BIRDING & NATURE TOURS
We offer three basic types of tours:
(1) Set departures: scheduled small-group trips to a wide variety of destinations.
A complete listing of currently scheduled departures can be found below and on our home page. We add trips regularly, so make sure you stay on our contact list for the latest updates. Click here to join our contact list.
(2) Private tours; half-day to multi-day tours in Oregon.
We lead private tours throughout the year to show you the very best of Oregon birding. Our guides across the state can show you central Oregon’s Woodpecker Wonderland, the Malheur region, or the scenic Oregon Coast. Click here for details on our private tours.
(3) Custom group tours: multi-day tours for special groups to requested destinations.
Recruit a group of 3 or more friends; schedule a trip for your local Audubon chapter; or plan an exotic family vacation. We can take you to any of the destinations below on your schedule, subject to calendar availability. Trips are customized to your group’s specific interests.
CURRENT SET TOURS
May 15-24: CENTRAL OREGON Woodpecker Wonderland & Malheur Region (TOUR FULL)
June 11-17, 2019: Mono Lake Woodpecker Seminar and Bird Chautauqua, CALIFORNIA (5 spaces left for Seminar. Registration for Chautauqua begins April 15; Steve’s programs are #117, #219, #275, and #323)
June & July: PRIVATE TOURS in Central Oregon for Woodpeckers and More. Book your dates NOW! (only a few dates remaining)
August 6-16: Southeastern ARIZONA (4 spaces left)
Oct 2-18, 2019: Malaysian BORNEO (TOUR FULL)
Oct 22-Nov 6, 2019: Southwestern COLOMBIA, scouting tour--Inquire directly by emailing Steve Shunk (3 spaces left)
Nov 12-26, 2019: SRI LANKA & Andaman Islands, scouting tour--Inquire directly by emailing Steve Shunk (3 spaces left)
Dec 1-21, 2019: Northern PERU & Machu Picchu (6 spaces left)
BIRDING TOURS BY REGION
Comprehensive list of all past, present and future tours planned through 2020. (IWCT = Int'l Woodpecker Conservation Tour)
NOTE: We can lead tours for private groups to any of these destinations below! Contact us with any questions.
Alaska - Kenai Peninsula, Barrow, and St. Paul (Pribilofs); Winter Solstice in Nome & Anchorage
Alberta - Boreal Forest & Northern Rockies
Arizona - Southeastern Monsoon Summer
California - San Diego to Salton Sea; SF & Monterey Bays
Florida - Southern Peninsula & Dry Tortugas (IWCT)
Oregon - Woodpecker Wonderland; Spring Malheur; Fall Malheur; Winter at the Coast; Wallowa Winter Wonderland
Texas - East Texas & High Island (IWCT); Hill Country; Rio Grande Valley
Washington/British Columbia - Pacific Northwest Winter
Pacific Mexico - Nayarit, Jalisco, and Colima; many Pacific-slope endemics
Dutch Antilles - St. Martin, St. Eustatius, and Saba; Lesser Antillean endemics
Guadeloupe - Lesser Antillean Endemics (IWCT)
Jamaica - Jamaican Endemics
Cuba - Cuban Endemics (IWCT)
Honduras - Northern Rainforest, Highlands, and Copán
Colombia - Western & Central Andes and the Chocó Rainforest (IWCT)
Peru - Northern Peru & Machu Picchu (IWCT), plus Manú region
Argentina - Tropics to Patagonia (IWCT)
Brazil - NE Brazil; Western Brazil (IWCT)
Malaysian Borneo - Sabah; many endemic flora and fauna (IWCT)
Taiwan & Ryukyus - Endemics of Taiwan, Okinawa, and Amami (IWCT)
Sri Lanka & Andaman Islands - many endemic flora and fauna (IWCT)
Vietnam - northern specialties (IWCT)
Sicily - Eastern Sicily & Pantelleria (spring); Western Sicily & Sardinia (fall); “Wings, Wines, and Wonders of Sicily”
Portugal - Southern mountains and coast; Iberian Peninsula specialties (IWCT)