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'

 

View of the Snowbird Mountains in Autumn, from the Back Porch of the Lodge. 
Photo By Keith Watson

Spring Migration at Snowbird Mountain Lodge, Graham County, NC
April 24 – May 1, 2020


Leader: Keith Watson

 

 

Sunrise at Snowbird Mtn Lodge

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


Leader: Simon Thompson

 

Demoiselle Cranes by John Donelson

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan
Steppes, Mountains, Deserts
and Ancient Cities
May 17- June 7, 2020


Leader: Simon Thompson

 

Common Loon Photo by Simon Thompson

Michigan Kirtland’s Warblers &
The Upper Peninsula
May 29 – June 7, 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

 

*Scotland Trip is Full*

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