CUSTOM BIRDING TOURS
CUSTOM BIRD PHOTO TOURS

We organize custom birding tours and bird photo tours, with suggested itineraries to Central America and South America highlighted below. We can organize fully customized tours to any of those countries as well. You choose the dates when you wish to travel, we make the arrangements, you enjoy the tour. We call these ANYTIME BIRDING TOURS AND BIRD PHOTO TOURS. All tours are led by expert birding guides.

Our extensive website includes tour information, selected trip reports from past tours, numerous photographs, and birding information including checklists for various countries throughout the world. We have conducted tours to Africa and Asia in the past but specialize on the neotropics.

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Colombia Tours

Santa Marta Brushfinch - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLC
button Northern Colombia Birding Tour (9 Days)
Santa Marta Brushfinch - © The Photographer and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (9 Days, 8 Nights)
Anytime Price: $3350; (Single Suppl $300)
Group Price: $3200; (Single Suppl $300)

Bonda Road, Chamicero de Perija (Perija Reserve & Sabana Rubia), El Dorado Reserve & San Lorenzo Ridge, Gaviotas Road, Los Besotes, Los Flamingos National Park, Minca & Campano Area, Palermo Road, Santa Marta National Park
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button Central Colombia Birding Tour (15 Days)
Brown-banded Antpitta - © Laura L Fellows and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (15 Days, 14 Nights)
Anytime Price: $5825; (Single Suppl $500)
Group Price: $5550; (Single Suppl $500)

Chicaque Natural Park, Chingaza National Park, Combeima Canyon, La Calera Hummingbird Observatory, La Florida Park, Laguna Chisaca/Sumapaz National Park, Nevado del Ruiz National Park, Otun-Quimbaya Sanctuary, Pedro Palo Lagoon, Rio Blanco Reserve, Rio Claro Reserve, Santa Rosa Highlands, Yellow-eared Parrot Reserve
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Costa Rica Tours

Lesser Ground-Cuckoo - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLC
button Classic Hotspots Birding Tour (9 Days)
Snowcap - © Laura L Fellows and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (9 days, 8 nights)
Anytime Price: $3475; (Single Suppl $400)
Group Price: $3175; (Single Suppl $400)

Carara, Talamanca Highlands, La Selva
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button Southern Birding Tour (9 Days)
Black-cheeked Ant-Tanager - © Laura L Fellows and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (9 days, 8 nights)
Anytime Price: $3495; (Single Suppl $350)
Group Price: $3195; (Single Suppl $350)

Orotina, Carara, Osa, Talamanca Highlands
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button Northern Birding Tour (9 days)
Three-wattled Bellbird - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (9 days, 8 nights)
Anytime Price: $3475; (Single Suppl $375)
Group Price: $3175; (Single Suppl $375)

La Ensenada, Monteverde, Bijagua, Arenal
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button Grand Birding Tour (16 days)
Thicket Antpitta - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (16 days, 15 nights)
Anytime Price: $5650; (Single Suppl $650)
Group Price: $4995; (Single Suppl $650)

La Ensenada, Monteverde, Arenal, La Selva, Talamanca Highlands, Osa, Carara, Orotina
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Panama Tours

Resplendent Quetzal - © Laura L Fellows and Exotic Birding LLC
button Canal Zone Birding Tour (10 Days)
Black Hawk-Eagle - © Laura L Fellows and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (10 days, 9 nights)
Anytime Price: $3250; (Single Suppl $325)
Group Price: $3025; (Single Suppl $325)

Metropolitan Park, Bayano lowlands, Old Gamboa Road, Achiote Road, Pipeline Road, Discovery Center, Valle de Anton
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button Canal Zone & Chiriqui (13 Days)
Silver-throated Tanager - © Laura L Fellows and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (13 days, 12 nights)
Anytime Price: $3925; (Single Suppl $510)
Group Price: $3575; (Single Suppl $510)

Metropolitan Park, Bayano lowlands, Old Gamboa Road, Achiote Road, Pipeline Road, Discovery Center, Valle de Anton, Chiriqui Highlands
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Ecuador Tours

