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2018 - March

Birding Tour Ethiopia: Complete Abyssinia 2018

Date Start: March 20, 2018

Date End: April 09, 2018

Welcome to our ‘Birding Tour Ethiopia’ adventure. Ethiopia, “the Roof of Africa”, is an absolutely unique and spectacular birding destination. It is one of Africa’s mos ...

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Birding Tour Morocco: The Best of Central Morocco 2018

Date Start: March 24, 2018

Date End: April 03, 2018

Birding in Morocco is both scenic and exciting, and the country has many first-class birds, including a number of near-endemics, such as the stunning Moussier’s Redstart, Tristram’s Warbler, L ...

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Birding Tour Bhutan: Spring in the Eastern Himalayas 2018

Date Start: March 25, 2018

Date End: April 13, 2018

Bhutan, known as the land of the Thunder Dragon, is a quaint, quiet, and scenically spectacular country with a strong conservation ethic rooted in ancient Buddhist traditions. Vast areas of unspoiled ...

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Birding Tour USA: A Texas Spring and Whooping Cranes 2018

Date Start: March 26, 2018

Date End: April 06, 2018

Here’s our next exciting tour in the Birding Tour USA collection. Due to its proximity to the humid tropics of Mexico, the subtropical woodlands of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas boast over two ...

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2018 - April

Mammal and Birding Tour South Africa: The Kalahari 2018

Date Start: April 02, 2018

Date End: April 09, 2018

We offer an optional 6-day Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park pre-tour extension to this tour. Welcome to our Birding Tour Kalahari expedition. The vast Kalahari area is semi-desert, where some very tough A ...

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Birding Tour USA: Colorado - Lekking Grouse and Rocky Mountains 2018

Date Start: April 06, 2018

Date End: April 17, 2018

Colorado offers one of the most spectacular North American birding spectacles with the spring lekking season of several grouse species, which we’ll see on this Birding Tour USA adventure. Churri ...

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Birding Tour Cameroon: 26-day Complete North and South 2018

Date Start: April 09, 2018

Date End: May 04, 2018

Welcome to our next ‘Birding Tour Cameroon’ adventure. With towering peaks, rolling hills, dry Sahel habitat and primary forest, Cameroon is awash with some of Africa’s most sought-a ...

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Birding Tour Southern Africa: Owls of Namibia, Botswana, South Africa 2018

Date Start: April 10, 2018

Date End: April 24, 2018

Owls of Africa: The southern dozen – Birding Tour Southern Africa This is a trip in which we concentrate on finding the fine suite of owls inhabiting Africa south of the mighty Zambezi River. Mo ...

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Mammal and Birding Tour South Africa: Drakensberg and Zululand 2018

Date Start: April 10, 2018

Date End: April 18, 2018

KwaZulu-Natal is one of the richest places for mammals and birds in South Africa. On this ‘Birding Tour South Africa’ adventure we first sample the impressive Drakensberg, which has lots o ...

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Birding Tour Tanzania: 19-day Birding Safari 2018

Date Start: April 11, 2018

Date End: April 29, 2018

Tanzania surely comes closer to what people expect of Africa than any other country: the vast plains of the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater, and Africa’s highest mountain (Kilimanjaro ...

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Birding Tour India: Bhutan Extension - Assam April 2018

Date Start: April 13, 2018

Date End: April 20, 2018

This extension to our 20-day Bhutan tour will lead to the Indian province of Assam, home to two magnificent national parks for us to visit: Kaziranga NP and Nameri NP. Either of these parks may allow ...

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Birding Tour USA: Alabama - Dauphin Island 2018

Date Start: April 14, 2018

Date End: April 21, 2018

This tour will concentrate on birding the greater Dauphin Island area, with its famous Shell Mound and Goat Tree migrant traps. This section of the Gulf Coast is where migrants get their first view of ...

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Birding Tour Greece: The North and optional extension to Lesvos 2018

Date Start: April 23, 2018

Date End: May 01, 2018

Greece has one of the highest bird densities in Europe and offers wonderful cultural possibilities. On this 9-day Birding Tour Greece adventure we will start off in Athens, one of the cultural capita ...

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Birding Tour USA: Florida Peninsula and the Florida Keys 2018

Date Start: April 24, 2018

Date End: May 03, 2018

Welcome to the next tour in our Birding Tour USA collection. On a map, the finger-like state of Florida protrudes prominently from the continental United States, reaching south towards the Caribbean u ...

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Birding Tour Spain: Central and Northern Spain 2018

Date Start: April 28, 2018

Date End: May 13, 2018

Next on our birding calendar is an exciting ‘Birding Tour Spain’ adventure. Spain has long been an extremely popular destination for birders, offering as it does a wide range of typical Me ...

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Birding Tour Taiwan: Birding Extravaganza 2018

Date Start: April 30, 2018

Date End: May 11, 2018

Taiwan not only has great avifauna but also a host of other winning points that make it a wonderful destination for a comfortable ‘Birding Tour Taiwan’ adventure. With about 30 endemics, m ...

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2018 - May

Birding Tour Canada: Point Pelee, Niagara Falls, and Algonquin May 1, 2018

Date Start: May 01, 2018

Date End: May 12, 2018

Point Pelee must be the most famous site in North America for the spring migration of songbirds, including 35 wood warbler species as well as brightly-colored tanagers, orioles, and many others. Acros ...

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Birding Tour Canada: Point Pelee, Niagara Falls, and Algonquin May 4, 2018

Date Start: May 04, 2018

Date End: May 15, 2018

This trip is fully booked; please consider our departure on May 1, 2018. Point Pelee must be the most famous site in North America for the spring migration of songbirds, including 35 wood warbler spec ...

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Birding Tour Sweden: Spring "Long Weekend" Birding Adventure 2018

Date Start: May 06, 2018

Date End: May 09, 2018

Sweden’s Taiga forests and wetlands around Svartådalen make for fantastic birding in the springtime. The Black River Valley of Västmanland hosts waves of migrating birds that arrive from late Apri ...

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Birding Tour USA: Tennessee - Spring Migration 2018

Date Start: May 07, 2018

Date End: May 17, 2018

Welcome to our next ‘Birding Tour USA’ adventure. The Appalachian range of mountains running through east Tennessee is along the major eastern flyway and is a great spot to do some spring ...

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Birding Tour Panama: Wild Western Panama - the Caribbean and the Cloudforest Slope 2018

Date Start: May 09, 2018

Date End: May 17, 2018

Panama offers one of the greatest birding experiences in the Neotropics, conjuring up visions of the Panama Canal, Harpy Eagles, army ants, and ground cuckoos. However, less frequently visited by bird ...

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Birding Tour Bulgaria and the Romanian Danube Delta: Birding Adventure 2018

Date Start: May 11, 2018

Date End: May 27, 2018

This ‘Birding Tour Bulgaria’ adventure encompasses the majority of species-rich Bulgaria, along with the mighty Danube Delta in neighboring Romania. It offers a good chance of finding a nu ...

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Birding Tour Austria and Hungary: Birding Adventure 2018

Date Start: May 12, 2018

Date End: May 23, 2018

This tour takes us through two great birding destinations at the heart of Europe, Austria and Hungary. The ‘Birding Tour Austria and Hungary’ itinerary comprises uplands in Austria in the ...

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Birding Tour China: 9-day Yunnan Pre-tour 2018

Date Start: May 13, 2018

Date End: May 21, 2018

Welcome to our Birding Tour China adventure excursion. Yunnan is China’s most diverse province, biologically as well as culturally. The province contains snow-capped mountains and true tropical ...

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Birding Tour Panama: Central and Eastern Panama and the Darien 2018

Date Start: May 17, 2018

Date End: May 28, 2018

Welcome to our new Birding Tour Central and Eastern Panama 2017! Panama is perhaps one of the best birding countries in the Neotropics. With easy access, an excellent logistic infrastructure, and a hu ...

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Birding Tour France: Midi-Pyrenees and Languedoc-Roussillion 2018

Date Start: May 18, 2018

Date End: May 27, 2018

This ‘Birding Tour France’ adventure takes us through the southern lowlands, foothills, Mediterranean shoreline, high Pyrenees, and forest woodlands of southern France. We’ll get to ...

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Birding Tour China: 18-day Sichuan 2018

Date Start: May 21, 2018

Date End: June 07, 2018

Covering approximately 9.6 million square kilometers, China is the world’s second-largest country by land area. We’re really excited to bring you our Birding Tour China adventure. China ...

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Birding Tour USA: Arizona - Desert and the Grand Canyon 2018

Date Start: May 21, 2018

Date End: June 01, 2018

Welcome to our next ‘Birding Tour USA’ adventure. Southeast Arizona is a land of stark contrast and spectacular scenery. In the lowlands, granite outcroppings, towering saguaro cactus, and ...

