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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.

What's New

Peninsular Malaysia, 19-30 August 2019, with Susan Myers -- About 720 bird species have been recorded in peninsular Malaysia, and a large... (more)

Borneo - Sarawak Endemics, Jul 26 - Aug 3 2019, with Susan Myers -- Borneo is quite rightly regarded as one of the great storehouses of our planet’s... (more)

Senegal, Feb 21 - Mar 6 2020, with Paul French and Steve Rooke -- Africa’s Sahel region is vast and surprisingly undervisited by western... (more)

New Mexico in Winter, 6-13 January 2020 (A New Departure) , with Raymond VanBuskirk -- Riverine cottonwood stands along the Upper Rio Grande River, expansive fields... (more)

See the complete list of new WINGS tours here.


Peterson Guide to Bird Identification—in 12 Steps: Continuing his publishing streak, Steve Howell has teamed up with... (more)

See all recent Miscellany here.

Guaranteed Tours

Oregon in Spring 13 - 24 May.

Mongolia 21 May-5 June.

China: Sichuan 26 May-14 June.

Maryland and West Virginia  16-23 June.

Iceland 21-30 June. *One space

Ecuador: Mindo and the Northwest Andes 29 June-7 July.

Colombia: The Chocó 28 July-9 August.

Borneo 3-17 August.

Alaska: Fall Migration at Gambell & the Pribilofs 30 August-7 September; Pribilofs to 12 September.

Full list of guaranteed departures with space

Private Tours

WINGS organizes private tours worldwide. Details here.

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Bar-winged Wood-Wren is found locally in humid forest only in southern Ecuador and northwestern Peru.

Photo: Fabrice Schmitt

From the Field

April 21: Gavin Bieber on his recent tour, Panama: Spring at the Canopy Tower

It is always a pleasure to return to the Canopy Tower and the Canopy Lodge,... (more)

April 1: Rich Hoyer on his Mar. 2019 tour to Baja California's Cape Region

Gorgeous weather, delicious food, amazing scenery, and a great group were highlights... (more)

March 26: Jake Mohlmann, Evan Obercian and Ethan Kistler on their just-completed tour, Nebraska: The Sandhills and the Platte River

We just finished covering 1,000 miles of mostly paved roads through America’s... (more)

March 11: Gavin Bieber on the first of his irregular Outback Australia tours, Southwestern Australia and Northern Queensland 

The first of what will be a series of irregular WINGS outback Australia tours... (more)

See all recent From the Field submissions here.

Our Leaders & Staff

Mario Mosqueira

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Mario Mosqueira is a biologist from Salta, Argentina, where he lives with his wife and two sons. His varied nature-related work includes teaching at the local university, consulting, guiding full time and, in the last few years, working actively with... (more)

Featured Tour

India: The South

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India has long fascinated naturalists and travelers alike, and it’s easy to see why. The fabulously rich wildlife, the cultural and geographic diversity, and the Indian people themselves combine to make this a fascinating place to visit again and again. Compared with the north, southern India has been relatively poorly explored by visiting birdwatchers,... (more)

AZ Birding

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



The following tour bird lists and narratives have been posted recently to the WINGS website.