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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... (more)

Indonesia: West Papua, Jun 19 - Jul 12 2020, with Susan Myers -- The island of New Guinea is surely one of the most... (more)

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

Angola, 1-19 August 2020, with Michael Mills and David Fisher -- Out of bounds for 30 years due to internal troubles,... (more)

See the complete list of new WINGS tours here.

Miscellany

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

Maryland and West Virginia  16-23 June.

Borneo 3-17 August.

Peninsular Malaysia 19-30 August.

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

South Africa 1-15 September. *One space

Madagascar 5-22 September.

Full list of guaranteed departures with space

Private Tours

WINGS organizes private tours worldwide. Details here.

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A Red-shouldered Macaw, one of more than 30 parrots (and 10 macaws) possible on Brazil: The Panatanal and Mato Grosso Rainforest. Our most recent tour account can be found here.

Photo: David Fisher



From the Field

May 13: Luke Seitz on his recent tour, Mexico: Oaxaca and Western Chiapas

Our tour through the varied habitats of western... (more)

May 2: Gavin Bieber and Evan Obercian on their recent tour, Florida: The South, the Keys and the Dry Tortugas

We started with a day in the dry pine forests... (more)

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

It is always a pleasure to return to the Canopy... (more)

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

Gorgeous weather, delicious food, amazing scenery,... (more)

See all recent From the Field submissions here.


Our Leaders & Staff

Nick Moran

Image of Nick Moran

Nick started scribbling wildlife notes when he was six. Migrating north from inland North Yorkshire to Scotland and coastal Fife at the age of 18 rapidly expanded his opportunity and appetite for birding, and over the next 20 years he travelled and birded... (more)

Featured Tour

Georgia in Autumn: Migration Along the Black Sea

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Georgia in autumn is a birding secret that needs sharing. We favor beginning on the impressive Javakheti Plateau, a high-altitude area of gorges, farmland, steppe, and lakes populated by raptors possibly including Lammergier and vast numbers of waterbirds, followed by a stretch of the old Silk Road leading into the mighty Lesser Caucasus to search... (more)

AZ Birding

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

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BIRD LISTS and NARRATIVES

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