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BRAZIL -- MINAS GERAIS & TOCANTINS: BLUE-EYED GROUND DOVE AND BEYOND
Status: Open
May 20 - Jun 5, 2022 ($5975) with Marcelo Barreiros
Tour Limit: 8
This itinerary visits a rich region of Brazil not covered on our other tours, one replete with rarely seen endemics and the recently rediscovered Blue-eyed Ground Dove!
May be combined with Brazil's Rio Roosevelt
MICHIGAN: GREAT LAKES GRANDEUR
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 24 - Jun 1, 2022 ($3450) with Cory Gregory
Tour Limit: 7
A new tour for the richest birding in the Midwest with plenty of specialty birds from Kirtland's Warbler to boreal species.
ALASKA
Status: Open
May 28 - Jun 5, 2022 - Part One ($6475) with Tom Johnson & Doug Gochfeld
Tour Limit: 14
Survey in two parts: Part I to the Pribilofs and Denali; Part II to Nome, Seward, and Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow).
NORTHERN ARIZONA'S CANYONS & CONDOR
Status: One space available
Jun 4-10, 2022 ($2750) with John Coons
Tour Limit: 7
A tour for mountain and high-desert birds of the western US amidst stunning scenery with California Condors at the Grand Canyon, all guided by our own Flagstaff-based resident expert, John Coons.
ALASKA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 4-14, 2022 - Part Two ($6325) with Tom Johnson & Doug Gochfeld
Tour Limit: 10
Survey in two parts: Part I to the Pribilofs and Denali; Part II to Nome, Seward, and Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow).
BRAZIL'S RIO ROOSEVELT: BIRDING THE RIVER OF DOUBT
Status: Open
Jun 4-19, 2022 ($9375) with Marcelo Barreiros
Tour Limit: 8
A birding adventure on the remote Rio Roosevelt in the spirit of Teddy himself, as we search for bushbirds, ant swarms, up to 10 species described to science only in 2013, and, of course, the unknown.
May be combined with Brazil -- Minas Gerais & Tocantins or Rainforest & Savanna
ALASKA
Status: One space available
Jun 6-14, 2022 - Part One ($6475) with Chris Benesh & Micah Riegner
Tour Limit: 10
Survey in two parts: Part I to the Pribilofs and Denali; Part II to Nome, Seward, and Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow).
FRANCE'S LOIRE VALLEY: BIRDS, CHATEAUX & WINE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 7-17, 2022 ($5075) with Marcelo Padua
Tour Limit: 6
A tour of France's lovely Loire Valley, combining lowland birding with visits to the chateaux of Chambord, Chenonceau, and Villandry, as well as some of the region's famous vineyards.
NORTHERN ARIZONA'S CANYONS & CONDOR
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 11-17, 2022 ($2750) with John Coons
Tour Limit: 7
A tour for mountain and high-desert birds of the western US amidst stunning scenery with California Condors at the Grand Canyon, all guided by our own Flagstaff-based resident expert, John Coons.
BRAZIL'S RIO ROOSEVELT: BIRDING THE RIVER OF DOUBT
Status: Open
Jun 11-26, 2022 ($9375) with Bret Whitney
Tour Limit: 8
A birding adventure on the remote Rio Roosevelt in the spirit of Teddy himself, as we search for bushbirds, ant swarms, up to 10 species described to science only in 2013, and, of course, the unknown.
ALASKA
Status: Open
Jun 13-23, 2022 - Part Two ($6325) with Chris Benesh & Micah Riegner
Tour Limit: 14
Survey in two parts: Part I to the Pribilofs and Denali; Part II to Nome, Seward, and Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow).
PERU'S MAGNETIC NORTH: SPATULETAILS, OWLET LODGE & MORE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 18-30, 2022 ($5975) with Dan Lane & Jesse Fagan
Tour Limit: 12
A 12-day taste of northern Peru's east-slope Andes, including six nights at Owlet Lodge.
May be combined with Machu Picchu & Abra Malaga, Peru
RAINFOREST & SAVANNA: ALTA FLORESTA & THE NORTHERN PANTANAL, BRAZIL
Status: Open
Jun 18 - Jul 3, 2022 ($7525) with Marcelo Padua & Marcelo Barreiros
Tour Limit: 10
Pristine rainforest on the beautiful Rio Cristalino combined with the wilds of the Pantanal in search of Hyacinth Macaw, Harpy Eagle, Jabiru, Jaguar, and a large piece of the meaning of life.
May be combined with Brazil's Rio Roosevelt
ICELAND
Status: Open
Jun 19-28, 2022 ($5925) with Megan Edwards Crewe
Tour Limit: 12
Seabird colonies, endemic landbirds, spectacular scenery, and high-latitude natural history.
CANADIAN ROCKIES: ALBERTA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 20-30, 2022 ($4575) with Jay VanderGaast & Dan Arndt
Tour Limit: 10
A great western birding tour with spectacular landscapes of the Rockies.
SPITSBERGEN & SVALBARD ARCHIPELAGO: A CRUISE TO THE NORWEGIAN ARCTIC
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 20-30, 2022 ($5300) with John Coons
Tour Limit: 9
A high-arctic adventure aboard a comfortable vessel for fantastic seabirds, marine mammals including Walrus and Polar Bear, and fabulous scenery.
ALASKA: NO PLACE LIKE NOME
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 25 - Jul 2, 2022 ($3925) with Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 7
A chance to spend the better part of a week birding in one of the subarctic's most famous hotspots!
MACHU PICCHU & ABRA MALAGA, PERU
Status: Open
Jun 29 - Jul 8, 2022 ($5075) with Dan Lane
Tour Limit: 9
Southern Peru's east-slope, temperate birding at its best featuring several endemics and scenic Andean puna; also Machu Picchu and great subtropical birding on and near lovely hotel grounds.
May be combined with Peru's Magnetic North
BRAZIL'S JAPURA & TEFE RIVERS: MAMIRAUA, AMANA & THE UNKNOWN
Status: Open
Jul 1-16, 2022 ($8975) with Bret Whitney & Micah Riegner
Tour Limit: 10
A third itinerary in our series of fantastic wilderness tours to Brazil aboard a delightful river vessel. We'll explore little-known sites for a rich diversity of Amazonian birds, with some exciting discoveries no doubt in store.
COLOMBIA'S CENTRAL ANDES: THE WILD, WONDERFUL NORTH
Status: Open
Jul 2-13, 2022 ($5225) with Jesse Fagan & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
Rich forests from the foothills to treeline are accessed from good country hotels and comfortable ecotourism lodges at some of Colombia's best private reserves. Many Colombian endemics expected, but the tour is primarily an opportunity to gorge on the birds of the Andes after a short flight across the Caribbean.
SPITSBERGEN & SVALBARD ARCHIPELAGO: A CRUISE TO THE NORWEGIAN ARCTIC
Status: Open
Jul 2-14, 2022 ($7350) with John Coons
Tour Limit: 9
A high-arctic adventure aboard a comfortable vessel for fantastic seabirds, marine mammals including Walrus and Polar Bear, and fabulous scenery.
AMAZONIAN ECUADOR: SACHA LODGE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jul 7-16, 2022 ($4350) with Willy Perez & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
One-site tour to one of the most comfortable lodges in western Amazonia with some of the birdiest canopy platforms anywhere.
May be combined with Galapagos
JAGUAR SPOTTING IN BRAZIL: PANTANAL & GARDEN OF THE AMAZON
Status: Open
Jul 9-20, 2022 ($4650) with Marcelo Barreiros
Tour Limit: 8
This short but action-packed Brazil birding tour features the Pantanal at its best, a nice taste of southern Amazonian birds, and excellent chances of seeing a Jaguar.
GALAPAGOS: AN INTIMATE LOOK AT DARWIN'S ISLANDS
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jul 16-26, 2022 ($7950) with Willy Perez & local guide
Tour Limit: 14
A must for any naturalist and birder; small-group, broad coverage of the islands with plenty of time for the birds, exploring, and photography.
May be combined with Amazonian Ecuador: Sacha Lodge
JAGUAR SPOTTING IN BRAZIL: PANTANAL & GARDEN OF THE AMAZON
Status: One space available
Jul 16-27, 2022 ($4650) with Marcelo Padua
Tour Limit: 8
This short but action-packed Brazil birding tour features the Pantanal at its best, a nice taste of southern Amazonian birds, and excellent chances of seeing a Jaguar.
ARIZONA'S SECOND SPRING
Status: Open
Jul 23 - Aug 1, 2022 ($3575) with Chris Benesh
Tour Limit: 7
An ideal time for visiting one of the best birding regions in North America: great for local specialties and Mexican vagrants.
PERUVIAN RAINFORESTS OF THE TAMBOPATA: MACAW LICK EXTRAORDINAIRE
Status: Open
Jul 23 - Aug 2, 2022 ($5625) with Jesse Fagan
Tour Limit: 8
Three-site tour to the most species-rich rainforest on Earth. Largest known macaw lick, canopy walkway and towers, eagles, and monkeys.
May be combined with Mountains of Manu, Peru
ARIZONA'S SECOND SPRING
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jul 30 - Aug 8, 2022 ($3575) with Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 7
An ideal time for visiting one of the best birding regions in North America: great for local specialties and Mexican vagrants.
WILD KENYA: A TENTED CAMP SAFARI
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jul 30 - Aug 14, 2022 ($11275) with Terry Stevenson
Tour Limit: 6
A delightful, shorter itinerary designed to stay primarily in three tented camps, giving us a chance for the more traditional safari birding and wildlife experience (and to wake up right in the middle of it all!) under Terry's expert guidance. Limited to 6.
IQUITOS, PERU: CANOPY WALKWAYS & ANCIENT FORESTS
Status: Open
Jul 31 - Aug 13, 2022 ($6575) with Bret Whitney & Micah Riegner
Tour Limit: 10
Two-week immersion in one of the most species-rich regions of Amazonia, including the white-sand forests near Iquitos.
MOUNTAINS OF MANU, PERU
Status: Open
Aug 2-13, 2022 ($5225) with Dan Lane & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
Our in-depth transect birding tour of the higher-elevation half of the Manu Biosphere Reserve.
May be combined with Peruvian Rainforests of the Tambopata
OREGON: FROM THE COAST TO THE CASCADES
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Aug 26 - Sep 6, 2022 ($4650) with Cory Gregory
Tour Limit: 7
A tour for specialties of the Pacific Northwest as we explore the beautiful coast and Cascade Mountains.
FRANCE: CAMARGUE & PYRENEES
Status: Open
Aug 27 - Sep 6, 2022 ($4275) with Megan Edwards Crewe & Jay VanderGaast
Tour Limit: 12
Two of Europe's finest birding destinations combined in this wonderful eleven-day tour, with varied highlights and some great French food.
SOUTH AFRICA: BIRDS, WINES & WILDFLOWERS
Status: Open
Aug 27 - Sep 7, 2022 ($8875) with Marcelo Padua & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
A fabulous combo of great birding with fine wines and a spectacular wildflower display.
WILD KENYA: A TENTED CAMP SAFARI
Status: One space available
Aug 28 - Sep 12, 2022 ($11275) with Terry Stevenson
Tour Limit: 6
A delightful, shorter itinerary designed to stay primarily in three tented camps, giving us a chance for the more traditional safari birding and wildlife experience (and to wake up right in the middle of it all!) under Terry's expert guidance. Limited to 6.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Sep 1-19, 2022 (Fee TBD) with Doug Gochfeld & Jesse Fagan
Tour Limit: 10
Birds-of-paradise and bowerbirds are the crown jewels of one of the most remarkable bird faunas, one that exists alongside equally fascinating and varied cultures.
(New Britain Extension to Sep 24, 2022)
RIO NEGRO PARADISE: MANAUS, BRAZIL
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Sep 3-19, 2022 ($7575) with Marcelo Barreiros & Bret Whitney
Tour Limit: 10
Bird the rainforests and rivers of the mighty Amazon and Negro in an unforgettable mix of forest hikes and live-aboard luxury.
SLICE OF CALIFORNIA: SEABIRDS TO SIERRA
Status: Open
Sep 8-17, 2022 ($4575) with Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 7
A diverse mix of West Coast specialties, montane species, and pelagics in rugged and scenic sites.
MAINE IN FALL: SEABIRDS & COASTAL MIGRANTS
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Sep 8-17, 2022 ($4575) with Eric Hynes
Tour Limit: 7
A September itinerary at a beautiful season in Maine for coastal migrants and pelagic birds, with a good chance for skuas.