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Birding Tour Turkey: Birding and Culture Extravaganza 2018

Date Start: May 23, 2018

Date End: June 11, 2018

This expansive ‘Birding Tour Turkey’ adventure will cover the following fascinating areas of Turkey: Istanbul, Belgrade Forest, Oymapinar Dam, Göksu Delta, Aladaglar National Park, Sultan ...

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Birding Tour Canada: The Rockies 2018

Date Start: May 29, 2018

Date End: June 03, 2018

Discover the spectacular Waterton Lakes National Park with us! Regarded as one of North America’s most captivating mountain parks, in 1995 Waterton Lakes National Park was named a UNESCO World Herit ...

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2018 - June

Birding Tour Italy: Birding and Sights of the Roman Empire 2018

Date Start: June 01, 2018

Date End: June 18, 2018

Welcome to our next Birding Tour Italy adventure. Italy is a must-visit country to most travelers – this is where both the Roman Empire and the Renaissance began, and no other Western country c ...

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Birding Tour South Africa: Kruger National Park and Escarpment June 2018

Date Start: June 01, 2018

Date End: June 09, 2018

This is a tour for those who want the ultimate African mammal safari experience while also seeing a huge diversity of birds, a disproportionate number of these birds being very brightly colored, chari ...

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Birding Tour Finland: Owls, Taiga, and Fjords 2018

Date Start: June 03, 2018

Date End: June 14, 2018

Birding Tour Finland Itinerary – The 12-day version is detailed here, but the first 7 days can be done as an independent tour, in which case you fly into and out of Oulu and you end the tour 5 d ...

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Birding Tour Peru: The Endemic-rich North and Cordillera Blanca 2018

Date Start: June 05, 2018

Date End: June 30, 2018

This expansive ‘Birding Tour Peru’ expedition of the magnificent north of Peru will lead us through all of the most rewarding birding hotspots of this astounding area brimming with avian r ...

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Birding Tour China: 12-day Qinghai Extension 2018

Date Start: June 07, 2018

Date End: June 18, 2018

Welcome to our next ‘Birding Tour China’ adventure. Qinghai is a province of the People’s Republic of China located in the northwest of the country. The province is home to nearly 40 ...

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Birding Tour Mongolia: Bird Specialties in Taiga and Gobi 2018

Date Start: June 07, 2018

Date End: June 21, 2018

Welcome to our Birding Tour Mongolia, a birding and wildlife photography tour in some remote areas from the Siberian taiga through the high Altai Mountains to the Gobi desert. Mongolia is one of the h ...

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Birding Tour Iceland: Viking Birding 2018

Date Start: June 10, 2018

Date End: June 18, 2018

This tour is now closed for booking. Please consider our Birding Tour Iceland: Viking Birding 2019. Iceland, thanks to its remote location and harsh winters, has a relatively small population, leavi ...

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Mammal and Birding Cruise Norway: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) - Polar Bears and Seabirds 2018

Date Start: June 19, 2018

Date End: June 26, 2018

You arrive in the world’s northernmost town, historic Longyearbyen (previously known as “Long Year City”), deep within the Arctic Circle, and we have time to explore this small city ...

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Birding Tour USA: Maine - Coastal Maine by Land and Sea 2018

Date Start: June 21, 2018

Date End: June 27, 2018

The trip will begin by exploring the boreal forests of Acadia National Park, Cadillac Mountain. Here we might expect to see Western Osprey and Bald Eagle as well as smaller boreal species such as Grey ...

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2018 - July

Birding Tour Peru: South Peru - the Inca Empire, Mountains and Lowland Rainforests 2018

Date Start: July 01, 2018

Date End: July 16, 2018

Welcome to the next tour in our ‘Birding Tour Peru’ collection. This is a classic Southern Peru birding tour, in which we sample a huge range of different habitats from coastal desert to h ...

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Birding Tour Peru: The Lima Area – Extension to South Peru 2018

Date Start: July 16, 2018

Date End: July 19, 2018

During this short ‘Birding Tour Peru’ excursion we will be birding Pacusana, the Santa Eulalia Road,and the Lomas de Lachay national reserve, searching, among others, for the legendary Dia ...

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Birding Tour Peru: Northwest and Abra Patricia Mountains 2018

Date Start: July 25, 2018

Date End: August 08, 2018

We’re excited to bring you this fantastic ‘Birding Tour Peru’ adventure. Birding in Peru is a great trip that will offer an amazing set of endemic and classic Neotropical birds such ...

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2018 - August

Birding Tour Uganda: 19-day Shoebill, Albertine Rift Endemics, Gorillas and Chimpanzees 2018

Date Start: August 01, 2018

Date End: August 19, 2018

Birding Tour Uganda Itinerary – The 19-day version is detailed here, but the first 14 days can be done as an independent tour. The 19-day version (including the 5-day extension to Murchison Falls Na ...

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Birding Tour Zambia and Malawi (South-central Africa) 2018

Date Start: August 14, 2018

Date End: September 09, 2018

It is surprising that Zambia and Malawi are not bombarded by birders! Probably they are just not particularly well-marketed, charismatic, and popular countries for birding tours. But this is certainly ...

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Birding Tour South Africa - Cape, Namaqualand and Kalahari 2018

Date Start: August 15, 2018

Date End: August 27, 2018

This is a birding adventure in which a large number of localized southern African endemics will be encountered. In addition, big mammals such as black-maned Kalahari lion will be an exciting distracti ...

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Photo and Birding Tour Kenya: Birding and Wildlife Adventure 2018

Date Start: August 17, 2018

Date End: September 06, 2018

This is a photographic birding tour that gives you time in one of Africa’s most photogenic countries. Kenya has a unique and diverse array of habitat types, ranging from the snow-capped mountains at ...

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Birding Tour Uganda: Shelley's Crimsonwing Expedition 2018

Date Start: August 22, 2018

Date End: August 29, 2018

On this tour we would like to try and get photos and sound recordings of Shelley’s Crimsonwing, one of Africa’s rarest finches. We plan to be as close as possible to the sites we feel are best for ...

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Birding Tour Borneo: Spectacular Birds and Other Wildlife 2018

Date Start: August 26, 2018

Date End: September 09, 2018

Birding Borneo is quite something as it is the third-largest island in the world and is awash with avian riches. With over 50 endemics and pristine Dipterocarp forests, montane cloudforests, riverine ...

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Birding Tour Brazil: Cerrado, Amazon, and Pantanal 2018

Date Start: August 28, 2018

Date End: September 11, 2018

Please note: On this Birding Tour Brazil 1.5 days will be spent searching for the magnificent jaguar. Welcome to the first of our 2018 Birding Tour Brazil itineraries! In a country well known for its ...

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Birding Tour Papua New Guinea: Attenborough's Paradise 2018

Date Start: August 31, 2018

Date End: September 18, 2018

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is indeed a birder’s paradise. Thirty-four birds-of-paradise live on the island of New Guinea, of which thirty-one can be found in Papua New Guinea. The island of New Guinea i ...

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2018 - September

Birding Tour Peru: The Manu Road 2018

Date Start: September 01, 2018

Date End: September 20, 2018

Our Birding Tour Peru: The Manu Road is perhaps ‘the’ birding adventure of South America, and the Manu Road is one of the obligatory birding destinations of the world. Our 20-day trip wil ...

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Photo and Birding Tour South Africa: Western Cape, with extension to Kruger National Park 2018

Date Start: September 01, 2018

Date End: September 11, 2018

South Africa’s Western Cape Province is scenically stunningly beautiful and hugely varied – from rocky sea cliffs and impressive mountains rising straight out of the sea to everything from moist t ...

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Photo and Birding Tour Namibia - Quintessential Namibia 2018

Date Start: September 02, 2018

Date End: September 12, 2018

Experience the Namib in all its splendor – the oldest desert in the world with towering red dunes. The essence of Namibia is encapsulated in this wondrous photographic birding exploration, which tak ...

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Birding Tour USA: Complete California - Mountains, Ocean, and Desert 2018

Date Start: September 03, 2018

Date End: September 20, 2018

The mention of California usually conjures up visions of scenic mountain vistas, the blue Pacific, and sun-baked deserts of the south. The birds are no less spectacular, with everything from Black-fo ...

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Birding Tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa 2018

Date Start: September 08, 2018

Date End: September 26, 2018

Our Birding Tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa starts in Nouméa, New Caledonia, and concludes in Apia, Samoa. The tour duration is 19 days. Please note that the tour dates are merely indicative beca ...

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Birding Tour Malaysia: Peninsular Malaysia 2018

Date Start: September 09, 2018

Date End: September 16, 2018

Our tour to Peninsular Malaysia will cover the two most important birding venues of Peninsular Malaysia, Fraser’s Hill and Taman Negara National Park. A total of 689 species of birds have been recor ...

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Birding Tour Kenya: 20-day Birding Adventure 2018

Date Start: September 10, 2018

Date End: September 29, 2018

Kenya has a unique and diverse array of habitat types, ranging from the snow-capped mountains at about 5000 meters above sea level, tropical lowlands, highland forests, vast savannas, and rolling plai ...

