I am now affiliated with the Partnership For International Birding and am actively guiding trips with them! These are complete group trips, all lodging, transport, meals etc are taken care of for you. See a list of all my Texas trips through PIB here.
Please allow me to work with you on any of your birding trip needs, both within the U.S. and Internationally.....let me know your needs here.
Monthly birding walks with the Wimberley Birding Society:
Meeting time and place: The first Tuesday of every month at 7:15 AM, at the Wimberley Community Center parking lot.
Where we will go? A good local birding spot! No long drives, will bird the morning and return to the parking lot by noon. Possible sites include Jacob's Well, Blue Hole, Patsy Glenn Refuge, Cypress Creek Park, or a volunteered private location.
How much? $10 per person, WBS membership not required
What to bring? Binoculars (there are a limited number to borrow), water, notebook, etc. I will provide an ebird list at the end of the day for anyone interested.
Birding Granger Lake rescheduled to Jan 19-20, 2018
Friendship Park has good views of the lake and we can hope to see Whooping Cranes... our target birds are wintering grassland birds...Sparrows should be in abundance with Vesper, Savannah, Chipping, Song, Lincoln's, White-Crowned, White-throated, Lark & Field Sparrows. McCown's, Lapland & Chestnut-collared Longspurs may be seen along with American & Sprague's Pipits. We'll also watch for Mountain Plover and a Burrowing Owl. $25/person guide fee. Maximum 12. See details in file at right.
Rio Grande Valley Feb 6 -9, 2018
Let's head where it's warm! Target birds are Green Jay, Great Kiskadee, Clay-colored Thrush, Red-crowned Parrot, Green Parakeet, Ringed Kingfisher, Buff-bellied Hummingbird, Altimira Oriole, Hooded Oriole, Common Paraque, Northern Beardless-Tyrannuler, Tropical Parula, White-tipped Dove, Black Phoebe, Olive Sparrow, Pyrrhuloxia and maybe the Tamaulipas Crow! $55 guide fee, Maximum 12. See details in file at right.
SE Arizona March 31 - April 6, 2018
Hummingbirds Spectacular & More! Birds like the Elegant Trogon, Buff-collared Nightjar, Five-striped Sparrow, Mexican Chickadee, Red-faced Warbler, Buff-breasted Flycatcher and Thick-billed Kingbird are specialties of Arizona. With the Mexican border along our southern edge, the potential for Mexican rarities just adds to the excitement. Find details at http://www.pibird.com/southeast-arizona
Portal and Southeast Arizona May 23-28, 2018
Key Birds: Mexican Chickadee, Gambel's Quail, Scaled Quail, Band-tailed Pigeon, Rivoli's Hummingbird, Broad-tailed Hummingbird, Blue-throated Hummingbird, Lucifer Hummingbird, Arizona Woodpecker, Acorn Woodpecker, Gila Woodpecker, and more.... see file to right. $1300 guide fee, split between participants... Maximum 10
Thailand - : (PIB trip)
This trip pending...details announced soon