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Palm Deserts and the Salton Sea, January 27 – 31, 2020 – This trips is currently full

This 5 day / 4 night tour explores California’s unique Mojave and Coloradan desert systems to search for specialized avifauna and other wildlife adapted to thrive in arid conditions plus the wildly scenic and wonderfully eccentric Salton Sea, one of California’s premiere birding destinations. Winter birds expected include most of the water birds seen at other California…Continue Reading

Birding South Florida in Winter: February 24 – March 3, 2020 – this trip is currently full

On this 10 night / 10 day adventure we visit one of North America’s most diverse and avian-rich ecosystems during it’s “dry” and warm (not as hot) season. The tour itinerary focuses on South Florida’s iconic birding hotpots and specialty birds as we visit both the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, the central “highlands”, Lake Okeechobee, the…Continue Reading

A South Texas Adventure April 15 – 24, 2020

This 10 day / 9 night adventure is timed to blend the Gulf of Mexico spring migration phenomenon with excursions through the distinctive sub-tropical habitats of the Rio Grande Valley to observe unique wildlife, especially the avifauna that exists no where else in the U.S.  See birds such as the stunning Green Jay, the plucky…Continue Reading

A South Texas Adventure – April 25 – May 4, 2018

This trip is now full Sign up to learn about  A South Texas Adventure in 2019 This 10 day / 9 night adventure is timed to blend the Gulf of Mexico spring migration phenomenon with excursions through the distinctive sub-tropical habitats of the Rio Grande Valley to observe unique wildlife, especially the avifauna that exists…Continue Reading

“Living the Lifers” in South Texas: April 2016

Our annual 10 day adventure to South Texas is timed to blend the Gulf of Mexico spring migration phenomenon with excursions through the distinctive sub-tropical habitats of the Rio Grande Valley to observe unique wildlife, especially the avifauna that exists no where else in the U.S. Birds such as the stunning Green Jay, the plucky…Continue Reading

Pondering urban owls

July 28, 2015 was one of those rare, warm, delicious evenings in San Francisco. We were working late in our home-office, windows open to the world trying, as many other San Franciscans, to cool our air condition-less house. Open windows after dark seldom occurs in our neighborhood in large part due to the powerful and…Continue Reading

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