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Birding Tour Brazil: Cerrado Endemics and Brazilian Merganser 2018

Date Start: September 12, 2018

Date End: September 20, 2018

Many people know of the immense Brazilian Amazon with its astonishing biodiversity. Some people might know about the highly endangered Atlantic Rainforest that once stretched across large sections of ...

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Birding Tour Madagascar: The Remote North 2018

Date Start: September 19, 2018

Date End: September 28, 2018

5 % discount for all 2018 Madagascar tours if booked before the end of June 2018 All domestic flights are included in the price. Our Birding Tour Madagascar: The Remote North is good for serious liste ...

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Birding Tour Brazil: Comprehensive Southeast Brazil, Part I 2018

Date Start: September 20, 2018

Date End: October 02, 2018

When they first landed on its shores in the 1500s, the Portuguese discovered a vast stretch of verdant rainforest cloaking much of the Atlantic coast of what would one day be Brazil. Through centuries ...

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Birding Tour USA: California Extension - San Diego and the Salton Sea 2018

Date Start: September 20, 2018

Date End: September 24, 2018

On our southern California extension we target a number of species that are either not found on our Complete California tour because many of them reach the northernmost border of their range only in s ...

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Birding Tour Peru: Central Peru 2018

Date Start: September 27, 2018

Date End: October 14, 2018

This tour is designed to search for endemics and localized birds of the Central Peruvian Andes. Exploring the highlands of Lima and Andean heights of up to 5000 feet as well as dry riverbeds, cloudfor ...

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Birding Tour Comoros and Mayotte 2018

Date Start: September 30, 2018

Date End: October 10, 2018

Our Birding Tour Comoros and Mayotte will visit all three islands of the Comoros as well as the island of Mayotte. Although Mayotte is a department and region of France, traditional Mayotte culture an ...

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Birding Tour South Africa: Kruger National Park and Escarpment October 2018

Date Start: September 30, 2018

Date End: October 08, 2018

This is a tour for those who want the ultimate African mammal safari experience while also seeing a huge diversity of birds, a disproportionate number of these birds being very brightly colored, chari ...

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2018 - October

Birding Tour Brazil: Comprehensive Southeast Brazil, Part II 2018

Date Start: October 02, 2018

Date End: October 15, 2018

When they first landed on its shores in the 1500s, the Portuguese discovered a vast stretch of verdant rainforest cloaking much of the Atlantic coast of what would one day be Brazil. Through centuries ...

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Birding Tour Australia: From the Wet Tropics to the Outback 2018

Date Start: October 04, 2018

Date End: October 20, 2018

This tour is fully booked. Please consider our Birding Tour Australia: from the Outback to the Wet Tropics 2018. Australia, the island continent, is a remote landmass that drifted away from Antarcti ...

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Birding Tour Madagascar: 7-day Northwest Pre-tour 2018

Date Start: October 06, 2018

Date End: October 12, 2018

One hundred and twenty nine species of birds have been recorded in Ankarafantsika National Park, more than half of them endemic to Madagascar. They include Van Dam’s Vanga/, Rufous Vanga, the e ...

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Birding Tour South Africa: 8-day Western Cape October 2018

Date Start: October 07, 2018

Date End: October 14, 2018

“The Fairest Cape” is an apt name for this part of the world, with the iconic Table Mountain, the picturesque Cape Peninsula, winelands in spectacular valleys between the Cape Fold Mountains, and ...

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Birding Tour Argentina: Northwest from the Foothills to Puna 2018

Date Start: October 10, 2018

Date End: October 27, 2018

Where else can you go from arid scrub with huge cacti to Yungas cloudforest at 7 000 feet, to puna at 10000 feet, and to alto andino (high Andean) habitat at 13000 feet, within the space of days? You ...

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Birding Tour Madagascar: 6-day Masoala Peninsula Pre-tour 2018

Date Start: October 12, 2018

Date End: October 17, 2018

The Masoala Peninsula extension can generate the unbelievable Helmet Vanga, Brown Mesite, and Short-legged Ground Roller, as well as the largest – and most bizarre – nocturnal lemur, the Aye-aye, ...

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Birding Tour South Africa: Subtropical South Africa October 2018

Date Start: October 14, 2018

Date End: October 31, 2018

This subtropical tour provides a representative sample of the very best that African birding can offer. Huge numbers of species will be seen (the typical bird list for this adventure is in the range o ...

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Birding Tour Madagascar: Best of Madagascar Birds and Wildlife 2018

Date Start: October 17, 2018

Date End: October 31, 2018

Madagascar! Our world’s fourth-largest island is, quite simply, unique. Five bird families and five mammal families (including the lemurs) are endemic to this massive island, and half the world’s ...

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Birding Tour Australia: Tasmania and the Orange-bellied Parrot Pre-tour 2018

Date Start: October 22, 2018

Date End: October 27, 2018

Adjoined to the mainland until the end of the last glacial period about ten thousand years ago, Tasmania is both geographically and genetically isolated from Australia. Through the millennia this isla ...

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Birding Tour Bolivia: The Andes and Chaco Lowlands 2018

Date Start: October 24, 2018

Date End: November 13, 2018

This tour is now closed for booking. Please consider booking our 2019 Bolivia tour at Birding Tour Bolivia: The Andes and Chaco Lowlands 2019 or ask us about a private trip this year. Bolivia may be o ...

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Birding Tour Australia: from the Outback to the Wet Tropics 2018

Date Start: October 28, 2018

Date End: November 12, 2018

Australia, the island continent, is a remote landmass that drifted away from Antarctica tens of millions of years ago. Without significant volcanic activity and other mountain-building forces, it is a ...

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Birding Tour Indonesia: Sulawesi and Halmahera 2018

Date Start: October 28, 2018

Date End: November 14, 2018

Sulawesi, a large, four-pronged island of Indonesia that sits between Borneo and New Guinea, is an amazing destination. Rich tropical jungles and rainforest peaks hold some 42 range-restricted species ...

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Birding Tour Madagascar: 6-day Berenty Reserve Extension 2018

Date Start: October 31, 2018

Date End: November 05, 2018

The small, private Berenty Reserve, situated at the southern tip of Madagascar, is one of the island’s best-known and most frequently visited nature reserves. Stretching along the Mandrare River, it ...

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Birding Tour South Africa: Elusive Owls and Flufftails 2018

Date Start: October 31, 2018

Date End: November 03, 2018

This short Birding Tour South Africa adventure concentrates on finding four particularly tough birds: Grass Owl, Cape Eagle-Owl, Red-chested Flufftail, and Striped Flufftail. Although there is no guar ...

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2018 - November

Birding Tour Namibia: Namibia, Okavango, and Victoria Falls 2018

Date Start: November 02, 2018

Date End: November 19, 2018

This is a truly marvelous 2.5-week birding adventure, during which we sample three different countries and spectacular, diverse scenery. We start in the coastal Namib Desert with its impressive dune f ...

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Birding Tour Sri Lanka: Island Endemics and More 2018

Date Start: November 02, 2018

Date End: November 13, 2018

We usually find all Sri Lankan endemics on this ‘Birding Tour Sri Lanka’ adventure. Sri Lanka is a picturesque island situated at the southern tip of India and home to 33 currently recogni ...

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Birding Tour Bhutan: The Himalayas and Black-necked Crane 2018

Date Start: November 04, 2018

Date End: November 15, 2018

Welcome to our Birding Tour Bhutan. Known as the land of the Thunder Dragon, Bhutan is a quaint, quiet, and scenically spectacular country with a strong conservation ethic rooted in ancient Buddhist t ...

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Birding Tour Tanzania: 8-day Introduction to Africa 2018

Date Start: November 10, 2018

Date End: November 17, 2018

This tour is designed to give you the opportunity to experience the real Africa, given only about a week. Where else can you see leopard, cheetah, lion, and a hundred spectacular birds in a single day ...

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Birding Tour Australia: Top End Birding Specialties 2018

Date Start: November 13, 2018

Date End: November 21, 2018

The ‘Top End Birding Specialties’ Tour provides fantastic chances of viewing many of Australia’s Top End specialty bird species during November, including Rainbow Pitta, Black-banded Fruit Dove ...

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Birding Tour South Africa: Zimbabwe/Mozambique pre-trip 2018

Date Start: November 14, 2018

Date End: November 21, 2018

This wonderful tour through less-traveled but very bird-rich north-eastern South Africa will have us explore such renowned hot birding spots as Zaagkuilsdrift, Magoebaskloof, and Mapungubwe National P ...

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Birding Tour India: Bhutan Extension - Assam November 2018

Date Start: November 15, 2018

Date End: November 22, 2018

This extension to our Birding Tour Bhutan: The Himalayas of Bhutan in November will lead to the Indian state of Assam, home to two magnificent national parks for us to visit. In fact, the floodplains ...

