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Martin Hrouzek

Full-time wildlife guide and tour leader. Martin designed many of the holidays included in this web site.
Besides guiding he works for an NGO and scouts new destinations across eastern Europe.
He has led or co-led over 100 wildlife holidays during past 20 years. He will accompany you on our birding and botanical tours.

Dime Melovski

Dime is foremost Macedonian lepidopterist who works for renowned NGO called Macedonian Ecological Society. Dime is now the key authority who revises the old data on Macedonian butterflies. Another Dime’s major activity is Balkan Lynx Project. He is very friendly and fluent in English and will guide the butterfly tours to Macedonia. With him we hope to uncover some new corners of this beautiful but little known country.

Dušan Šácha

Dušan will accompany you on our dragonfly tours. He is one of the foremost Slovak dragonfly experts with unsurpassed knowledge on dragonflies of north Slovakia. He gives lectures on dragonflies on our tours complemented with a screening of his documentary “A Year in the Life of Dragonflies” and a slideshow of dragonflies and their habitats.

Lukáš Spitzer

Lukáš made his grade on butterflies and leads a research on Large Blue and Niobe Fritillary in his region, western Carpathian mountains. He has concluded his PhD. studies recently and besides his regular occupation in a museum he also works for the Czech Academy of Sciences. Lukáš guided butterfly tours for Naturetrek and travelled extensivelly to Altai, Africa, Balkans and eastern Europe. He will guide butterfly tours to Slovakia, Macedonia and Romania.

George Spiridakis

Native to Cyprus, George moved to lake Kerkini seven years ago. He has travelled widely through northern Greece since then. He works for Kerkini Management Authority and studies forestry at Thessaloniki. George is as pleasant companion as one can imagine and you will merge into everyday Greek life and history with him. He is also keen wildlife photographer focusing on mammals and birds. Due to local contacts, George will use an up-to-date information on where the birds are found.

Gábor Orbán

Owner of ECOTOURS Hungary, a long established wildlife tour operator to Europe and Latin America. Gábor will accompany you on our bird tours to Hungary, Belarus and several other destinations. He also runs with his friend Andrea a traditional lodge in Kiskunság area south of Budapest where our Poľana and Kiskunság tours are based. Gábor has travelled widely all around the world, most extensively to Latin America where he has second home in winter.

Martin Waldhauser
Martin is a Czech dragonfly expert. He is one of the authors of „The Dragonflies of the Czech Republic“, probably the biggest dragonfly book ever published. Martin is in his fourties and you cannot wish a better companion and dragonfly enthusiast to guide you through the north Bohemia where he lives and works at Landscape Protected Area Luzicke hory. He will give lectures in field and one or two slide shows before dinner. Martin and is also a renowned dragonfly photographer.

Danka Uzunova

Danka is a young Macedonian birdwatcher of the upcoming generation. She studied ecology, published several papers and worked for Macedonian Ecological Society, the leading NGO in the country. Besides being fluent in English, Danka is an extremely friendly person and knows all areas that we visit from her field research work. Always proud of her beautiful country she wants the clients to see the very best of it.

Anna Sándor

Graduated in Wildlife Management. She spent 7 months in Georgia working for a conservation NGO, also worked in Canada, Norway, Greece and four months in the USA at the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. She participated in a migratory bird monitoring at the Kiskunság NP for a few years and is an active member of Kiskunság Bird Protection Association. Anna is fluent in English and Russian and speaks some Georian too. She is an enthusiast of birds, especially raptors, and very interested in other wildlife.

Robert Doležal

Robert Doležal has been living in Brno, second largest Czech city. He graduated from forestry. He founded and manages web site which ranks to the best East European bird pages. He is also founder of Club300 where gather people who run various bird lists. He knows very well South Moravia where he is based and the rest of Czech Republic. Most recently Robert has become the foremost Czech translator of bird identification guides.