BIRDING TOURS BY DATE – 2021

India: The South – Western Ghats and Nilgiri Endemics January 2021/2022/2023

India: The South – Western Ghats and Nilgiri Endemics January 2021/2022/2023

2023-01-08

Costa Rica Escape January 2021/2022

Costa Rica Escape January 2021/2022

Costa Rica offers probably the best birding in Central America not only in terms of birds (the country holds 933 species) but also in terms of accommodation and tourist infrastructure.

United Kingdom: England in Winter Tour January 2021/2022/2023

United Kingdom: England in Winter Tour January 2021/2022/2023

2023-01-09

Sri Lanka: Island Endemics, Wintering Specialties and Blue Whale Pelagic January 2021/2022/2023/2024

Sri Lanka: Island Endemics, Wintering Specialties and Blue Whale Pelagic January 2021/2022/2023/2024

2024-01-08

India: Andaman Islands Endemics January 2021/2022/2023/2024

India: Andaman Islands Endemics January 2021/2022/2023/2024

2024-01-22

India: The North – Tigers, Amazing Birds and the Himalayas January 2021/2022/2023

India: The North – Tigers, Amazing Birds and the Himalayas January 2021/2022/2023

2023-01-24

Zimbabwe: Birding, Wildlife, and Victoria Falls February 2021

Zimbabwe: Birding, Wildlife, and Victoria Falls February 2021

2021-02-01

Central Thailand: Shorebird Spectacle and Jungle Birding February 2021/2022/January 2023

Central Thailand: Shorebird Spectacle and Jungle Birding February 2021/2022/January 2023

2023-01-09

Guatemala: Volcanic Highlands and the Mayan Empire February 2021

Guatemala: Volcanic Highlands and the Mayan Empire February 2021

2021-02-04

Colombia: Medellín and Bogotá Endemics March February 2021/2022

Colombia: Medellín and Bogotá Endemics March February 2021/2022

On the first part of this tour to Colombia we will arrive at the city of Medellín and immediately explore its surroundings to look for ...

Northern Botswana Birding Safari February 2021

Northern Botswana Birding Safari February 2021

2021-02-12

India: The Northwest – Lions and Desert Birding in Gujarat February 2021/2022/2023

India: The Northwest – Lions and Desert Birding in Gujarat February 2021/2022/2023

2023-02-10

Northern Thailand: Spectacular Resident and Migrant Birds February 2021/2022/January 2023

Northern Thailand: Spectacular Resident and Migrant Birds February 2021/2022/January 2023

2023-01-19

Japan: Winter Birds and Monkeys February 2021

Japan: Winter Birds and Monkeys February 2021

2021-02-23

Birding Tour India: Forest Owlet Extension February 2021/2022/2023

Birding Tour India: Forest Owlet Extension February 2021/2022/2023

2023-02-24

Southern Thailand: Jewels of the South March 2021/2022/2023

Southern Thailand: Jewels of the South March 2021/2022/2023

2023-02-28

Ghana: Upper Guinea Forest and Pre-Sahel March 2021/2022/2023

Ghana: Upper Guinea Forest and Pre-Sahel March 2021/2022/2023

2023-03-01

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India: The Northeast – Spectacular Birds and Mammals March 2021/2022/2023

India: The Northeast – Spectacular Birds and Mammals March 2021/2022/2023

2023-02-27

Ecuador: The South March 2021

Ecuador: The South March 2021

2021-03-02

Nepal: Easy Himalayan Birding March 2021/2022/2023

Nepal: Easy Himalayan Birding March 2021/2022/2023

2023-03-15

The Best of Central Morocco March 2021

The Best of Central Morocco March 2021

2021-03-24

Costa Rica Premium Tour March 2021/2022

Costa Rica Premium Tour March 2021/2022

2022-03-28

Bhutan: Bhutan in Spring March 2021/2022/2023

Bhutan: Bhutan in Spring March 2021/2022/2023

The Kingdom of Bhutan, known as “the Land of the Thunder Dragon” and “a Kingdom in the Clouds”, is a quaint, quiet, and scenically spectacular country with a strong conservation ethic rooted in ancient Buddhist traditions.

South Africa: Mammal and Birding – The Kalahari April 2021/2022

South Africa: Mammal and Birding – The Kalahari April 2021/2022

The vast Kalahari area is semi-desert, where some very tough African mammals can be found relatively easily. Moreover, it has a lot of mammals (notably...

