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Birding &
Wildlife Tours

Lesvos: Spring Migration Magic!
April 28-May 6, 2017
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Finland: Owls, Grouse & more
May 28-June 3, 2017
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Norway: Lapland & Varanger
June 3-9, 2017
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Svalbard: Ice Bears & Ivory Gulls
June 15-22, 2017
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Panama Canopy Camp Special
Sept 3-8, 2017
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Brazil: Pantanal with Eduardo Patrial
plus Jardim da Amazonia Lodge
Sept-Oct 1, 2017
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Wildlife Cruise

Sept 23-Oct 1, 2017
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Guyana: Jewel of the Neotropics
Oct 29-Nov 11, 2017
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Jamaica: Endemics & Specials
December 2-9, 2017
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Bosque del Apache & Arizona
Jan 6-13, 2018
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Costa Rica Special!
Feb 3-9, 2018
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The NEW Hotspot plus Tikal
February 17-March 3, 2018
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Amazon RIver Cruise!
March 16-25, 2018
Plus Machu Picchu extension

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Ecuador: Hummingbirds & Rarities!
March 25-April 3, 2018
Plus Canande extension

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Southern Brazil
March 27-April 11, 2018
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Colorado Grouse & Chickens
April 7-17, 2018
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Chile: Penguins, Condors & Pumas
October 10-20, 2018
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Red-capped Manakin by Ramon Fernandez Frances Ruff, Finland by Jari Peltomäki Puma, Chile by Claudio Vidal Horned Guan by Steve Bird.
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Sunrise Birding LLC offers small group bird watching tours and wildlife safaris worldwide.  Our tours are personalized, professional, offer great value, and are intended to reveal the splendor and diversity of the natural world. 

Founded by tour leader and naturalist Gina Nichol, Sunrise Birding LLC has gained a reputation for using the best local guides in combination with our expert leaders and finding the target species and seeing them well—all at a reasonable pace and for a value price.

The success of our tours has attracted world-wide attention and a loyal following. See what the buzz is about! The photo galleries, trip reports, and clients speak for themselves!

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Brazil's Pantanal
with Eduardo Patrial

September 23 - Oct 1, 2017
plus Jardim da Amazonia Lodge
Toco Toucan. Photo by Gina Nichol.
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Toco Toucan. Photo by Gina Nichol.

Recent Trip Reports:
Panama: Bocas 2017>   List>
California 2017>   List>
Guatemala 2017>   List>
Honduras 2017>   List>
New Mexico 2016>   List >  
Namibia/Botswana 2016>
Chile 2016>
Panama Canopy Camp 2016>
Uganda 2016> List>
Svalbard 2016 Scouting Trip>
Arizona 2016>
Lesvos 2016>
Cuba 2016>
Tobago 2016> List>
Southern California 2016> List>
Sri Lanka Endemics 2016>
Honduras 2016> List>
Dominican Republic 2016>
Brazil Pantanal 2015>
Panama Canopy Camp 2015>  List>
Italy: Birds & Wine 2015>
CT Warbler Special 2015>  List>
Mount Auburn 2015>
Lesvos, Greece 2015>
Colorado 2015>
Southern California 2015> List>


Our tours feature:
    • Carefully planned itineraries, great birding
    • Knowledgeable leaders, enthusiastic and eager to share their expertise
    • The best local guides, adept at finding the wildlife and making sure that everyone sees it.
    • Excellent value!

Our itineraries offer the benefits of small group travel including flexibility, attention to detail, pleasant camaraderie, reduced prices, reduced waiting times, and more opportunities to appreciate the unexpected.

We keep tour costs low and extremely competitive by minimizing administrative and advertising expenses. The result is tours that are affordable and offer exceptional value while maintaining the highest standards.

Join Sunrise Birding to discover, explore,
and marvel at the wonders of nature

Sunrise Birding travelers in Galápagos
Photo by Gina Nicho

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Flamingos, Lake Nakuru, Kenya. Photo by Gina Nichol.

Silver-throated Tanager, Costa Rica.  Photo by Gina Nichol. Giant Otter, Brazil. Photo by Gina Nichol. Fiery-throated Hummingbird, Costa Rica. Photo by Gina Nichol. Yellow-eared Parrots, Colombia. Photo by Steve Bird.

Photo credits (top to bottom):
Red-capped Manakin, Panama by Ramon Fernandez Frances; Ruff, Finland by Jari Peltomäki; Puma, Chile by Claudio Vidal; Horned Guan, Guatemala by Steve Bird
; Toco Toucan by Gina Nichol; Blue Cotinga by Carlos Bethancourt; Galapagos Tortoise and group, Galapagos by Gina Nichol; Lesser Flamingos, Lake Nakuru, Kenya by Gina Nichol; Silver-throated Tanager, Costa Rica by Gina Nichol; Giant Otter, Pantanal, by Gina Nichol; Fiery-throated Hummingbird, Costa Rica by Gina Nichol; Yellow-eared Parrots, Colombia by Steve Bird.

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