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Birding Tour West Papua: Arfak and Waigeo Birding Expedition 2018

Date Start: November 16, 2018

Date End: November 27, 2018

New Guinea is a geographic, rather than political term that refers to the main island in the region. The western half of the island of New Guinea comprises the Indonesian provinces of West Papua (Papu ...

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Birding Tour Zimbabwe and Mozambique 2018

Date Start: November 21, 2018

Date End: December 05, 2018

Zimbabwe and Mozambique combined show the highest diversity on the planet in terms of 30 different avian orders represented. They also share with coastal West Africa and Tanzania and Uganda the second ...

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Birding Tour Australia: the Southwest 2018

Date Start: November 29, 2018

Date End: December 07, 2018

Due to geographic isolation and diverse habitats, the south of Western Australia boasts several endemic species and subspecies. This nine-day Birding Tour Australia: the Southwest Extension will focus ...

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2018 - December

Birding Tour Malawi: 15-day Birding Adventure 2018

Date Start: December 01, 2018

Date End: December 15, 2018

Malawi, a country in southeast Africa rarely visited by tourists, is an amazing destination for birders. Its numerous national parks are brimming with avian riches, and beautiful Lake Malawi adds a di ...

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Birding Cruise Antarctica: Tierra del Fuego, the Falklands, South Georgia, and the Antarctic Peninsula 2018

Date Start: December 03, 2018

Date End: December 22, 2018

This magnificent cruise starts in the world’s southernmost city, Ushuaia. This Argentinean city is bounded by the famous Beagle Channel on one side and by the mountains of Tierra del Fuego (“Land ...

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Birding Tour New Caledonia 2018

Date Start: December 10, 2018

Date End: December 15, 2018

This tour visits Grande Terre, New Caledonia, and focuses on the many exciting endemic birds found across the island. Grande Terre is part of an ancient archipelago of Gondwanan (continental) origin. ...

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Birding Tour Peru: Cusco and Apurimac Jewels 2018

Date Start: December 12, 2018

Date End: December 19, 2018

Our itinerary “Birding Tour Peru: Cusco and Apurímac Jewels” is designed to provide you with one of the best selections of endemic, range-restricted, and classic Andean species in one of the most ...

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2019 - January

Birding Tour Costa Rica Escape 2019

Date Start: January 03, 2019

Date End: January 11, 2019

Join this short Birding Tour Costa Rica we have developed for you as the best excuse to leave home and the daily stress to do some great birding in one of the most fantastic birding destinations in th ...

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Birding Tour Thailand: 14-day Jewels of the South 2019

Date Start: January 05, 2019

Date End: January 18, 2019

The peninsula of southern Thailand, part of geological Sundaland, is a birders’ and naturalists’ paradise – and the destination for this ‘Birding Tour Thailand’ adventure. Bounde ...

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Birding Tour Ecuador: The North, with Optional Extension to the Amazon 2019

Date Start: January 06, 2019

Date End: January 20, 2019

Ecuador has the highest bird species diversity per square kilometer on the planet and offers some of the best birding of South America. Due to the short distances to drive, good tourist infrastructure ...

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Birding Tour USA: Owls and Other Winter Birds of Minnesota 2019

Date Start: January 11, 2019

Date End: January 16, 2019

One of the best places for owls in the US winter is in Duluth, Minnesota. This is our destination for this Birding Tour USA adventure. Up here there is a chance for irruptive Owls like Snowy and Borea ...

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Birding Tour India: The South - Western Ghats and Nilgiri Endemics 2019

Date Start: January 13, 2019

Date End: January 26, 2019

This two-week tour will focus on the many specialties that southern India has to offer. The tour commences at the city of Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), the capital of the state of Karnataka, and fin ...

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Birding Tour Sri Lanka: Island Endemics and Wintering Specialties 2019

Date Start: January 13, 2019

Date End: January 26, 2019

Sri Lanka is a picturesque continental island situated at the southern tip of India and has actually been connected to India for much of its geological past through episodes of lower sea level. Despit ...

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Birding Tour Trinidad and Tobago: Birding Adventure 2019

Date Start: January 15, 2019

Date End: January 25, 2019

Trinidad and Tobago are a remarkable set of islands, and a fantastic setting for Birding Tour Trinidad and Tobago. Located in close proximity to the mainland of South America, the islands enjoy both m ...

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Birding Tour Guyana: 3-part Birding Adventure 2019

Date Start: January 26, 2019

Date End: February 08, 2019

Our ‘Birding Tour Guyana’ adventure to South America’s “Biggest Little Secret” with its magnificent northern Amazon rainforest and numerous emerging birding hotspots of ...

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Birding Tour Thailand: Central and Northern Thailand 2019

Date Start: January 27, 2019

Date End: February 18, 2019

This three-week tour includes a circuit around central Thailand, starting and ending in Bangkok, and then another circuit around northern Thailand, starting and ending in Chiang Mai. This tour has bee ...

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Birding Tour India: The North - Tigers and Birds January/February 2019

Date Start: January 28, 2019

Date End: February 13, 2019

India, with its fabulous scenery, incredible wildlife, fascinating culture, and wonderful monuments must truly be on any world-birder’s and traveler’s wish list! The tour will visit world ...

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2019 - February

Birding Tour Zimbabwe: Birding, Wildlife, and Victoria Falls 2019

Date Start: February 01, 2019

Date End: February 15, 2019

Our next adventure is Birding Tour Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe is an absolutely fabulous country – scenically wonderful, with very friendly people fluent in English and, surprisingly to many people, with ...

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Birding Tour New Zealand: 18-day Birding Adventure 2019

Date Start: February 02, 2019

Date End: February 19, 2019

Welcome to this ‘Birding Tour New Zealand’ excursion. New Zealand is one of the most remote places on earth, and during 8o million years of isolation a fascinating and unique fauna evolved ...

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Birding Tour Gabon: 14-day Birding Adventure 2019

Date Start: February 03, 2019

Date End: February 16, 2019

Gabon is a relatively undiscovered gem for birdwatchers. This French-speaking country is located in Equatorial West Africa and complements our “bulge of Africa” tours much further to the north (Gh ...

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Birding Tour Bulgaria: Winter Birding Wonderland 2019

Date Start: February 04, 2019

Date End: February 11, 2019

This tour encompasses the best of Bulgaria, and indeed eastern European birding during the winter months. While winter birding lacks the sheer diversity of the spring tour, it brings with it the vast ...

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Birding Tour Guatemala: Volcanic Highlands and the Mayan Empire 2019

Date Start: February 04, 2019

Date End: February 18, 2019

Guatemala is blessed with some amazing habitats for birds, from the steaming volcanoes of the highlands of southern Guatemala to the hot jungles of the Mayan empire. Birding Tour Guatemala is an unfor ...

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Birding Tour Botswana: Northern Botswana Birding Safari 2019

Date Start: February 12, 2019

Date End: February 20, 2019

The Okavango Delta and Greater Chobe River areas of Northern Botswana offer some of the best birding in Southern Africa. Join us for an eight-night luxury ‘Birding Tour Botswana’ safari wi ...

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Birding Tour India: The Northwest – Lions and Desert Birding in Gujarat 2019

Date Start: February 14, 2019

Date End: February 27, 2019

This tour focuses on the amazing birds and wildlife in the deserts of Gujarat in northwestern India. We have the opportunity to see some very exciting and Critically Endangered (IUCN), rare, localized ...

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Birding Tour South Africa: 12-day Western Cape February 2019

Date Start: February 14, 2019

Date End: February 25, 2019

We often get feedback that the accommodation on this ‘Birding Tour South Africa’ adventure is great! Indeed, South Africa is one of the best value destinations on the entire continent. The ...

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Birding Tour Colombia: The Very Best of Colombia 2019

Date Start: February 18, 2019

Date End: March 08, 2019

We invite you to our revised Birding Tour Colombia: The Very Best of Colombia tour. This itinerary provides the best in term of birds that this country has to offer. For 19 days we will explore the be ...

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Birding Tour Colombia: The Very Best of Colombia 2020

Date Start: February 18, 2019

Date End: March 08, 2019

We invite you to our revised Birding Tour Colombia: The Very Best of Colombia tour. This itinerary provides the best in term of birds that this country has to offer. For 19 days we will explore the be ...

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Birding Tour São Tomé and Príncipe: 10-day Birding Adventure 2019

Date Start: February 18, 2019

Date End: February 27, 2019

The scenically spectacular, equatorial islands of São Tomé and Príncipe boast 25 endemic birds! Needless to say, therefore, they are a “must” for any serious world birder. We aim for all 25 of ...

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Birding Tour Philippines: Spectacular Endemics and More 2019

Date Start: February 20, 2019

Date End: March 12, 2019

Join our Birding Tour Philippines adventure now! From a birding point of view, the Philippines uniquely combine influences from tropical Southeast Asia and the more temperate parts of the continent (J ...

