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Welcome to WINGS

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.

Booking from the UK

If you are from the United Kingdom, we appreciate that you may have some questions about the whole process from contacting the WINGS office, to booking, payment, flights, and joining the tour. Click here for detailed information on these points.

What's New

The Solomon Islands, Sep 13 - Oct 2 2022, with Ryan Chenery -- The Solomon Islands are one of the few remaining places... (more)

Zambia, 13-26 October 2022, with Ethan Kistler -- Zambia is a wonderfully scenic country in the middle... (more)

Lesser Antilles, 7-21 February 2022, with Ryan Chenery -- These 10 stunningly beautiful Caribbean islands form... (more)

Scotland, 1-7 May 2022, with Rob Sheldon -- The Scottish Highlands are one of the last truly wild... (more)

See the complete list of new WINGS tours here.


Global Birding Event: The Global Birding Event held on 17 October proved to be an amazing... (more)

See all recent Miscellany here.

COVID 19 Updates

With vaccinations underway in many countries, we’re excited to be running tours again. For more about our COVID 19 response, click here.

Guaranteed Tours

Cuba with Jon Dunn - A close-to-home destination with a complicated history, our tour to this island nation targets regional endemic birds while sampling the culture, food, and famous music. 23 March-2 April.

Panama: Spring at the Canopy Tower with Gavin Bieber - Excellent neotropical birding from a single base: the acclaimed Canopy Tower. 28 March-3 April. Canopy Lodge extension to 8 April.

Colorado Lekking Grouse with Skye Haas and Jon Feenstra - Stunning Colorado scenery combined with sought-after birds. A match made in heaven. 4-14 April. One space remains.


Guatemala with Luke Seitz - Horned Guan, Pink-headed Warbler, and Goldman’s Warbler are among the treasures found in the cool highlands of this Mayan stronghold. 4-14 April. Extension to 18 April.

Private Tours

WINGS organizes private tours worldwide. Details here.

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Palestine Sunbird is a bright spot in the sand-colored landscapes on our tour Oman

From the Home/From the Field

January 21: Jake Mohlmann reports from a successful return to Argentina

We just navigated through a hugely successful trip across the southern cone of South America on our latest Argentina expedition... (more)

January 7: Rich Hoyer completed his wonderful Christmas in Oaxaca tour recently.

It can’t have been a surprise that the Red Warbler was mentioned by the most participants as one of their favorite... (more)

December 16: Gavin Bieber completed his 3-tour traverse of Panama with a stay in the Darien region

Our 2021 Panama Darien tour immediately followed the western trip through the Chiriqui Highlands and Bocas del Toro. ... (more)

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Our Leaders & Staff

Peter Taylor

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Originally from Stockport in the UK, Peter is a naturalised Australian, who emigrated as a child with his parents from the UK to Australia as ‘£10 tourists’ in the 1960s. He spent nearly 30 years living in Adelaide, South Australia... (more)

Featured Tour

Alaska: Gambell

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As more and more North American birdwatchers have discovered, spring birdwatching in Alaska is an experience to be found nowhere else on this continent. There is first of all the excitement of seeing many species whose North American range is almost exclusively from Alaska, seeing them well and in the case of seabirds in almost overwhelming abundance... (more)

AZ Birding

Coming to southeastern Arizona and want guiding help for just a day or two? Find an excellent guide at AZ-Birding.