Winter is fast approaching…and with it thoughts of many northern owls and other specialties we’d all like to see — like the delights below photographed by participants Spike Baker and Jody Lawrence on our last special departures for winter birds. In southern Ontario, guides Peter Burke and Jay VanderGaast have been watching the situation and [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Schedule changes'
November 30th, 2012 · No Comments
September 22nd, 2012 · No Comments
What China 2013 tour is that, you ask (thinking, “that wasn’t in your catalog!”)? Easy answer: one we’ve just switched from a private tour to a public one! Each year, in addition to our myriad advertised tours, we operate some private tours for small groups to various destinations. We’re offering just such a trip in [...]
June 1st, 2012 · No Comments
Our May e-mailing is online! We have news on a couple of added departures for our Louisiana and South Texas Rarities tours, plus a new 2013 Birding Plus itinerary to lovely Charleston, South Carolina, for some local history and culture and some great spring migration along with a touch of the mountains. The e-mailing also includes our recent [...]
Added 2012 Tours (updated): February Winter Ontario (for owls & others) and a second Jaguar Spotting (July)
December 9th, 2011 · Comments Off
With the prospects for some good winter owling in southern Ontario, based on early reports, we’ve tentatively scheduled a Southeast Ontario: Winter Birds tour, now moved to February 21-25 since winter has been so late in arriving. We’ll now accept bookings for the Ontario tour with no obligation until January 23, when we’ll decide whether [...]
September 20th, 2011 · No Comments
With our scheduled March departure already full with a waitlist, we’ve added a second departure for April 28-May 5, also guided by Jesse Fagan. All kinds of great endemics await, from the strange Palmchat to Antillean Piculet, two todies, and much more! Visit our Dominican Republic tour page for more.
July 14th, 2011 · No Comments
Our first Slice of California departure in early September drew so many fans that we’ve added a second one, September 16-25 with Chris Benesh guiding. Are you hankering for some great northern California birding from the Sierra to fantastic seabirds? Here’s your chance. Three spaces remain open at this writing, and the limit is just eight [...]
January 16th, 2011 · No Comments
With our first 2011 advertised Hawaii tour with George Armistead fully booked for some time, we’ve added a second departure with Alvaro Jaramillo guiding, March 24-April 3. If Iiwi, Elepaio, Akiapolaau, and a bunch of other great endemics, not to mention some very cool seabirds, are on your hoped-for list, here’s a great chance. There [...]
June 10th, 2010 · No Comments
With our November 4-8, 2010, departure of Louisiana: Red Beans & Yellow Rails fully booked, we’ve added a second departure for November 11-15, guided by John Coons (who will be co-leading the first tour as well). Visit our tour page or see the complete itinerary.
May 28th, 2010 · No Comments
This exciting trip is one of our most diverse and popular, recording more than 600 species of birds including 50 hummingbirds! With our other departures fully booked, we’ve added an August 29 tour with Jay VanderGaast as guide. Come discover the riches of Ecuador on this broad sampler of the montane birds of the Andes [...]
May 19th, 2010 · No Comments
Dates are Dec. 8-17, and we can’t say it much better than: “Bird two of Brazil’s remote national parks in a daring escape from Old Man Winter that will leave you flying high until springtime.” Bret and Marcelo will be guiding this new departure just added to our 2010 schedule to beautiful and birdy Canastra [...]