OREGON: FROM THE COAST TO THE CASCADES
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Sep 8-19, 2022 ($4650) with Cory Gregory
Tour Limit: 7
A tour for specialties of the Pacific Northwest as we explore the beautiful coast and Cascade Mountains.
BOLIVIA'S AVIAN RICHES
Status: Open
Sep 9-25, 2022 ($7175) with Dan Lane & Micah Riegner
Tour Limit: 12
The special bird life of the Bolivian Andes; wonderful mountain scenery.
(Bountiful Beni Extension to Sep 30, 2022)
SLICE OF CALIFORNIA: SEABIRDS TO SIERRA
Status: One space available
Sep 13-22, 2022 ($4575) with Chris Benesh
Tour Limit: 7
A diverse mix of West Coast specialties, montane species, and pelagics in rugged and scenic sites.
SAFARI BRAZIL: THE PANTANAL & MORE
Status: Open
Sep 16 - Oct 1, 2022 (Fee TBD / 2021=$6050) with Marcelo Padua
Tour Limit: 12
The spectacular wetlands of the Pantanal, with Hyacinth Macaws and Jabirus, combine with the many specialties of Brazil's Planalto Central to make for the perfect first birding trip to Brazil.
(Brazilian Merganser Extension to Oct 5, 2022)
FALL FOR CAPE MAY
Status: One space available
Sep 17-23, 2022 ($3050) with Megan Edwards Crewe
Tour Limit: 7
See bird migration in action at one of the country's top migration hotspots.
NEW GUINEA & AUSTRALIA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Sep 23 - Oct 11, 2022 (Fee TBD) with Jay VanderGaast
Tour Limit: 9
A rich and diverse sampler of the best birding of New Guinea and Australia.
FALL FOR CAPE MAY
Status: Open
Sep 25 - Oct 1, 2022 ($3050) with Megan Edwards Crewe
Tour Limit: 7
See bird migration in action at one of the country's top migration hotspots.
ALASKA FALL GOLDMINE: RARITIES ON THE PRIBILOFS & ROSS'S GULLS IN BARROW
Status: One space available
Sep 28 - Oct 6, 2022 - Part One (Fee TBD) with Cory Gregory
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. Important Note for 2021: Please note that due to the closure of the Pribilof Islands to visitors for the 2021 season, only Part Two of this tour will operate in 2021.
AUSTRALIA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Sep 30 - Oct 20, 2022 - Part One (Fee TBD) with Chris Benesh
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.
MID-ATLANTIC MIGRATION MAGIC
Status: Open
Oct 1-9, 2022 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3725) with Eric Hynes
Tour Limit: 14
A master class on fall migration on the East Coast, from Kiptopeke to the Kittatinny, with an emphasis on raptors.
SOUTH AFRICA
Status: One space available
Oct 1-23, 2022 ($10350) with Doug Gochfeld & local guide
Tour Limit: 10
Endemic-rich birding, spectacular landscapes, and a unique flora are the highlights of our energetic survey tour of this beautiful country.
ALASKA FALL GOLDMINE: RARITIES ON THE PRIBILOFS & ROSS'S GULLS IN BARROW
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Oct 5-9, 2022 - Part Two (Fee TBD / 2021=$2925) with Tom Johnson
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. Important Note for 2021: Please note that due to the closure of the Pribilof Islands to visitors for the 2021 season, only Part Two of this tour will operate in 2021.
NORTHERN PERU: ENDEMICS GALORE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Oct 7-26, 2022 (Fee TBD) with Dan Lane & local guide
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.
MOROCCO
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Oct 10-25, 2022 ($4825) with Jesse Fagan
Tour Limit: 9
Endemic, rare, and specialty birds from coastal wetlands and towering cliffs to the Atlas Mountains and the northwest corner of the Sahara.
NORTHWESTERN ARGENTINA: THE CHACO, CORDOBA & NORTHERN ANDES
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Oct 15 - Nov 2, 2022 ($6750) with Willy Perez & local guide
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: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Oct 18 - Nov 2, 2022 - Part Two (Fee TBD) with John Coons & Cory Gregory
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 7, 2022)
SPECTACULAR SOUTHEAST BRAZIL
Status: One space available
Oct 21 - Nov 7, 2022 - Part One (Fee TBD) with Bret Whitney & Marcelo Barreiros
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.
LOUISIANA: YELLOW RAILS & CRAWFISH TAILS
Status: Open
Oct 27-31, 2022 ($2125) with Eric Hynes
Tour Limit: 14
Late-autumn tour on the Gulf Coast targeting Yellow Rails and other migrants and wintering species of the region.
BRAZIL: ATLANTIC FOREST GETAWAY
Status: One space available
Oct 27 - Nov 6, 2022 ($3475) with Marcelo Padua
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: One space available
Oct 28 - Nov 14, 2022 ($5750) with Megan Edwards Crewe & local guide
Tour Limit: 9
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.
JEWELS OF ECUADOR: HUMMERS, TANAGERS & ANTPITTAS
Status: One space available
Oct 28 - Nov 14, 2022 (Fee TBD / 2021=$6475) with Jay VanderGaast
Tour Limit: 8
Survey birding tour of Andean Ecuador; diverse avifauna dominated by colorful hummers and tanagers and more subtle and haunting antpittas.
SOUTHERN INDIA: WESTERN GHATS ENDEMICS
Status: One space available
Oct 30 - Nov 19, 2022 ($9675) with Terry Stevenson & local guide
Tour Limit: 10
Journey from the mammal-rich lowlands of Nagarhole to the endemic-rich mountains of the Western Ghats and the exotic wetlands of Kochi.
SOUTHERN ARGENTINA: THE PAMPAS, PATAGONIA & TIERRA DEL FUEGO
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Nov 1-17, 2022 ($7750) with Tom Johnson & local guide
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: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Nov 1-20, 2022 ($16575) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 6
Southwestern Africa's bird specialties, striking scenery, wilderness, and the famed game of Etosha and the Okavango Delta.
COLOMBIA'S CLOUDFORESTS: THE WESTERN & CENTRAL ANDES
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Nov 4-13, 2022 ($4575) with Jesse Fagan & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
Cloud forests of two Colombian cordilleras and their rich assortment of hummingbirds and tanagers are highlights of this escape across the Caribbean to tropical Colombia. Starting in Cali and exiting through Manizales and Bogota, we will use several good city hotels and one simple ecotourism lodge primarily to access Andean forests, but also dry woodland, marshes, and the paramo.
SPECTACULAR SOUTHEAST BRAZIL
Status: One space available
Nov 5-21, 2022 - Part Two (Fee TBD) with Bret Whitney & Marcelo Barreiros
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.
(Iguassu Falls Extension to Nov 25, 2022)
ANTARCTICA, SOUTH GEORGIA & THE FALKLANDS
Status: Open
Nov 5-27, 2022 ($16000) with Dave Stejskal
Tour Limit: 16
The ultimate seabird and wildlife cruise, including fabulous South Georgia and the Falkland Islands. Variable fee depending on cabin choice.
NEW ZEALAND
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Nov 13 - Dec 1, 2022 (Fee TBD) with Dan Lane & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
Beautiful landscapes as a backdrop for nearly 50 endemic birds plus a great selection of seabirds.
(Pelagic Extension to Dec 3, 2022)
CHILE: THE CLASSIC TOUR
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Nov 13 - Dec 3, 2022 ($9525) with Willy Perez & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
Comprehensive survey tour of this visually spectacular and tourist-friendly country.
BELIZE: TROPICAL BIRDING, SHORT AND SWEET
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Nov 19-26, 2022 ($3975) with Chris Benesh & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
Two wonderful lodges for a rewarding tropical birding experience in this English-speaking country, including some regional specialties. Great as an intro to or continuation of your Neotropical birding.
HOLIDAY AT SAN ISIDRO, ECUADOR
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Nov 19-28, 2022 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3175) with Mitch Lysinger
Tour Limit: 8
A bird-rich holiday escape based primarily at the very comfortable San Isidro Lodge.
VIETNAM
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Nov 19 - Dec 9, 2022 (Fee TBD) with Doug Gochfeld & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
Intriguing survey tour to bird-rich but poorly known Vietnam.
JAMAICA
Status: One space available
Nov 20-26, 2022 ($3825) with Jay VanderGaast & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A quick adventure in search of Jamaica's 27 endemics and numerous regional specialties at Green Castle Estate.
HOLLAND -- BIRDS & ART: WATERFOWL SPECTACLE & DUTCH MASTERS
Status: Open
Nov 26 - Dec 5, 2022 (Fee TBD / 2021=$4675) with Godfried Schreur
Tour Limit: 12
A tour for some exciting winter birding, in particular waterfowl, combined with an exploration of great Dutch art masters.
URUGUAY: BIRDS & WINES IN THE LAND OF THE GAUCHOS
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Nov 26 - Dec 8, 2022 (Fee TBD / 2021=$6450) with Marcelo Padua & local guide
Tour Limit: 10
Great birding and fine wines in the land of the gauchos.
GUYANA: WILDERNESS PARADISE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Nov 30 - Dec 11, 2022 ($6550) with Megan Edwards Crewe & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A survey birding tour of the country's vast untrammeled rainforest, with an emphasis on Guianan shield specialties, and side trips to coastal and savanna regions and spectacular Kaieteur Falls.
GULF OF CALIFORNIA: MEXICO'S RICH DESERT COAST
Status: One space available
Dec 5-10, 2022 (Fee TBD / 2021=$2975) with Micah Riegner & Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 12
A week-long get-away to explore the islands, estuaries, and cactus forests near Kino Bay.
HOLIDAY COSTA RICA: RANCHO NATURALISTA
Status: Open
Dec 22-30, 2022 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3550) with Jay VanderGaast & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
One-site holiday tour based at the comfortable Rancho Naturalista Lodge, with excursions to other habitats on Costa Rica's bird-rich Caribbean slope.
MEXICO: OAXACA VALLEY
Status: Open
Dec 23-30, 2022 ($2925) with Micah Riegner
Tour Limit: 14
Superb birding with two dozen Mexican endemics and fascinating ruins while based in lovely Oaxaca City.
ECUADOR'S WILDSUMACO LODGE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Dec 28, 2022 - Jan 7, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3950) with Willy Perez
Tour Limit: 8
Exploring the riches of the eastern Andean foothills of northern Ecuador for numerous specialties at Wildsumaco Lodge.
ARIZONA WINTER SPECIALTIES
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Dec 30, 2022 - Jan 5, 2023 ($2575) with Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 7
Exceptional winter birding on a short tour with numerous specialties and potential rarities.
PANAMA'S CANOPY LODGE: EL VALLE DE ANTON
Status: One space available
Dec 30, 2022 - Jan 6, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3650) with Chris Benesh & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A superb introduction to Neotropical birds or a complement to your broader Middle American birding, all based at a charming lodge.
HOLIDAY COSTA RICA: RANCHO NATURALISTA
Status: Open
Dec 30, 2022 - Jan 7, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3550) with Jay VanderGaast & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
One-site holiday tour based at the comfortable Rancho Naturalista Lodge, with excursions to other habitats on Costa Rica's bird-rich Caribbean slope.
PANAMA'S CANOPY CAMP: LOWLAND DARIEN
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Dec 30, 2022 - Jan 7, 2023 ($4625) with John Coons & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A birding tour to a remote part of Panama with many specialties seen nowhere else in Central America.
AMAZONIAN ECUADOR: SACHA LODGE
Status: Open
Jan 6-15, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4350) with Willy Perez & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
One-site tour to one of the most comfortable lodges in western Amazonia with some of the birdiest canopy platforms anywhere.
NEW MEXICO: BIRDING THE LAND OF ENCHANTMENT
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jan 7-14, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2775) with Cory Gregory
Tour Limit: 7
Fun birding from rosy-finches in the Sandia Mts to thousands of Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese (plus Ross's) along the Rio Grande.
HAWAII
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jan 12-21, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6725) with Doug Gochfeld & Mandy Talpas
Tour Limit: 14
On our birding tour we'll visit three of the major islands--Oahu, Kauai, and Hawaii--giving us a chance to sample a great portion of the Hawaiian endemic birds and the seabird specialties.