Owls of Namibia, Botswana, South Africa April 2021

Owls of Namibia, Botswana, South Africa April 2021

2021-04-10

Tanzania: 19-day Birding Safari April 2021/2022/2023

Tanzania: 19-day Birding Safari April 2021/2022/2023

2023-04-11

USA: Alabama – Dauphin Island April 2021

USA: Alabama – Dauphin Island April 2021

2021-04-14

India: Assam – Kaziranga and Nameri National Parks April/November 2021/2022/2023

India: Assam – Kaziranga and Nameri National Parks April/November 2021/2022/2023

This short, standalone tour, or extension to our Birding Tour Bhutan: Bhutan in Spring and our Birding Tour Bhutan: Bhutan in Fall goes to the Indian state of Assam, home to two magnificent national parks for us to visit.

Greece: Spring Birding Adventure April 2021/2022/2023

Greece: Spring Birding Adventure April 2021/2022/2023

2023-04-24

USA: Florida Peninsula – Southern Specials and the Keys April 2021/2022/2023

USA: Florida Peninsula – Southern Specials and the Keys April 2021/2022/2023

2023-04-22

Spain: Spring Birding Extravaganza March/April 2021/2022/2023

Spain: Spring Birding Extravaganza March/April 2021/2022/2023

2023-04-08

Taiwan: Birding Extravaganza April 2021

Taiwan: Birding Extravaganza April 2021

2021-04-29

Tanzania: 8-day Introduction to Africa April 2021/2022/2023

Tanzania: 8-day Introduction to Africa April 2021/2022/2023

2023-04-30

Poland: Best of Eastern Europe April 2021/2022/2023

Poland: Best of Eastern Europe April 2021/2022/2023

2023-04-25

Greece: Lesvos in Spring Extension May 2021/2022/2023

Greece: Lesvos in Spring Extension May 2021/2022/2023

2023-05-04

USA: Tennessee – Spring Migration May 2021

USA: Tennessee – Spring Migration May 2021

2021-05-07

USA: Ohio – Eastern Warblers and Spring Migration Spectacular May 2021/2022/2023

USA: Ohio – Eastern Warblers and Spring Migration Spectacular May 2021/2022/2023

2023-05-07

China: 9-day Yunnan Pre-tour May 2021

China: 9-day Yunnan Pre-tour May 2021

2021-05-13

United Kingdom: Ultimate Spring Tour May 2021/2022/2023

United Kingdom: Ultimate Spring Tour May 2021/2022/2023

2023-05-15

China: 18-day Sichuan May 2021

China: 18-day Sichuan May 2021

2021-05-21

South Africa: Kruger National Park and Escarpment June 2021/2022 September 2021 August 2022 (Extension for IOCongress)

South Africa: Kruger National Park and Escarpment June 2021/2022 September 2021 August 2022 (Extension for IOCongress)

2022-08-20

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Norway: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) Cruise — Polar Bears and Seabirds June 2021

Norway: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) Cruise — Polar Bears and Seabirds June 2021

On any Artic cruise one of our main targets is Polar Bear (and other Arctic mammals), however our guide is first and foremost a birding guide, so we'll...

China: 15-day Qinghai Extension June 2021

China: 15-day Qinghai Extension June 2021

2021-06-07

Finland and Norway: Taiga and Tundra Adventure June 2021/2022/2023

Finland and Norway: Taiga and Tundra Adventure June 2021/2022/2023

2023-06-04

Mongolia: Steppes and Gobi Desert Birding June 2021/2022/2023

Mongolia: Steppes and Gobi Desert Birding June 2021/2022/2023

2023-06-13

USA: Alaska – Vast Beauty, Nome, Denali, Seward June 2021

USA: Alaska – Vast Beauty, Nome, Denali, Seward June 2021

2021-06-11

Angola: Africa's Best-kept Birding Secret June 2021/2022

Angola: Africa's Best-kept Birding Secret June 2021/2022

2022-06-15

USA: Maine – Coastal Maine by Land and Sea June 2021

USA: Maine – Coastal Maine by Land and Sea June 2021

2021-06-21

Iceland: Viking Birding June 2021/2022/2023

Iceland: Viking Birding June 2021/2022/2023

2023-06-17

Peru: Cusco and Apurímac Jewels June 2021/2022/2023

Peru: Cusco and Apurímac Jewels June 2021/2022/2023

2023-06-22

USA: Alaska – Utqiagvik (Barrow), Top of the World June 2021

USA: Alaska – Utqiagvik (Barrow), Top of the World June 2021

2021-06-23

South Peru - Birding the Inca Empire, Andes and Amazonian Rainforests July 2021/2022/2023

South Peru - Birding the Inca Empire, Andes and Amazonian Rainforests July 2021/2022/2023

This is a classic tour of southern Peru, in which we sample a huge range of different habitats from coastal desert to high altitude desert to Andean cloudforest and steaming Amazonian lowlands – the richest biome on the planet for birds.

