One of the many special aspects about participating in the same Christmas Bird Count ye... read more
In 2016 VENT’s youth birding camp program will turn 30! In advance of this historic eve... read more
NEW YEAR IN PORTUGAL - With Bob Sundstrom & João Jara
Register by September 30 and receive a discount of $500!
$6,495 in double occupancy from Lisbon ($5995 with discount)
Our first-ever holiday tour to Europe visits charming Portugal, a country replete with good birds and good birding areas. Join Bob Sundstrom and excellent local guide João Jara for a thorough survey of the country’s southern half, visiting the famed Alentejo and Algarve regions to view a pageant of resident species and wintertime visitors. Of course, no trip here would be complete without time in the lovely capital, Lisbon, a city filled with cultural, historical, and architectural highlights.
News & Field Reports
Dear friends, As many of you know, this past April VENT celebrated its 40th anniversary. On the heels of that historic milestone, this summer marked an occasion just as significant: the 30th annive...
February 4, 2016 Dear friends, In the last month, the rapid spread of the Zika virus has dominated the news. Although Zika virus has been known since 1947, its recent outbreak in the Western Hemisp...
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