WINTER JAPAN: DANCING CRANES & SPECTACULAR SEA-EAGLES
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jan 13-28, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Phil Gregory & local guide
Tour Limit: 7
Japan's winter spectacles, including the fabulous cranes and Steller's Sea-Eagle.
SOUTH TEXAS RARITIES
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jan 14-20, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2375) with Chris Benesh
Tour Limit: 7
Escape the winter birding doldrums on our week-long tour to the bird-rich Rio Grande Valley, with specialties from kiskadees and Green Jays to Hook-billed Kites and Altamira Orioles. And the winter potential for Mexican vagrants is terrific!
COLOMBIA'S EASTERN CORDILLERA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jan 14-22, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3925) with Jesse Fagan & local guide
Tour Limit: 7
An endemic-filled week-plus of exciting highland birding, with a pre-tour option to visit the eastern llanos.
(Llanos Pre-trip Extension from Jan 10, 2023)
May be combined with Colombia's Marvelous Magdalena Valley
SUCCINCT SURINAME: COTINGAS & TRUMPETERS
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jan 14-25, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Micah Riegner & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A new itinerary highlighting rainforest wilderness areas that are home to specialty and hard-to-see birds such as beautiful and bizarre cotingas, large and small, and trumpeters.
THAILAND
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jan 14 - Feb 4, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7125) with Jay VanderGaast & Uthai Treesucon
Tour Limit: 12
A wide variety of forest birds in the friendly heart of Southeast Asia (and fabulous Thai food).
NOWHERE BUT NORTHEAST BRAZIL!
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jan 20 - Feb 6, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7525) with Bret Whitney & Marcelo Barreiros
Tour Limit: 12
From beautiful beaches to barren badlands, our tour is a quest for specialties of the endangered caatinga, chapada, and Atlantic Forest habitats.
(Fernando de Noronha pre-tour extension from Jan 18, 2023)
May be combined with Brazil: Bahia Birding Bonanza
COSTA RICA: BIRDING THE EDGES
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jan 21-30, 2023 - Part One (Fee TBD / 2022=$3450) with Tom Johnson & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
A two-parted tour to this bird-rich country exploring sites and birds not covered on our March or holiday tours.
GUYANA: WILDERNESS PARADISE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jan 21 - Feb 1, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6550) with Megan Edwards Crewe & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A survey birding tour of the country's vast untrammeled rainforest, with an emphasis on Guianan shield specialties, and side trips to coastal and savanna regions and spectacular Kaieteur Falls.
COLOMBIA'S MARVELOUS MAGDALENA VALLEY
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jan 22 - Feb 4, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5725) with Jesse Fagan & local guide
Tour Limit: 7
A fun, energetic journey through a fabulous birding region, with rare regional and Colombian endemics aplenty and the great spectacle of Oilbirds at Rio Claro!
May be combined with Colombia's Eastern Cordillera or Colombia's Santa Marta Mountains & Caribbean Coast
NORTHERN INDIA: BIRDS, TIGER & THE TAJ MAHAL
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jan 28 - Feb 17, 2023 ($10200) with Terry Stevenson & local guide
Tour Limit: 9
Fantastic adventure from the Ganges plains to the Himalayan foothills, with the Bharatpur wetlands, Tiger at Ranthambhore, and the wondrous Taj Mahal.
PANAMA'S CANOPY TOWER
Status: Open
Jan 29 - Feb 4, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Chris Benesh & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A towering introduction to Neotropical birds based entirely at a unique lodge; quick access to famous Pipeline Road.
COSTA RICA: BIRDING THE EDGES
Status: One space available
Jan 29 - Feb 7, 2023 - Part Two (Fee TBD / 2022=$3450) with Tom Johnson & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
A two-parted tour to this bird-rich country exploring sites and birds not covered on our March or holiday tours.
COLOMBIA'S SANTA MARTA MOUNTAINS & CARIBBEAN COAST
Status: One space available
Feb 4-12, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4125) with Dan Lane & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
An easier subset of "Bogota, the Magdalena Valley & Santa Marta," reached by a direct flight from Miami, and with a couple more days for a more leisurely approach.
May be combined with Colombia's Marvelous Magdalena Valley
BIRDS & WINES OF CHILE AND ARGENTINA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Feb 4-18, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7350) with Marcelo Padua
Tour Limit: 8
A tour combining an exploration of the great birds and vineyards of these two wonderful countries!
BRAZIL: BAHIA BIRDING BONANZA
Status: Open
Feb 4-18, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5275) with Bret Whitney & Marcelo Barreiros
Tour Limit: 12
Beautiful Bahia, linking Northeast and Southeast Brazil, is chock-full of rare birds, from Giant Snipe and Hook-billed Hermit to Pink-legged Graveteiro and Banded Cotinga!
May be combined with Nowhere but Northeast Brazil!
BELIZE: TROPICAL BIRDING, SHORT AND SWEET
Status: Open
Feb 11-18, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3975) with Chris Benesh & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
Two wonderful lodges for a rewarding tropical birding experience in this English-speaking country, including some regional specialties. Great as an intro to or continuation of your Neotropical birding.
CAMBODIA: ANGKOR TEMPLES & VANISHING BIRDS
Status: Open
Feb 11-27, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Phil Gregory & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A "last chance" destination for some of the large, rare Asian waterbirds now extinct in neighboring countries, plus additional regional specialties and world-famous Angkor Wat.
May be combined with Borneo
CENTRAL MEXICO & BAJA: BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES & WHALES
Status: Open
Feb 12-23, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5150) with Jesse Fagan & Doug Gochfeld
Tour Limit: 12
Specialty birds, wintering Monarchs, and up-close whale encounters on this exciting tour!
OWLBERTA: ALBERTA'S OWLS & MORE
Status: Open
Feb 17-23, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2675) with Jay VanderGaast & Dan Arndt
Tour Limit: 10
A short tour targeting owls and other winter specialties in the boreal forests, prairies, and foothills of the Canadian province of Alberta.
SOUTHEAST ECUADOR: ORANGE-THROATED TANAGER & FOOTHILL SPECIALTIES
Status: Open
Feb 17-26, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3725) with Willy Perez
Tour Limit: 8
Weeklong survey of the upper tropical foothills of the far southeast along the Peruvian border, where we'll search for the Orange-throated Tanager and many other specialties of this distinctive and remote region of Ecuador.
May be combined with Southwestern Ecuador Specialties
PUERTO RICO
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Feb 18-24, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2975) with Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 7
A week of respite to a very birdy and beautiful Caribbean island, a mix of North American and local culture and cuisine; 17 endemic birds and a number of other Caribbean specialties.
JAMAICA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Feb 19-25, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3825) with Cory Gregory & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A quick adventure in search of Jamaica's 27 endemics and numerous regional specialties at Green Castle Estate.
MEXICO: ENCHANTED CHIAPAS
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Feb 22 - Mar 3, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Micah Riegner & Jorge Montejo-Diaz
Tour Limit: 10
A two-week immersion in the land of the Nava's Wren, Rosita's Bunting, and Pink-headed Warbler.
May be combined with Mexico: Oaxaca Valley
WESTERN PANAMA: CHIRIQUI & BOCAS DEL TORO
Status: One space available
Feb 24 - Mar 5, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4175) with Jesse Fagan & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A tour to two Panamanian destinations located in the Chiriqui highlands and Caribbean lowlands at Bocas del Toro.
May be combined with Panama's Canopy Tower & Lodge
JAMAICA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Feb 26 - Mar 4, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3825) with Eric Hynes & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A quick adventure in search of Jamaica's 27 endemics and numerous regional specialties at Green Castle Estate.
SOUTHWESTERN ECUADOR SPECIALTIES: JOCOTOCO FOUNDATION RESERVES
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Feb 26 - Mar 10, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5225) with Willy Perez
Tour Limit: 8
Focuses on the many specialties of the southwest, in particular the very local endemics of the humid foothills and mountains, and on Tumbesian specialties.
May be combined with Southeast Ecuador
BORNEO
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Feb 28 - Mar 17, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$8625) with Doug Gochfeld & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
Three prime areas in some of Earth's richest forests while based in comfort right in the wild.
May be combined with Cambodia
MEXICO: OAXACA VALLEY
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Mar 4-11, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2925) with Chris Benesh & Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 14
Superb birding with two dozen Mexican endemics and fascinating ruins while based in lovely Oaxaca City.
May be combined with Mexico: Enchanted Chiapas or Mexico: Oaxaca's Atlantic & Pacific Slopes
EAST AFRICA HIGHLIGHTS: KENYA & TANZANIA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Mar 4-24, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$14950) with Terry Stevenson
Tour Limit: 6
Combines the richest birding and mammal spots in Kenya and northern Tanzania: Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Great Rift Valley, Kakamega Forest, and more. An impressive diversity of habitats, many with spectacular scenery.
PANAMA'S CANOPY TOWER & LODGE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Mar 5-12, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4325) with John Coons & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
This tour combines the best of both worlds into a great week: The Canopy Tower and Pipeline Road with the Canopy Lodge and the montane forest of El Valle de Anton.
May be combined with Western Panama: Chiriqui & Bocas del Toro
MEXICO: OAXACA'S ATLANTIC & PACIFIC SLOPES
Status: Open
Mar 11-22, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3750) with Dan Lane & Micah Riegner
Tour Limit: 14
A new itinerary exploring Oaxaca's Atlantic (Gulf) and Pacific Slopes and the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, with a long list of additional species for anyone who has already taken our long-running and popular Oaxaca Valley tour.
May be combined with Mexico: Oaxaca Valley
BRAZIL NUTSHELL: INTERVALES, IGUAZU FALLS & THE PANTANAL
Status: Open
Mar 11-25, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6250) with Marcelo Padua
Tour Limit: 8
This medium-length tour hits three of Brazil's premier birding venues, staying several nights at each to ensure an unhurried pace as we rack up some 400 species of birds.
BAHAMAS: ENDEMICS & KIRTLAND'S WARBLER
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Mar 18-23, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Jesse Fagan
Tour Limit: 6
Small-group tour for four Bahamian endemics, several Caribbean endemics, a few early migrants, Kirtland's Warbler, and a sampling of West Indian butterflies; fun, exciting birding at a relaxed pace.
GHANA: WINDOW INTO WEST AFRICAN BIRDING
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Mar 18 - Apr 6, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7250) with Phil Gregory & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
In search of numerous West African specialties as well as White-necked Rockfowl.
HAWAII
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Mar 20-29, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6725) with Tom Johnson & Mandy Talpas
Tour Limit: 14
On our birding tour we'll visit three of the major islands--Oahu, Kauai, and Hawaii--giving us a chance to sample a great portion of the Hawaiian endemic birds and the seabird specialties.
GUYANA: WILDERNESS PARADISE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Mar 25 - Apr 5, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6550) with Marcelo Barreiros & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A survey birding tour of the country's vast untrammeled rainforest, with an emphasis on Guianan shield specialties, and side trips to coastal and savanna regions and spectacular Kaieteur Falls.
NAMIBIA & BOTSWANA
Status: Open
Mar 28 - Apr 16, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$16575) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 6
Southwestern Africa's bird specialties, striking scenery, wilderness, and the famed game of Etosha and the Okavango Delta.
GUATEMALA: SHADE-GROWN BIRDING
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Mar 30 - Apr 8, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Jesse Fagan
Tour Limit: 8
Birding tour for Resplendent Quetzal, a host of hummingbirds, and Azure-rumped Tanager set against a dramatic volcanic landscape and colorful Mayan culture.
(Tikal & Guacamayas Pre-tour Extension from Mar 25, 2023)
BHUTAN
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Apr 1-20, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Megan Edwards Crewe & Jay VanderGaast
Tour Limit: 9
Spellbinding birding amidst awe-inspiring landscapes on a journey through the lush forests and mountains of this culturally fascinating Himalayan kingdom.
COLORADO GROUSE
Status: Open
Apr 9-19, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4075) with Micah Riegner
Tour Limit: 14
An 11-day tour to seek out the state's prairie-chicken and grouse species.
TEXAS COAST MIGRATION SPECTACLE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Apr 15-21, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2475) with John Coons
Tour Limit: 7
The migration mecca of High Island plus specialties of the Big Thicket and myriad waterbirds and shorebirds.
May be combined with Texas's Big Bend & Hill Country
COLORADO GROUSE
Status: Open
Apr 15-25, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4075) with Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 14
An 11-day tour to seek out the state's prairie-chicken and grouse species.