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Birding Tour Japan: Winter Birds and Monkeys 2019

Date Start: February 23, 2019

Date End: March 12, 2019

During our wonderful winter Birding Tour Japan adventure we experience the diversity of three of the main islands: Kyushu, Honshu, and Hokkaido. We begin with the coasts and wetlands of the southwest ...

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Birding Tour South Africa: Subtropical South Africa March 2019

Date Start: February 25, 2019

Date End: March 14, 2019

This subtropical tour provides a representative sample of the very best that African birding can offer. Huge numbers of species will be seen (the typical bird list for this adventure is in the range o ...

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2019 - March

Birding Tour Ghana: Upper Guinea Forest and Pre-Sahel 2019

Date Start: March 01, 2019

Date End: March 22, 2019

(Please ask us about “Owls of Ghana”, a ‘Birding Tour Ghana’ trip we do by special request.) Ghana is arguably the best and easiest country in which to start one’s West Afr ...

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Birding Tour Cuba: Great Caribbean Birding and Endemics 2019

Date Start: March 02, 2019

Date End: March 12, 2019

The smallest bird on the planet, Bee Hummingbird, a myriad Cuban Todies and Cuban Trogons in every patch of scrub, and a host of other endemics and regional specials – all on an island paradise that ...

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Birding Tour Ecuador: The South 2019

Date Start: March 02, 2019

Date End: March 20, 2019

Although it is not as famous as the Northern Ecuador Birding Circuit, the Southern Ecuador route is truly a gem for birders, offering a very unique set of birds, including some country endemics and se ...

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Birding Tour India: The Northeast - Birds and Mammals of Eaglenest, Nameri and Kaziranga 2019

Date Start: March 02, 2019

Date End: March 15, 2019

This northeastern India tour visits some spectacular scenery in the eastern Himalayas and the floodplain of the mighty (and extremely lengthy) Brahmaputra River long before it joins the River Ganges i ...

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Photo and Birding Tour Namibia and Botswana: 13-day Adventure 2019

Date Start: March 09, 2019

Date End: March 21, 2019

This is a photographic birding tour that gives you time in some of Africa’s greatest (no exaggeration!) wildlife havens. We begin our Photo and Birding Tour Namibia and Botswana in Namibia with thr ...

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Birding Tour Jamaica: Jamaica at Its Best 2019

Date Start: March 12, 2019

Date End: March 19, 2019

Welcome to our ‘Birding Tour Jamaica’ adventure. Birding Ecotours invite you to explore Jamaica: an extraordinary country in the heart of the Caribbean Sea. Even though Jamaica may be famo ...

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Birding Tour Nepal: Easy Himalayan Birding Adventure 2019

Date Start: March 18, 2019

Date End: March 30, 2019

The former kingdom of Nepal, now officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a land-locked country in Asia and one of the most mountainous on the planet. It is located in the central Himal ...

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Birding Tour Ethiopia: Complete Abyssinia 2019

Date Start: March 20, 2019

Date End: April 09, 2019

Ethiopia, “the Roof of Africa”, is an absolutely unique and spectacular birding destination. It is one of Africa’s most scenically beautiful countries, boasting some of the continent’s highest ...

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Birding Tour Morocco: The Best of Central Morocco 2019

Date Start: March 24, 2019

Date End: April 03, 2019

Birding in Morocco is both scenic and exciting, and the country has many first-class birds, including a number of near-endemics, such as the stunning Moussier’s Redstart, Tristram’s Warbler, L ...

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Birding Tour USA: A Texas Spring and Whooping Cranes 2019

Date Start: March 26, 2019

Date End: April 06, 2019

Here’s our next exciting tour in the Birding Tour USA collection. Due to its proximity to the humid tropics of Mexico, the subtropical woodlands of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas boast over two ...

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Birding Tour Bhutan: Spring in the Eastern Himalayas 2019

Date Start: March 27, 2019

Date End: April 15, 2019

Bhutan, known as the land of the Thunder Dragon, is a quaint, quiet, and scenically spectacular country with a strong conservation ethic rooted in ancient Buddhist traditions. Vast areas of unspoiled ...

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Birding Tour Costa Rica: Costa Rica Specialties with optional Extension to Monteverde/San Gerardo 2019

Date Start: March 28, 2019

Date End: April 14, 2019

As one of the most prosperous countries in Central America, Costa Rica, with its good infrastructure, stable democratic government, high literacy rate, and extensive network of parks and preserves has ...

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2019 - April

Mammal and Birding Tour South Africa: The Kalahari 2019

Date Start: April 02, 2019

Date End: April 09, 2019

We offer an optional 6-day Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park pre-tour extension to this tour. Welcome to our Birding Tour Kalahari expedition. The vast Kalahari area is semi-desert, where some very tough A ...

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Birding Tour USA: Colorado - Lekking Grouse and Rocky Mountains 2019

Date Start: April 06, 2019

Date End: April 17, 2019

Colorado offers one of the most spectacular North American birding spectacles with the spring lekking season of several grouse species, which we’ll see on this Birding Tour USA adventure. Churri ...

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Birding Tour Cameroon: 26-day Complete North and South 2019

Date Start: April 09, 2019

Date End: May 04, 2019

Welcome to our next ‘Birding Tour Cameroon’ adventure. With towering peaks, rolling hills, dry Sahel habitat and primary forest, Cameroon is awash with some of Africa’s most sought-a ...

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Birding Tour Southern Africa: Owls of Namibia, Botswana, South Africa 2019

Date Start: April 10, 2019

Date End: April 24, 2019

Owls of Africa: The southern dozen – Birding Tour Southern Africa This is a trip in which we concentrate on finding the fine suite of owls inhabiting Africa south of the mighty Zambezi River. Mo ...

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Mammal and Birding Tour South Africa: Drakensberg and Zululand 2019

Date Start: April 10, 2019

Date End: April 18, 2019

KwaZulu-Natal is one of the richest places for mammals and birds in South Africa. On this ‘Birding Tour South Africa’ adventure we first sample the impressive Drakensberg, which has lots o ...

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Birding Tour Tanzania: 19-day Birding Safari 2019

Date Start: April 11, 2019

Date End: April 29, 2019

Tanzania surely comes closer to what people expect of Africa than any other country: the vast plains of the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater, and Africa’s highest mountain (Kilimanjaro ...

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Birding Tour India: Bhutan Extension - Assam April 2019

Date Start: April 15, 2019

Date End: April 22, 2019

This extension to our Birding Tour Bhutan: The Himalayas of Bhutan in November will lead to the Indian state of Assam, home to two magnificent national parks for us to visit. In fact, the floodplains ...

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Birding Tour Greece: The North and optional extension to Lesvos 2019

Date Start: April 23, 2019

Date End: May 01, 2019

Greece has one of the highest bird densities in Europe and offers wonderful cultural possibilities. On this 9-day Birding Tour Greece adventure we will start off in Athens, one of the cultural capita ...

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Birding Tour USA: Florida Peninsula and the Florida Keys 2019

Date Start: April 24, 2019

Date End: May 03, 2019

Welcome to the next tour in our Birding Tour USA collection. On a map, the finger-like state of Florida protrudes prominently from the continental United States, reaching south towards the Caribbean u ...

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Birding Tour Taiwan: Birding Extravaganza 2019

Date Start: April 29, 2019

Date End: May 10, 2019

Taiwan not only has great avifauna but also a host of other winning points that make it a wonderful destination for a comfortable ‘Birding Tour Taiwan’ adventure. With about 30 endemics, m ...

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2019 - May

Birding Tour Sweden: Spring "Long Weekend" Birding Adventure 2019

Date Start: May 06, 2019

Date End: May 09, 2019

Sweden’s Taiga forests and wetlands around Svartådalen make for fantastic birding in the springtime. The Black River Valley of Västmanland hosts waves of migrating birds that arrive from late Apri ...

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Birding Tour USA: Tennessee - Spring Migration 2019

Date Start: May 07, 2019

Date End: May 17, 2019

Welcome to our next ‘Birding Tour USA’ adventure. The Appalachian range of mountains running through east Tennessee is along the major eastern flyway and is a great spot to do some spring ...

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Birding Tour Panama: Wild Western Panama - the Caribbean and the Cloudforest Slope 2019

Date Start: May 09, 2019

Date End: May 17, 2019

Panama offers one of the greatest birding experiences in the Neotropics, conjuring up visions of the Panama Canal, Harpy Eagles, army ants, and ground cuckoos. However, less frequently visited by bird ...

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Birding Tour Bulgaria and the Romanian Danube Delta: Birding Adventure 2019

Date Start: May 11, 2019

Date End: May 27, 2019

This ‘Birding Tour Bulgaria’ adventure encompasses the majority of species-rich Bulgaria, along with the mighty Danube Delta in neighboring Romania. It offers a good chance of finding a nu ...

