Birding Tour Calendar List

Calidris Birding tour itineraries are usually priced on the basis of two people sharing a room with the exception of tours to South Korea where twin rooms are unavailable. All tours include all accommodation in country within the advertised dates. Tour prices do not include international airfares.

2023 Birding Tour List

January 2023

Varied Tit - South Korea Winter Birding Tour3rd-15th January: South Korea Winter Birding – £3650 per person

Steller’s Sea Eagle, Red-crowned Crane, Solitary Snipe, Scaly-sided Merganser, Oriental Stork, White-naped Crane, Rhinoceros Auklet, Varied Tit, Baikal Teal, Hooded Crane, Asian Rosy Finch, Relict Gull, Japanese Wagtail, Saunders’s Gull, Swan Goose, Falcated Duck, Ancient Murrelet, Pallas’s Reed Bunting

See full details here – South Korea Winter Birding


February 2023

Spoon-billed Sandpiper - Thailand Birding Tour1st-22nd February: Central and Northern Thailand Birding Tour – £4295 per person

Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Nordmann’s Greenshank, Great Hornbill, Giant Nuthatch, Black-and-red Broadbill, Mrs Hume’s Pheasant, Scarlet-faced Liocichla, Blue Pitta, Yellow-breasted Bunting, Spot-breasted Parrotbill, Black-headed Woodpecker, Asian Dowitcher, Siberian Rubythroat, Chinese Egret, Silver Pheasant

See full details here – Central & Northern Thailand Birding


March 2023

Greater Adjutant - Birding Tour13th-27th March: Cambodia Birding Tour – £3750 per person

Giant Ibis, Cambodian Tailorbird, Greater Adjutant, Bengal Florican, Mekong Wagtail, Sarus Crane, Black-headed Woodpecker, White-rumped Vulture, Milky Stork, White-winged Duck, White-shouldered Ibis, Green Peafowl, White-rumped Falcon, Red-headed Vulture, Manchurian Reed Warbler, Great Slaty Woodpecker

See full details here – Cambodia Birding


Bar-bellied Pitta - South Vietnam Birding Tour29th March-9th April: Best of South Vietnam – £2750 per person

Bar-bellied Pitta, Vietnamese Cutia, Germain’s Peacock Pheasant, Collared Laughingthrush, Blue-rumped Pitta, Vietnamese Greenfinch, Pale-headed Woodpecker, Indochinese Green Magpie, Siamese Fireback, Annam Barbet,  Blue Pita, Black-hooded Laughingthrush, Necklaced Barbet, Green Peafowl, Black-headed Parrotbill 

See full details here – Vietnam Birding


April 2023

Malayan Banded Pitta - Thailand & Vietnam Pitta Birding Tour19th April-3rd May: Thailand and Vietnam Pittas – £TBA per person

Blue Pitta, Hooded Pitta, Blue-winged Pitta, Bar-bellied Pitta, Blue-rumped Pitta, Mangrove Pitta, Malayan Banded Pitta, Banded Kingfisher, Great Hornbill, Ruddy Kingfisher, Black-and-red Broadbill, Ratchet-tailed Treepie, Germain’s Peacock Pheasant, Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher, Black-headed Woodpecker

See full details here – Thailand & Vietnam Pittas

May 2023

Black Lark - Kazakhstan Birding Tour22nd May-4th June: Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan Birding Tour– £TBA per person

Ibisbill, White-browed Tit-Warbler, MacQueen’s Bustard, Himalayan Snowcock, Black Lark, White-capped Bunting, Caspian Plover, Sociable Lapwing, Guldenstadt’s Redstart, Saxaul Sparrow, Himalayan Rubythroat, White-winged Lark, Fire-fronted Serin, Eversmann’s Redstart, Demoiselle Crane, White-headed Duck

See full details here – Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan Birding

June 2023

Black-billed Capercaillie - Mongolia Birding Tour12th-26th June: Central Mongolia Birding Tour – £TBA per person

Henderson’s Ground Jay, White-naped Crane, Oriental Plover, Mongolian Lark, Azure Tit, Swan Goose, Siberian Rubythroat, Black-billed Capercaillie, Altai Snowcock, Amur Falcon, Pallas’s Sandgrouse, Himalayan Griffon, Mongolian Accentor, Saxaul Sparrow, Upland Buzzard, Godlewski’s Bunting, Steppe Eagle

See full details here – Mongolia Birding

July 2023

Lucifer Hummingbird - Mexico Rare Endemics Birding Tour20th July – 4th August Mexico Rare Endemics Birding Tour – £TBA per person

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, Altamira Yellowthroat, Thicket Tinamou, Grey-crowned Woodpecker, Elegant Trogon

See full details here – Mexico Birding

August 2023

Whitehead's Broadbill - North Borneo Birding Tour24th August – 6th September: North Borneo Birding, Sabah – £4225 per person

Bornean Bristlehead, Helmeted Hornbill, Blue-headed Pitta, Black-throated Wren Babbler, Whitehead’s Trogon, Bare-headed Laughingthrush, Black-and-crimson Pitta, Bornean Ground Cuckoo, Bornean Wren Babbler, Great Argus, Fruithunter, White-fronted Falconet, Black-crowned Pitta, Bornean Treepie, Diard’s Trogon

See full details here – Borneo Birding

September 2023

Mountain Peacock Pheasant - Peninsula Malaysia Birding Tour6th-18th September: Peninsula Malaysia Birding Tour – £3870 per person

