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What's New

South Africa: Marion Island Cruise - Land extensions, Jan 17 - Feb 7 2021, with Ethan Kistler -- South Africa is world-renowned for its incredible... (more)

Zambia, Nov 24 - Dec 8 2021, with Ethan Kistler -- Zambia is a wonderfully scenic country in the middle... (more)

Uganda: Shoebills to Gorillas, Jun 20 - Jul 9 2020, with Brian Finch and Paul Tamwenya -- Uganda is the jewel in the crown of East Africa, generally... (more)

Oregon: Birds & Theater, 21-27 August 2020, with Rich Hoyer and Ethan Kistler -- The Oregon Shakespeare Festival began as a three-day... (more)

Lesser Antilles, 7-20 February 2021, with Ryan Chenery -- These 10 stunningly beautiful Caribbean islands form... (more)

See the complete list of new WINGS tours here.


Recent Publication: The Birds of Gambell and St. Lawrence Island: Western Field Ornithologists has recently published Paul Lehman’s... (more)

See all recent Miscellany here.

Guaranteed Tours


Alaska: Gambell, Nome, and the Pribilofs 28 May-6 June. Extensions to 11 June.

Alaska: Majesty of the North 11-23 June. Pribilofs from 8 June and Barrow to 26 June. One space.

Mongolia 1-16 June. One space.

Iceland 9-18 June. One space.

Ecuador: Mindo and the Northwest Andes 11-19 June.

Full list of guaranteed departures with space

Private Tours

WINGS organizes private tours worldwide. Details here.

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A Pileated Flycatcher watches for insects near the famous Zapotec ruins of Monte Alban on Oaxaca at Christmastime. You can read more about the delightful combination of fine birding, great ruins and seasonal delights possible on this tour here.

Photo: Rich Hoyer

From the Field

March 24: Jake Mohlmann on his recently completed tour, Nebraska: The Sandhills and the Platte River

We just wrapped up five days cruising through... (more)

February 24: Gavin Bieber on his recently completed cruise, New Zealand, the Tasman Sea and Australia

Seabirding from the comfortable open bow on deck... (more)

February 20: Jake Mohlmann on his just concluded tour, Texas: The Rio Grande Valley in Winter

We just wrapped up another winter tour through... (more)

February 11: Steve Howell and Luke Seitz on their just-completed cruise, Antarctic Peninsula and around Cape Horn

Steve Howell and Luke Seitz report on the inaugural... (more)

February 4: Jake Mohlman on his recently completed tour, Arizona: A Winter Week in the Southeast

Our winter week in Southeastern Arizona covered... (more)

See all recent From the Field submissions here.

Our Leaders & Staff

Tudor Blaj

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Tudor Blaj trained as a forestry engineer with a Master’s Degree in forestry, but after a few years working as a forest manager he decided that guiding birdwatching tours around his home country was more fun than managing a couple of thousand... (more)

Featured Tour

Arizona and Utah - Fall Migration in the Canyonlands

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The spectacular canyons, rivers, and forests of northern Arizona and southwestern Utah are among the most dramatic in North America. Our tour will combine breathtaking landscapes with exciting birdwatching, especially in the desert oases. We’ll visit a variety of colorful canyons and monoliths sculpted from the massive Colorado Plateau, including... (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.