Oriole Ecolodge is a renovated country house in the small village of Tiszaalpár, which boasts views of the Tisza River floodplain.
Accommodation consists of seven en suite rooms which feature the structure of the former farmhouse, with wooden beams and antique windows, providing a relaxing atmosphere.
The lodge has a huge garden, and is located on the edge of Kiskunság National Park, where 15 bird hides are located. The lodge is ideal for bird photography, as you can visit a range of infinity pool, woodland and mobile hides in the surrounding areas. For example there is a one-way glass-fronted tower hide where European rollers, red-footed falcons and common kestrels utilise nesting boxes at close range, as well as infinity pool hides which attract hawfinch, common nightingale and spotted flycatcher.
is featured in the following itinerary:
Combining the photographic skills of Ashley Grove, with the knowledge of our local guide István Bártol, this spring photography tour travels to Hungary at the peak of the breeding season. Hides are located in scenic, bird-rich areas, offering superb possibilities for close-up photography.
When to go: May
Duration inc. flights: 7 days
Price inc. flights: From £1,995 pp
Trip type: Group tour
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Covering an area of 570 square kilometres, Kiskunság National Park is a mosaic of plains, lakes and marshes dotted between the Tisza and Danube Rivers, which are home to a rich diversity of birdlife. Highlights include great bustard, red-footed falcon, golden oriole and European roller.
Ideal for viewing: great bustard, squacco heron, red-footed falcon, hawfinch, ferruginous duck