TEXAS COAST MIGRATION SPECTACLE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Apr 22-28, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2475) with John Coons
Tour Limit: 7
The migration mecca of High Island plus specialties of the Big Thicket and myriad waterbirds and shorebirds.
TEXAS'S BIG BEND & HILL COUNTRY
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Apr 22 - May 1, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3875) with Chris Benesh & Eric Hynes
Tour Limit: 14
Colima and Golden-cheeked warblers, Montezuma Quail, and other southern borderland specialties in Texas's grand desert mountain landscapes.
May be combined with Texas Coast Migration Spectacle
ISRAEL MIGRATION MAGIC: BIRDING THE LAND OF MILK AND HONEY BUZZARDS
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Apr 22 - May 6, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6950) with Doug Gochfeld & local guide
Tour Limit: 10
Bear witness to one of the world's most impressive avian migrations, while seeing many regional specialties, against the backdrop of the starkly beautiful desert landscape of southern Israel.
HUNGARY & ROMANIA: THE BEST OF EASTERN EUROPE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Apr 22 - May 8, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6475) with Terry Stevenson & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
Fabulous birding in some of the most spectacular landscapes of Eastern Europe: the Danube Delta, Carpathian Mountains, Bicaz Gorge, Hortobagy, and Kiskunsag.
BEYOND THE PORTS OF PORTUGAL: A BIRDS & WINE TOUR
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Apr 25 - May 6, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5975) with Marcelo Padua & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
A new itinerary in our popular Birds & Wine tour series.
ARIZONA NIGHTBIRDS & MORE
Status: One space available
Apr 27 - May 1, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$1875) with Cory Gregory
Tour Limit: 7
A short tour focused on this area's many owl and nightjar specialties.
FLORIDA: MANGROVES & MIGRANTS
Status: Open
Apr 29 - May 8, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3875) with Jesse Fagan
Tour Limit: 14
A tour for numerous specialties from Central Florida south to the Keys and Dry Tortugas.
SPAIN: LA MANCHA, COTO DONANA & EXTREMADURA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Apr 29 - May 11, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4875) with Godfried Schreur
Tour Limit: 8
To La Mancha, famous Coto Donana, Extremadura, and the Gredos Mountains for some of Europe's best birding.
TAIWAN
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 2-13, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Phil Gregory & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
Tour for Taiwan's numerous endemics and specialties.
May be combined with Japan in Spring
SPRING IN CAPE MAY
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 6-12, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2550) with Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 7
Spring migration at one of the country's famed birding hotspots.
BIRDS OF BRITAIN
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 6-15, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4275) with Megan Edwards Crewe & Willy Perez
Tour Limit: 12
Our own Megan Edwards Crewe and Willy Perez, based in Britain, will guide this springtime tour of England's East Anglia, combining lowland birding with cultural visits to Sutton Hoo and Blickling Hall, with a continuing extension to the pine forests and highlands of Scotland.
(Scottish Highlands Extension to May 20, 2023)
POINT PELEE MIGRATION SPECTACLE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 7-14, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3225) with Jay VanderGaast
Tour Limit: 7
Exciting migration birding at several premier hotspots on the Lake Erie shore.
ARIZONA: BIRDING THE BORDER
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 12-21, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3475) with Chris Benesh
Tour Limit: 7
One of the most exciting destinations in North America with a backdrop of spectacular mountain scenery.
CHINA'S SICHUAN PROVINCE
Status: Open
May 12 - Jun 1, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Doug Gochfeld & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
We return to China for fabulous pheasants and numerous other Sichuan specialties.
MICHIGAN: GREAT LAKES GRANDEUR
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 13-21, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3450) with Cory Gregory
Tour Limit: 7
A new tour for the richest birding in the Midwest with plenty of specialty birds from Kirtland's Warbler to boreal species.
BRAZIL -- MINAS GERAIS & TOCANTINS: BLUE-EYED GROUND DOVE AND BEYOND
Status: Open
May 13-29, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5975) with Marcelo Barreiros
Tour Limit: 8
This itinerary visits a rich region of Brazil not covered on our other tours, one replete with rarely seen endemics and the recently rediscovered Blue-eyed Ground Dove!
JAPAN IN SPRING
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 13-30, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Phil Gregory & local guide
Tour Limit: 7
A great introduction to springtime Japan, timed to coincide with the arrival of avian summer visitors, with lovely scenery the backdrop to our birding.
May be combined with Taiwan
POINT PELEE MIGRATION SPECTACLE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 14-21, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3225) with Jay VanderGaast
Tour Limit: 7
Exciting migration birding at several premier hotspots on the Lake Erie shore.
FINLAND SPRING: WOLVERINES, OWLS & WILD-WILD GROUSE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 14-27, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6775) with Eric Hynes & local guide
Tour Limit: 11
A superb itinerary from the capital to the Arctic Circle, following the flow of spring migration in search of displaying grouse, nesting owls, lekking Ruffs, and special mammals, including Wolverines.
PENNSYLVANIA'S WARBLERS & MORE: FROM CERULEAN WARBLER TO HENSLOW'S SPARROW
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 16-21, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2250) with Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 7
A tour at the peak of eastern spring birding, focusing on a delightful array of warblers as well as other songbirds.
ARIZONA: BIRDING THE BORDER
Status: Open
May 19-28, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3475) with Micah Riegner
Tour Limit: 7
One of the most exciting destinations in North America with a backdrop of spectacular mountain scenery.
MICHIGAN: GREAT LAKES GRANDEUR
Status: Open
May 23-30, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3450) with Cory Gregory
Tour Limit: 7
A new tour for the richest birding in the Midwest with plenty of specialty birds from Kirtland's Warbler to boreal species.
ALASKA
Status: One space available
May 27 - Jun 4, 2023 - Part One (Fee TBD / 2022=$6475) with Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 14
Survey in two parts: Part I to the Pribilofs and Denali; Part II to Nome, Seward, and Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow).
AMAZING ANGOLA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 27 - Jun 17, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Terry Stevenson & Errol de Beer
Tour Limit: 12
Our new tour to this endemic-rich off-the-beaten-path destination will seek numerous endemics and pass through some impressive landscapes.
FRANCE'S LOIRE VALLEY: BIRDS, CHATEAUX & WINE
Status: Open
Jun 2-12, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5075) with Marcelo Padua & Megan Edwards Crewe
Tour Limit: 12
A tour of France's lovely Loire Valley, combining lowland birding with visits to the chateaux of Chambord, Chenonceau, and Villandry, as well as some of the region's famous vineyards.
NORTHERN ARIZONA'S CANYONS & CONDOR
Status: Open
Jun 3-9, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2750) with John Coons
Tour Limit: 7
A tour for mountain and high-desert birds of the western US amidst stunning scenery with California Condors at the Grand Canyon, all guided by our own Flagstaff-based resident expert, John Coons.
ALASKA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 3-11, 2023 - Part One (Fee TBD / 2022=$6475) with Chris Benesh & Micah Riegner
Tour Limit: 14
Survey in two parts: Part I to the Pribilofs and Denali; Part II to Nome, Seward, and Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow).
ALASKA
Status: One space available
Jun 3-13, 2023 - Part Two (Fee TBD / 2022=$6325) with Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 14
Survey in two parts: Part I to the Pribilofs and Denali; Part II to Nome, Seward, and Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow).
MONGOLIA: THE GOBI DESERT, STEPPE & TAIGA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 3-21, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Phil Gregory & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A tour to an exciting birding destination in the heart of Asia, with lots of specialties and some fantastic landscapes.
ICELAND
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 9-18, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5925) with Godfried Schreur
Tour Limit: 12
Seabird colonies, endemic landbirds, spectacular scenery, and high-latitude natural history.
ALASKA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 10-20, 2023 - Part Two (Fee TBD / 2022=$6325) with Chris Benesh & Micah Riegner
Tour Limit: 14
Survey in two parts: Part I to the Pribilofs and Denali; Part II to Nome, Seward, and Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow).
BRAZIL'S RIO ROOSEVELT: BIRDING THE RIVER OF DOUBT
Status: One space available
Jun 10-25, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$9375) with Bret Whitney
Tour Limit: 8
A birding adventure on the remote Rio Roosevelt in the spirit of Teddy himself, as we search for bushbirds, ant swarms, up to 10 species described to science only in 2013, and, of course, the unknown.
CANADIAN ROCKIES: ALBERTA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 12-22, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4575) with Jay VanderGaast & Dan Arndt
Tour Limit: 10
A great western birding tour with spectacular landscapes of the Rockies.
ALASKA: NO PLACE LIKE NOME
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 17-24, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3925) with Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 7
A chance to spend the better part of a week birding in one of the subarctic's most famous hotspots!
GALAPAGOS: AN INTIMATE LOOK AT DARWIN'S ISLANDS
Status: One space available
Jun 17-27, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7950) with Mitch Lysinger & local guide
Tour Limit: 14
A must for any naturalist and birder; small-group, broad coverage of the islands with plenty of time for the birds, exploring, and photography.
May be combined with Machu Picchu & Abra Malaga, Peru
PERU'S MAGNETIC NORTH: SPATULETAILS, OWLET LODGE & MORE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 17-29, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5975) with Dan Lane & Jesse Fagan
Tour Limit: 12
A 12-day taste of northern Peru's east-slope Andes, including six nights at Owlet Lodge.
May be combined with Machu Picchu & Abra Malaga, Peru
RAINFOREST & SAVANNA: ALTA FLORESTA & THE NORTHERN PANTANAL, BRAZIL
Status: Open
Jun 17 - Jul 2, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7525) with Marcelo Barreiros
Tour Limit: 8
Pristine rainforest on the beautiful Rio Cristalino combined with the wilds of the Pantanal in search of Hyacinth Macaw, Harpy Eagle, Jabiru, Jaguar, and a large piece of the meaning of life.
BORNEO
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 20 - Jul 7, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$8625) with Megan Edwards Crewe & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
Three prime areas in some of Earth's richest forests while based in comfort right in the wild.
MACHU PICCHU & ABRA MALAGA, PERU
Status: Open
Jun 28 - Jul 7, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5075) with Dan Lane
Tour Limit: 9
Southern Peru's east-slope, temperate birding at its best featuring several endemics and scenic Andean puna; also Machu Picchu and great subtropical birding on and near lovely hotel grounds.
May be combined with Peru's Magnetic North
SPITSBERGEN & SVALBARD ARCHIPELAGO: A CRUISE TO THE NORWEGIAN ARCTIC
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jul 1-13, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7350) with John Coons
Tour Limit: 9
A high-arctic adventure aboard a comfortable vessel for fantastic seabirds, marine mammals including Walrus and Polar Bear, and fabulous scenery.
SOUTHERN AFRICA SPECTACULAR: KRUGER, VICTORIA FALLS, ZAMBEZI RIVER, AND CHOBE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jul 1-16, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$16325) with Terry Stevenson & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A new tour featuring fantastic birding, game viewing, and wildlife photographic opportunities in three classic destinations in South Africa, Zambia, and Botswana.
NEWFOUNDLAND & NOVA SCOTIA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jul 2-12, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5250) with Chris Benesh
Tour Limit: 8
Boreal specialties, seabird colonies, and numerous breeding landbirds in the beautiful Canadian Maritimes.
AMAZONIAN ECUADOR: SACHA LODGE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jul 6-15, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4350) with Willy Perez & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
One-site tour to one of the most comfortable lodges in western Amazonia with some of the birdiest canopy platforms anywhere.
May be combined with Galapagos
BRAZIL'S MADEIRA & TAPAJOS: BETWEEN TWO GREAT RIVERS
Status: One space available
Jul 6-21, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Micah Riegner & Marcelo Barreiros
Tour Limit: 10
Live-aboard luxury on an adventurous birding tour through the lower Madeira-Tapajos interfluvium of central Amazonian Brazil; be ready for the unexpected!
JAGUAR SPOTTING IN BRAZIL: PANTANAL & GARDEN OF THE AMAZON
Status: Open
Jul 8-19, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4650) with Marcelo Padua
Tour Limit: 8
This short but action-packed Brazil birding tour features the Pantanal at its best, a nice taste of southern Amazonian birds, and excellent chances of seeing a Jaguar.
GALAPAGOS: AN INTIMATE LOOK AT DARWIN'S ISLANDS
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jul 15-25, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7950) with Willy Perez & local guide
Tour Limit: 13
A must for any naturalist and birder; small-group, broad coverage of the islands with plenty of time for the birds, exploring, and photography.