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Birding Tour Austria and Hungary: Birding Adventure 2019

Date Start: May 12, 2019

Date End: May 23, 2019

This tour takes us through two great birding destinations at the heart of Europe, Austria and Hungary. The ‘Birding Tour Austria and Hungary’ itinerary comprises uplands in Austria in the ...

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Birding Tour China: 9-day Yunnan Pre-tour 2019

Date Start: May 13, 2019

Date End: May 21, 2019

Yunnan is China’s most diverse province, biologically as well as culturally. The province contains snow-capped mountains and true tropical environments, thus supporting a wide range of habitats and ...

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Birding Tour Panama: Central and Eastern Panama and the Darien 2019

Date Start: May 17, 2019

Date End: May 28, 2019

Welcome to our Birding Tour Central and Eastern Panama 2019! Panama is perhaps one of the best birding countries in the Neotropics. With easy access, an excellent logistics infrastructure, and a huge ...

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Birding Tour France: Midi-Pyrenees and Languedoc-Roussillion 2019

Date Start: May 18, 2019

Date End: May 27, 2019

This ‘Birding Tour France’ adventure takes us through the southern lowlands, foothills, Mediterranean shoreline, high Pyrenees, and forest woodlands of southern France. We’ll get to ...

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Birding Tour China: 18-day Sichuan 2019

Date Start: May 21, 2019

Date End: June 07, 2019

Sichuan offers an excellent introduction to birdwatching in China with large numbers of endemic and specialty species, set in some seriously stunning mountain landscapes. The huge, mountainous provinc ...

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Birding Tour USA: Arizona - Desert and the Grand Canyon 2019

Date Start: May 21, 2019

Date End: June 01, 2019

Welcome to our next ‘Birding Tour USA’ adventure. Southeast Arizona is a land of stark contrast and spectacular scenery. In the lowlands, granite outcroppings, towering saguaro cactus, and ...

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Birding Tour Turkey: Birding and Culture Extravaganza 2019

Date Start: May 23, 2019

Date End: June 11, 2019

This expansive ‘Birding Tour Turkey’ adventure will cover the following fascinating areas of Turkey: Istanbul, Belgrade Forest, Oymapinar Dam, Göksu Delta, Aladaglar National Park, Sultan ...

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2019 - June

Birding Tour Italy: Birding and Sights of the Roman Empire 2019

Date Start: June 01, 2019

Date End: June 18, 2019

Welcome to our next Birding Tour Italy adventure. Italy is a must-visit country to most travelers – this is where both the Roman Empire and the Renaissance began, and no other western country c ...

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Birding Tour South Africa: Kruger National Park and Escarpment June 2019

Date Start: June 01, 2019

Date End: June 09, 2019

This is a tour for those who want the ultimate African mammal safari experience while also seeing a huge diversity of birds, a disproportionate number of these birds being very brightly colored, chari ...

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Birding Tour Finland: Owls, Taiga, and Fjords 2019

Date Start: June 03, 2019

Date End: June 14, 2019

Birding Tour Finland Itinerary – The 12-day version is detailed here, but the first seven days can be done as an independent tour, in which case you fly into and out of Oulu and you end the tour ...

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Birding Tour Peru: Comprehensive Northern Peru 2019

Date Start: June 05, 2019

Date End: June 25, 2019

This expansive tour of the magnificent north of Peru will lead us through all of the most rewarding birding hotspots of this astounding area brimming with avian riches. Major highlights will be the Ow ...

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Birding Tour China: 15-day Qinghai Extension 2019

Date Start: June 07, 2019

Date End: June 21, 2019

This tour focuses on the northwestern Chinese province of Qinghai, the fourth-largest province in China, but with the third-smallest population in the country. Known as the ‘roof of the world’, mu ...

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Birding Tour Mongolia: Bird Specialties in Taiga and Gobi 2019

Date Start: June 07, 2019

Date End: June 21, 2019

Welcome to our Birding Tour Mongolia, a birding and wildlife photography tour in some remote areas from the Siberian taiga through the high Altai Mountains to the Gobi Desert. Mongolia is one of the h ...

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Birding Tour Iceland: Viking Birding 2019

Date Start: June 10, 2019

Date End: June 18, 2019

Iceland, thanks to its remote location and harsh winters, has a relatively small population, leaving vast parts of this island nation untouched. Some amazing scenery of glaciers, volcanic peaks, steep ...

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Mammal and Birding Cruise Norway: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) - Polar Bears and Seabirds 2019

Date Start: June 21, 2019

Date End: June 28, 2019

You arrive in the world’s northernmost town, historic Longyearbyen (previously known as “Long Year City”), deep within the Arctic Circle, and we have time to explore this small city ...

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2019 - July

Birding Tour Peru: South Peru - the Inca Empire, Mountains and Lowland Rainforests 2019

Date Start: July 01, 2019

Date End: July 16, 2019

Welcome to the next tour in our ‘Birding Tour Peru’ collection. This is a classic Southern Peru birding tour, in which we sample a huge range of different habitats from coastal desert to h ...

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Birding Tour Peru: The Lima Area – Extension to South Peru 2019

Date Start: July 16, 2019

Date End: July 19, 2019

During this short ‘Birding Tour Peru’ excursion we will be birding Pacusana, the Santa Eulalia Road,and the Lomas de Lachay National Reserve, searching, among others, for the legendary Dia ...

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Birding Tour Peru: 14 Days Northwest and Abra Patricia Mountains 2019

Date Start: July 25, 2019

Date End: August 07, 2019

This two-week version of our Comprehensive Northern Peru tour is an excellent opportunity for those who cannot travel more than 14 days but want to see the best of this great birding route and the ama ...

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2019 - August

Birding Tour Uganda: 19-day Shoebill, Albertine Rift Endemics, Gorillas and Chimpanzees 2019

Date Start: August 01, 2019

Date End: August 19, 2019

Birding Tour Uganda Itinerary – The 19-day version is detailed here, but the first 14 days can be done as an independent tour. The 19-day version (including the 5-day extension to Murchison Falls Na ...

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Birding Tour West Papua: Arfak and Waigeo Birding Expedition 2019

Date Start: August 03, 2019

Date End: August 14, 2019

New Guinea is a geographic, rather than political term that refers to the main island in the region. The western half of the island of New Guinea comprises the Indonesian provinces of West Papua (Papu ...

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Birding Tour Zambia and Malawi (South-central Africa) 2019

Date Start: August 14, 2019

Date End: September 09, 2019

It is surprising that Zambia and Malawi are not bombarded by birders! Probably they are just not particularly well-marketed, charismatic, and popular countries for birding tours. But this is certainly ...

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Birding Tour South Africa - Cape, Namaqualand and Kalahari 2019

Date Start: August 15, 2019

Date End: August 27, 2019

This is a birding adventure in which a large number of localized southern African endemics will be encountered. In addition, big mammals such as black-maned Kalahari Lion will be an exciting distracti ...

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Photo and Birding Tour Kenya: Birding and Wildlife Adventure 2019

Date Start: August 17, 2019

Date End: September 06, 2019

This is a photographic birding tour that gives you time in one of Africa’s most photogenic countries. Kenya has a unique and diverse array of habitat types, ranging from the snow-capped mountains at ...

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Birding Tour Uganda: Shelley's Crimsonwing Expedition 2019

Date Start: August 22, 2019

Date End: August 29, 2019

On this tour we would like to try and get photos and sound recordings of Shelley’s Crimsonwing, one of Africa’s rarest finches. We plan to be as close as possible to the sites we feel are best for ...

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Birding Tour Borneo: Spectacular Birds and Other Wildlife 2019

Date Start: August 26, 2019

Date End: September 09, 2019

Birding Borneo is quite something as it is the third-largest island in the world and is awash with avian riches. With over 50 endemics and pristine dipterocarp forests, montane cloudforests, riverine ...

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Birding Tour Papua New Guinea: Attenborough's Paradise 2019

Date Start: August 31, 2019

Date End: September 18, 2019

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is indeed a birder’s paradise. Thirty-four birds-of-paradise live on the island of New Guinea, of which thirty-one can be found in Papua New Guinea. The island of New Guinea i ...

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2019 - September

Birding Tour Peru: The Manu Road and Lowlands 2019

Date Start: September 01, 2019

Date End: September 20, 2019

Our Birding Tour Peru: The Manu Road is perhaps ‘the’ birding adventure of South America, and the Manu Road is one of the obligatory birding destinations of the world. Our 20-day trip wil ...

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Photo and Birding Tour South Africa: Western Cape, with extension to Kruger National Park 2019

Date Start: September 01, 2019

Date End: September 11, 2019

South Africa’s Western Cape Province is scenically stunningly beautiful and hugely varied – from rocky sea cliffs and impressive mountains rising straight out of the sea to everything from moist t ...

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Photo and Birding Tour Namibia - Quintessential Namibia 2019

Date Start: September 02, 2019

Date End: September 12, 2019

Experience the Namib in all its splendor – the oldest desert in the world with towering red dunes. The essence of Namibia is encapsulated in this wondrous photographic birding exploration, which tak ...