Garnet Pitta, Malaysian Rail Babbler, Helmeted Hornbill, Mountain Peacock Pheasant, Malayan Laughingthrush, Black Laughingthrush, Rhinoceros Hornbill, Mangrove Blue Flycatcher, Red-naped Trogon, Malayan Banded Pitta, Chestnut-naped Forktail, Green Broadbill, Malaysian Partridge, Mangrove Pitta

See full details here – Peninsula Malaysia Birding

20th-30th September 2023: Morocco Autumn Birding TourThick-billed Lark – £TBA per person

Northern Bald Ibis, Thick-billed Lark, Marbled Duck, Cream-coloured Courser, Pharaoh Eagle Owl, Levaillant’s Green Woodpecker, Moussier’s Redstart, Egyptian Nightjar, Desert Sparrow, African Crimson-winged Finch, Spotted Sandgrouse, Mourning (Maghreb) Wheatear

See full details here – Morocco Birding

October 2023

Salvadori's Pheasant - Java & Sumatra Birding Tour1st-24th October: West Java and Sumatra Birding – £4325 per person

Christmas Island Frigatebird, Javan Trogon, Schneider’s Pitta, Large Frogmouth, White-winged Duck, Javan Banded Pitta, Sunda Forktail, Salvadori’s Pheasant, Graceful Pitta, Reddish Scops Owl, Javan Cochoa, Sumatran Trogon, Sunda Coucal, Javan Plover, Bonaparte’s Nightjar, Red-billed Partridge, Sunda Frogmouth

See full details here – Java & Sumatra Birding

October/November 2023

Black Baza - Thailand Birding Tour

26th October – 5th November: Thailand Raptor Migration Tour – £2950 per person

Black Baza, Lesser Fish Eagle, Spoon-billed Sandpiper, White-bellied Sea Eagle, Grey-faced Buzzard, Black-and-yellow Broadbill, Greater Spotted Eagle, Pied Harrier, Oriental Honey-buzzard, Malaysian Plover, Chinese Egret, Eastern Marsh Harrier, Black-thighed Falconet, Chinese Sparrowhawk, Japanese Sparrowhawk.

See full details here – Thailand Birding

November 2023

Bee Hummingbird

18th November – 30th November: Cuba Endemics – £TBA per person

Bee Hummingbird, Cuban Trogon, Gundlach’s Hawk, Red-legged Thrush, Cuban Green Woodpecker, Blue-headed Quail-Dove, Cuban Nightjar, Cuban Tody, Bare-legged Owl, Oriente Warbler, Cuban Bullfinch, Cuban Oriole, Zapata Wren, Loggerhead Kingbird, Fernandina’s Flicker, Cuban Solitaire

See full details here – Cuba Birding

Sri Lanka Blue Magpie - Sri Lanka Birding Tour20th November – 2nd December: Sri Lanka Endemics – £3275 per person

Sri Lanka Spurfowl, Sri Lanka Woodpigeon, Sri Lanka Hanging Parrot, Red-faced Malkoha, Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Serendib Scops Owl, Malabar Trogon, Yellow-fronted Barbet, Crimson-fronted Barbet, Sri Lanka Grey Hornbill, Red-backed Flameback, Indian Pitta, Sri Lanka Blue Magpie, Spot-winged Thrush, Sri Lanka Thrush

See full details here – Sri Lanka Birding

December 2023

Malabar Barbet5th-16th December: Western Ghats Endemics Birding Tour – £TBA per person

Wayanad Laughingthrush, White-bellied Treepie, Palani Laughingthrush, Malabar Grey Hornbill, White-cheeked Barbet, Nilgiri Thrush, Black-and-orange Flycatcher, Nilgiri Woodpigeon, Malabar Parakeet, Crimson-backed Sunbird, Nilgiri Blue Robin, Painted Spurfowl

See full details here – Western Ghats, India, Birding

2024 Birding Tour List

January 2024 

Steller's Sea Eagle - South Korea Bird Photography Tour5th -17th January: South Korea Winter Bird Photography – £3875 per person

Steller’s Sea Eagle, Varied Tit, White-naped Crane, Saunders’s Gull, Solitary Snipe, Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker, Red-crowned Crane, Baikal Teal, Cinereous Vulture, Hooded Crane, Yellow-throated Bunting, Oriental Stork, Pallas’s Reed Bunting, Siberian Accentor, White-tailed Eagle, Harlequin Duck, Yellow-bellied Tit

See full details – South Korea Bird Photography


Collared Myna - Myanmar Birding Tour20th January-3rd February: Myanmar Birding; Endemics, The Classic Tour– £xxxx per person

Mount Victoria Babax, White-browed Nuthatch, Burmese Bushtit, White-throated Babbler, Hooded Treepie, Jerdon’s Minivet, Collared Myna, Chin Hills Wren Babbler, Burmese Bushlark, Rusty-fronted Barwing, Assam Laughingthrush, Black-bibbed Tit, Jerdon’s Bushchat, Black-tailed Crake, Brown-capped Laughingthrush

See full details here – Myanmar Birding

February 2024

Spoon-billed Sandpiper - Thailand Birding Tour1st-22nd February: Central & Northern Thailand Birding Tour – £4295 per person

Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Nordmann’s Greenshank, Great Hornbill, Giant Nuthatch, Black-and-red Broadbill, Mrs Hume’s Pheasant, Scarlet-faced Liocichla, Blue Pitta, Yellow-breasted Bunting, Spot-breasted Parrotbill, Black-headed Woodpecker, Asian Dowitcher, Siberian Rubythroat, Chinese Egret, Silver Pheasant

See full details here – Thailand Birding

March 2024


April 2024

April/May 2024

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