May be combined with Amazonian Ecuador: Sacha Lodge or Cloudforests of Ecuador
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Status: One space available
Jul 20 - Aug 7, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Doug Gochfeld & Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 10
Birds-of-paradise and bowerbirds are the crown jewels of one of the most remarkable bird faunas, one that exists alongside equally fascinating and varied cultures.
(New Britain Extension to Aug 12, 2023)
ARIZONA'S SECOND SPRING
Status: Open
Jul 22-31, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3575) with Cory Gregory
Tour Limit: 7
An ideal time for visiting one of the best birding regions in North America: great for local specialties and Mexican vagrants.
PERUVIAN RAINFORESTS OF THE TAMBOPATA: MACAW LICK EXTRAORDINAIRE
Status: Open
Jul 22 - Aug 1, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5625) with Jesse Fagan
Tour Limit: 8
Three-site tour to the most species-rich rainforest on Earth. Largest known macaw lick, canopy walkway and towers, eagles, and monkeys.
May be combined with Mountains of Manu, Peru
JAGUAR SPOTTING IN BRAZIL: PANTANAL & GARDEN OF THE AMAZON
Status: Open
Jul 22 - Aug 2, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4650) with Marcelo Barreiros
Tour Limit: 8
This short but action-packed Brazil birding tour features the Pantanal at its best, a nice taste of southern Amazonian birds, and excellent chances of seeing a Jaguar.
CLOUDFORESTS OF ECUADOR: ALL THE BEST OF THE WILD NORTHWEST
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jul 24 - Aug 3, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Willy Perez
Tour Limit: 8
We'll be based at just two great lodges on Ecuador's west slope to experience a diversity of great birds and have the chance for a highlight mammal, Spectacled Bear.
May be combined with Galapagos
BRAZIL: PARROTS & COTINGAS: THE MOUTH OF THE MIGHTY AMAZON
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jul 28 - Aug 10, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Marcelo Padua
Tour Limit: 8
A two-week birding tour through diverse habitats around the mouth of the mighty Rio Amazonas as we seek most of the endemics of lower Amazonia and lots of flashy parrots and cotingas.
ARIZONA'S SECOND SPRING
Status: Open
Jul 29 - Aug 7, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3575) with Chris Benesh
Tour Limit: 7
An ideal time for visiting one of the best birding regions in North America: great for local specialties and Mexican vagrants.
WILD KENYA: A TENTED CAMP SAFARI
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jul 29 - Aug 13, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$11275) with Terry Stevenson
Tour Limit: 6
A delightful, shorter itinerary designed to stay primarily in three tented camps, giving us a chance for the more traditional safari birding and wildlife experience (and to wake up right in the middle of it all!) under Terry's expert guidance. Limited to 6.
CLASSIC COSTA RICA
Status: Open
Jul 29 - Aug 13, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5625) with Megan Edwards Crewe & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
Birding tour for Resplendent Quetzals, Three-wattled Bellbirds, Scarlet Macaws in a beautiful country with easy travel.
IQUITOS, PERU: CANOPY WALKWAYS & ANCIENT FORESTS
Status: Open
Jul 30 - Aug 12, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6575) with Bret Whitney & Micah Riegner
Tour Limit: 10
Two-week immersion in one of the most species-rich regions of Amazonia, including the white-sand forests near Iquitos.
MOUNTAINS OF MANU, PERU
Status: Open
Aug 1-12, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5225) with Dan Lane & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
Our in-depth transect birding tour of the higher-elevation half of the Manu Biosphere Reserve.
May be combined with Peruvian Rainforests of the Tambopata
SLICE OF CALIFORNIA: SEABIRDS TO SIERRA
Status: One space available
Aug 31 - Sep 9, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4575) with Tom Johnson
Tour Limit: 7
A diverse mix of West Coast specialties, montane species, and pelagics in rugged and scenic sites.
FRANCE: CAMARGUE & PYRENEES
Status: Open
Sep 2-12, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4275) with Megan Edwards Crewe & Willy Perez
Tour Limit: 12
Two of Europe's finest birding destinations combined in this wonderful eleven-day tour, with varied highlights and some great French food.
SOUTH AFRICA: BIRDS, WINES & WILDFLOWERS
Status: Open
Sep 2-13, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$8875) with Marcelo Padua & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
A fabulous combo of great birding with fine wines and a spectacular wildflower display.
OREGON: FROM THE COAST TO THE CASCADES
Status: Open
Sep 2-13, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4650) with Cory Gregory
Tour Limit: 7
A tour for specialties of the Pacific Northwest as we explore the beautiful coast and Cascade Mountains.
SLICE OF CALIFORNIA: SEABIRDS TO SIERRA
Status: Open
Sep 5-14, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4575) with Chris Benesh
Tour Limit: 7
A diverse mix of West Coast specialties, montane species, and pelagics in rugged and scenic sites.
MAINE IN FALL: SEABIRDS & COASTAL MIGRANTS
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Sep 8-17, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4575) with Eric Hynes
Tour Limit: 7
A September itinerary at a beautiful season in Maine for coastal migrants and pelagic birds, with a good chance for skuas.
BOLIVIA'S AVIAN RICHES
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Sep 8-24, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7175) with Dan Lane
Tour Limit: 8
The special bird life of the Bolivian Andes; wonderful mountain scenery.
(Bountiful Beni Extension to Sep 29, 2023)
ETHIOPIA: ENDEMIC BIRDS & ETHIOPIAN WOLF
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Sep 8-28, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Terry Stevenson & local guide
Tour Limit: 10
A remarkable journey to a remarkable land, from the Roof of Africa to Rift Valley lakes, the Bale Mountains, and south for Prince Ruspoli's Turaco and the strange Stresemann's Bush-Crow.
(Rock Churches at Lalibela Extension to Oct 1, 2023)
RIO NEGRO PARADISE: MANAUS, BRAZIL
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Sep 10-24, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7575) with Bret Whitney & Marcelo Barreiros
Tour Limit: 10
Bird the rainforests and rivers of the mighty Amazon and Negro in an unforgettable mix of forest hikes and live-aboard luxury.
OREGON: FROM THE COAST TO THE CASCADES
Status: Open
Sep 15-26, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4650) with Cory Gregory
Tour Limit: 7
A tour for specialties of the Pacific Northwest as we explore the beautiful coast and Cascade Mountains.
SAFARI BRAZIL: THE PANTANAL & MORE
Status: Open
Sep 16 - Oct 1, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2021=$6050) with Marcelo Padua & Micah Riegner
Tour Limit: 12
The spectacular wetlands of the Pantanal, with Hyacinth Macaws and Jabirus, combine with the many specialties of Brazil's Planalto Central to make for the perfect first birding trip to Brazil.
(Brazilian Merganser Extension to Oct 5, 2023)
FALL FOR CAPE MAY
Status: Open
Sep 23-29, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3050) with Megan Edwards Crewe
Tour Limit: 7
See bird migration in action at one of the country's top migration hotspots.
NEW GUINEA & AUSTRALIA
Status: Open
Sep 23 - Oct 11, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Jay VanderGaast
Tour Limit: 9
A rich and diverse sampler of the best birding of New Guinea and Australia.
ALASKA FALL GOLDMINE: RARITIES ON THE PRIBILOFS & ROSS'S GULLS IN BARROW
Status: Open
Sep 27 - Oct 5, 2023 - Part One (Fee TBD) with Doug Gochfeld
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. Important Note for 2021: Please note that due to the closure of the Pribilof Islands to visitors for the 2021 season, only Part Two of this tour will operate in 2021.
AUSTRALIA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Sep 29 - Oct 19, 2023 - Part One (Fee TBD) with Chris Benesh & Tom Johnson
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.
SOUTH AFRICA
Status: Open
Sep 30 - Oct 22, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$10350) with Jesse Fagan & local guide
Tour Limit: 10
Endemic-rich birding, spectacular landscapes, and a unique flora are the highlights of our energetic survey tour of this beautiful country.
FALL FOR CAPE MAY
Status: Open
Oct 1-7, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3050) with Megan Edwards Crewe
Tour Limit: 7
See bird migration in action at one of the country's top migration hotspots.
ALASKA FALL GOLDMINE: RARITIES ON THE PRIBILOFS & ROSS'S GULLS IN BARROW
Status: Open
Oct 4-8, 2023 - Part Two (Fee TBD / 2021=$2925) with Cory Gregory
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. Important Note for 2021: Please note that due to the closure of the Pribilof Islands to visitors for the 2021 season, only Part Two of this tour will operate in 2021.
MEXICO: VERACRUZ RIVER OF RAPTORS
Status: One space available
Oct 6-15, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Eric Hynes & Jorge Montejo-Diaz
Tour Limit: 10
The amazing spectacle of huge numbers of migrating raptors combined with some highland birding and cultural highlights.
AUSTRALIA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Oct 17 - Nov 1, 2023 - Part Two (Fee TBD) with John Coons & Cory Gregory
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 6, 2023)
SPECTACULAR SOUTHEAST BRAZIL
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Oct 20 - Nov 6, 2023 - Part One (Fee TBD) with Bret Whitney & Marcelo Barreiros
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.
LOUISIANA: YELLOW RAILS & CRAWFISH TAILS
Status: Open
Oct 26-30, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2125) with Dan Lane
Tour Limit: 14
Late-autumn tour on the Gulf Coast targeting Yellow Rails and other migrants and wintering species of the region.
BRAZIL: ATLANTIC FOREST GETAWAY
Status: Open
Oct 26 - Nov 5, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3475) with Marcelo Padua
Tour Limit: 8
A short but rich immersion in the avifauna of the Atlantic Forest, based at one lovely site near Rio.
JEWELS OF ECUADOR: HUMMERS, TANAGERS & ANTPITTAS
Status: Open
Oct 27 - Nov 13, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2021=$6475) with Jay VanderGaast
Tour Limit: 8
Survey birding tour of Andean Ecuador; diverse avifauna dominated by colorful hummers and tanagers and more subtle and haunting antpittas.
MADAGASCAR
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Oct 28 - Nov 20, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$9975) with Phil Gregory & local guide
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 23, 2023)
NAMIBIA & BOTSWANA
Status: One space available
Oct 31 - Nov 19, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$16575) with Terry Stevenson
Tour Limit: 6
Southwestern Africa's bird specialties, striking scenery, wilderness, and the famed game of Etosha and the Okavango Delta.
COLOMBIA'S CLOUDFORESTS: THE WESTERN & CENTRAL ANDES
Status: One space available
Nov 3-12, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4575) with Jesse Fagan & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
Cloud forests of two Colombian cordilleras and their rich assortment of hummingbirds and tanagers are highlights of this escape across the Caribbean to tropical Colombia. Starting in Cali and exiting through Manizales and Bogota, we will use several good city hotels and one simple ecotourism lodge primarily to access Andean forests, but also dry woodland, marshes, and the paramo.
SPECTACULAR SOUTHEAST BRAZIL
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Nov 4-20, 2023 - Part Two (Fee TBD) with Bret Whitney & Marcelo Barreiros
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.
(Iguassu Falls Extension to Nov 24, 2023)
NEW ZEALAND
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Nov 12-30, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Dan Lane & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
Beautiful landscapes as a backdrop for nearly 50 endemic birds plus a great selection of seabirds.
(Pelagic Extension to Dec 2, 2023)
CHILE: THE CLASSIC TOUR
Status: Open
Nov 12 - Dec 2, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$9525) with Willy Perez & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
Comprehensive survey tour of this visually spectacular and tourist-friendly country.
HOLIDAY AT SAN ISIDRO, ECUADOR
Status: Open
Nov 18-27, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3175) with Mitch Lysinger
Tour Limit: 8
A bird-rich holiday escape based primarily at the very comfortable San Isidro Lodge.
MEXICO: YUCATAN & COZUMEL
Status: Open
Nov 18-27, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Chris Benesh & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
A tour for the most interesting birds of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula amidst its attractive Mayan sites and only a short flight from the US.
JAMAICA
Status: Open
Nov 19-25, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3825) with Cory Gregory & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A quick adventure in search of Jamaica's 27 endemics and numerous regional specialties at Green Castle Estate.
ESSENTIAL SHORT UGANDA: SHOEBILL, GORILLAS, CHIMPS & ALBERTINE RIFT BIRDING
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Nov 23 - Dec 6, 2023 (Fee TBD) with Megan Edwards Crewe & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A new tour for those wishing to see the major Ugandan birding and mammal highlights in just two weeks time.
