Kamchatka and Commanders - birding wonderland
Little paradise on the edge of the earth
Kamchatka peninsula and Commander islands, situated north-east of it in the Pacific will amaze by its beauty and variety even the most experienced traveller. Majestic volcanoos, endless tundra and surprising diversity of flora and fauna won't leave anyone indifferent. Along with its nature diversity there is a great history track to see on the islands, rich indigenous culture of Aleuts to get aquainted with and fantastic local people surviving on the real edge of the earth to meet.
Black grouses mating songs at "Chisty Les" biostation
First spring song of the Russian forest!
To wake up early, when sun is still asleep, to get into the forest, unstable, still quiet and to see majestic birds, the symbols of the Russian forest. Black grouses get together at the mating place. The cock start it's spring song, stand in their splendour in front of the hens showing their costume. To watch this touching event you can at the "Pure Forest" biological station in Toropetsky region in Tverskaya oblast.
Altai - Listening to the sky
Welcome to the golden mountains of Altai!
Our trip starts by famous Chuisky road and leads to the two most exciting spots in the region - plateau Ukok and Teletskoe lake. The speciality of the journey - birds. There are more than 140 species inhabiting Altai. Our experienced guide will show you where they live, what they eat and what they are singing about!