Indonesia: Sulawesi and Halmahera – Spectacular Endemic Birding July 2021/2022/2023

Indonesia: Sulawesi and Halmahera – Spectacular Endemic Birding July 2021/2022/2023

2022-07-14

Uganda: Shoebill and Albertine Rift Endemics August 2021/2022

Uganda: Shoebill and Albertine Rift Endemics August 2021/2022

2022-08-01

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India: Rajasthan – Monsoon Specialties August 2021/2022/2023

India: Rajasthan – Monsoon Specialties August 2021/2022/2023

2023-08-01

Indonesia: West Papua – Birds-of-paradise and Endemics of the Arfaks and Waigeo August 2021/2022/2023

Indonesia: West Papua – Birds-of-paradise and Endemics of the Arfaks and Waigeo August 2021/2022/2023

2023-08-03

Peru: Northwest and Abra Patricia Mountains August 2021/2023

Peru: Northwest and Abra Patricia Mountains August 2021/2023

2023-08-05

Zambia and Malawi August 2021

Zambia and Malawi August 2021

2021-08-14

USA: Comprehensive Southeast Arizona – The Desert and Sky Islands August 2021/2022

USA: Comprehensive Southeast Arizona – The Desert and Sky Islands August 2021/2022

2022-08-14

Kenya: Photo, Birding and Wildlife Adventure August 2021

Kenya: Photo, Birding and Wildlife Adventure August 2021

2021-08-17

Papua New Guinea: Birding Attenborough's Paradise August 2021/2022/2023

Papua New Guinea: Birding Attenborough's Paradise August 2021/2022/2023

2023-08-17

São Tomé and Príncipe: 10-day Birding Adventure August 2021/2022

São Tomé and Príncipe: 10-day Birding Adventure August 2021/2022

2022-08-20

Uganda: Shelley's Crimsonwing Expedition August 2021

Uganda: Shelley's Crimsonwing Expedition August 2021

2021-08-22

USA: Northern Arizona, the Grand Canyon and Condors August 2021/2022

USA: Northern Arizona, the Grand Canyon and Condors August 2021/2022

2022-08-23

Western South Africa: Cape Endemics, Namaqualand Wildflowers and the Kalahari August 2021/2022/2023

Western South Africa: Cape Endemics, Namaqualand Wildflowers and the Kalahari August 2021/2022/2023

2023-08-26

Spain: Birding Andalusia in Fall 2021/2022/2023

Spain: Birding Andalusia in Fall 2021/2022/2023

2023-08-26

Complete Gabon — Parts I and II September 2021/2022

Complete Gabon — Parts I and II September 2021/2022

2022-08-30

Namibia/Botswana Photo and Birding: 13-day Adventure September 2021

Namibia/Botswana Photo and Birding: 13-day Adventure September 2021

2021-09-01

South Africa Photo and Birding: Western Cape, and Kruger National Park extension September 2021

South Africa Photo and Birding: Western Cape, and Kruger National Park extension September 2021

2021-09-01

Peru: The Manu Road and Lowlands September 2021/2022/2023

Peru: The Manu Road and Lowlands September 2021/2022/2023

2023-09-01

Namibia Photo and Birding - Quintessential Namibia September 2021

Namibia Photo and Birding - Quintessential Namibia September 2021

2021-09-02

Borneo: Sabah Premium Tour September 2021/2022/2023/ July 2024

Borneo: Sabah Premium Tour September 2021/2022/2023/ July 2024

Borneo, the world’s third-largest island, is one of the world’s most biodiverse wildlife havens with over 50 island endemics found.

USA: Complete California – Mountains, Ocean and Desert September 2021

USA: Complete California – Mountains, Ocean and Desert September 2021

2021-09-07

New Caledonia, Fiji and Samoa September 2021

New Caledonia, Fiji and Samoa September 2021

2021-09-08

Kenya: 20-day Birding Adventure September 2021

Kenya: 20-day Birding Adventure September 2021

2021-09-10

USA Mammal and Birding: Wyoming – Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks September 2021

USA Mammal and Birding: Wyoming – Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks September 2021

2021-09-19

Madagascar: The Remote North September 2021/2022/2023

Madagascar: The Remote North September 2021/2022/2023

2023-09-19

Borneo: Sarawak – Restricted Range Endemics September 2021/2022/2023/ July 2024

Borneo: Sarawak – Restricted Range Endemics September 2021/2022/2023/ July 2024

The Malaysian province of Sarawak in Borneo takes more effort than neighboring Sabah, but we do not recommend missing Sarawak as it provides superior chances of seeing some mega world birds of rather legendary status!

