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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.

What's New

Zambia, Nov 27 - Dec 14 2021, with Ethan Kistler -- Zambia is a wonderfully scenic country in the middle... (more)

Lesser Antilles, 6-19 November 2021, with Ryan Chenery -- These 10 stunningly beautiful Caribbean islands form... (more)

India: The North, Feb 27 - Mar 17 2022, with Susan Myers -- India is a mystical and exotic country that for many... (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.

Miscellany

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

See all recent Miscellany here.

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Private Tours

WINGS organizes private tours worldwide. Details here.

COVID 19 Updates

Wtih vaccinations underway in many countries, we’re excited to be running tours again. For more about our COVID 19 response, click here. To see our 2021 tours, click here

Guaranteed Tours

Maine and New Hampshire with Luke Seitz - Highlights the best of New England birding, from Bicknell’s Thrush to seabirds. One space remains. 11-20 June.

Uganda with Brian Finch - Uganda is the jewel in the crown of East Africa, filled with excellent birds such as Shoebill and Green-breasted Pitta and mammal highlights that include Mountain Gorilla and Chimpanzee. Two spaces remain. 20 June-9 July. 

Arizona Second Spring with Jon Dunn or Jake Mohlmann - Excellent birding as the summer monsoons bring moisture and awaken a ”second spring” full of birdsong, peak diversity, and good chances for rarities. Two departures each with one space remaining. 25 July-5 August or 31 July-11 August. 

Ecuador: Mindo and the Northwest Andes with Luke Seitz - Superb Andean birding with up to 40 hummingbird species. 2-10 July.

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We can expect to see the irrepressible Pygmy Nuthatch on our tour, Oregon in Spring



From the Home/From the Field

May 10: Gavin Bieber reports from sunny Florida

After a year-long hiatus due to the pandemic it was fantastic to return to Florida for our 2021 Spring South Florida tour... (more)

April 21: Steve Howell sends a closing report from his month in West Mexico, barely enough time to celebrate the diversity of birds there—around 400 species seen with pretty casual birding!

Arguably top ranked among birds of color is the stunning Rosy Thrush-tanager (a potential split as Mexican Thrush-tanager),... (more)

April 12: Steve Howell on Military Macaws

While birding around northern Jalisco, Mexico, for the past ten days, Steve Howell and Luke Seitz found Military Macaws... (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

Sweden: Fall Migration at Falsterbo

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The Scandinavian Peninsula is a vast region rich in birdlife. Every autumn, countless millions of breeding birds empty out of the northern forests and fells for southern climes. Located at the very tip of this landmass, Falsterbo acts like a very narrow delivery end of an enormous funnel. Consequently, it has long been regarded as one of Europe’s... (more)

AZ Birding

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