2021

2021 North America

Verdant Vermont

Boreal Forests & Bicknell’s Thrushes American Explorer Series May 30 – June 5, 2021 By Aaron Steed Our maiden Vermont Venture was primarily based in Burlington, Vermont’s largest city. Our hotel was just a few minutes from Shelburne Bay, located on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain. A cluster of adjacent parks and reserves here […]

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2021 Uncategorized

Tips from our favorite bird photographers

Alan Lenk I began taking photos in my early teens. Photography was a hobby of my Dad’s and he no doubt sparked my interest. Unlike my father, who photographed mainly family and friends, my photo interests were broader. My passion was the natural world: plants, animals, and the earth’s natural features. Bird photography itself came much later and might just […]

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2021 North America

Venture to North Dakota

June 20-28, 2021 Narrative and Photos by Clifton Avery Our weeklong tour in North Dakota focused on birding in the central ‘Prairies and Potholes’ region all the way west to where the landscape dramatically shifts to the Badlands. Baird’s Sparrow, Sprague’s Pipit, Piping Plover, Brewer’s Sparrow, and Long-billed Curlew were a few of the target […]

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2021 Events

Birdwatcher’s Digest Reader Rendezvous in Asheville

This past April we were so thrilled to host our first Reader Rendezvous for Bird Watcher’s Digest! This 5-day tour was supposed to happen in 2020, but I think you can guess what happened. The tour began Thursday, April 22nd and concluded on Monday, April 26th. The group consisted of 13 participants, Wendy Clark and […]

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