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Pilar de Bretanha, Sao Miguel 9545-064, Portugal
+351 967 958 566
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Fantastic day bird watching with Gerby

The wife and I had a fantastic day with Gerby bird watching. Gerby is a charming, funny and very... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Brent C
Our best day on the Island!!

My wife and I are not really 'birder's' as such - but love nature, and our day with Gerdy was... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Nick32150
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Pilar de Bretanha, Sao Miguel 9545-064, Portugal
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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 Joshua C
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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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Reviewed 25 April 2018

My wife and I recently went on a full-day birding tour with Gerby. We had a small group this day, just four in total, and the experience was excellent. Gerby is a real character, and no nationality will finish the tour unscathed from his jokes....More

Thank Matthew F
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

My mom and I decided to go birding with Gerby on our last day on the island and it was such a new great experience. We love nature but are not birders. Gerby had binoculars to share and made us feel very welcome. We learned...More

Thank Briannah W
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

My girlfriend and I spent a whole day birding with Gerby and it was a fantastic experience. Gerby is fun and very knowledgeable about the bird species of the Azores and the local ecology. I saw 21 life birds on our tour which was huge...More

Thank Matt B
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

We came off a visiting cruise ship on an inauspicious misty day and returned late in the day thoroughly satisfied. Gerby knows Sao Miguel and its birds like the back of his hand, he showed us the endemic Priolo (Azores Bullfinch) within minutes and took...More

Thank MikePennington
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Gerby M, Proprietário at GerbyBirding, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thanks for this Mike. We still made something out of it on a extreem poor weather day thanks to the spirit of all your travel partners. Hope to see you again in this or another life :-)

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

I first birded with Gerby in the Azores in 2010 and have had the pleasure of his company in the islands on numerous occasions since. He is genuinely passionate about conservation and birding, and knows the best locations on Sao Miguel inside out. I bring...More

Thank Dominic M
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Gerby M, Proprietário at GerbyBirding, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Dominic Thanks for this nice words.I,m quite proud to hear this from a keen well knowned birder as yourself. It is always a pleasure to work with you and your groups. Looking forward to see you in October and do some damage on paradise...More

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