One of the many special aspects about participating in the same Christmas Bird Count ye... read more
In 2016 VENT’s youth birding camp program will turn 30! In advance of this historic eve... read more
NEW YEAR IN PORTUGAL - With Bob Sundstrom & João Jara
Summer Special: $500 Discount if registered before September 22, the start of the Autumnal Equinox!
$6,495 in double occupancy from Lisbon ($5995 with discount)
Our first-ever holiday tour to Europe visits charming Portugal, a country replete with good birds and good birding areas. Join Bob Sundstrom and excellent local guide João Jara for a thorough survey of the country’s southern half, visiting the famed Alentejo and Algarve regions to view a pageant of resident species and wintertime visitors. Of course, no trip here would be complete without time in the lovely capital, Lisbon, a city filled with cultural, historical, and architectural highlights.
News & Field Reports
Dear friends, Of all the places where I've led tours, few are nearer to my heart than Panama. Starting with the very first trip VENT ever operated to Panama in January 1978 to the present, that sma...
February 4, 2016 Dear friends, In the last month, the rapid spread of the Zika virus has dominated the news. Although Zika virus has been known since 1947, its recent outbreak in the Western Hemisp...
Spring came early to Alaska this year, following a winter with relatively little snow in most parts of the state. We felt the effects on the birds throughout the entire month of our Alaska tours, a...
Our 2016 Grand Alaska Part I tour began, as always, in Nome, my favorite place to bird in all of North America. There is something indescribably special about the area surrounding this old gold rus...
The 2016 Camp Chiricahua was a very special one because it marked the 30th anniversary of VENT’s very popular youth birding camps. Kudos to Victor Emanuel for realizing the value of connectin...