Balázs is a dedicated birdwatcher & director of Ecotours Wildlife Holidays Ltd. He is based in Budapest. He speaks perfect English, has a great sense of humour & has travelled widely in Eastern Europe, West Africa and the Americas. He is a gifted birdwatcher able to imitate many European birdcalls… even a nightjar… no mean feat! He is also a keen wildlife photographer. He is leading tours to most of Eastern Europe and Mongolia.
Attila is a keen birdwatcher and naturalist. He has been working for WWF on species conservation and wildlife trade before joining Ecotours Wildlife Holidays. He has travelled extensively through most of Europe, Africa, Asia and the American continent. He speaks English, German and Spanish. He has a good knowledge of not only birds, but butterflies and dragonflies as well. He has a special sense of humour. Attila is leading tours to most countries in Eastern Europe, plus Ghana and Ethiopia.
István graduated as a biologist at the University of Science in Szeged and attended a bird ecology PhD course. Since then he has been working as a warden in the Kiskunság National Park. Being another enthusiastic and friendly member of the Ecotours Wildlife Holidays team he is tirelessly looking after our clients ensuring a great holiday. He speaks English, Serbian and Spanish, and he has widely visited Europe including the countries of former Yugoslavia, Romania and Poland. István has four children and lives in Tiszaalpár, a quiet and beautiful village on the border of Kiskunság National Park. He is leading tours to Hungary, Montenegro & Albania, Croatia.
András has been a birdwatcher since 1984. Graduated as a biology&geography teacher, he has been working for nature conservation since 1997. Currently he works for the National Inspectorate for Environment, Nature and Water. András is an experienced field ornithologist. His friendly and calm manner ensures you will have a great time with him. He has an excellent knowledge in botany and he is familiar with butterflies as well. He has been leading tours to Hungary, Romania and Slovakia.
Csaba graduated at the Eötvös Lóránd University as a biologist. He has been a keen birdwatcher since the age of fifteen. He works for BirdLife Hungary as a coordinator of waterbird monitoring and white stork conservation programs. Since 2004 he has been Secretary of the Budapest Local Group of the BirdLife Hungary assisting in the public enviromental education events of the Society. Csaba has travelled widely visiting most of the Western Palearctic, Peru, India, the Gambia, Cambodia, Thailand and Mexico. He is our Poland specialist and is also leading tours to Hungary and Slovakia.
Endre graduated at the University of Veterinary Science in 1995. He has a diploma on Endangered Species Management and is presently the Head of Veterinary Department at the Budapest Zoo. In 1996 he spent a month in Tanzania, filming chimpanzees with Jane Goodall at the Gombe National Park. Endre is a keen birdwatcher, who visited Europe, Kenya, India, Ecuador, Australia and Ghana.
Gábor has been working as a ranger in Hortobágy National Park for decades. His knowledge of the area and its wildlife is legendary. He published and contributed to many publications on the avifauna of Hortobágy. He is a talented and keen nature photographer; his photos appeared in a wide number of books and periodicals. Gábor Kovács is our local guide in the Hortobágy National Park.
Stefan is the main organizer and coordinator of the faunistical study of the bat fauna of Eastern Slovakia. He has prepared protection plans and he was the author and co-author of about 30 scientific articles. His area of research also includes the study of the population dynamic of several bird species. He has achieved good results in protecting Corncrake in the National Park, and he is also an active bird ringer. For the last several years he has been a ranger of the Slovak Karst National Park. Stefan is our local guide in the Slovak Karst.