China’s Sichuan Province

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China’s Sichuan Province

I am excited to have the opportunity to go birding with you! Please note that we have updated our pre-tour and on-tour protocols, as well as our requirements for travel. To stay up-to-date with these changes, I encourage you to visit our tour protocols page for the most recent information. Thank you, and I can’t wait to embark on this birding adventure with you!

If you’re a fan of birdwatching, you might think that Colorado is the place to be for spotting some impressive “chickens.” However, I have to tell you that you haven’t seen anything until you’ve witnessed the wildfowl of central China. Trust me, you won’t want to delay gratification when it comes to these amazing birds.

Not only are the pheasants, partridges, snowcocks, and monals in the area incredibly charismatic and impressive in their own right, but there are also a plethora of other unique bird species to be found in the region. In fact, on this itinerary, there are 14 different species in the pheasant family that can be spotted!

From the stunning feathers of the pheasants to the haunting call of the snowcocks, there is no shortage of breathtaking moments to be had while birdwatching in central China. The sheer diversity of birds in the area is truly awe-inspiring, and any bird enthusiast would be remiss not to add this destination to their bucket list.

So why wait? Start planning your birdwatching adventure in central China today and experience the wonder and beauty of these incredible wildfowl for yourself. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed!

Prepare to be amazed by the diverse and fascinating bird species that can be found in Sichuan province in the Far East. From the stunningly blue Grandala, which puts even the Mountain Bluebird to shame, to the apex scavenger, Lammergeier, also known as the Bearded Vulture, the range of bird species in the region is truly impressive.

In addition to these stunning birds, Sichuan province is also home to the enigmatic Sichuan Wood-Owl, the alpine-dwelling Snow Pigeon, and the unique Przevalski’s Pinktail, which belongs to its very own monotypic family. It’s no wonder that the avifauna of this region is both intriguing and exciting, and any bird enthusiast would be thrilled to have the chance to witness these incredible birds up close.

So if you’re looking for an unforgettable birdwatching adventure, look no further than Sichuan province. With its diverse and captivating bird species, this region is truly a haven for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts alike. Don’t miss out on the chance to experience the wonder and beauty of these amazing birds for yourself!

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Are you ready for an adventure that will take you to one of the most diverse and captivating birdwatching destinations in the world? Look no further than Sichuan province, where the wide range of habitats produces a stunning diversity of bird species, including Parrotbills, Rosefinches, Redstarts, and Old World Warblers.

With eight different species of Parrotbills, over 20 species of Old World Warblers, and a plethora of other unique bird species to discover, Sichuan province truly has something for every bird enthusiast. From big and showy to small and subtle, the range of bird species in the region is nothing short of incredible.

But Sichuan province offers more than just an amazing array of bird species. With its fascinating culture and delicious food, this destination is truly a feast for the senses. Immerse yourself in the local culture and savor the region’s delectable cuisine as you explore the stunning natural beauty of the area.

So whether you’re a seasoned birdwatcher or simply looking for a new adventure, Sichuan province is the place to be. Come experience the wonder and beauty of this amazing destination for yourself and discover why it is one of the most exciting birdwatching destinations in the world.

To obtain information about the itinerary, availability, fees, limits, and guides for any of our departures, please click on the “KEY INFO” tab or follow this link.


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Are you ready to start planning your next birdwatching adventure? At our company, we make it easy for you to get all the information you need to choose the perfect trip. Here’s what you need to know about our itineraries.

Each year, we release a new itinerary for our birdwatching tours, typically at least nine months before the first departure of the year. While most itineraries remain relatively consistent from year to year, there may be small or occasionally more significant changes to the schedule. But don’t worry – if you’re curious about what to expect, you can usually find a sample itinerary from a previous year on our website, even if the itinerary for your chosen departure date is not yet available.

The best part? We don’t require any deposit for provisional bookings until the itinerary for your chosen departure date is ready. So you can start planning your dream birdwatching trip without any financial commitment until you have all the information you need.

So what are you waiting for? Start exploring our itineraries today and find the perfect birdwatching adventure for you. With our commitment to providing detailed and accurate information, you can rest assured that you’ll have everything you need to make the most of your trip.

  • No current or previous itinerary available for this tour.
  • 2024 (PDF expected Sep 2023)

Currently, we have two departures scheduled through 2025, and you can find all the relevant details regarding guides, fees, space availability, and limits listed below.

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Attention birdwatching enthusiasts! We’re excited to announce that our Jun 2-22, 2024 tour is now available for booking. Led by expert guide Doug Gochfeld and a knowledgeable local guide, this tour is sure to be an unforgettable experience for all who join.

With a tour limit of only 8 participants, this is an exclusive opportunity to explore the stunning natural beauty of the region and observe some of the most fascinating bird species in their natural habitats. From majestic raptors to tiny songbirds, you’ll have the chance to see a wide variety of birds and learn from our experienced guides along the way.

As of now, there is only one space available on this tour, so be sure to book your spot as soon as possible. We are currently accepting provisional bookings, and no deposit is required until you receive the final itinerary. Simply click the link below to request more information or reserve your space today.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to experience the wonders of birdwatching in a beautiful and unique setting. Join us on our Jun 2-22, 2024 tour and make memories that will last a lifetime.


species to discover, Sichuan province

For our Jun 1-21, 2025 tour, we currently have open spots available for booking. The tour will be guided by a yet-to-be-announced expert guide, and a professional tour manager will be present to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for all participants.

With a tour limit of only 8 individuals, this is a unique opportunity to explore the natural beauty of the region and observe a diverse range of bird species up close. Whether you’re a seasoned birdwatcher or just starting out, this tour promises to be an unforgettable adventure.

We are currently accepting provisional bookings for this tour, and no deposit is required until you receive the final itinerary. To request more information or reserve your spot, simply click the link below.

Join us on our Jun 1-21, 2025 tour and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature while learning from our knowledgeable guides. Don’t miss out on this opportunity of a lifetime!

Our triplists are a detailed record of the birds observed on our tours, and we take pride in sharing them with our participants after each trip. These lists are annotated to provide additional information about each species, and are accompanied by stunning images and even video clips captured by both participants and guides during the tour.

We believe that these triplists are a valuable resource for bird enthusiasts and nature lovers, providing a comprehensive record of the avian species that can be found in each of the regions we visit. They are also a wonderful keepsake to remind you of your tour and the incredible experiences you had while exploring the natural world.

So whether you’re a seasoned birdwatcher or just beginning your journey as a nature enthusiast, we invite you to join us on one of our tours and discover the beauty of the avian world. And with our triplists, you’ll have a tangible record of your journey that you can cherish for years to come.

Unfortunately, we do not currently have any recently published triplists to share with you. However, we anticipate that a new triplist will be available approximately 60 days after the next scheduled tour departure.

We understand the value that these triplists provide, and we strive to make them available as soon as possible after each tour. Our team works diligently to compile a comprehensive list of the bird species observed during the tour, along with additional information and stunning imagery.

So, while we may not have a triplist available at this moment, we encourage you to check back with us in the future. And if you have any questions or would like to learn more about our tours and services, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team.

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