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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

Mongolia: The Eastern Steppes, 17-26 May 2024, with Paul French -- We offer a unique itinerary to the far east of Mongolia,... (more)

Alaska: The Pribilofs and Utqiagvik (Barrow) in Fall, Sep 29 - Oct 7 2024, with Raymond VanBuskirk -- Alaska’s Pribilof Islands lie in the Bering... (more)

Poland in Spring, 19-26 May 2024, with Stephen Menzie -- Birding in Eastern Poland in late May is magical.... (more)

Colombia: Central, Jun 28 - Jul 8 2024, with Fabrice Schmitt -- Hummingbirds galore plus sparkling tanagers, elusive antpittas and even Mountain-Toucan, all while enjoying a cup of Colombian coffee! (more)

Trinidad and Tobago, 17-27 July 2024, with Ethan Kistler -- Lying just off the coast of Venezuela, the island... (more)

See the complete list of new WINGS tours here.


Remembering David Fisher: It’s been almost two years since we lost David Fisher, world... (more)

See all recent Miscellany here.

Health Protocols

To view our health policies, click here.

Guaranteed Tours

Minnesota in Winter with Frank Nicoletti. 18-23 January. One space remains.

Arizona: A Winter Week in the Southeast with Jake Mohlmann. 26 January-2 February. One space remains.

New Mexico in Winter with Raymond VanBuskirk.  2-10 February. 

Thailand: The Northwest with Jon Dunn. 5-19 February.

Ecuador: The East Slope of the Andes with Jon Feenstra - 6-14 February. Two spaces remaining.

Ecuador Amazon Lowlands (Feb) with Jon Feenstra. 15-24 February.

Mexico: San Blas - Mangroves and Forests with Steve Howell. 5-13 February. One space remains.

Texas: Rio Grande in Winter with Jake Mohlmann. 8-17 February. One space remains.

India: The North with Susan Myers. 9-27 February. One space remains.

Sri Lanka with Deepal Warakagoda. 11-26 February.

Mexico: Oaxaca and Western Chiapas with Luke Seitz. 27 February-9 March. One space remains.


Dominican Republic with Raymond Vanbuskirk. 24 February-3 March.

Bhutan with Paul Holt - 27 March-13 April.

Private Tours

WINGS organizes private tours worldwide. Details here.

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Regent’s Bowerbird is an arresting sight on our tour, Australia: Queensland and New South Wales

Photo: David Fisher

From the Field

December 5: Ethan Kistler reports from Eastern South Africa

Steve Rooke and I recently finished the 19-day Eastern South Africa tour. Our route provided us with the opportunity to... (more)

December 4: Rich Hoyer recently returned from a wonderful tour in Bahia, Brazil

The Bahia, Brazil tour went beautifully this year, with great birds, fabulous scenery, amazing wildlife, and a very harmonious... (more)

November 16: Southern Ecuador with Jon Feenstra

We are all home now after nearly two and a half weeks of birding the remote rainforests, cloudforests, deserts, paramo,... (more)

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Our Leaders & Staff

Jared Clarke

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Jared Clarke is a native Newfoundlander who grew up on the northeast coast of the province and was introduced to the outdoors at a very young age by his grandfathers. Always a nature enthusiast, he became interested in birds while working for a local... (more)

Featured Tour

Ecuador: The Amazon Lowlands 2 - A Week at Sani Lodge

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The Amazonian lowlands of eastern Ecuador harbor one of the most diverse avian assemblages in the world, comparable to parts of eastern and southeastern Peru in both richness and beauty. Sani Lodge, two and a half hours by boat down the Napo River from the end of the road at the Amazonian town of Coca, sits on an oxbow lake in the heart of the Amazon... (more)

AZ Birding

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