KAZAKHSTAN

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Best times: April - September    Tour leader: Arend Wassink or Machiel Valkenburg

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Our journey to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan will focus on finding all the Central Asian top targets during the peak of spring and fall migration; we explore the feather-grass steppes of the north, endemic Turanga forests, semi-deserts and the mighty Tien-Shan mountains.

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Best times: with every season having its unique features    Tour leader: Ed Michels

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Photographing in the Altay is a spectacular experience for amateur and pro-photographers with interest in macro and landscape photography. This trip will spend oodles of time working on improving the skills of our clients with the expert guidance of Ed.

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RUSSIA

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Best times: from 17 June till 4 July    Tour leader: Alexander Povarintsev or Brecht de Meulenaer

2 places available for 2021 & Fully booked for 2022 & Spaces for 2023

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The expedition to the Indigirka Delta is a one-of-a-kind tour with Rubythroat being the only operator in the world bringing the birding world to a breeding-colony of Ross’s Gulls in the Russian arctic. The spotlight of this trip is shining in the first place on photographing these enigmatic gulls. Extras include Siberian Crane, Yellow-billed Diver, Dusky Thrush and many other alluring unique Siberian species.

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USD 5,800

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Best times: June-July    Tour leader: Alexander Povarintsev

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Our very first pioneered tour to Russia is this excellent venture leading from the Russian Taiga forests into the deserts of western Mongolia during exciting spring migration. The diversity in landscapes and wildlife is stunning and making it probably one of our best tours in the territory. Some of the highlights are a large number of Eastern Imperial Eagles and rarities like Mongolian Accentor, Relict Gull and Godlewski’s Bunting.

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Best times: May-July    Tour leader: Alexander Povarintsev

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This adventure in the southeast corner of Russia is one of a kind with RBT being the only company offering this fantastic journey through Ussuriland and the Amur. We kickoff in the coastal zones near Vladivostok, after heading north towards Lake Khanka & Lake Udyl. Birding along the way with charming Pied Harriers, endemic Siberian Grouse, amazing Steller’s Sea Eagles and many more wonderful Siberian goodies.

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USD 3,950

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Best times: May-September    Tour leader: Alexander Povarintsev

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Our senior-leader Alexander can count himself lucky to be born near such a wild and perfect natural world as Lake Baikal. Around Irkutsk, we find the endangered Yellow-breasted Bunting. At the same time, tours throughout this region combine the fascinating Sayan Mountains, the steppe zones on the Mongolian border plus thick Taiga forests throughout. Megas include Amur Falcons, Pallas's Buntings, Pallas's Rosefinch, Siberian, Red-throated and White's Thrush

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KYRGYZSTAN

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Best times: April - September    Tour leader: Arend Wassink or Machiel Valkenburg

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Our journey to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan will focus on finding all the Central Asian top targets during the peak of spring and fall migration; we explore the feather-grass steppes of the north, endemic Turanga forests, semi-deserts and the mighty Tien-Shan mountains.

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USD 2,800

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Best times: All-year-round    Tour leader: Ed Michels

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This recently developed tour focusses solely on photographing in the best spots along the Silk Road. In Kyrgyzstan, the landscapes are stunning and ruggedly beautiful, giving us excellent opportunities to be artistic and creative. At the same time, nature delivers many options for macro photography. In Uzbekistan, we turn to urban photography in the authentic cities of Bukhara and Samarkand.

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MONGOLIA

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Best times: June-July    Tour leader: Alexander Povarintsev

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Our very first pioneered tour to Russia is this excellent venture leading from the Russian Taiga forests into the deserts of western Mongolia during exciting spring migration. The diversity in landscapes and wildlife is stunning and making it probably one of our best tours in the territory. Some of the highlights are a large number of Eastern Imperial Eagles and rarities like Mongolian Accentor, Relict Gull and Godlewski’s Bunting.

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USD 4,000

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Best times: August - March    Tour leader: Alexander Povarintsev

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Once the world’s largest Empire, now Mongolia is the most sparsely populated country on the planet. However, blessed with an untamed and fabulous flora & fauna. Seize the excellent opportunity to spot one of the world’s most enigmatic creatures of the natural world.

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USD 4,100

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UZBEKISTAN

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Best times: All-year-round    Tour leader: Ed Michels

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This recently developed tour focusses solely on photographing in the best spots along the Silk Road. In Kyrgyzstan, the landscapes are stunning and ruggedly beautiful, giving us excellent opportunities to be artistic and creative. At the same time, nature delivers many options for macro photography. In Uzbekistan, we turn to urban photography in the authentic cities of Bukhara and Samarkand.

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USD 2,500

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Best times: All-year-round    Tour leader: Aleksander Povarintsev

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Turkmenistan is one of the least travelled countries in Central Asia, it is bordered in the far west of the region alongside Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Iran and the Caspian Sea in the far west. We plan a short visit aimed at finding the endemic and one of the most sought-after sparrows of the planet: Zarudny’s Sparrow!

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USD 1,975

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TURKMENISTAN

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Best times: All-year-round    Tour leader: Aleksander Povarintsev

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Turkmenistan is one of the least travelled countries in Central Asia, it is bordered in the far west of the region alongside Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Iran and the Caspian Sea in the far west. We plan a short visit aimed at finding the endemic and one of the most sought-after sparrows of the planet: Zarudny’s Sparrow!

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USD 1,975

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