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Birding Tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa 2019

Date Start: September 08, 2019

Date End: September 26, 2019

Our Birding Tour New Caledonia, Fiji, and Samoa starts in Nouméa, New Caledonia, and concludes in Apia, Samoa. The tour duration is 19 days. Please note that the tour dates are merely indicative beca ...

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Birding Tour Kenya: 20-day Birding Adventure 2019

Date Start: September 10, 2019

Date End: September 29, 2019

Kenya has a unique and diverse array of habitat types, ranging from the snow-capped mountains at about 5000 meters above sea level, tropical lowlands, highland forests, vast savannas, and rolling plai ...

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Birding Tour Malaysia: Peninsular Malaysia 2019

Date Start: September 10, 2019

Date End: September 22, 2019

This tour will cover several key birding sites in peninsular Malaysia, visiting various habitats from the coastal mangrove forests to the highlands of the Titiwangsa Range. The Titiwangsa Range runs s ...

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Birding Tour Madagascar: The Remote North 2019

Date Start: September 19, 2019

Date End: September 28, 2019

10 % discount for all 2019 Madagascar tours if booked before the end of October 2018 All domestic flights are included in the price. Our “Remote North” Madagascar tour is good for serious listers ...

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Birding Tour Peru: Central Peru 2019

Date Start: September 29, 2019

Date End: October 19, 2019

Even though several birders visit the Central Andes of Peru each year, this still is perhaps one of the most unknown birding routes of South America, completely unjustified. This magnificent tour is ...

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Birding Tour South Africa: Kruger National Park and Escarpment October 2019

Date Start: September 30, 2019

Date End: October 08, 2019

This is a tour for those who want the ultimate African mammal safari experience while also seeing a huge diversity of birds, a disproportionate number of these birds being very brightly colored, chari ...

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2019 - October

Birding Tour Madagascar: 7-day Northwest Pre-tour 2019

Date Start: October 06, 2019

Date End: October 12, 2019

One hundred and twenty nine species of birds have been recorded in Ankarafantsika National Park, more than half of them endemic to Madagascar. They include Van Dam’s Vanga, Rufous Vanga, the el ...

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Birding Tour South Africa: 8-day Western Cape October 2019

Date Start: October 07, 2019

Date End: October 14, 2019

“The Fairest Cape” is an apt name for this part of the world, with the iconic Table Mountain, the picturesque Cape Peninsula, winelands in spectacular valleys between the Cape Fold Mountains, and ...

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Birding Tour Argentina: Northwest from the Foothills to Puna 2019

Date Start: October 10, 2019

Date End: October 27, 2019

Where else can you go from arid scrub with huge cacti to Yungas cloudforest at 7 000 feet, to puna at 10000 feet, and to alto andino (high Andean) habitat at 13000 feet, within the space of days? You ...

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Birding Tour Madagascar: 6-day Masoala Peninsula Pre-tour 2019

Date Start: October 12, 2019

Date End: October 17, 2019

The Masoala Peninsula extension can generate the unbelievable Helmet Vanga, Brown Mesite, and Short-legged Ground Roller, as well as the largest – and most bizarre – nocturnal lemur, the Aye-aye, ...

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Birding Tour South Africa: Subtropical South Africa October 2019

Date Start: October 14, 2019

Date End: October 31, 2019

This subtropical tour provides a representative sample of the very best that African birding can offer. Huge numbers of species will be seen (the typical bird list for this adventure is in the range o ...

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Birding Tour Madagascar: Best of Madagascar Birds and Wildlife 2019

Date Start: October 17, 2019

Date End: October 31, 2019

Madagascar! Our world’s fourth-largest island is, quite simply, unique. Five bird families and five mammal families (including the lemurs) are endemic to this massive island, and half the world’s ...

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Birding Tour Bolivia: The Andes and Chaco Lowlands 2019

Date Start: October 24, 2019

Date End: November 14, 2019

Bolivia may be one of the less-frequently-visited birding destinations in South America, but it has truly great potential and magnificent birds. The country holds 1445 bird species, the sixth country ...

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Birding Tour Indonesia: Sulawesi and Halmahera 2019

Date Start: October 28, 2019

Date End: November 14, 2019

Sulawesi, a large, four-pronged island of Indonesia that sits between Borneo and New Guinea, is an amazing destination. Rich tropical jungles and rainforest peaks hold some 42 range-restricted species ...

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Birding Tour Madagascar: 6-day Berenty Reserve Extension 2019

Date Start: October 31, 2019

Date End: November 05, 2019

The small, private Berenty Reserve, situated at the southern tip of Madagascar, is one of the island’s best-known and most frequently visited nature reserves. Stretching along the Mandrare River, it ...

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Birding Tour South Africa: Elusive Owls and Flufftails 2019

Date Start: October 31, 2019

Date End: November 03, 2019

This short Birding Tour South Africa adventure concentrates on finding four particularly tough birds: Grass Owl, Cape Eagle-Owl, Red-chested Flufftail, and Striped Flufftail. Although there is no guar ...

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2019 - November

Birding Tour Namibia: Namibia, Okavango, and Victoria Falls 2019

Date Start: November 02, 2019

Date End: November 19, 2019

This is a truly marvelous 2.5-week birding adventure, during which we sample three different countries and spectacular, diverse scenery. We start in the coastal Namib Desert with its impressive dune f ...

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Birding Tour Bhutan: The Himalayas and Black-necked Crane 2019

Date Start: November 04, 2019

Date End: November 15, 2019

Welcome to our Birding Tour Bhutan. Known as the land of the Thunder Dragon, Bhutan is a quaint, quiet, and scenically spectacular country with a strong conservation ethic rooted in ancient Buddhist t ...

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Birding Tour Australia: from the Outback to the Wet Tropics 2019

Date Start: November 06, 2019

Date End: November 22, 2019

Australia, the island continent, is a remote landmass that drifted away from Antarctica tens of millions of years ago. Without significant volcanic activity and other mountain-building forces it is al ...

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Birding Tour Tanzania: 8-day Introduction to Africa 2019

Date Start: November 10, 2019

Date End: November 17, 2019

This tour is designed to give you the opportunity to experience the real Africa, given only about a week. Where else can you see Leopard, Cheetah, Lion, and a hundred spectacular birds in a single day ...

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Birding Tour South Africa: Zimbabwe/Mozambique pre-trip 2019

Date Start: November 14, 2019

Date End: November 21, 2019

This wonderful tour through less-traveled but very bird-rich north-eastern South Africa will have us explore such renowned hot birding spots as Zaagkuilsdrift, Magoebaskloof, and Mapungubwe National P ...

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Birding Tour India: Bhutan Extension - Assam November 2019

Date Start: November 15, 2019

Date End: November 22, 2019

This extension to our Birding Tour Bhutan: The Himalayas of Bhutan in November will lead to the Indian state of Assam, home to two magnificent national parks for us to visit. In fact, the floodplains ...

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Birding Tour Zimbabwe and Mozambique 2019

Date Start: November 21, 2019

Date End: December 05, 2019

Zimbabwe and Mozambique combined show the highest diversity on the planet in terms of 30 different avian orders represented. They also share with coastal West Africa and Tanzania and Uganda the second ...

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Birding Tour Australia: Tasmania and the Orange-bellied Parrot 2019

Date Start: November 23, 2019

Date End: November 28, 2019

Adjoined to the mainland until the end of the last glacial period about ten thousand years ago, Tasmania is both geographically and genetically isolated from Australia. Through the millennia this isla ...

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Birding Tour Australia: Top End Birding 2019

Date Start: November 29, 2019

Date End: December 07, 2019

The ‘Top End Birding’ tour provides fantastic chances of viewing many of the Northern Territory’s specialty bird species during November and December, including Rainbow Pitta, Banded Fruit D ...

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2019 - December

Birding Tour Malawi: 15-day Birding Adventure 2019

Date Start: December 01, 2019

Date End: December 15, 2019

Malawi, a country in southeast Africa rarely visited by tourists, is an amazing destination for birders. Its numerous national parks are brimming with avian riches, and beautiful Lake Malawi adds a di ...

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Birding Tour Australia: Southwest Specialties 2019

Date Start: December 08, 2019

Date End: December 16, 2019

Due to geographic isolation and diverse habitats, the southwest of the state of Western Australia boasts several endemic species and subspecies. This nine-day tour will focus on finding as many of the ...

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Birding Tour New Caledonia: Kagu and Other Endemics 2019

Date Start: December 10, 2019

Date End: December 15, 2019

Tour Summary This tour visits Grande Terre, New Caledonia, and focuses on the many exciting endemic birds found across the island. Grande Terre is part of an ancient archipelago of Gondwanan (continen ...