HOLLAND -- BIRDS & ART: WATERFOWL SPECTACLE & DUTCH MASTERS
Status: Open
Nov 25 - Dec 4, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2021=$4675) with Godfried Schreur & Jay VanderGaast
Tour Limit: 12
A tour for some exciting winter birding, in particular waterfowl, combined with an exploration of great Dutch art masters.
URUGUAY: BIRDS & WINES IN THE LAND OF THE GAUCHOS
Status: Open
Nov 25 - Dec 7, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2021=$6450) with Marcelo Padua & local guide
Tour Limit: 10
Great birding and fine wines in the land of the gauchos.
ANTARCTICA, SOUTH GEORGIA & THE FALKLANDS
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Nov 27 - Dec 18, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$16000) with Jesse Fagan
Tour Limit: 10
The ultimate seabird and wildlife cruise, including fabulous South Georgia and the Falkland Islands. Variable fee depending on cabin choice.
GULF OF CALIFORNIA: MEXICO'S RICH DESERT COAST
Status: Open
Dec 4-9, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2021=$2975) with Micah Riegner & Doug Gochfeld
Tour Limit: 12
A week-long get-away to explore the islands, estuaries, and cactus forests near Kino Bay.
HOLIDAY COSTA RICA: RANCHO NATURALISTA
Status: Open
Dec 21-29, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3550) with Jay VanderGaast & local guide
Tour Limit: 12
One-site holiday tour based at the comfortable Rancho Naturalista Lodge, with excursions to other habitats on Costa Rica's bird-rich Caribbean slope.
MEXICO: OAXACA VALLEY
Status: Open
Dec 22-29, 2023 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2925) with Micah Riegner & Dan Lane
Tour Limit: 14
Superb birding with two dozen Mexican endemics and fascinating ruins while based in lovely Oaxaca City.
ECUADOR'S WILDSUMACO LODGE
Status: Open
Dec 27, 2023 - Jan 6, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3950) with Willy Perez
Tour Limit: 8
Exploring the riches of the eastern Andean foothills of northern Ecuador for numerous specialties at Wildsumaco Lodge.
ARIZONA WINTER SPECIALTIES
Status: Open
Dec 29, 2023 - Jan 4, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2575) with Cory Gregory
Tour Limit: 7
Exceptional winter birding on a short tour with numerous specialties and potential rarities.
PANAMA'S CANOPY LODGE: EL VALLE DE ANTON
Status: Open
Dec 29, 2023 - Jan 5, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3650) with Megan Edwards Crewe & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A superb introduction to Neotropical birds or a complement to your broader Middle American birding, all based at a charming lodge.
PANAMA'S CANOPY CAMP: LOWLAND DARIEN
Status: Open
Dec 29, 2023 - Jan 6, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4625) with John Coons & local guide
Tour Limit: 8
A birding tour to a remote part of Panama with many specialties seen nowhere else in Central America.
AMAZONIAN ECUADOR: SACHA LODGE
Status: Open
Jan 5-14, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4350) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
One-site tour to one of the most comfortable lodges in western Amazonia with some of the birdiest canopy platforms anywhere.
HAWAII
Status: Open
Jan 11-20, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6725) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
On our birding tour we'll visit three of the major islands--Oahu, Kauai, and Hawaii--giving us a chance to sample a great portion of the Hawaiian endemic birds and the seabird specialties.
WINTER JAPAN: DANCING CRANES & SPECTACULAR SEA-EAGLES
Status: One space available
Jan 12-27, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
Japan's winter spectacles, including the fabulous cranes and Steller's Sea-Eagle.
SOUTH TEXAS RARITIES
Status: Open
Jan 13-19, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2375) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
Escape the winter birding doldrums on our week-long tour to the bird-rich Rio Grande Valley, with specialties from kiskadees and Green Jays to Hook-billed Kites and Altamira Orioles. And the winter potential for Mexican vagrants is terrific!
NEW MEXICO: BIRDING THE LAND OF ENCHANTMENT
Status: Open
Jan 13-20, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2775) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
Fun birding from rosy-finches in the Sandia Mts to thousands of Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese (plus Ross's) along the Rio Grande.
COLOMBIA'S EASTERN CORDILLERA
Status: Open
Jan 13-21, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3925) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
An endemic-filled week-plus of exciting highland birding, with a pre-tour option to visit the eastern llanos.
(Llanos Pre-trip Extension from Jan 9, 2024)
May be combined with Colombia's Marvelous Magdalena Valley
SUCCINCT SURINAME: COTINGAS & TRUMPETERS
Status: Open
Jan 13-24, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A new itinerary highlighting rainforest wilderness areas that are home to specialty and hard-to-see birds such as beautiful and bizarre cotingas, large and small, and trumpeters.
THAILAND
Status: Open
Jan 13 - Feb 3, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7125) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
A wide variety of forest birds in the friendly heart of Southeast Asia (and fabulous Thai food).
NOWHERE BUT NORTHEAST BRAZIL!
Status: Open
Jan 19 - Feb 5, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7525) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
From beautiful beaches to barren badlands, our tour is a quest for specialties of the endangered caatinga, chapada, and Atlantic Forest habitats.
(Fernando de Noronha pre-tour extension from Jan 17, 2024)
May be combined with Brazil: Bahia Birding Bonanza
COSTA RICA: BIRDING THE EDGES
Status: Open
Jan 20-29, 2024 - Part One (Fee TBD / 2022=$3450) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
A two-parted tour to this bird-rich country exploring sites and birds not covered on our March or holiday tours.
GUYANA: WILDERNESS PARADISE
Status: Open
Jan 20-31, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6550) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A survey birding tour of the country's vast untrammeled rainforest, with an emphasis on Guianan shield specialties, and side trips to coastal and savanna regions and spectacular Kaieteur Falls.
COLOMBIA'S MARVELOUS MAGDALENA VALLEY
Status: Open
Jan 21 - Feb 3, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5725) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
A fun, energetic journey through a fabulous birding region, with rare regional and Colombian endemics aplenty and the great spectacle of Oilbirds at Rio Claro!
May be combined with Colombia's Eastern Cordillera or Colombia's Santa Marta Mountains & Caribbean Coast
NORTHERN INDIA: BIRDS, TIGER & THE TAJ MAHAL
Status: Open
Jan 27 - Feb 16, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2023=$10200) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 9
Fantastic adventure from the Ganges plains to the Himalayan foothills, with the Bharatpur wetlands, Tiger at Ranthambhore, and the wondrous Taj Mahal.
PANAMA'S CANOPY TOWER
Status: Open
Jan 28 - Feb 3, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A towering introduction to Neotropical birds based entirely at a unique lodge; quick access to famous Pipeline Road.
COSTA RICA: BIRDING THE EDGES
Status: Open
Jan 28 - Feb 6, 2024 - Part Two (Fee TBD / 2022=$3450) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
A two-parted tour to this bird-rich country exploring sites and birds not covered on our March or holiday tours.
COLOMBIA'S SANTA MARTA MOUNTAINS & CARIBBEAN COAST
Status: Open
Feb 3-11, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4125) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
An easier subset of "Bogota, the Magdalena Valley & Santa Marta," reached by a direct flight from Miami, and with a couple more days for a more leisurely approach.
May be combined with Colombia's Marvelous Magdalena Valley
BIRDS & WINES OF CHILE AND ARGENTINA
Status: Open
Feb 3-17, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7350) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A tour combining an exploration of the great birds and vineyards of these two wonderful countries!
BRAZIL: BAHIA BIRDING BONANZA
Status: Open
Feb 3-17, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5275) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
Beautiful Bahia, linking Northeast and Southeast Brazil, is chock-full of rare birds, from Giant Snipe and Hook-billed Hermit to Pink-legged Graveteiro and Banded Cotinga!
May be combined with Nowhere but Northeast Brazil!
CAMBODIA: ANGKOR TEMPLES & VANISHING BIRDS
Status: Open
Feb 3-19, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A "last chance" destination for some of the large, rare Asian waterbirds now extinct in neighboring countries, plus additional regional specialties and world-famous Angkor Wat.
May be combined with Borneo
BELIZE: TROPICAL BIRDING, SHORT AND SWEET
Status: Open
Feb 10-17, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3975) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
Two wonderful lodges for a rewarding tropical birding experience in this English-speaking country, including some regional specialties. Great as an intro to or continuation of your Neotropical birding.
CENTRAL MEXICO & BAJA: BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES & WHALES
Status: Open
Feb 11-22, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5150) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
Specialty birds, wintering Monarchs, and up-close whale encounters on this exciting tour!
SOUTHEAST ECUADOR: ORANGE-THROATED TANAGER & FOOTHILL SPECIALTIES
Status: Open
Feb 16-25, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3725) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
Weeklong survey of the upper tropical foothills of the far southeast along the Peruvian border, where we'll search for the Orange-throated Tanager and many other specialties of this distinctive and remote region of Ecuador.
May be combined with Southwestern Ecuador Specialties
OWLBERTA: ALBERTA'S OWLS & MORE
Status: Open
Feb 17-23, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2675) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
A short tour targeting owls and other winter specialties in the boreal forests, prairies, and foothills of the Canadian province of Alberta.
PUERTO RICO
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Feb 17-23, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2975) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
A week of respite to a very birdy and beautiful Caribbean island, a mix of North American and local culture and cuisine; 17 endemic birds and a number of other Caribbean specialties.
BORNEO
Status: Open
Feb 20 - Mar 8, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$8625) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
Three prime areas in some of Earth's richest forests while based in comfort right in the wild.
May be combined with Cambodia
MEXICO: ENCHANTED CHIAPAS
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Feb 21 - Mar 1, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
A two-week immersion in the land of the Nava's Wren, Rosita's Bunting, and Pink-headed Warbler.
May be combined with Mexico: Oaxaca Valley
WESTERN PANAMA: CHIRIQUI & BOCAS DEL TORO
Status: Open
Feb 23 - Mar 3, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4175) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A tour to two Panamanian destinations located in the Chiriqui highlands and Caribbean lowlands at Bocas del Toro.
May be combined with Panama's Canopy Tower & Lodge
JAMAICA
Status: Open
Feb 25 - Mar 2, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3825) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A quick adventure in search of Jamaica's 27 endemics and numerous regional specialties at Green Castle Estate.
SOUTHWESTERN ECUADOR SPECIALTIES: JOCOTOCO FOUNDATION RESERVES
Status: Open
Feb 25 - Mar 8, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5225) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
Focuses on the many specialties of the southwest, in particular the very local endemics of the humid foothills and mountains, and on Tumbesian specialties.
May be combined with Southeast Ecuador
MEXICO: OAXACA VALLEY
Status: Open
Mar 2-9, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2925) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
Superb birding with two dozen Mexican endemics and fascinating ruins while based in lovely Oaxaca City.
May be combined with Mexico: Enchanted Chiapas or Mexico: Oaxaca's Atlantic & Pacific Slopes
EAST AFRICA HIGHLIGHTS: KENYA & TANZANIA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Mar 2-22, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$14950) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 6
Combines the richest birding and mammal spots in Kenya and northern Tanzania: Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Great Rift Valley, Kakamega Forest, and more. An impressive diversity of habitats, many with spectacular scenery.
JAMAICA
Status: Open
Mar 3-9, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3825) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A quick adventure in search of Jamaica's 27 endemics and numerous regional specialties at Green Castle Estate.
PANAMA'S CANOPY TOWER & LODGE
Status: Open
Mar 3-10, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4325) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
This tour combines the best of both worlds into a great week: The Canopy Tower and Pipeline Road with the Canopy Lodge and the montane forest of El Valle de Anton.
May be combined with Western Panama: Chiriqui & Bocas del Toro
MEXICO: OAXACA'S ATLANTIC & PACIFIC SLOPES
Status: Open
Mar 9-20, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3750) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
A new itinerary exploring Oaxaca's Atlantic (Gulf) and Pacific Slopes and the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, with a long list of additional species for anyone who has already taken our long-running and popular Oaxaca Valley tour.
May be combined with Mexico: Oaxaca Valley
BRAZIL NUTSHELL: INTERVALES, IGUAZU FALLS & THE PANTANAL
Status: Open
Mar 9-23, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6250) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
This medium-length tour hits three of Brazil's premier birding venues, staying several nights at each to ensure an unhurried pace as we rack up some 400 species of birds.
