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If you’re an old hand, we hope our program is of interest. If you’re new to birding tours, you might find our essay “Choosing a Birding Tour” helpful.
Panama: Bocas del Toro and the Western Highlands, Nov 17-26, 2017, with Gavin Bieber -- The many mangrove-fringed islands of the Bocas del Toro Archipelago have long attracted those with a... (more)
Peru: Machu Picchu and the Manu-Kosñipata Road, Sep 10-21, 2017, with Rich Hoyer -- The awe-inspiring Incan ruins of Machu Picchu need no introduction, and any birding trip to this region... (more)
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Netherlands in Spring with James Lidster - A short tour in brilliant color with birds in full breeding plumage plus spectacular displays of flowers in the Dutch bulbfields. April 21 - 25.
Georgia The High Caucasus with Paul French and Giorgi Darchiashvili - A spectacular raptor migration and local specialties such as Caucasian Snowcock, Caucasian Black Grouse, Güldenstadt’s Redstart, and Great Rosefinch. April 27-May 5.
China: Beidaihe and Happy Island with Paul Holt and Wang Qingyu - Coincides with the peak of spring migration in coastal northeastern China. Minimal travel, good food, and superb birding. May 6 -21.
Seabird Cruise: San Fran to SE Alaska with Paul Lehman – A relaxing West Coast cruise with many exciting species such as Laysan Albatross, Kittlitz’s Murrelet, and perhaps a rarity or three. May 8 - 18.
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The smart little Collared Plover inhabits the beaches and coastal lagoons on Mexico: San Blas - Mangroves and Forests.
Photo: Steve Howell
Our visit to the justifiably famous Canopy Tower and Canopy Lodge was a few weeks earlier than usual... (more)
Our tour to northern Peru’s cloud forests of Abra Patricia and the Alto Mayo Valley was full of... (more)
We’re back from a week in the Ecuadorian Amazon based at Sani Lodge. That was a week of no cars... (more)
All in all this was a remarkable trip. Where else can you bird comfortably from an open deck in 40-knots... (more)
The primary focus of this trip is, of course, the true seabirds, and our first day out from Valparaiso... (more)