Naturetrek offers a week’s birdwatching holiday to the forests, wetlands and coastline of Latvia, in search of woodpeckers, waders, owls and a host of other species.

The price is £1,695 pp (two sharing), including flights (London) to Riga, accommodation in comfortable hotels and guest houses, most meals and the services of expert naturalist guides. Departs 26 May

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