Birdwatching Holidays with Calidris Birding Tours

Worldwide birding tours that create a balance between finding the maximum number of species and spending the time to enjoy watching them at a sensible pace.


We aim to provide well-planned and professionally-led birding tours that not only supply the best opportunities to see many of the world's most exciting birds but are fun to be on too; very much a birding holiday. Our tours are listed by date with summaries of the key bird species, price and trip overview, please take a look at them all here - Birding Tour Calendar.

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UPCOMING BIRDING TOURS

Asian Dowitcher

Central and Northern Thailand Birding Tour

1st-18th February 2024: Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Great Hornbill, Giant Nuthatch, Blue Pitta, Black-and-red Broadbill, Mrs Hume’s Pheasant, Yellow-breasted Bunting, Asian Dowitcher, Nordmann’s Greenshank, Scarlet-faced Liocichla, Pied Harrier – £4295 PP

Lesser Adjutant

Cambodia Birding Tour

13th-27th March 2024: Giant Ibis, Greater Adjutant, Black-headed Woodpecker, White-shouldered Ibis, Mekong Wagtail, Cambodian Tailorbird, White-backed Vulture, Bengal Florican, White-winged Duck, Sarus Crane, White-rumped Falcon – £3850 PP

Silver-breasted Broadbill

South Vietnam Birding Tour

29th March-9th April 2024: Bar-bellied Pitta, Vietnamese Cutia, Germain’s Peacock Pheasant, Collared Laughingthrush, Blue-rumped Pitta, Vietnamese Greenfinch, Pale-headed Woodpecker, Indochinese Green Magpie – £2950 PP

Mangrove Pitta

Thailand and Vietnam Pittas Birding Tour

19th April-3rd May 2024: Blue Pitta, Hooded Pitta, Bar-bellied Pitta, Blue-winged Pitta, Mangrove Pitta, Blue-rumped Pitta, Malayan Banded Pitta, Brown-winged Kingfisher, Black-headed Woodpecker, Ruddy Kingfisher, Silver-breasted Broadbill – £3350 PP

Azure Tit

Central Mongolia Birding Tour

16th-30th June 2024: Mongolian Ground Jay, White-naped Crane, Oriental Plover, Mongolian Lark, Azure Tit, Swan Goose, Siberian Rubythroat, Black-billed Capercaillie, Altai Snowcock, Pallas’s Sandgrouse, Saxaul Sparrow, Godlewski’s Bunting,  – £4150 PP

Elegant Trogon

Mexico Rare Endemics Birding Tour

20th July – 4th August 2024: Eared Quetzal, Thick-billed Parrot, Maroon-fronted Parrot, Worthen’s Sparrow, Tawny-collared Nightjar, Aztec Thrush, Tamaulipas Pygmy-Owl, Blue-capped Motmot, Bronze-winged Woodpecker, Crimson-collared Grosbeak – £3850 PP

Javan Cochoa

Java, Sumatra & Bali Birding Tour

31st July – 24th August 2024: Christmas Island Frigatebird, Bali Myna, Schneider’s Pitta, Large Frogmouth, Oriental Bay Owl, Javan Banded Pitta, Salvadori’s Pheasant, Graceful Pitta, Javan Cochoa, Sumatran Trogon, Bonaparte’s Nightjar, Red-billed Partridge – £6275 PP

Crested Fireback

Peninsula Malaysia Birding Tour

6th – 18th September 2024: Garnet Pitta, Malaysian Rail Babbler, Helmeted Hornbill, Mountain Peacock Pheasant, Red-naped Trogon, Chestnut-naped Forktail, Mangrove Pitta, Green Broadbill, Malayan Laughingthrush, Rhinoceros Hornbill – £3950 PP

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