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New: Uncharted Colombia Expedition in November-December 2021

We are operating a unique Uncharted Colombia Expedition from 29 November-18 December 2021. The expedition will explore the remote settlement of Inírida in far eastern Colombia adjacent to the Orinoco River, the rarely-visited Serranía de Perijá in northernmost Colombia, the Cartagena region and some rarely-visited Andean locations. Leader: Trevor Ellery. Numerous Colombian specialities will be […]

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39 YEARS AND COUNTING – BIRDQUEST TALES FROM THE FIELD: Number 2

Just like Ian Lewis, my wife Sue and I have been Birdquesting for a long time – our first was to Turkey in 1985 and our most recent one, to Vietnam just before the pandemic broke in 2020, was number 91. The main reason for doing them is of course to see the birds particularly […]

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Forthcoming tours that are already operating and have space

Quite a lot of countries have now reopened for tourism. To us, it would seem sensible to book on tours to destinations that are already open, or will reopen again, rather than on tours to places that are still closed and may not reopen in time. By doing that you can avoid disappointment later. The […]

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39 YEARS AND COUNTING – BIRDQUEST TALES FROM THE FIELD: Number 1

I first travelled with Birdquest in 1982 to Israel, followed by Poland a few years later. In 1989 I joined them in Peru, an incredible trip with wonderful scenery, history and culture as well as birds. I was now hooked and I’ve travelled with them every year since, occasionally as many as five times in […]

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