USA: California Extension – San Diego and the Salton Sea September 2021

USA: California Extension – San Diego and the Salton Sea September 2021

2021-09-20

Argentina: Northwest from the foothills to puna September 2021

Argentina: Northwest from the foothills to puna September 2021

2021-09-20

The Best of Brazil – Pantanal, Cerrado and Atlantic Forest Jewels September 2021/2022/2023

The Best of Brazil – Pantanal, Cerrado and Atlantic Forest Jewels September 2021/2022/2023

2023-09-21

Peninsular Malaysia September 2021/2022/2023/July 2024

Peninsular Malaysia September 2021/2022/2023/July 2024

2024-06-30

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Central Peru September 2021/2022/2023

Central Peru September 2021/2022/2023

2023-09-27

Comoros and Mayotte September 2021

Comoros and Mayotte September 2021

2021-09-30

Argentina: Northeast – Iberá Marshlands and Iguazú National Park October 2021

Argentina: Northeast – Iberá Marshlands and Iguazú National Park October 2021

The Iberá Marshlands, which is the largest wetland area in South America after the Pantanal in Brazil. Come and explore this captivating paradise, combined with the fascinating Iguazú Falls, close to the border of Brazil.

Madagascar: 7-day Northwest Pre-tour October 2021/2022/2023

Madagascar: 7-day Northwest Pre-tour October 2021/2022/2023

2022-10-06

South Africa: Best of Cape Town and beyond October 2021/2022 August2022

South Africa: Best of Cape Town and beyond October 2021/2022 August2022

2022-10-07

Southeast Brazil – Atlantic Forest Endemics Paradise October 2021

Southeast Brazil – Atlantic Forest Endemics Paradise October 2021

2021-10-08

Madagascar: 6-day Masoala Peninsula Pre-tour October 2021/2022/2023

Madagascar: 6-day Masoala Peninsula Pre-tour October 2021/2022/2023

2023-10-12

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Subtropical South Africa October 2021/2022/2023 August 2022

Subtropical South Africa October 2021/2022/2023 August 2022

2023-10-14

Argentina: Southern Patagonia – Los Glaciares National Park and Austral Rail October 2021

Argentina: Southern Patagonia – Los Glaciares National Park and Austral Rail October 2021

This tour combines some of the most diverse birding areas of the Southern Cone in Argentina: Los Glaciares National Park and the vast steppes of southern Patagonia. The region hosts a wide diversity of habitats, all home to a wide diversity of birds.

14-day Best of Madagascar Birds and Wildlife October 2021/2022/2023

14-day Best of Madagascar Birds and Wildlife October 2021/2022/2023

2023-10-17

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Brazil: Cerrado Endemics, Brazilian Merganser and Maned Wolf October 2021

Brazil: Cerrado Endemics, Brazilian Merganser and Maned Wolf October 2021

Many people know of the immense Brazilian Amazon with its astonishing biodiversity. But very few people are aware of the cerrado: a fascinating biome of vast grasslands, lightly wooded savannas, and ribbons of gallery forest growing along winding rivers. By birding this spectacular landscape we hope to encounter a large selection of its special avifauna.

Bolivia: Land of Endemic Macaws with optional pre-tour for Blue-throated Macaw October 2021/2022

Bolivia: Land of Endemic Macaws with optional pre-tour for Blue-throated Macaw October 2021/2022

Bolivia may be one of the less-frequently-visited birding destinations in South America, but it has truly great birding potential.

Chile Mammal and Birding: Pumas in Torres del Paine, Southern Patagonia October 2021

Chile Mammal and Birding: Pumas in Torres del Paine, Southern Patagonia October 2021

At the southern tip of Patagonia there is a vast territory crowned by the majestic Paine Massif with Its stunning granite “towers” and “horns”. This paradise is protected by the Torres del Paine National Park, “the jewel in the crown” of the Chilean national park system.

Greece: Fall Birding Adventure October 2021/2022/2023

Greece: Fall Birding Adventure October 2021/2022/2023

2023-10-25

Madagascar: 6-day Berenty Reserve Extension October 2021/2022/2023

Madagascar: 6-day Berenty Reserve Extension October 2021/2022/2023

2023-10-30

Ecuador: The Amazon – Clay Lick and Giant Otters October 2021/2022/2023

Ecuador: The Amazon – Clay Lick and Giant Otters October 2021/2022/2023

Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park is one of the most diverse places on earth, spanning nearly 2.5 million acres of lush rainforest. The Ecuadorian Amazon is home to more than 600 bird species.

