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Society Trip to The Netherlands and Belgium – September 25 to 28, 2015

Please find attached details of the Society’s trip to The Netherlands and Belgium in September. This promises to be a fascinating weekend, with visits to a number of excellent private collections as well as the renowned Park Avifauna. Members from outside the UK are of course very welcome to join us. Please contact Howard Travel with any enquiries, or Mike Curzon to book the Ladies’ Day. If you need a roomshare partner and Howard Travel cannot help, you could also contact Mike for advice. mcurzonmbe@hotmail.co.uk 01373 824077.

25th September
Arrival in the morning at Amsterdam Airport – you will be met and taken to:

Wisbroek Breeding Center, Vitor Moonen
Collection includes, hornbills, cranes, turaco, bee-eaters, eagles, secretary birds and flamingos.
Stramproy (the Netherlands)

You will be taken to:
Hotel van der Valk, Bosscheweg 2, 5261 AA Vught
Standard Rooms
Half Board

26th September

After breakfast you will be taken to:

Vogelkwekerij Reijnhart, Jeanny Reijnen & Johan Hartjes
Collection include Jays, magpies, aracaris, laughing thrushes and kookaburra.
Oploo (the Netherlands)

You will then be taken to:

Serve Lemmens
Collection includes, Ibis, storks, cranes and flamingos.
Echt 6102 RH

You will then be taken back to the hotel:
Hotel van der Valk, Bosscheweg 2, 5261 AA Vught

27th September

After breakfast you will be taken to:

Mark de Klein
Collection includes toucans, aracaris, broadbills, pittas and manakins.
Location 1 Zeeland (the Netherlands)

Location 2 Mill (the Netherlands)

You will then be taken to:
Noël & Patricia Hendrikx
Collection includes, Tinamou, fruit pigeons, crowned pigeon, pheasants and touracos.
Overpelt (Belgium)

You will then be taken to:
Van der Valk Hotel Avifauna, Hoorn 65, 2404 HG Alphen aan den Rijn
Standard rooms
Half Board

28th September
Bird Park Avifauna

You will then be taken back to Amsterdam airport for your flight home.