Montana is home to over 400 bird species and an astonishing diversity of habitats.


Spectacular landscapes and species

Montana Audubon is known for its birding tours to great destinations, and the upcoming season promises fantastic adventure! See below for 2017 tour schedule.

All tours are on a first come, first served basis. Complete trip itineraries and bird species lists are available upon request. Some trips include a tax-deductible donation to Montana Audubon.

Please call the Montana Audubon office 406.443.3949 for information about all tours.

2017 Birding Tours:

Centennial Valley & Red Rock Lakes
May 26 – 28, 2017

fall colors along upper red rock lake and distant peaks of the madison range near lakeview, mt

This popular tour explores Montana’s Centennial Valley and Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. The remote, scenic, bird-rich area has optimal diversity of migrant and resident birds. In addition to Trumpeter Swans, we will see abundant shorebirds, waterfowl, grebes, songbirds, raptors, and more.

Our journey will be based out of the beautiful Elk Lake Resort.

PRICE: $850.00 per person.

Each tour is 3-days/2-nights. Price includes lodging, meals, and group transportation from select Montana cities TBD; $150/person deposit reserves your place. After expenses, proceeds from all tours go toward the conservation, public policy and education work of Montana Audubon.

For more information and reservations: Montana Audubon office 406.443.3949 or email [email protected]


Rocky Mountain Front:

Full: taking names on waiting list
June 15 – 17, 2017

pond on prairie below rocky mountain front near augusta, mt

Join us for a trip in one of the most beautiful and wild landscapes in the state! This year, we’ll stay for two nights at Deep Canyon Guest Ranch which sits on the North Fork Teton river in a dramatic canyon setting, west of Choteau.

The Rocky Mountain Front is a spectacular, diverse region that supports the full complement of Montana’s wildlife, from grizzly bears to bobolinks. This tour will explore wetlands, native prairies, and forested habitats. While looking for birds we’ll also delve into the flora, other wildlife and awe-inspiring geology found on this landscape where prairie meets mountain.

PRICE: $950.00 per person.


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