Jocotoco Antpitta - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLC
button Sacha Lodge Amazon Birding Tour (6 Days)
Spot-backed Antbird - © Laura L Fellows and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (6 days, 5 nights)
Anytime Price: $1995; (Single Suppl $350)
Group Price: $1825; (Single Suppl $350)

Napo River
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button Sacha Lodge Amazon Birding Tour (7 Days)
Tawny-bellied Screech-Owl - © Laura L Fellows and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (7 days, 6 nights)
Anytime Price: $2350; (Single Suppl $450)
Group Price: $2150; (Single Suppl $450)

Napo River
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button Northern Andes Birding Tour (12 Days)
Blue-winged Mountain-Tanager - © The Photographer and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (12 days, 11 nights)
Anytime Price: $4375; (Single Suppl $200)
Group Price: $3875; (Single Suppl $200)

Guango, San Isidro, Tandayapa, Mindo, Refugio Paz, Bellavista
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button Northern Extended Andes Tour (14 Days)
Buff-tailed Coronet - © The Photographer and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (14 days, 13 nights)
Anytime Price: $5125; (Single Suppl $350)
Group Price: $4625; (Single Suppl $350)

Guango, San Isidro, Wild Sumaco, Tandayapa, Mindo, Refugio Paz, Bellavista
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button Southern Ecuador Birding Tour (20 Days)
Jocotoco Antpitta - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (20 days, 19 nights)
Anytime Price: $6900; (Single Suppl $500)
Group Price: $6500; (Single Suppl $500)

Buenaventura, Jorupe, Utuana, Tapichalaca. Cordillera Condor, Podocarpus, Saraguro, El Cajas, Ayampe
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Guyana Tours

Guianan Cock-of-the-rock - © Laura L Fellows and Exotic Birding LLC
button Classic Birding Tour (10 Days)
Black Curassow - © The Photographer and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (10 days, 9 nights)
Anytime Price: $4750; (Single Suppl $300)
Group Price: $4450; (Single Suppl $300)

Georgetown, Coast, Iwokrama, Surama, Rock View, Karanambu
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button Classic Tour & the South (15 Days)
Yellow-chinned Spinetail - © Laura L Fellows and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (15 days, 14 nights)
Anytime Price: $7325; (Single Suppl $350)
Group Price: $6995; (Single Suppl $350)

Georgetown, Coast, Iwokrama, Surama, Rock View, Karanambu, Karasabai, Ireng River, Dadanawa
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Peru Tours

Golden-collared Tanager - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLC
button Highlands, Machu Picchu, & Manu Road (13 Days)
Torrent Duck - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (13 days, 12 nights)
Anytime Price: $4600; (Single Suppl $700)
Group Price: $4250; (Single Suppl $700)

Highlands, Machu Picchu, Manu Road
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button Highlands, Machu Picchu, Manu Road, & Amazon (19 Days)
Golden-naped Tanager - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (19 days, 18 nights)
Anytime Price: $6200; (Single Suppl $600)
Group Price: $5700; (Single Suppl $600)

Highlands, Machu Picchu, Manu Road, Tambopata Reserve
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button Tambopata & Manu Road (17 Days)
Golden-collared Tanager - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (17 days, 16 nights)
Anytime Price: $5700; (Single Suppl $750)
Group Price: $5300; (Single Suppl $750)

Lake Sandoval, Tambopata Reserve, Manu Road
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button Northern Route Tour (14 Days)
Crimson-collared Tanager - © Laura L Fellows and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (15 days, 13 nights)
Anytime Price: $4975; (Single Suppl $400)
Group Price: $4550; (Single Suppl $400)

Chaparri, Olmos, Pomac Reserve, Jaen, Aguas Verdes Reserve, Abra Patricia, Waqanki, Tarapoto, Plataforma
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button Northern Extended Tour (19 Days)
White-eared Solitaire - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (19 days, 18 nights)
Anytime Price: $6600; (Single Suppl $425)
Group Price: $6300; (Single Suppl $425)