Australia: Tasmania and the Orange-bellied Parrot October/November 2021/2022/2023

Australia: Tasmania and the Orange-bellied Parrot October/November 2021/2022/2023

2023-10-25

South Africa: Elusive Owls and Flufftails October 2021

South Africa: Elusive Owls and Flufftails October 2021

2021-10-31

Bhutan: Bhutan in Fall November 2021/2022/2023

Bhutan: Bhutan in Fall November 2021/2022/2023

The Kingdom of Bhutan, known as “a Kingdom in the Clouds” and “the Land of the Thunder Dragon”, is a quaint, quiet, and scenically spectacular country with a strong conservation ethic rooted in ancient Buddhist traditions.

Namibia, Okavango, and Victoria Falls November 2021/2022

Namibia, Okavango, and Victoria Falls November 2021/2022

2022-11-02

Northeastern Brazil: Araripe Manakin, Lear's Macaw and other endemics November 2021/2022/2023

Northeastern Brazil: Araripe Manakin, Lear's Macaw and other endemics November 2021/2022/2023

Many people know of the immense Brazilian Amazon with its astonishing biodiversity. But very few people are aware of the cerrado: a fascinating biome of vast grasslands, lightly wooded savannas, and ribbons of gallery forest growing along winding rivers. By birding this spectacular landscape we hope to encounter a large selection of its special avifauna.

Australia: from the Outback to the Wet Tropics November 2021/2022/2023

Australia: from the Outback to the Wet Tropics November 2021/2022/2023

2023-10-30

Northern Ecuador Birding Paradise – Hummingbird and Antpitta Extravaganza November 2021/2022/2023

Northern Ecuador Birding Paradise – Hummingbird and Antpitta Extravaganza November 2021/2022/2023

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, and wonderful lodges and other facilities for birders, Ecuador is perhaps the obligatory destination on the continent!

Antarctic Cruise: Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula November 2021

Antarctic Cruise: Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula November 2021

2021-11-06

South Africa: Zimbabwe/Mozambique pre-trip November 2021

South Africa: Zimbabwe/Mozambique pre-trip November 2021

2021-11-14

Zimbabwe and Mozambique — African Pitta Special November 2021/2022

Zimbabwe and Mozambique — African Pitta Special November 2021/2022

2022-11-21

Galapagos: Natural History Extravaganza November 2021/2022/2023

Galapagos: Natural History Extravaganza November 2021/2022/2023

Just 483 years ago the first man stepped onto the Galápagos Islands and marveled at this living laboratory. Today we continue to be awestruck by this constantly changing archipelago.

Australia: Top End Birding Specialties September-November 2021/2022/2023

Australia: Top End Birding Specialties September-November 2021/2022/2023

2023-09-27

Argentina: 1-day Ushuaia Birding Tour November 2021

Argentina: 1-day Ushuaia Birding Tour November 2021

This short tour of Tierra del Fuego gives you the opportunity to explore southern Patagonia and the Tierra del Fuego National Park from the world’s most southerly city, Ushuaia. Apart from the sheer beauty of the area there is an assortment of important bird species which will be targeted.

Argentina: Southern Patagonia – Tierra del Fuego November 2021

Argentina: Southern Patagonia – Tierra del Fuego November 2021

This short tour of Tierra del Fuego gives you the opportunity to explore southern Patagonia and the Tierra del Fuego National Park from the world’s most southerly city, Ushuaia. Apart from the sheer beauty of the area there is an assortment of important bird species which will be targeted.

Malawi: 15-day Birding Adventure December 2021

Malawi: 15-day Birding Adventure December 2021

2021-12-01

Australia: the Southwest October-December 2021/2022/2023

Australia: the Southwest October-December 2021/2022/2023

2023-10-12

Panama Escape: An easy week of birding from the Canopy Tower Lodge December 2021/2022/2023

Panama Escape: An easy week of birding from the Canopy Tower Lodge December 2021/2022/2023

2023-12-03

New Caledonia: Kagu and Other Endemics December 2021

New Caledonia: Kagu and Other Endemics December 2021

2021-12-06

The Very Best of Colombia: Santa Marta, Andes and Chocó February 2021/2022/2023

The Very Best of Colombia: Santa Marta, Andes and Chocó February 2021/2022/2023

2023-02-18