Ventures Tours

 

'We offer an increasing number of tours annually throughout the USA and worldwide, ranging from laid-back, relaxed birding trips that include a healthy dose of cultural and/or historical attractions to more comprehensive birding adventures fit for the more intrepid travelers'

 

 

 

 

Sunrise at Snowbird Mtn Lodge

Snowbird Mountain Lodge, Graham County,
Western North Carolina:
May 8-15, 2020


Leader: Simon Thompson

 

 

 

Common Loon Photo by Simon Thompson

Michigan Kirtland’s Warblers &
The Upper Peninsula
June 8-17, 2020


Leader: Keith Watson

Mount Tindaya, Fuerteventura © Derrick Dunbar - Dreamstime.com

Venture to Spain’s Canary Islands
Endemics, Volcanoes, & Stargazing
June 23-29, 2020


Leader: Aaron Steed

Atlantic Puffin Photo by Simon Thompson

Maine & Grand Manan:
Puffins, BorealBirds, and Spectacular Scenery
July 1-11, 2020


Leader: Kevin Burke

Views at Abra Porculla, by Aaron Steed

Northern Peru:
Endemics Bonanza
Spatuletails, Inca Finches, Owlets, and more
July 10-26, 2020


Leader: TBA

Sunrise at Saguaro National Park © Satish Kumar Noonepalle Dreamstime

Southeastern Arizona Specialties
Hummingbirds, Trogons, Sparrows, & More
July 13-22, 2020


Leader: Kevin Burke

 

Eilean Donan Castle - Highland, Scotland

Venture to the Highlands &
Islands of Scotland
July 31 – August 11, 2020

 

Leaders: Simon ThompsonMichael Werndly

 

Violet-green Swallow, by L. Pellegrini

Washington State ‘Pacific Northwest Birding’
August 15-24, 2020


Leader: Kevin Burke

The medieval town of Eger is one of several cultural stops on this laid-back birding tour. © Rigmanyi  Dreamstime.com

Hungary: Birds & Wine
Aug 25 – Sept 3, 2020


Leader: Aaron Steed

 

The Scarlet Macaw, one of several Macaw species we should see on our Peru: Amazon Cruise Venture by Intl Expeditions

Peru: Amazon Cruise
Exploring the Amazon, Ucayali,
& Marañon Rivers
August 28 – September 6, 2020


Leader: Michael Plauché

& Local Guides

VIEW FROM THE CHEROHALA SKYWAY © CHEROHALA.COM

Wildlife Week at Snowbird Mountain Lodge,
Graham County, NC
September 11 – October 2, 2020


Leader: Emilie Travis

View from  Snowbird Mtn. Lodge

Fall Migration at
Snowbird Mountain Lodge, Graham County, NC
Sept. 25 – Oct. 2, 2020


Leader: Aaron Steed


Roseate Spoonbills are one of the stars of our Golden Isles Trip 
© Dimitrios Timpilis  Dreamstime.com

Golden Isles of Georgia
October 16-19, 2020

Leader: Michael Plauché

Table Mountain, South Africa Photo by Simon Thompson

The Very Best of South Africa:
“Endemic Birds, Wildlife, &
Spectacular Scenery”
October 26 – November 15, 2020


Leader: Simon Thompson

 

Raptor Migration in Panama by Canopy Family

Spectacular Hawk Migration
at Panama’s Canopy Tower
October 28 – November 4, 2020


Leader: Aaron Steed

 

Keith, Virginia Rail and a few hundred White-faced Ibis in Louisiana Photo by Keith Watson

“Rice & Rails” Festival, Jennings, Louisiana
November 3 - 8, 2020


Leader: Keith Watson

 

Ocellated Turkey by Alex Navarro

Guatemalan Highlands & Tikal National Park:
Quetzals, Guans, & Hummingbirds
November 12 – 22, 2020


Leader: TBA

Spotted Antbird Photo by Larry Pellegrini

A Week in Costa Rica
Quetzals, Tanagers, & More
December 5-12, 2020


Leader: Aaron Steed

Trinidad Motmot Photo by © Ondřej Prosický Dreamstime.com

Trinidad and Tobago:
Piping Guans, Motmots, & Bellbirds
December 8-18, 2020


Leader: Emilie Travis

A majestic Great Gray Owl - seen on last year's trip! 
Photo by Participant Alan Lenk

Owls & Winter Finches’
Venture to Northern Minnesota
February 7 - 12, 2021


Leader: Kevin Burke

 

Ferruginous Hawk in flight. Photo by Larry Umthum

Venture to the Platte River, Nebraska
‘Birding the Great Plains’
March 13-20, 2021

Leader: Michael Plauché