Yellowbilled Tours is a small group birding service in it’s 19th year of touring the Alaskan Tundra to the Tropics of Central America, hot spots in the lower 48 states and Provence, France. We offer true small group tours, never more than 6 per trip, to ensure a personalized experience.

Upcoming Field Trips

4/12/20: Texas, Birding, Southeast Spring Migration

New 2020 - this field trip  is scheduled for April 2020. Why bird east Texas in the spring ? One reason is High Island and its warbler migrant fallout is so much different than birding west Texas. High Island will be a focus as will be Houston area hot spots,...

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Local Birding Activities

3/30/19: Larkspur Community Piper Park, Beginning Birding

  During the fall many migrating birds pass through the Bay Area joining our resident population. This introduction to bird watching will combine a Saturday morning classroom discussions of bird identification and use of binoculars, scopes and field guides with 3...

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What I’m Reading

  • How to Know Where The Birds Are and the companion Field Guide: Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America by Ted Floyd, National Geographic Press
  • Wild Notes by Mike Lubow, Wilderness Society Press
  • Inverness Almanac: a Day by Day timeline of the ecology of the Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California.

Citizen Science Updates

Owens Lake Bird Festival April 26-28th 2019

Yellowbilled Tours will be The Key Note speaker presenting Owens Lake Arctic to the Tropics. On Saturday evening in Lone Pine California we'll review the birds which use Owens Lake as a rest and feeding stop over feeding before moving on to Central America.       ...

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