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Pilar de Bretanha, Sao Miguel 9545-064, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this summer and joined a bird tour, I was the only photographer in a large group but he took loads of time to keep it interesting for all of us (plant facts for some of the group, photography tips for me, chatting about...More

Thank Pioneer47974980625
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took Gerby's advice and booked for our second day on San Miguel - excellent recommendation as this allowed us to use all the information/tips he imparted during the next two weeks. Three of us (consisting of one fairly novice birder and two nature lovers)...More

Thank February78
Gerby M, Proprietário at GerbyBirding, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your nice words. I had a great day myself. Hope to see you once in this or another life. Best wishes for all of you. Gerby

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent, friendly, knowledgeable, skilled, knows the spots exact, knows more then birds, helpfull.

Thank Justin J
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Gerby's enthusiasm for birds and the life on the Azores is fantastic and very contagious :) . He has a lot of knowledge about birds and the Azores and its wildlife. His explanations are clear and knows answers to questions. As a person he is...More

1  Thank mynameispaul
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We had a great day out yesterday with Gerby. He was very knowledgeable not only about the birdlife but also about the island in general. He was really easy to get on with, had a great sense of humour and was very keen to make...More

2  Thank Kite39
Reviewed 4 July 2018

The wife and I had a fantastic day with Gerby bird watching. Gerby is a charming, funny and very knowledgeable guy. We were able to get great photographs of the rare Azores Bullfinch and see some beautiful areas of Sao Miguel. He has extensive knowledge...More

Thank Brent C
Gerby M, Proprietário at GerbyBirding, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Dear Brent and Mary Thank you so much for your comments. And what a great pics you took. All the best Gerby

Reviewed 24 June 2018

My wife and I are not really 'birder's' as such - but love nature, and our day with Gerdy was certainly not wasted. Gerdy very knowledgable and will take you to places on the island I doubt others will see/be aware of. Aside from his...More

Thank Nick32150
Reviewed 5 June 2018

My daughter and I booked a day with Gerby, and it was undoubtedly the favorite experience of our trip. As two backyard birders, we didn’t come into the day with tons of birding experience, but Gerby was unbelievably patient and helpful throughout the afternoon, letting...More

Thank Lynn E
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Gerby is a great guide and not only showed us many types of bird but also parts of the island we hadn’t seen and gave us lots of local information. Would highly recommend a trip with Gerby if you want learn more about the species...More

Thank V4357CUJoshuaC
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I joined three others for a wonderful day of birdwatching and all around enjoyment of nature. I would highly recommend Gerby for his love of birding and nature in general. He is considerate to show you birds in a manner where they...More

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