About us

About Greece Bird Tours

G(caps)reece Bird Tours is run by experienced greek bird guides, and birdwatchers. Most of us also enjoy bird photography (you name it, we are Canon guys).

Our goal is to make you have the best and memorable birdwatching experience in Greece, while feeling safe and relaxed throughout the trip. 


S(caps)pyros Skareas Agronomist, M.Sc. Entomology - McGill University (CAN)

Monitoring birds around Athens yearlong, tracking the threats of the natural environment in small wetlands, as well as guiding birdwatching trips nationwide are some of his interests.  He has an excessive experience in tour leading eco-orientated trips, all over Greece. He is volunteer Caretaker for Artemis Lagoon and Rafina's Stream, in Eastern Attica.

A Canon fan, you may see his wildlife pics at https://500px.com/spyrosskareas 

He has published several articles on entomological, ornithological and environmental issues, in international and national periodicals and newspapers. He is co-author of "Birds of Attica" (in greek) 

Moments of birding glory: Recorded Little Swift (3rd record for Greece) from his home balcony at Rafina, discovered Baillon's Crake at his local patch at Rafina's Stream, photographed Bluethroat at Schinias National Park. 

He speaks Greek (native tongue), English, French fluently and fairly well Spanish.


L(caps)efteris Stavrakas is a famous greek bird guide and birdwatcher. All year long, he makes extensive trips around the country, monitoring bird species of interest. His is know as "Athens' General" among his birder friends, since he is the most knowlegdable about bird sightings around Athens, both for breeding and migrating species.  

He is co-author of Birding in Greece - Travel Guide to Birdwatching Sites in Greece
He is co-author of "Birds of Attica" (in greek)

He is Caretaker of Mt Hymettus and Vravrona wetland on a volunteer basis. 

He has written several articles about the birds of Athens and participated in numerous field trips for schools, volunteers, environmental education groups. His passion for nature in general made him one of the most experienced bird and nature guides around the capital of Greece. 

Moments of birding glory: Finding vagrant Pectoral Sandpiper in Artemis Lagoon, discovering annual visitors Rufous Scrub Robins in Vravrona wetland

He speaks English fluently.