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Birding Tour Peru: Cusco and Apurimac Jewels 2019

Date Start: December 12, 2019

Date End: December 19, 2019

Our itinerary “Birding Tour Peru: Cusco and Apurímac Jewels” is designed to provide you with one of the best selections of endemic, range-restricted, and classic Andean species in one of the most ...

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2020 - January

Birding Tour India: The South - Western Ghats and Nilgiri Endemics 2020

Date Start: January 12, 2020

Date End: January 25, 2020

This two-week tour will focus on the many specialties that southern India has to offer. The tour commences at the city of Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), the capital of the state of Karnataka, and fin ...

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Birding Tour Sri Lanka: Island Endemics and Wintering Specialties 2020

Date Start: January 12, 2020

Date End: January 25, 2020

Sri Lanka is a picturesque continental island situated at the southern tip of India and has actually been connected to India for much of its geological past through episodes of lower sea level. Despit ...

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Birding Tour India: The North - Tigers and Birds January/February 2020

Date Start: January 27, 2020

Date End: February 12, 2020

India, with its fabulous scenery, incredible wildlife, fascinating culture, and wonderful monuments must truly be on any world-birder’s and traveler’s wish list! The tour will visit world ...

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2020 - February

Birding Tour India: The Northwest – Lions and Desert Birding in Gujarat 2020

Date Start: February 13, 2020

Date End: February 26, 2020

This tour focuses on the amazing birds and wildlife in the deserts of Gujarat in northwestern India. We have the opportunity to see some very exciting and Critically Endangered (IUCN), rare, localized ...

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2020 - March

Birding Tour India: The Northeast - Birds and Mammals of Eaglenest, Nameri and Kaziranga 2020

Date Start: March 01, 2020

Date End: March 14, 2020

This northeastern India tour visits some spectacular scenery in the eastern Himalayas and the floodplain of the mighty (and extremely lengthy) Brahmaputra River long before it joins the River Ganges i ...

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Birding Tour Nepal: Easy Himalayan Birding Adventure 2020

Date Start: March 16, 2020

Date End: March 28, 2020

The former kingdom of Nepal, now officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a land-locked country in Asia and one of the most mountainous on the planet. It is located in the central Himal ...

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Birding Tour Costa Rica: Costa Rica Specialties with optional Extension to Monteverde/San Gerardo 2020

Date Start: March 28, 2020

Date End: April 14, 2020

As one of the most prosperous countries in Central America, Costa Rica, with its good infrastructure, stable democratic government, high literacy rate, and extensive network of parks and preserves has ...

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2020 - April

Birding Tour India: Bhutan Extension - Assam April 2020

Date Start: April 18, 2020

Date End: April 25, 2020

This extension to our Birding Tour Bhutan: The Himalayas of Bhutan in November will lead to the Indian state of Assam, home to two magnificent national parks for us to visit. In fact, the floodplains ...

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2020 - May

Birding Tour China: 9-day Yunnan Pre-tour 2020

Date Start: May 13, 2020

Date End: May 21, 2020

Yunnan is China’s most diverse province, biologically as well as culturally. The province contains snow-capped mountains and true tropical environments, thus supporting a wide range of habitats and ...

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Birding Tour China: 18-day Sichuan 2020

Date Start: May 21, 2020

Date End: June 07, 2020

Sichuan offers an excellent introduction to birdwatching in China with large numbers of endemic and specialty species, set in some seriously stunning mountain landscapes. The huge, mountainous provinc ...

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2020 - June

Birding Tour Peru: Comprehensive Northern Peru 2020

Date Start: June 05, 2020

Date End: June 25, 2020

This expansive tour of the magnificent north of Peru will lead us through all of the most rewarding birding hotspots of this astounding area brimming with avian riches. Major highlights will be the Ow ...

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Birding Tour China: 15-day Qinghai Extension 2020

Date Start: June 07, 2020

Date End: June 21, 2020

This tour focuses on the northwestern Chinese province of Qinghai, the fourth-largest province in China, but with the third-smallest population in the country. Known as the ‘roof of the world’, mu ...

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2020 - July

Birding Tour Peru: 14 Days Northwest and Abra Patricia Mountains 2020

Date Start: July 25, 2020

Date End: August 07, 2020

This two-week version of our Comprehensive Northern Peru tour is an excellent opportunity for those who cannot travel more than 14 days but want to see the best of this great birding route and the ama ...

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2020 - September

Birding Tour Peru: The Manu Road and Lowlands 2020

Date Start: September 01, 2020

Date End: September 20, 2020

Our Birding Tour Peru: The Manu Road is perhaps ‘the’ birding adventure of South America, and the Manu Road is one of the obligatory birding destinations of the world. Our 20-day trip wil ...

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Birding Tour Malaysia: Peninsular Malaysia 2020

Date Start: September 14, 2020

Date End: September 26, 2020

This tour will cover several key birding sites in peninsular Malaysia, visiting various habitats from the coastal mangrove forests to the highlands of the Titiwangsa Range. The Titiwangsa Range runs s ...

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Birding Tour Peru: Central Peru 2020

Date Start: September 27, 2020

Date End: October 17, 2020

Even though several birders visit the Central Andes of Peru each year, this still is perhaps one of the most unknown birding routes of South America, completely unjustified. This magnificent tour is ...

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2020 - October

Birding Tour Madagascar: 7-day Northwest Pre-tour 2020

Date Start: October 06, 2020

Date End: October 12, 2020

One hundred and twenty nine species of birds have been recorded in Ankarafantsika National Park, more than half of them endemic to Madagascar. They include Van Dam’s Vanga, Rufous Vanga, the el ...

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Birding Tour Madagascar: 6-day Masoala Peninsula Pre-tour 2020

Date Start: October 12, 2020

Date End: October 17, 2020

The Masoala Peninsula extension can generate the unbelievable Helmet Vanga, Brown Mesite, and Short-legged Ground Roller, as well as the largest – and most bizarre – nocturnal lemur, the Aye-aye, ...

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Birding Tour Madagascar: Best of Madagascar Birds and Wildlife 2020

Date Start: October 17, 2020

Date End: October 31, 2020

Madagascar! Our world’s fourth-largest island is, quite simply, unique. Five bird families and five mammal families (including the lemurs) are endemic to this massive island, and half the world’s ...

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Birding Tour Australia: Tasmania and the Orange-bellied Parrot 2020

Date Start: October 24, 2020

Date End: October 29, 2020

Adjoined to the mainland until the end of the last glacial period about ten thousand years ago, Tasmania is both geographically and genetically isolated from Australia. Through the millennia this isla ...

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Birding Tour Bolivia: The Andes and Chaco Lowlands 2020

Date Start: October 24, 2020

Date End: November 14, 2020

Bolivia may be one of the less-frequently-visited birding destinations in South America, but it has truly great potential and magnificent birds. The country holds 1445 bird species, the sixth country ...

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Birding Tour Australia: from the Outback to the Wet Tropics 2020

Date Start: October 30, 2020

Date End: November 15, 2020

Australia, the island continent, is a remote landmass that drifted away from Antarctica tens of millions of years ago. Without significant volcanic activity and other mountain-building forces it is al ...

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Birding Tour Madagascar: 6-day Berenty Reserve Extension 2020

Date Start: October 31, 2020

Date End: November 05, 2020

The small, private Berenty Reserve, situated at the southern tip of Madagascar, is one of the island’s best-known and most frequently visited nature reserves. Stretching along the Mandrare River, it ...

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2020 - November

Birding Tour India: Bhutan Extension - Assam November 2020

Date Start: November 13, 2020

Date End: November 20, 2020

This extension to our Birding Tour Bhutan: The Himalayas of Bhutan in November will lead to the Indian state of Assam, home to two magnificent national parks for us to visit. In fact, the floodplains ...

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Birding Tour Australia: Top End Birding 2020

Date Start: November 16, 2020

Date End: November 24, 2020

The ‘Top End Birding’ tour provides fantastic chances of viewing many of the Northern Territory’s specialty bird species during November and December, including Rainbow Pitta, Banded Fruit D ...

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Birding Tour Australia: Southwest Specialties 2020

Date Start: November 25, 2020

Date End: December 03, 2020

Due to geographic isolation and diverse habitats, the southwest of the state of Western Australia boasts several endemic species and subspecies. This nine-day tour will focus on finding as many of the ...

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2020 - December

Birding Tour New Caledonia: Kagu and Other Endemics 2020

Date Start: December 06, 2020

Date End: December 11, 2020

Tour Summary This tour visits Grande Terre, New Caledonia, and focuses on the many exciting endemic birds found across the island. Grande Terre is part of an ancient archipelago of Gondwanan (continen ...

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Birding Tour Peru: Cusco and Apurimac Jewels 2020

Date Start: December 12, 2020

Date End: December 19, 2020

Our itinerary “Birding Tour Peru: Cusco and Apurímac Jewels” is designed to provide you with one of the best selections of endemic, range-restricted, and classic Andean species in one of the most ...

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