Tarapoto, Waqanki, Abra Patricia, Pomacochas, Leimebamba, Abra Barro Negro, Celedin, Cajamarca, Jaen, Pomac, Chaparri
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button Central Route Birding Tour (19 Days)
Gray-breasted Mountain-Toucan - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (19 days, 18 nights)
Anytime Price: $6500; (Single Suppl $350)
Group Price: $6000; (Single Suppl $350)

Lomas de Lachay, Paraiso Laguna, Lake Conococha, Quebrada Llanganuco, Cordillera Blanca, Carpish Tunnel, Bosque Unchoq, Junin, Bosque Shollet, Oxapampa, Satipo Road, Mantaro Valley, Ticlio Bogs, Marcapomacocha
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Brazil Tours

Swallow-tailed Cotinga - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLC
button Southern Amazon & Pantanal (16 Days)
Hyacinth Macaw - © Laura L Fellows and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (16 days, 15 nights)
Anytime Price: $7850; (Single Suppl $750)
Group Price: $7450; (Single Suppl $750)

Chapado dos Guimaraes, Cristolino Lodge, Pantanal
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button SE Atlantic Forest Birding Tour (16 Days)
Toco Toucan - © The Photographer and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (16 days, 15 nights)
Anytime Price: $5975; (Single Suppl $350)
Group Price: $5675; (Single Suppl $350)

Salto Morato, Intervales, Ubatuba, Itatiaia
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button SE Atlantic Extended Tour (19 Days)
Green-headed Tanager - © Laura L Fellows and Exotic Birding ToursANYTIME (19 days, 18 nights)
Anytime Price: $6775; (Single Suppl $500)
Group Price: $6475; (Single Suppl $500)

Salto Morato, Intervales, Ubatuba, Itatiaia, Guapi Assu
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button NE Brazil Tour (14 Days)
Araripe Manakin - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (14 days, 13 nights)
Anytime Price: $5250; (Single Suppl $250)
Group Price: $4950; (Single Suppl $250)

Icapui, Serra Baturite, Chapada do Araripe, Canudos, Murici, Tamandare
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button Brazil Bahia Tour (14 Days)
Spot-billed Toucanet - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLCANYTIME (14 days, 13 nights)
Anytime Price: $5450; (Single Suppl $350)
Group Price: $5150; (Single Suppl $350)

Estancia, Diamantina, Boa Nova, Serra Bonita, Veracel Forest, Agua Boa
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White-fringed Antwren - © James F Wittenberger and Exotic Birding LLC

NEOTROPICS

AFRICA

ASIA

AUSTRALASIA

 

§ Includes Sarawak, Sabah, & Kalimantan
§§ Includes Wallacea but excludes Kalimantan (Borneo) and West Papua New Guinea & nearby islands
§§§ Includes Papua New Guinea and West Papua Indonesia

WHAT'S NEW

January 2023 - Checklist Update - We are working on updating our checklists to reflect more restrictive definitions of restricted range and local distributions. We have also added species counts for presence, status, distribution, and likelihood of targets being seen code tables on our checklist pages.

January 2023 - Checklist Update - We've updated many of our checklists with more complete data. We've also added new lists of species in accessible locations and also species oonly likely to be seen by visiting remote areas.

January 2023 - Laura Fellows - The memorial website for my late beloved wife's life was on a website that no longer functions, so it has been added to her biography page under our ABOUT menu.

January 2023 - Bhutan and India - We've added information about birding in Bhutan. We'll be birding Bhutan in March 2024 and may add a tour to this fascinating, out-of-the-way destination thereafter. We've also added information about birding in northern India and will be birding there in March 2024 as well.

November 2022 - IUCN Redlist Update - We've updated our database to indicate more accurately current red list status of species indicating whether they are critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable, or near-threatened based on the International Union of Conservation of Nature website.

November 2022 - Bolivia Birding - We intend to offer birding tours to Bolivia shortly. Meanwhile, information about birding in Bolivia has been added to the website.

November 2022 - Clements Update - The website is now updated with the 2022 Clements updates. There were numerous splits, including in South America. There were also a few species lumped together and some changes to sequencing. Read more »

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