CLASSIC COSTA RICA
Status: Open
Mar 9-24, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5625) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
Birding tour for Resplendent Quetzals, Three-wattled Bellbirds, Scarlet Macaws in a beautiful country with easy travel.
HAWAII
Status: Open
Mar 14-23, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6725) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
On our birding tour we'll visit three of the major islands--Oahu, Kauai, and Hawaii--giving us a chance to sample a great portion of the Hawaiian endemic birds and the seabird specialties.
BAHAMAS: ENDEMICS & KIRTLAND'S WARBLER
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Mar 16-21, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Small-group tour for four Bahamian endemics, several Caribbean endemics, a few early migrants, Kirtland's Warbler, and a sampling of West Indian butterflies; fun, exciting birding at a relaxed pace.
GHANA: WINDOW INTO WEST AFRICAN BIRDING
Status: Open
Mar 16 - Apr 4, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7250) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
In search of numerous West African specialties as well as White-necked Rockfowl.
GUYANA: WILDERNESS PARADISE
Status: Open
Mar 23 - Apr 3, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6550) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A survey birding tour of the country's vast untrammeled rainforest, with an emphasis on Guianan shield specialties, and side trips to coastal and savanna regions and spectacular Kaieteur Falls.
NAMIBIA & BOTSWANA
Status: Open
Mar 26 - Apr 14, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$16575) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 6
Southwestern Africa's bird specialties, striking scenery, wilderness, and the famed game of Etosha and the Okavango Delta.
ATLANTIC ODYSSEY: SOUTH GEORGIA TO TRISTAN DE CUNHA AND ST. HELENA
Status: Open
Mar 27 - Apr 20, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 9
Exceptional seabirding opportunities on this re-positioning cruise that includes South Georgia, the Tristan de Cunha island group, and St. Helena.
BHUTAN
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Mar 30 - Apr 18, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 9
Spellbinding birding amidst awe-inspiring landscapes on a journey through the lush forests and mountains of this culturally fascinating Himalayan kingdom.
LESSER ANTILLES
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Apr 4-20, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 6
Comprehensive tour searching for all the accessible endemics (many highly endangered) of the southern Caribbean on 10 attractive islands.
COLORADO GROUSE
Status: Open
Apr 6-16, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4075) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
An 11-day tour to seek out the state's prairie-chicken and grouse species.
TEXAS COAST MIGRATION SPECTACLE
Status: Open
Apr 13-19, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2475) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
The migration mecca of High Island plus specialties of the Big Thicket and myriad waterbirds and shorebirds.
May be combined with Texas's Big Bend & Hill Country
COLORADO GROUSE
Status: Open
Apr 13-23, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4075) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
An 11-day tour to seek out the state's prairie-chicken and grouse species.
TEXAS COAST MIGRATION SPECTACLE
Status: Open
Apr 20-26, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2475) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
The migration mecca of High Island plus specialties of the Big Thicket and myriad waterbirds and shorebirds.
TEXAS'S BIG BEND & HILL COUNTRY
Status: Open
Apr 20-29, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3875) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
Colima and Golden-cheeked warblers, Montezuma Quail, and other southern borderland specialties in Texas's grand desert mountain landscapes.
May be combined with Texas Coast Migration Spectacle
HUNGARY & ROMANIA: THE BEST OF EASTERN EUROPE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Apr 20 - May 6, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6475) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
Fabulous birding in some of the most spectacular landscapes of Eastern Europe: the Danube Delta, Carpathian Mountains, Bicaz Gorge, Hortobagy, and Kiskunsag.
CLASSICAL GREECE
Status: One space available
Apr 21 - May 5, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
Fine southeast European birding--at the peak of migration--with archaeological and cultural stops.
BEYOND THE PORTS OF PORTUGAL: A BIRDS & WINE TOUR
Status: Open
Apr 23 - May 4, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5975) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
A new itinerary in our popular Birds & Wine tour series.
ARIZONA NIGHTBIRDS & MORE
Status: Open
Apr 25-29, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$1875) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
A short tour focused on this area's many owl and nightjar specialties.
FLORIDA: MANGROVES & MIGRANTS
Status: Open
Apr 27 - May 6, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3875) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
A tour for numerous specialties from Central Florida south to the Keys and Dry Tortugas.
SPAIN: LA MANCHA, COTO DONANA & EXTREMADURA
Status: Open
Apr 27 - May 9, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4875) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
To La Mancha, famous Coto Donana, Extremadura, and the Gredos Mountains for some of Europe's best birding.
TAIWAN
Status: Open
Apr 30 - May 11, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
Tour for Taiwan's numerous endemics and specialties.
May be combined with Japan in Spring
BIRDS OF BRITAIN
Status: Open
May 4-13, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4275) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
Our own Megan Edwards Crewe and Willy Perez, based in Britain, will guide this springtime tour of England's East Anglia, combining lowland birding with cultural visits to Sutton Hoo and Blickling Hall, with a continuing extension to the pine forests and highlands of Scotland.
(Scottish Highlands Extension to May 18, 2024)
SPRING IN CAPE MAY
Status: Open
May 5-11, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2550) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
Spring migration at one of the country's famed birding hotspots.
ARIZONA: BIRDING THE BORDER
Status: Open
May 10-19, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3475) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
One of the most exciting destinations in North America with a backdrop of spectacular mountain scenery.
CHINA'S SICHUAN PROVINCE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 10-30, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
We return to China for fabulous pheasants and numerous other Sichuan specialties.
POINT PELEE MIGRATION SPECTACLE
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 11-18, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3225) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
Exciting migration birding at several premier hotspots on the Lake Erie shore.
MICHIGAN: GREAT LAKES GRANDEUR
Status: Open
May 11-19, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3450) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
A new tour for the richest birding in the Midwest with plenty of specialty birds from Kirtland's Warbler to boreal species.
JAPAN IN SPRING
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 11-28, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
A great introduction to springtime Japan, timed to coincide with the arrival of avian summer visitors, with lovely scenery the backdrop to our birding.
May be combined with Taiwan
FINLAND SPRING: WOLVERINES, OWLS & WILD-WILD GROUSE
Status: Open
May 12-25, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6775) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 11
A superb itinerary from the capital to the Arctic Circle, following the flow of spring migration in search of displaying grouse, nesting owls, lekking Ruffs, and special mammals, including Wolverines.
PENNSYLVANIA'S WARBLERS & MORE: FROM CERULEAN WARBLER TO HENSLOW'S SPARROW
Status: Open
May 14-19, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2250) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
A tour at the peak of eastern spring birding, focusing on a delightful array of warblers as well as other songbirds.
ARIZONA: BIRDING THE BORDER
Status: Open
May 17-26, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3475) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
One of the most exciting destinations in North America with a backdrop of spectacular mountain scenery.
MICHIGAN: GREAT LAKES GRANDEUR
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
May 21-28, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3450) with guide TBA
A new tour for the richest birding in the Midwest with plenty of specialty birds from Kirtland's Warbler to boreal species.
CENTRAL ASIA: UZBEKISTAN & KAZAKHSTAN
Status: Open
May 21 - Jun 11, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
A two-country tour exploring the scenic Central Asian steppes, deserts, canyons, and high mountains, for an enticing mix of localized resident species and northbound migrants, with the added cultural element of the beautifully preserved Silk Road cities of Samarkand and Bukhara.
ALASKA
Status: Open
May 25 - Jun 2, 2024 - Part One (Fee TBD / 2022=$6475) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
Survey in two parts: Part I to the Pribilofs and Denali; Part II to Nome, Seward, and Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow).
AMAZING ANGOLA
Status: Open
May 25 - Jun 15, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
Our new tour to this endemic-rich off-the-beaten-path destination will seek numerous endemics and pass through some impressive landscapes.
FRANCE'S LOIRE VALLEY: BIRDS, CHATEAUX & WINE
Status: Open
May 31 - Jun 10, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5075) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
A tour of France's lovely Loire Valley, combining lowland birding with visits to the chateaux of Chambord, Chenonceau, and Villandry, as well as some of the region's famous vineyards.
NORTHERN ARIZONA'S CANYONS & CONDOR
Status: Open
Jun 1-7, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2750) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
A tour for mountain and high-desert birds of the western US amidst stunning scenery with California Condors at the Grand Canyon, all guided by our own Flagstaff-based resident expert, John Coons.
ALASKA
Status: Open
Jun 1-9, 2024 - Part One (Fee TBD / 2022=$6475) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
Survey in two parts: Part I to the Pribilofs and Denali; Part II to Nome, Seward, and Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow).
ALASKA
Status: Open
Jun 1-11, 2024 - Part Two (Fee TBD / 2022=$6325) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
Survey in two parts: Part I to the Pribilofs and Denali; Part II to Nome, Seward, and Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow).
ICELAND
Status: Open
Jun 7-16, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5925) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
Seabird colonies, endemic landbirds, spectacular scenery, and high-latitude natural history.
ALASKA
Status: Open
Jun 8-18, 2024 - Part Two (Fee TBD / 2022=$6325) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
Survey in two parts: Part I to the Pribilofs and Denali; Part II to Nome, Seward, and Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow).
BRAZIL'S RIO ROOSEVELT: BIRDING THE RIVER OF DOUBT
Status: Open
Jun 8-23, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$9375) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A birding adventure on the remote Rio Roosevelt in the spirit of Teddy himself, as we search for bushbirds, ant swarms, up to 10 species described to science only in 2013, and, of course, the unknown.
ALASKA: NO PLACE LIKE NOME
Status: Open
Jun 15-22, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3925) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
A chance to spend the better part of a week birding in one of the subarctic's most famous hotspots!
GALAPAGOS: AN INTIMATE LOOK AT DARWIN'S ISLANDS
Status: Open
Jun 15-25, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7950) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 13
A must for any naturalist and birder; small-group, broad coverage of the islands with plenty of time for the birds, exploring, and photography.
May be combined with Machu Picchu & Abra Malaga, Peru
PERU'S MAGNETIC NORTH: SPATULETAILS, OWLET LODGE & MORE
Status: Open
Jun 15-27, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5975) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
A 12-day taste of northern Peru's east-slope Andes, including six nights at Owlet Lodge.
May be combined with Machu Picchu & Abra Malaga, Peru
RAINFOREST & SAVANNA: ALTA FLORESTA & THE NORTHERN PANTANAL, BRAZIL
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 15-30, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7525) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
Pristine rainforest on the beautiful Rio Cristalino combined with the wilds of the Pantanal in search of Hyacinth Macaw, Harpy Eagle, Jabiru, Jaguar, and a large piece of the meaning of life.
CANADIAN ROCKIES: ALBERTA
Status: Open
Jun 16-26, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4575) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
A great western birding tour with spectacular landscapes of the Rockies.
BORNEO
Status: Open
Jun 18 - Jul 5, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$8625) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
Three prime areas in some of Earth's richest forests while based in comfort right in the wild.
MACHU PICCHU & ABRA MALAGA, PERU
Status: Open
Jun 26 - Jul 5, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5075) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 9
Southern Peru's east-slope, temperate birding at its best featuring several endemics and scenic Andean puna; also Machu Picchu and great subtropical birding on and near lovely hotel grounds.
May be combined with Peru's Magnetic North
BRAZIL'S JAPURA & TEFE RIVERS: MAMIRAUA, AMANA & THE UNKNOWN
Status: Open
Jun 28 - Jul 12, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$8975) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
A third itinerary in our series of fantastic wilderness tours to Brazil aboard a delightful river vessel. We'll explore little-known sites for a rich diversity of Amazonian birds, with some exciting discoveries no doubt in store.
COLOMBIA'S CENTRAL ANDES: THE WILD, WONDERFUL NORTH
Status: Open
Jun 29 - Jul 10, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5225) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
Rich forests from the foothills to treeline are accessed from good country hotels and comfortable ecotourism lodges at some of Colombia's best private reserves. Many Colombian endemics expected, but the tour is primarily an opportunity to gorge on the birds of the Andes after a short flight across the Caribbean.
SPITSBERGEN & SVALBARD ARCHIPELAGO: A CRUISE TO THE NORWEGIAN ARCTIC
Status: Open
Jun 29 - Jul 11, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7350) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 9
A high-arctic adventure aboard a comfortable vessel for fantastic seabirds, marine mammals including Walrus and Polar Bear, and fabulous scenery.
