Bird Tour Preparation

Ecuador birding

Timing your birding trip to Ecuador – which are the best months?

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What time of the year is best for visiting Ecuador (both the mainland and the Galapagos Islands) to see and photograph birds and other wildlife?...
When to visit Costa Rica

When is the best time for birding in Costa Rica?

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We run our set departure birding tours to Costa Rica between January and March each year. Some of the reasons for this are as follows...

What to bring on a birding tour

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We have compiled a list of important items we believe are useful and necessary to bring along when you join one of our birding tours to help enjoy your time…

When is the best time to visit South Africa for birding and wildlife?

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Many birders ask the same question “when is the best time to visit South Africa for birds, African megafauna, plants, etc.”. Here we try to answer this...

When is the best time for birders and wildlife enthusiasts to visit Madagascar?

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Go to All Blogs | Best to visit  Blogs | Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands Blogs | Madagascar Birding Tours Since we so often get asked the question “when is the best time…

When is the best time to visit Namibia and Botswana for birding?

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Much of Namibia has a typical desert climate. This means hot, dry summers (although often pleasant at night), and very mild winters (nicely warm...

Tipping guidelines for birding tours

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Tipping is (of course!) not compulsory on any of our tours, but most tour participants do tip guides and other ground staff members if they feel they’ve worked hard and…
Group tour expectations

Expectations and Rules for Group Tours

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Thank you for joining a small group tour, and we trust you will have a truly wonderful experience. If you are on a group tour with more than ...

How to study the birds of a country you haven’t yet visited!

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My first birding trip to South America was, strangely, a great disappointment. I opted to make Peru my first South American ...

How to choose a birding tour

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There’s a vast array of bird tours available out there. To illustrate this point, Birding Ecotours alone offers a plethora of different trips just to Peru (not to mention all…