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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

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)

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

Nepal, 2-3 March 2020, with Mich Coker and Som GC -- Cut off from the rest of the world for centuries, Nepal remains one of Asia’s... (more)

Cruise: Antarctic Peninsula and Around Cape Horn, Jan 21 - Feb 6 2020, with Steve Howell and Luke Seitz -- Have you dreamed of taking an extended pelagic trip around the southern tip... (more)

See the complete list of new WINGS tours here.

Miscellany

Recommended by Rough Guides: WINGS was recommended by roughguides.com in a recent article on... (more)

See all recent Miscellany here.

Guaranteed Tours

Ecuador: Mindo and the Northwest Andes 31 January-8 February. *One space.

Thailand: The Northwest 7-20 February

Thailand: The South 20 February-5 March

Texas: Rio Grande Valley & Whooping Crane extension February 9-16, ext to 18

India: North 11-28 February

Dominican Republic 1-9 March

China: Yunnan Province 10-24 March.

Nebraska: The Sandhills and the Platte River 16-21 March. *One space.

Vietnam 16 March-7 April.

Panama Spring 23-29 March. Ext to 3 April.

Bhutan 27 March-13 April *One space.

Jamaica 6-13 April.

France: Birding à la Française 16-26 May. *One space.

Alaska: Gambell, Nome, and the Pribilofs 26 May-9 June. *One room.

Full list of guaranteed departures with space

Private Tours

WINGS organizes private tours worldwide. Details here.

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Burrowing Owls are a delightful part of our tour California: The South . The narrative and bird lists for this Jon Dunn tour can be found here

Photo: Steve N.G. Howell



From the Field

January 16: Steve Howell on his just-completed tour, Mexico: San Blas

Steve Howell reports from the conclusion of another wonderful week in San... (more)

January 14: Rich Hoyer on his recently completed tour, Brazil: The Southeast Atlantic Rainforest

So many endemic birds – either stunningly beautiful or with fascinating... (more)

December 19: Gavin Bieber on his recently concluded tour, Panama: Darién Lowlands

The vast and sparsely populated Darien Province in the far east of the country... (more)

December 16: Steve Howell on his recently completed tour, Mexico: The Yucatan and Cozumel

  It was another wonderful Mexico tour to The Yucatan and Cozumel,... (more)

December 14: Gavin Bieber on his recently completed tour, Panama: Bocas del Toro and the Western Highlands

It’s testament to the diversity of habitats and birds that exist in this... (more)

See all recent From the Field submissions here.


Our Leaders & Staff

Susan Myers

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Susan Myers has been birding and traveling in Asia for over thirty years now, something she can’t quite believe herself! She is passionate about Asia and its wildlife. She also strongly believes that the combination of incredible and diverse wildlife,... (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.