ABA Safaris, Tours & Rallies

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ABA Travel

When you travel with the ABA, you help build a better future for birds and birding. The ABA offers a carefully designed program of birding travel experiences that not only let experience and thrill of seeing great birds and traveling with friendly, interesting people, they give you the satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting local on-the-ground conservation efforts as well as the ABA’s ongoing work to inspire all people to enjoy and protect wild birds. We invite you to join us in making a positive difference while enjoying some of the word’s best birding.

Reservations are now being accepted.

Events at our Delaware Headquarters

Weekly Heron Watches: every Thursday night, April through July, join the ABA birding host and take in the gathering dusk together on the Delaware City Waterfront. Each night hundreds of herons (Great Blues, Little Blues, egrets, and others) pass right by and over town.

Sunset Cruises to Pea Patch Island: These relaxing, scenic cruises offer a great chance to gain a new appreciation for the wealth of birds and other wildlife that inhabit Pea Patch Island and the surrounding Delaware River. There are often excellent opportunities to view Bald Eagles and Osprey.

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IFO: Winter Sparrows of the Southwest

January 24—29, 2019
$1590.00 from Tucson, Arizona

Southeastern Arizona is home to many resident species of breeding sparrows and a favored location for migrants to overwinter. We will visit semi-desert grasslands and riparian woodlands to observe and photograph over 20 species of sparrows, towhees, and longspurs. Daily outings will be followed by classroom presentations on identification, vocalizations, ecology, natural history, and conservation.

Thailand: Birding with a Camera Tour

18 February – 1 March 2019
$3750 per person, double occupancy, from Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand is one of the finest birding destinations on Earth and holds some of Asia’s coolest looking birds: glittering pheasants, gargantuan hornbills, luminous leafbirds, vivid sunbirds, and languid laughing-thrushes.

ABA Colombia Safari

20 July — 29 July, 2019
$3,900 per person, double occupancy from Bogotá, Colombia

Harboring almost 2,000 species, about of 1/5 of all those known on the planet, and with more hummingbird species (168 and counting!) than any other country, it is the hottest birding destination around right now. 

ABA/Wildside Galapagos Adventure

8 September — 18 September, 2019
$7950 per person, double occupancy from Quito, Ecuador

Join Jeff and Liz Gordon on this amazing adventure with the American Birding Association! This is a great trip for birders, photographers and nature lovers, as everyone should visit the Galápagos Islands… the experience is magical!

ABA Antarctica Charter

31 October — 19 November, 2020
$14,300 — $23,500 per person, from Ushuaia, Chile

This journey to Antarctica is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience and cannot come more highly recommended! Complementing astounding vistas are vast colonies of majestic penguins, brash skuas, giant petrels, weird sheathbills, somnolent seals and feeding whales that all add life to the region’s stark and amazing beauty.