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.
2020 SCHEDULED TOURS, BY DATE
If you are interested in a tour, please email us with any questions; full tour descriptions will be posted here by August 15.
Jan 8-12: Winter on the OREGON COAST
Jan 31-Feb 5: NE OREGON Wallowa Winter Wonderland
Jan 5-9: Winter on the OREGON COAST
Feb 13-21: NORTHERN HONDURAS Birds & Blossoms Nature Sketching Holiday
March 9-11: PACIFIC MEXICO Vallarta Bird Festival Tour, San Sebastian del Oeste/La Bufa
March 12-22: PACIFIC MEXICO Jalisco & Nayarit
Apr 7-14: S TEXAS Lower Rio Grande Valley
April 22-May 6: TAIWAN & RYUKYU ISLANDS
May 26-Jun 4: CENTRAL OREGON Woodpecker Wonderland & Malheur Region
Jul 15-23: NE OREGON Blue Mountains Wings & Wildflowers with Naturalist Journeys
Sep 18-24: CALIFORNIA Yosemite Woodpeckers, with Michael Elsohn Ross
October 11-25: Wings, Wines, and Wonders of SICILY & SARDINIA
Nov 1-16: NORTHERN PERU Pacific Ocean to Amazon Basin
Dec 8-17: CENTRAL CALIFORNIA Bay Area Winter Tides
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)