One of Africa’s most iconic birds, a Secretarybird, proudly struts across the veld (as South Africans describe the savanna).
In September 2020 Andy Walker was birding in northern Sulawesi and visited some of the birding locations we enjoy on our annual set departure tours on the island. He got to watch this male Knobbed Hornbill, a huge bird endemic to Sulawesi, as it fed the female.
Gotta love silly Adele Penguins. Fun memories from one of our Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia, Falklands and Tierra del Fuego expedition cruises!
Join us as we take you on a trip through our exciting Northwest India Birding Tour. See some of the many special birds and mammals we hope to encounter on this tour. We look forward to welcoming you on our future tours to this area, and elsewhere in India.
These large, beautiful parrots can be found in several countries through South America, and their range stretches slightly into Panama in Central America. This pair was seen during our most recent Bolivia tour in 2019!
White-bellied Seedsnipe high in the breathtakingly beautiful mountains of Tierra del Fuego near Ushuaia, Argentina, just after one of our Antarctic cruises.
Here is a Rufous-vented Ground Cuckoo that Dylan and Eduardo had the privilege of spending some time with.
Video captured of a majestic Great Gray Owl just before dusk at Sax-Zim Bog, Minnesota!
Pelagic birding trips off Cape Town are always exciting as you never know what might appear over the next swell. Come and join us on another adventure!
Yet another cold and windy day could not prevent us from having the best time ever. The warblers were showing extremely well with an added cuckoo or two.
Today was the coldest, and one of the wettest, days over the whole festival. This did not stop us from birding and making sure we got out there to find what we could.
Yet another above average day at the boardwalk along the Magee Marsh trail. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for all the latest updates.
With some south-westerly winds blowing overnight the birding today has been spectacular! Warblers of all kinds, thrushes, tanagers, orioles, wrens, and more entertained us all day long.
We’re exactly halfway through the The Biggest Week In American Birding 2018 festival and still going strong. More and more migrant birds are showing up.
Day 4 started with some cold and windy weather, which made the birding a little slow and tedious.
Only three days in and it’s already been a spectacular festival with lifers for all our guides and some great sightings of top-quality birds.
With the second day of birding The Biggest Week in American Birding 2018 we managed to connect with more birds, more people and have more fun than ever.
We kick off the day with some guiding around Magee Marsh, with a plethora of warblers and birds of all kinds, and manning our stand at Maumee Bay.
Here is some amazing footage of one of the world’s most-wanted species, Wilson’s Bird-of-paradise. This individual was filmed on the West Papuan island of Waigeo by John Kinghorn.
Rufous-throated Dipper is a near-endemic to Argentina, only occurring elsewhere in neighboring Bolivia. This particular individual posed exceptionally well for Chris.
A handsome Virginia Rail posing exceptionally well for Birding Ecotours guide Dylan Vasapolli at Cuyahoga Valley National Park just outside of Cleveland, Ohio.
A stunning video captured by Chris Lotz of a waddle of Adelie Penguins making their way to the water while the group explored the Antarctic Peninsula.
An African Olive Pigeon enjoys a bath in a suburban Johannesburg garden. This is a species regularly encountered on our Johannesburg/Pretoria day trips.
Chris really outdid himself with this video footage all the way from Argentina depicting both adult male and female Torrent Duck along with three tiny chicks.
Fantastic visuals of a vocal Yungas Screech Owl from one of our custom tours to north-west Argentina.
An absolutely stunning male Painted Sandgrouse digiscoped by Andy Walker while leading our 2017 set-departure tour to India.
The coastal mudflats of Mozambique prove to be some of the best wader watching sites in the entire southern African sub-region.
Here is a Rufous-vented Ground Cuckoo that Dylan and Eduardo had the privilege of spending some time with in Panama.
Florida Scrub Jay is indeed one of the more sought-after species on the East Coast of the United States.
Here is some footage of Lesser Flamingos feeding in Walvis Bay, Namibia. Walvis Bay must rate as one of the top wader-watching spots in Africa.
A female African Finfoot cruises down “Finfoot Alley” on the Namibian side of the Zambezi River. These guys are now almost guaranteed.
The Black Crake, which is widespread over sub-Saharan Africa, is one of the easiest crake species to see and quite often provides some spectacular sightings.
This delightful pair of the tiny Pygmy Falcon were strutting their stuff and displaying – a behavior shown to defend their territory from other Pygmy Falcon competitors.
Suit-wearing mini-humans: Adelie and Chinstrap Penguins are always very entertaining little chaps! This footage was taken on one of our Antarctic Peninsula expedition cruises.
This Indian Scimitar Babbler was cooperating well during one of our Western Ghats endemic birding tours. Listen to its beautiful song while it hops around on an equally beautiful Coral Tree (Erythrina).