Join us on this week long tour of Southeastern Newfoundland, where we spend several days on the Avalon Peninsula, in search of birds around the historic capital of St. John's. Enjoy a boat trip to Witless Bay, home to numbers of nesting seabirds, such as Atlantic Puffins, Razorbill and Thick-billed Murre. In Terra Nova National Park, explore spruce forests home to boreal bird species, and to top if off, we'll finish with a visit to the famous Northern Gannet colony at Cape St. Mary's.
Short tour to Canadian prairie province where we hope to find migrating Whooping Cranes, amongst thousands of Sandhill Cranes and thousands of southbound geese. Day trip to boreal forest also for additional species.
Explore the Nome area, home to such tantalizing species as Bluethroat, Northern Wheatear, Bristle-thighed Curlew, Eastern Yellow Wagtail, eiders, jaegers, and much more. In addition to birds, we could see majestic Muskox and Grizzly Bear, as well as breathtaking scenery. Not to be missed, the extension to Utqiagvik (Barrow), home to Spectacled and Steller's eider, Ross's Gull, and Polar Bear!
Explore Ecuador, one of the most naturally diverse countries in the world, with over 1700 species of birds on its list! Hummingbirds, toucans, tanagers, galore! It's not all birds, and we could also see mammals like Olinguito, Kinkajou and Spectacled Bear! Join Ecuador expert Nelson Apollo Jaramillo, and Avocet's own Chris Charlesworth
Explore some of Costa Rica's most beautiful areas, including the breathtaking Arenal Volcano, as well as famous birding locations like La Selva and the Savegre Valley. Resplendent Quetzals, King Vultures, dozens of species of hummingbirds and gorgeous tanagers are all waiting to be seen.
Small country nestled between Venezuela and Suriname, home to 850 different species including 45 or more Guianan shield endemics. See the bizarre Capuchinbird, as well as the Guianan Cock-of-the-Rock. Chance to see Harpy Eagle, as well as many other tropical birds, mammals and more.
Explore Mexico's birdiest state with us, where we will look for endemics like Bridled Sparrow, Oaxaca Sparrow Rose-bellied and Orange-breasted buntings, Slaty Vireo, Collared Towhee and much, much more.
Superb birding can be found within the city of Calgary, and outlying areas throughout the year. Whether you're looking for Snowy or Great Gray owls in the winter, or shorebirds and prairie specialties in the summer, our guide can help you find the birds.