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The “Other” Pelee 2

May 13-16, 2024

4 days | Canada | Birding

This tour is sold out. Please email Ankur to be placed on the waitlist. 

 
AN ONTARIO GETAWAY
 
Many have been to Point Pelee National Park to enjoy spring bird migration, but nearby Pelee Island – located some 20 km offshore in Lake Erie – remains mostly undiscovered territory, enjoying a similar migration phenomenon with many fewer human visitors! On this spring getaway, we’ll enjoy coursing the island’s rural patchwork of fields, vineyards, and woodlots, visiting its provincial parks and nature reserves that protect Carolinian forest, alvar, and savanna habitats while enjoying an easygoing island discovery experience. We’ll adopt an “anything is possible” attitude as we watch for warblers, flycatchers, vireos, tanagers, thrushes, orioles, and more, including some possible rarities which could occur here! We’ll enjoy re-caps in the evenings as we anticipate the following day’s events.

Note: Participants will travel in their own vehicle to reach the Island and will use their own vehicle for local touring. We will travel by convoy to reach sites and be together outdoors while exploring. If necessary, we will be physically distanced at meals, all served at our Inn or in the field.
Birding Quest Nature Tours
Tour Cost (per person):
C$1025 + 13% HST
Group Size:
8 - 10 participants

What’s included: Three nights’ accommodation based on double occupancy at The Wandering Dog Inn; breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily; Pelee Island wine with dinners; services of your Quest leader; gratuities for services provided by Quest

Itinerary at a Glance

DayActivity
1Meet on Pelee Island, welcome dinner
2-3Exploring Pelee Island
4Morning excursion, departure
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Your Tour Leaders

As a former faculty member in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph, Alan Watson taught nature interpretation, environmental stewardship and a conservation field course. With over 25 years of experience leading nature tours, Alan has guided groups in southern Ontario, Canada's Maritime Provinces, Trinidad and Tobago, the Lesser Antilles, Costa Rica, Brazil, Tanzania, and the Galapagos.

Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Liam Singh grew up with a deep fascination for the ecosystems and organisms of western North America, honing his naturalist skills along the rocky intertidal beaches around Victoria, BC. Liam has taken his passion for biodiversity worldwide through both his work assignments and personal travels. An excellent birder, Liam’s interests also extend to reptiles, insects and marine invertebrates, in addition to photography and art.

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Or call 1-800-387-1483 with any questions or to reserve your spot!

Birding Quest Nature Tours
Tour Cost (per person):
C$1025 + 13% HST
Group Size:
8 - 10 participants

What’s included: Three nights’ accommodation based on double occupancy at The Wandering Dog Inn; breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily; Pelee Island wine with dinners; services of your Quest leader; gratuities for services provided by Quest

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