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2024

9-17 March 2024

9 days

São Tomé & Príncipe

Discover these hotspots of endemism off the west coast of Africa with more than two dozen exciting endemics. Natural selection has conjured everything from Giant Sunbird down to Dwarf Ibis in “the Galápagos of Africa”.



Tour full

18 March - 1 April 2024

15 days

Brazil: Uei Tepui & Roraima

An unprecedented Brazil tour for the much-desired Tepui endemics without needing a Venezuelan visa! Includes almost all specialties like Red-banded Fruiteater, Greater Flowerpiercer, Tepui Antpitta, Rose-colored Piha and other Roraiman megas like Hoary-throated Spinetail, Rio Branco and Caura Antbirds.



Guaranteed departure

27 March - 9 April 2024

14 days

Mexico: Western

Comprehensive tour to this endemic-rich region, covering all endemics and near-endemics including Tufted Jay, Red Warbler, Orange-breasted Bunting, Elegant Quail, Balsas Screech-Owl and Long-tailed Wood Partridge. Timed to match the Mexico 2024 Total Solar Eclipse!



Tour full

Red Panda in Singalia Forest

5-11 April 2024

7 days

Nepal: Red Panda & Singalila Forest

Expert local trackers will help us find Red Pandas in pristine bird-filled forests which offer easy Himalayan birding and photography - around 150 species expected!



Tour full

11-26 April 2024

16 days

India: North-Eastern Highlights

There are more bird species in this one part of the Himalaya than anywhere else in Eurasia! From Eaglenest to Dirang, Kaziranga and Mishmi with the rare Bugun Liocichla, Gould's Shortwing, colourful Tragopans, Cochoas, Grandala and Fire-tailed Myzornis.



Tour full

13-22 April 2024

10 days

Guatemala

This underrated destination features superb and easy birding for spectacular species like Horned Guan, Pink-headed Warbler and Ocellated Quail. Yucatan specialties including Ocellated Turkey will be on the agenda of the extension amongst ancient Mayan ruins.

4 days

22-25 April 2024

Mayan Biosphere Extension

Tour full

13-25 May 2024

13 days

China: Eastern Highlights

Shortened tour to see the most spectacular birds between Shanghai and Beijing. From Spoon-billed Sandpiper to Blue-crowned Laughingthrush, plus Cabot's Tragopan, Reeves's Pheasant, Brown Eared Pheasant, and a large number of breeding specialties like Zappey's Flycatcher and Reed Parrotbill.



Guaranteed departure

8-23 June 2024

16 days

Papua New Guinea: Islands

Comprehensively explore the archipelagos east of New Guinea, staying comfortably at dive resorts and on liveaboard boats across six different islands while searching for Superb Pitta, Goldie's Bird-of-paradise, and Mussau Fantail. Surprisingly, includes only easy walking!

6 days

23-28 June 2024

Huon Peninsula Extension

Tour full

1-16 July 2024

16 days

Brazil: South-West Amazonia

Specialities of the little-visited but bird-rich Rondonia, Inambari and Acre regions. Includes four days at PiraAçu Lodge, an astounding new birding destination in the deep Amazon! White-breasted Antbird, Pale-faced Bare-eye, Rondonia Bushbird, and Predicted Antwren are all likely.



Tour full

15-26 July 2024

12 days

Borneo: Sarawak & Bulwer’s Pheasant

Staying only in comfortable accommodation, combine new reliable hides for the stunning Bulwer's Pheasant with a relaxed loop of Sarawak targeting Blue-banded Pitta, Bornean Banded Pitta, Hose's Broadbill, Black Oriole, Dulit Frogmouth, and Crested Jayshrike!

4 days

26-29 July 2024

Bornean Peacock-Pheasant Extension

Tour full

9-25 August 2024

17 days

Brazil: Eastern Amazonia

Endemics and specialties of the lower-Amazon. Birding around the river mouth at Belém, the north bank at Monte Alegre, along the Tapajós River, and several days in Carajás Reserve. Includes Vulturine Parrot, Sulphur-breasted Parakeet, Harlequin Antbird, and Black-chested Tyrant.



