Roam The Region: Birdwatching Tours

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What do people do on birdwatching tours besides look at birds?

Roam The Region: Birdwatching Tours

What you do usually depends on where you are. Although these activities obviously focus on birds, some tours include side trips to museums and natural wonders.

  • The Audubon Society is one of the best known organizations in this field. They offer both North American and international tours interspersed with "para-avian" activities. The Oregon High Desert in Spring Tour, for example, combines observation of bird migration with a geological tour of the canyons. Contact local chapters for more information on tours.
  • Cayaya Birding runs low-impact, small group tours in Guatemala. The Antigua Birding Tour will not only send you in search of endemic birds but will also take you into a coffee plantation. The four-day tour costs $350.00 with room and board.
  • Slovakia Green Tours offers one to five day tours focusing on birds and natural phenomena. The Lowlands Birds Trip, for example, includes a canoe trip, a hike in the woods and a wine tasting. It costs about $715 for five days with room and board.



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