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If you’re an old hand, we hope our program is of interest.  If you’re new to birding tours, you might find our essay “Choosing a Birding Tour” helpful.

Booking from the UK

If you are from the United Kingdom, we appreciate that you may have some questions about the whole process from contacting the WINGS office, to booking, payment, flights, and joining the tour. Click here for detailed information on these points.

What's New

Alaska: The Pribilofs and Utqiagvik (Barrow) in Fall, Sep 29 - Oct 7 2024, with Raymond VanBuskirk -- Alaska’s Pribilof Islands lie in the Bering... (more)

Poland in Spring, 19-26 May 2024, with Stephen Menzie -- Birding in Eastern Poland in late May is magical.... (more)

Colombia: Central, Jun 28 - Jul 8 2024, with Fabrice Schmitt -- Hummingbirds galore plus sparkling tanagers, elusive antpittas and even Mountain-Toucan, all while enjoying a cup of Colombian coffee! (more)

Trinidad and Tobago, 17-27 July 2024, with Ethan Kistler -- Lying just off the coast of Venezuela, the island... (more)

See the complete list of new WINGS tours here.


Remembering David Fisher: It’s been almost two years since we lost David Fisher, world... (more)

See all recent Miscellany here.

Health Protocols

To view our health policies, click here.

Guaranteed Tours

Spring Migration in the Midwest with Ethan Kistler.  8-19 May. Two Spaces Remain

Northern Finland and Arctic Norway with Fabrice Schmitt. 22 May-2 June. Two Spaces Remain

Mongolia with Paul French. 26 May–12 June.

Indonesia: West Papua with Susan Myers. 26 June-19 July.


Costa Rica in July with Scott Olmstead. 9-20 July.

Madagascar with Brian Finch. 4-22 September.

Private Tours

WINGS organizes private tours worldwide. Details here.

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A world-class movement of raptors is a major attraction on Mexico: Veracruz - A River of Birds. Recent bird lists and a tour narrative for this Steve Howell tour are here.

Photo: Steve N.G. Howell

From the Field

April 18: Paul Holt reports from Bhutan

A fantastic encounter with four Blood Pheasants early in to the second half of our Bhutan tour stole the Bird of the Trip... (more)

April 8: Steve Howell and Luke Seitz report from the conclusion of their trans-equatorial odyssey on the Chile to California cruise.

This trip transits over 5000 miles through the waters of 12 countries (this year, with documented first country records... (more)

April 5: Susan Myers reports from our recent India: The North tour

A happy and healthy group enjoyed an amazing three weeks in India's northwest where we took in the deserts, woodlands, foothills,... (more)

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Our Leaders & Staff

Susan Myers

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Susan Myers has been birding and traveling in Asia for over thirty years now, something she can’t quite believe herself! She is passionate about Asia and its wildlife. She also strongly believes that the combination of incredible and diverse wildlife,... (more)

Featured Tour


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The heaviest bird that ever existed, the Elephant Bird, lived in Madagascar and may actually have survived until only 300 years ago. The Musée de l’Académie in Antananarivo has the only complete skeleton, but the rest of this great red island is even today so full of strange and wonderful life forms that we’ll soon understand... (more)

AZ Birding

Coming to southeastern Arizona and want guiding help for just a day or two? Find an excellent guide at AZ-Birding.



The following tour bird lists and narratives have been posted recently to the WINGS website.