Guaranteed departure

25 August - 11 September 2024

18 days

Papua New Guinea: Mainland

Comprehensively explore the classic mainland route around PNG with a small group and the most experienced leaders. We consider our logistics, prices, and bird lists to be the best available in this exciting but challenging country!

6 days

11-16 September 2024

Huon Peninsula Extension

Tour full

25 August - 9 September 2024

16 days

Papua New Guinea: Bougainville & Louisiade Expedition

On Bougainville we will search for a dozen endemics and the incredible Moustached Kingfisher. Then in the Louisiades, we will be among the first birders in 100 years to see endemics like Louisiade Pitta and Rossel Paradise Kingfisher!



Guaranteed departure

1-16 September 2024

16 days

Indonesia: Vogelkop West Papua ~Women Only~

It is impossible to forget the first time you see a Western Parotia dance, a Black Sicklebill transforming at dawn, or a Wilson’s Bird-of-paradise glowing like fire in the dark forest understory. This is the true “Attenborough Experience"!



Guaranteed departure

6-19 September 2024

14 days

Mongolia: Snow Leopard, Pallas’s Cat & Siberian Migrants

Search for the incredible Snow Leopard, the crypic Pallas's Cat, and the bizarre Saiga. Comfortable Ger base camps at relatively low altitude with warmer temperatures and minimal walking. Timed to match autumn passerine migration!



Tour full

19 September - 4 October 2024

16 days

Papua New Guinea: Bougainville & Louisiade Expedition

On Bougainville we will search for a dozen endemics and the incredible Moustached Kingfisher. Then in the Louisiades, we will be among the first birders in 100 years to see endemics like Louisiade Pitta and Rossel Paradise Kingfisher!



Guaranteed departure

1-16 October 2024

16 days

Brazil: Interior

Explore the magnificent Canastra National Park in search of Brazilian Merganser, Cock-tailed Tyrant and Blue Finch before heading east across Minas Gerais towards Hyacinth Visorbearer and Blue-eyed Ground Dove! Mammals will hopefully include both Giant Anteater and Maned Wolf.



Tour full

5-20 October 2024

16 days

Fiji & New Caledonia

Must-see birds such as Kagu, Taveuni Silktail and Orange and Golden Fruit Doves amidst some incredible tropical island scenery. Great resorts, excellent food and world-class snorkelling too!



Tour full

23 October - 7 November 2024

16 days

Tanzania: Eastern Arc

This epic endemic-filled tour covers the isolated mountain ranges of eastern Tanzania plus Pemba Island, targeting all possible endemics like Spot-throat,Long-billed Forest Warbler, Pemba Scops Owl, Uluguru Bushshrike, Loveridge's Sunbird, Kilombero Weaver, plus hundreds other species!

12 days

7-18 November 2024

Rubeho & Udzwanga Forest Partridges

30 October - 16 November 2024

18 days

Brazil: South-East Atlantic Forest

Visiting the best protected areas to find close to 100 Brazilian endemics and 200 Atlantic Forest specialties, with rarities like Red-billed Curassow, Cherry-throated Tanager, Brazilian Laniisoma, Grey-winged Cotinga, Black-hooded Antwren and Helmeted Woodpecker all in the script.



Tour full

1-16 November 2024

16 days

Indonesia: West Papua X Flock Wildlife

Collaboration with Flock Wildlife, the premiere Australian-based bird photography company. Combining the experience of award-winning photographers David Stowe and Henry Cook with our intimate knowledge of West Papua, this is sure to be an unreal adventure!



Tour full

17-29 November 2024

13 days

Argentina: Southern

A magnificent tour down the Southern Cone, including Hooded Grebe, Lesser Rhea, Snowy Sheathbill, Magellanic Plover, Magellanic Penguin, and a dozen endemic specialties. There is an excellent chance for Orca, and a promise of some of the world's most spectacular scenery!



Guaranteed departure

27 November - 10 December 2024

14 days

Brazil: Far South

The grasslands and wetlands of Rio Grande do Sul, including South American Painted-snipe, endemic Black-bellied Seedeater, the strange Sickle-winged Nightjar, along with Saffron-cowled Blackbird, Black-and-white Monjita, and displaying Bare-throated Bellbirds.



