) and larger groups.