A very special year to explore with us.
From the beginning of time, birds have captured the human imagination with their elegant beauty, the music of their songs, and their power to soar into the heavens while we watch longingly from below. Birdlife proliferates in every corner of the globe, in every kind of habitat, including every one of the remote destinations where our ships explore.
And now, we pay special tribute: 2018 has been designated the Year of the Bird (YOB) by National Geographic, in partnership with a broad range of conservation organizations, to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act—the most powerful and important bird-protection law ever passed. One of the first related to environmental protection, this visionary act of legislation has saved the lives of millions, if not billions, of birds.
We invite you to join us in celebrating (and bringing awareness to) our feathered friends with these exclusive opportunities available on select 2018 departures across our fleet.
Gentoo tails are almost 6-inches long — the most prominent of all penguin species.
Male Gentoos woo females with carefully chosen pebbles. See it for yourself >>
Steller’s prey on the eggs and nestlings of smaller birds—hummingbirds are a favorite target.
Steller’s can imitate hawks, cats, dogs, squirrels & even some mechanical objects!
YEAR OF THE BIRD AMBASSADORS
Veteran Lindblad naturalists, designated YOB Ambassadors on the basis of their expertise, will be aboard to answer all your bird-centric questions and provide insight and guidance. Whether you’re a beginner learning to spot and identify species as you hang out on the Bridge, kayak along idyllic coastlines, or hike along trails; or an experienced birder looking to add to your life list and deepen your ornithological knowledge, our ambassadors are sure to enrich your expedition experience. Use the search tool below to discover more about each ambassador and find the select departures when you can travel with them.
To note: Renowned international bird expert and illustrator, David Allen Sibley is a Global Perspectives Guest Speaker on our Oct 22, 2018 South Georgia and the Falklands expedition.
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