Tour full

1-15 December 2024

15 days

Chile

Fantastic birds such as Diademed Sandpiper-Plover, Magellanic Woodpecker, Huet-huets and seabirds amidst some of the finest scenery on Earth. From the Atacama Desert to the Andes, then down to Patagonia on the extension for Magellanic Plover, King Penguins, Pumas and more!

6 days

15-20 December 2024

Patagonia & Tierra del Fuego Extension

1-14 December 2024

14 days

Peru: Northern Highlights ~Women-Only~

Explore Peru's exceptionally diverse north, from the coast to the Amazon rainforest - Inca Tern, Marvelous Spatuletail, Scarlet-banded Barbet, and so much more!



5-22 December 2024

18 days

Peru: Northern Andes

Some of the world’s best birds including Marvelous Spatuletail, Scarlet-banded Barbet, Long-whiskered Owlet and Pale-billed Antpitta feature on this exciting tour, as well as many other brilliant species.



Tour full

7-18 December 2024

12 days

Mexico: Southern

A short and exciting tour through Chiapas and Oaxaca in search of the stunning Rose-bellied Bunting, Dwarf Jay, Bearded Screech Owl, Bumblebee Hummingbird, Red Warbler, Giant Wren, Nava's Wren, and more!



2025

4-9 January 2025

6 days

Bangladesh: Masked Finfoot

Short tour to search for one of the most threatened birds in Asia: the Masked Finfoot. We also expect to see White-eared Night Heron which is now well-known from the area, along with Brown-winged Kingfisher, Mangrove Pitta, and maybe Fishing Cat or Bengal Tiger! All profits will be donated to the Oriental Bird Club.



Tour full

11-22 January 2025

12 days

India: North-Eastern Winter Specialties

Target some of the most seldom-seen birds in the Himalaya including Sclater's Monal, White-bellied Heron, Snowy-throated Babbler and Rufous-vented Laughingthrush. Additional major targets include White-winged Duck, Ibisbill, Pale-capped Pigeon, Blyth's Kingfisher, plus all the available Mishmi specialties!



Tour full

11-26 January 2025

16 days

Senegal

On our tour to this welcoming country we will look for Sahelian specialities such as White-crested Tiger Heron, Scissor-tailed Kite, Savile’s Bustard, Quail-Plover, Golden Nightjar and Cricket Warbler.



Guaranteed departure

17 January - 5 February 2025

20 days

Brazil: North-East

Certainly one of the most threatened avifaunas in the world, this special tour explores the remnant Atlantic Forest and surrounds, targeting many superb species such as Araripe Manakin, Lear's Macaw, Hooded Visorbearer, and more.



Guaranteed departure

18-31 January 2025

14 days

Colombia: South Cross-Andean Expedition

Embark on a truly unique adventure that combines the captivating high Magdalena Colombian endemics and potential splits with some particularly scarce endemic treasures of both the east and west Andean slopes, all whilst birding in extensive pristine tracts of forest.



19 January - 2 February 2025

15 days

Sierra Leone & Liberia

This tour covers all accessible specialties of these two remote West African countries in full comfort with no camping or long hikes! Target megas like Rufous Fishing Owl, African Pitta, Black-headed Rufous Warbler, Sierra Leone Prinia, Nimba Flycatcher, Gola Malimbe, Emerald Starling and many more.



Guaranteed departure

25 January - 6 February 2025

13 days

Panama: Highlights

The exciting southern isthmus of Central America is the best place in the world to see both Crested and Harpy Eagles at known nests, along with specialties such as Black-crowned Antpitta, Blue Cotinga, the monotypic Sapayoa, and Rufous-vented Ground-Cuckoo.



10-25 February 2025

16 days

Colombia: Central & Choco endemics

This tour, mostly focused in seeing endemics, covers most classic sites as well as several off-the-beaten track ones, where we will see incredible endemics such as recently discovered "Cali" and Paisa Antpittas, Multicolored, Gold-ringed and Black-and-gold Tanagers, Buffy Helmetcrest, Cauca Guan, Antioquia Brushfinch and much more. Can be linked with Colombia: Yellow-eared and Fuertes Parrots & Magdalena endemics tour for the most comprehensive central Colombia endemic bonanza!



