Spring is a spectacular season for birders and photographers. We get to admire a great variety of colourful species, including many that have flown thousands of miles on a mission to their breeding grounds. For the last decade I, along with the whole Wildside Nature Tours team, have enjoyed the spectacle of spring migration from…

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Being homebound in this strange time has given me an opportunity to spend more time watching my backyard in suburban Philadelphia than I would normally do at this time of year. It is just a quarter-acre in size, but chock-full of native shrubs, perennial garden beds, and an assortment of mature trees. My feeder station…

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While we are not able to visit the Dry Tortugas this month, we are already looking forward to returning next year to this wonderful destination. We are running 4 trips in 2021 with spaces still available. Have questions? See below, or feel free to contact me. Why visit the Dry Tortugas? The Dry Tortugas is…

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At Wildside we pride ourselves on providing exceptional leaders and outstanding experiences. Whether the tour is 3 days or 3 weeks, close to home or across the globe, our clients enjoy great adventures with Wildside! Here are some words about recent trips: Holly, Florida –  Puerto Rico: “Gabriel Lugo is a super knowledgable and talented…

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From the Okavango Delta to the Kalahari Desert, Botswana showcases stunning landscapes, extraordinary experiences, and an abundance of wildlife. Within this vast, rich conservation area, elephants, wild dogs, and lions roam, and Pel’s fishing-owl, wattled cranes, and slaty egrets thrive. We explore diverse habitats, staying at multiple remote first-class camps, accessible only by plane. Botswana…

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