These trips are popular and often fill quickly! Contact the trip leader for information.
Your travel dollar supports our education programs and, while going on an awesome adventure, you will learn about nature as you do some excellent bird watching and wildlife viewing. Our trips vary in geographic destinations and will provide you with an opportunity to get close to nature and explore and learn about new habitats. View, download or print our complete 2013-2014 calendar of trips, and check out our International Birding Blog!
India | Feb. 18 - March 6, 2014
Unique unto itself, and home to more than 1,000 species of birds, India is surely one of the richest countries in the world in both culture and avian diversity. The land of Kipling conjures up a myriad of images: everything from jungle laborers atop Asian Elephants to the crowded city streets of Delhi to jungle-cloaked temples where tigers still roam. This 16-day trip will take us across the northern regions of the sub-continent en route to visit Corbett National Park, Nanaital, and the Keoladeo wetland. More.
Birding Banderas Bay | March 9–16, 2014
Explore the tropical jungles, mountain forests, and coastal beaches of the Banderas Bay region in Western Mexico. We’ll stay 5 nights at our lovely hotel in the quiet coastal village of San Francisco (affectionately called San Pancho) just an hour north of Puerto Vallarta. For our final 2 days and nights we head inland to the historic and picturesque village of San Sebastian del Oeste. We will also spend time with Luis Morales, the director of the San Pancho Bird Observatory, to learn about the important conservation work they are doing and to observe bird banding. More.
Scotland | April 28-May 7, 2014
Join Portland Audubon on this 10-day trip to bird the ancient land of Scotland. This tour will take you from the Scottish forests, through the foothills and on to the scenic coast as we search for specialties of the region. Our trip will begin in the northern town of Inverness, where we team up with one of Scotland’s premier birders to assist us on our quest for the Razorbill, Atlantic Puffin and Arctic Loon. More
South Africa | Nov. 6-21, 2014 (tentative dates)
Africa... the word alone conjures up images of vast, ancient landscapes teeming with herds of Antelope, Zebra, Wildebeest and more. Join us on a journey into the heart of South Africa and witness for yourself one of the most amazing wildlife spectacles on Earth while experiencing the raw nature that is still Africa. More
Thailand | Jan. 10-25, 2015
A country of Buddhist traditions, temples and images, the Buddha can be seen in nearly every corner as can offerings of flowers and incense at Animistic spirit houses to provide the promise of good fortune. Known as the "land of smiles," Thailand is a country full of natural beauty and friendly people who, without fail, greet you with a slight bow, palms pressed together in a polite wai. More
2009: Belize, Whales & Wildlife of the Sea
of Cortez, Wildlife & Birds of Brazil, South Africa and Botswana,
Birds and Culture of Oaxaca Mexico
2010: India, Costa Rica, Peru, Galapagos Islands, Australia, Tasmania
2011: Belize & Tikal, Birds & Wildlife of Brazil, England: Birding the Land of the Bard
2012: Jamaica, Birding Costa Rica, Whales & Wildlife of the Sea of Cortez, Ecuador & the Galapagos, Argentina, New Zealand... the Land of the Kiwi
2013: Colombia, Borneo, Costa Rica, Peru, Australia, Tasmania