13-27 February 2025

15 days

Philippines: Highlights ~Women-Only~

Tours to the Philippines are typically characterised by tough birding in degraded habitat, but this tour focuses on the best patches of forest with a huge array endemics! From Flame-breasted Fruit-Dove and Spotted Wood Kingfisher to Azure-breasted Pitta and Visayan Wattled Broadbill!



15-28 February 2025

14 days

China: Winter Highlights

Shortened tour to see Siberian Crane and the wintering waterbird spectacle of Poyang Lake, along with Scaly-sided Merganser, Reeve's Pheasant, Chinese Barbet, Nonggang Babbler, the endemics of Hainan, plus wintering passerines around Beijing like Siberian Accentor and Pallas's Rosefinch.



15-28 February 2025

14 days

Mexico: Western

Comprehensive tour to this endemic-rich region, covering all endemics and near-endemics including Tufted Jay, Red Warbler, Orange-breasted Bunting, Elegant Quail, Balsas Screech-Owl and Long-tailed Wood Partridge.



20 February - 8 March 2025

17 days

Lesser Antilles

Targets every single Lesser Antilles and Trinidade endemic, including Critically Endangered Imperial Amazon, Grenada Dove and Trinidade Piping Guan, plus numerous other exciting endemics like the astonishing Whistling Warbler!

5 days

16 - 20 February 2025

Bahamas Extension

5-21 March 2025

17 days

Venezuela: Tepui and Eastern Endemics

Visiting the lost-world of the Tepuis has always been every birder’s dream and now we are making it possible again with Diego’s substantial in-country experience and assistance by Eduardo! Plus the Orinoco and Caripe endemics !



Guaranteed departure

8-23 March 2025

16 days

Greater Antilles: Jamaica, Dominican Republic & Puerto Rico

On this epic multi-island adventure we will search for more than 75 restricted Caribbean endemics. A must for those wanting to see all of the world's bird families, with six being endemic to these islands!



Guaranteed departure

15 March - 7 April 2025

24 days

Costa Rica

Our comprehensive tour to the most astounding birdwatching destination in all of Central America which is expected to record almost every endemic and near-endemic, including Resplendent Quetzal, Fiery-throated Hummingbird, Wrenthrush, Snowy Cotinga and many more.



Red Panda in Singalia Forest

31 March - 6 April 2025

7 days

Nepal: Red Panda & Singalila Forest

Expert local trackers will help us find Red Pandas in pristine bird-filled forests which offer easy Himalayan birding and photography - around 150 species expected!



Tour full

19-28 April 2025

10 days

Guatemala

This underrated destination features superb and easy birding for spectacular species like Horned Guan, Pink-headed Warbler and Ocellated Quail. Yucatan specialties including Ocellated Turkey will be on the agenda of the extension amongst ancient Mayan ruins.

4 days

28 April - 1 May 2025

Mayan Biosphere Extension

26 April - 12 May 2025

17 days

Kenya

Comprehensive loop with a focus on the threatened endemics and near-endemics of this stunningly scenic country. Includes Taita Thrush, Sokoke Scops Owl, Black Boubou, Hinde’s Babbler, and Sharpe’s Longclaw, as well as the amazing Vulturine Guineafowl, Golden-winged Sunbird, Blue-headed Bee-eater, and Golden Pipit.



28 April - 8 May 2025

11 days

Spain: Steppes to Pyrenees ~Women-Only~

This spring tour takes in some of the most important natural habitats in Europe, focusing on some excellent birds whilst enjoying Spain's world-famous gastronomy, climate, and culture!



1-13 May 2025

13 days

China: Eastern Highlights

Shortened tour to see the most spectacular birds between Shanghai and Beijing. From Spoon-billed Sandpiper to Blue-crowned Laughingthrush, plus Cabot's Tragopan, Reeves's Pheasant, Brown Eared Pheasant, and a large number of breeding specialties like Zappey's Flycatcher and Reed Parrotbill.