NEWFOUNDLAND & NOVA SCOTIA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Jun 30 - Jul 10, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5250) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
Boreal specialties, seabird colonies, and numerous breeding landbirds in the beautiful Canadian Maritimes.
AMAZONIAN ECUADOR: SACHA LODGE
Status: Open
Jul 4-13, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4350) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
One-site tour to one of the most comfortable lodges in western Amazonia with some of the birdiest canopy platforms anywhere.
May be combined with Galapagos
JAGUAR SPOTTING IN BRAZIL: PANTANAL & GARDEN OF THE AMAZON
Status: Open
Jul 6-17, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4650) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
This short but action-packed Brazil birding tour features the Pantanal at its best, a nice taste of southern Amazonian birds, and excellent chances of seeing a Jaguar.
GALAPAGOS: AN INTIMATE LOOK AT DARWIN'S ISLANDS
Status: Open
Jul 13-23, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7950) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
A must for any naturalist and birder; small-group, broad coverage of the islands with plenty of time for the birds, exploring, and photography.
May be combined with Amazonian Ecuador: Sacha Lodge
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Status: Open
Jul 18 - Aug 5, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
Birds-of-paradise and bowerbirds are the crown jewels of one of the most remarkable bird faunas, one that exists alongside equally fascinating and varied cultures.
(New Britain Extension to Aug 10, 2024)
ARIZONA'S SECOND SPRING
Status: Open
Jul 20-29, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3575) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
An ideal time for visiting one of the best birding regions in North America: great for local specialties and Mexican vagrants.
PERUVIAN RAINFORESTS OF THE TAMBOPATA: MACAW LICK EXTRAORDINAIRE
Status: Open
Jul 20-30, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5625) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
Three-site tour to the most species-rich rainforest on Earth. Largest known macaw lick, canopy walkway and towers, eagles, and monkeys.
May be combined with Mountains of Manu, Peru
JAGUAR SPOTTING IN BRAZIL: PANTANAL & GARDEN OF THE AMAZON
Status: Open
Jul 20-31, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4650) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
This short but action-packed Brazil birding tour features the Pantanal at its best, a nice taste of southern Amazonian birds, and excellent chances of seeing a Jaguar.
ARIZONA'S SECOND SPRING
Status: Open
Jul 27 - Aug 5, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3575) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
An ideal time for visiting one of the best birding regions in North America: great for local specialties and Mexican vagrants.
WILD KENYA: A TENTED CAMP SAFARI
Status: One space available
Jul 27 - Aug 11, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$11275) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 6
A delightful, shorter itinerary designed to stay primarily in three tented camps, giving us a chance for the more traditional safari birding and wildlife experience (and to wake up right in the middle of it all!) under Terry's expert guidance. Limited to 6.
MOUNTAINS OF MANU, PERU
Status: Open
Jul 30 - Aug 10, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5225) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
Our in-depth transect birding tour of the higher-elevation half of the Manu Biosphere Reserve.
May be combined with Peruvian Rainforests of the Tambopata
FRANCE: CAMARGUE & PYRENEES
Status: Open
Aug 31 - Sep 10, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4275) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
Two of Europe's finest birding destinations combined in this wonderful eleven-day tour, with varied highlights and some great French food.
SOUTH AFRICA: BIRDS, WINES & WILDFLOWERS
Status: Open
Aug 31 - Sep 11, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$8875) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
A fabulous combo of great birding with fine wines and a spectacular wildflower display.
OREGON: FROM THE COAST TO THE CASCADES
Status: Open
Aug 31 - Sep 11, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4650) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
A tour for specialties of the Pacific Northwest as we explore the beautiful coast and Cascade Mountains.
MOROCCO
Status: Open
Sep 2-17, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4825) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 9
Endemic, rare, and specialty birds from coastal wetlands and towering cliffs to the Atlas Mountains and the northwest corner of the Sahara.
SLICE OF CALIFORNIA: SEABIRDS TO SIERRA
Status: Open
Sep 5-14, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4575) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
A diverse mix of West Coast specialties, montane species, and pelagics in rugged and scenic sites.
BOLIVIA'S AVIAN RICHES
Status: Open
Sep 6-22, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7175) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
The special bird life of the Bolivian Andes; wonderful mountain scenery.
(Bountiful Beni Extension to Sep 27, 2024)
ETHIOPIA: ENDEMIC BIRDS & ETHIOPIAN WOLF
Status: Open
Sep 6-26, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
A remarkable journey to a remarkable land, from the Roof of Africa to Rift Valley lakes, the Bale Mountains, and south for Prince Ruspoli's Turaco and the strange Stresemann's Bush-Crow.
(Rock Churches at Lalibela Extension to Sep 29, 2024)
RIO NEGRO PARADISE: MANAUS, BRAZIL
Status: Open
Sep 8-22, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7575) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
Bird the rainforests and rivers of the mighty Amazon and Negro in an unforgettable mix of forest hikes and live-aboard luxury.
SLICE OF CALIFORNIA: SEABIRDS TO SIERRA
Status: Open
Sep 10-19, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4575) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
A diverse mix of West Coast specialties, montane species, and pelagics in rugged and scenic sites.
OREGON: FROM THE COAST TO THE CASCADES
Status: Open
Sep 13-24, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4650) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
A tour for specialties of the Pacific Northwest as we explore the beautiful coast and Cascade Mountains.
SAFARI BRAZIL: THE PANTANAL & MORE
Status: Open
Sep 14-29, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2021=$6050) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
The spectacular wetlands of the Pantanal, with Hyacinth Macaws and Jabirus, combine with the many specialties of Brazil's Planalto Central to make for the perfect first birding trip to Brazil.
(Brazilian Merganser Extension to Oct 3, 2024)
FALL FOR CAPE MAY
Status: Open
Sep 21-27, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3050) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
See bird migration in action at one of the country's top migration hotspots.
NEW GUINEA & AUSTRALIA
Status: Open
Sep 21 - Oct 9, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 9
A rich and diverse sampler of the best birding of New Guinea and Australia.
ALASKA FALL GOLDMINE: RARITIES ON THE PRIBILOFS & ROSS'S GULLS IN BARROW
Status: Open
Sep 25 - Oct 3, 2024 - Part One (Fee TBD) 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. Important Note for 2021: Please note that due to the closure of the Pribilof Islands to visitors for the 2021 season, only Part Two of this tour will operate in 2021.
AUSTRALIA
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Sep 27 - Oct 17, 2024 - Part One (Fee TBD) 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.
SOUTH AFRICA
Status: Open
Sep 28 - Oct 20, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$10350) 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.
FALL FOR CAPE MAY
Status: Open
Sep 29 - Oct 5, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3050) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
See bird migration in action at one of the country's top migration hotspots.
ALASKA FALL GOLDMINE: RARITIES ON THE PRIBILOFS & ROSS'S GULLS IN BARROW
Status: Open
Oct 2-6, 2024 - Part Two (Fee TBD / 2021=$2925) 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. Important Note for 2021: Please note that due to the closure of the Pribilof Islands to visitors for the 2021 season, only Part Two of this tour will operate in 2021.
MEXICO: VERACRUZ RIVER OF RAPTORS
Status: Open
Oct 4-13, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
The amazing spectacle of huge numbers of migrating raptors combined with some highland birding and cultural highlights.
NORTHERN PERU: ENDEMICS GALORE
Status: Open
Oct 5-24, 2024 (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.
NORTHWESTERN ARGENTINA: THE CHACO, CORDOBA & NORTHERN ANDES
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Oct 12-30, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$6750) 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: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Oct 15-30, 2024 - Part Two (Fee TBD) 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 4, 2024)
SPECTACULAR SOUTHEAST BRAZIL
Status: Open
Oct 18 - Nov 4, 2024 - Part One (Fee TBD) 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.
LOUISIANA: YELLOW RAILS & CRAWFISH TAILS
Status: Open
Oct 24-28, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2125) 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.
BRAZIL: ATLANTIC FOREST GETAWAY
Status: Open
Oct 24 - Nov 3, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$3475) 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.
JEWELS OF ECUADOR: HUMMERS, TANAGERS & ANTPITTAS
Status: Open
Oct 25 - Nov 11, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2021=$6475) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
Survey birding tour of Andean Ecuador; diverse avifauna dominated by colorful hummers and tanagers and more subtle and haunting antpittas.
SRI LANKA
Status: Open
Oct 26 - Nov 12, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$5750) 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.
May be combined with Southern India
MADAGASCAR
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Oct 26 - Nov 18, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$9975) 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 21, 2024)
SOUTHERN ARGENTINA: THE PAMPAS, PATAGONIA & TIERRA DEL FUEGO
Status: Provisionally full; waitlist available
Oct 29 - Nov 14, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$7750) 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 29 - Nov 17, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$16575) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 6
Southwestern Africa's bird specialties, striking scenery, wilderness, and the famed game of Etosha and the Okavango Delta.
SPECTACULAR SOUTHEAST BRAZIL
Status: Open
Nov 2-18, 2024 - Part Two (Fee TBD) 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.
NEW ZEALAND
Status: Open
Nov 10-28, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
Beautiful landscapes as a backdrop for nearly 50 endemic birds plus a great selection of seabirds.
(Pelagic Extension to Nov 30, 2024)
CHILE: THE CLASSIC TOUR
Status: Open
Nov 10-30, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$9525) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
Comprehensive survey tour of this visually spectacular and tourist-friendly country.
SOUTHERN INDIA: WESTERN GHATS ENDEMICS
Status: Open
Nov 11 - Dec 1, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$9675) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 10
Journey from the mammal-rich lowlands of Nagarhole to the endemic-rich mountains of the Western Ghats and the exotic wetlands of Kochi.
May be combined with Sri Lanka
HOLIDAY AT SAN ISIDRO, ECUADOR
Status: Open
Nov 16-25, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3175) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A bird-rich holiday escape based primarily at the very comfortable San Isidro Lodge.
VIETNAM
Status: Open
Nov 16 - Dec 6, 2024 (Fee TBD) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
Intriguing survey tour to bird-rich but poorly known Vietnam.
HOLLAND -- BIRDS & ART: WATERFOWL SPECTACLE & DUTCH MASTERS
Status: Open
Nov 23 - Dec 2, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2021=$4675) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
A tour for some exciting winter birding, in particular waterfowl, combined with an exploration of great Dutch art masters.
GULF OF CALIFORNIA: MEXICO'S RICH DESERT COAST
Status: Open
Dec 2-7, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2021=$2975) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
A week-long get-away to explore the islands, estuaries, and cactus forests near Kino Bay.
HOLIDAY COSTA RICA: RANCHO NATURALISTA
Status: Open
Dec 20-28, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3550) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
One-site holiday tour based at the comfortable Rancho Naturalista Lodge, with excursions to other habitats on Costa Rica's bird-rich Caribbean slope.
MEXICO: OAXACA VALLEY
Status: Open
Dec 21-28, 2024 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2925) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 14
Superb birding with two dozen Mexican endemics and fascinating ruins while based in lovely Oaxaca City.
PANAMA'S CANOPY LODGE: EL VALLE DE ANTON
Status: Open
Dec 27, 2024 - Jan 3, 2025 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3650) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A superb introduction to Neotropical birds or a complement to your broader Middle American birding, all based at a charming lodge.
PANAMA'S CANOPY CAMP: LOWLAND DARIEN
Status: Open
Dec 27, 2024 - Jan 4, 2025 (Fee TBD / 2022=$4625) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
A birding tour to a remote part of Panama with many specialties seen nowhere else in Central America.
ARIZONA WINTER SPECIALTIES
Status: Open
Dec 28, 2024 - Jan 3, 2025 (Fee TBD / 2022=$2575) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 7
Exceptional winter birding on a short tour with numerous specialties and potential rarities.
HOLIDAY COSTA RICA: RANCHO NATURALISTA
Status: Open
Dec 28, 2024 - Jan 5, 2025 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3550) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 12
One-site holiday tour based at the comfortable Rancho Naturalista Lodge, with excursions to other habitats on Costa Rica's bird-rich Caribbean slope.
ECUADOR'S WILDSUMACO LODGE
Status: Open
Dec 28, 2024 - Jan 7, 2025 (Fee TBD / 2021=$3950) with guide TBA
Tour Limit: 8
Exploring the riches of the eastern Andean foothills of northern Ecuador for numerous specialties at Wildsumaco Lodge.