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October 2026

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NEW GUINEA & AUSTRALIA
Status: Open
Oct 3-22, 2026 (Fee TBD / 2023=$10150) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 9
A rich and diverse sampler of the best birding of New Guinea and Australia.
NORTHERN PERU: ENDEMICS GALORE
Status: Open
Oct 3-22, 2026 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
Dry-season tour to one of the least-known and most endemic-rich areas of South America. Targets geographic specialties as it surveys the rich and diverse habitats of northern Peru, including some remote and beautiful wild areas; camping no longer necessary.
SOUTH AFRICA
Status: Open
Oct 3-25, 2026 (Fee TBD / 2024=$11825) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
Endemic-rich birding, spectacular landscapes, and a unique flora are the highlights of our energetic survey tour of this beautiful country.
MEXICO: VERACRUZ RIVER OF RAPTORS
Status: Open
Oct 4-14, 2026 (Fee TBD / 2023=$3850) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
The amazing spectacle of huge numbers of migrating raptors combined with some highland birding and cultural highlights.
ALASKA FALL GOLDMINE: RARITIES ON THE PRIBILOFS & ROSS'S GULLS IN BARROW
Status: Open
Oct 7-11, 2026 - Part Two (Fee TBD / 2024=$3375) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
A fall adventure in two parts to the far north, Part I to St. Paul Island in the Pribilofs for migrants and vagrants, and Part II to Barrow for the legendary Ross's Gull, loons, eiders, and possibly even Polar Bear and Ivory Gull.
NORTHWESTERN ARGENTINA: THE CHACO, CORDOBA & NORTHERN ANDES
Status: Open
Oct 10-28, 2026 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
Comprehensive birding tour of the many habitats of the diverse northwest; many specialty birds.
May be combined with Southern Argentina
AUSTRALIA
Status: Open
Oct 13-28, 2026 - Part Two (Fee TBD / 2023=$7875) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
In two parts for those with limited time. Part I covers the environs of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, southwest Australia, and Alice Springs. Part II begins in Darwin and continues to Queensland (Cairns, Atherton Tableland, Outback Queensland, and O'Reilly's Guest House). Both parts combine for a complete birding tour of Australia. An optional endemic-rich extension to Tasmania follows Part II.
(Tasmania Extension to Nov 2, 2026)
SPECTACULAR SOUTHEAST BRAZIL
Status: Open
Oct 16 - Nov 2, 2026 - Part One (Fee TBD / 2024=$7875) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
The fantastic center of avian endemism in eastern Brazil, particularly well endowed with hummingbirds, cotingas, antbirds, and beautiful scenery. Part I: North of the Tropic; Part II: South of the Capricorn, plus an optional Iguazu Falls Extension.
BRAZIL: ATLANTIC FOREST GETAWAY
Status: Open
Oct 22 - Nov 1, 2026 (Fee TBD / 2023=$3650) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A short but rich immersion in the avifauna of the Atlantic Forest, based at one lovely site near Rio.
SRI LANKA
Status: Open
Oct 24 - Nov 10, 2026 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
A two-week introduction to Asia's birds, including more than 30 species endemic to the island, with one of the country's foremost birders as a co-leader.
MADAGASCAR
Status: Open
Oct 24 - Nov 16, 2026 (Fee TBD / 2023=$10550) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 9
In-depth coverage of the accessible parts of Madagascar: many endemic birds, striking lemurs, bizarre flora and chameleons, fascinating culture. Optional extension to the Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius and Reunion will add yet more endemics.
(Mauritius & Reunion Extension to Nov 19, 2026)
SOUTHERN ARGENTINA: THE PAMPAS, PATAGONIA & TIERRA DEL FUEGO
Status: Open
Oct 27 - Nov 12, 2026 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
Superb springtime birding tour through southern South America amid stark and spectacular landscapes.
May be combined with Northwestern Argentina
NAMIBIA & BOTSWANA
Status: Open
Oct 27 - Nov 15, 2026 (Fee TBD / 2023=$17150) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 6
Southwestern Africa's bird specialties, striking scenery, wilderness, and the famed game of Etosha and the Okavango Delta.
LOUISIANA: YELLOW RAILS & CRAWFISH TAILS
Status: Open
Oct 29 - Nov 2, 2026 (Fee TBD / 2024=$2225) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
Late-autumn tour on the Gulf Coast targeting Yellow Rails and other migrants and wintering species of the region.
ANTARCTICA, SOUTH GEORGIA & THE FALKLANDS
Status: Open
Oct 29 - Nov 21, 2026 (Fee TBD / 2023=$17900) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
The ultimate seabird and wildlife cruise, including fabulous South Georgia and the Falkland Islands. Variable fee depending on cabin choice.
ESSENTIAL SHORT UGANDA: SHOEBILL, GORILLAS, CHIMPS & ALBERTINE RIFT BIRDING
Status: Open
Oct 31 - Nov 13, 2026 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A new tour for those wishing to see the major Ugandan birding and mammal highlights in just two weeks time.
SPECTACULAR SOUTHEAST BRAZIL
Status: Open
Oct 31 - Nov 16, 2026 - Part Two (Fee TBD / 2024=$7475) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
The fantastic center of avian endemism in eastern Brazil, particularly well endowed with hummingbirds, cotingas, antbirds, and beautiful scenery. Part I: North of the Tropic; Part II: South of the Capricorn, plus an optional Iguazu Falls Extension.
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