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Pico Bonito Special!
plus Panacam/Lake Yojoa
January 16-21, 2016
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Sri Lanka: Endemics & Specialties
plus Blue Whales!
Jan. 25-Feb. 4, 2016
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Minnesota: Northern Owls, Grouse & Grosbeaks
Jan. 27-31, 2016
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Southern California
Feb. 6-14, 2016
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India: Birds, Tigers & the Taj Mahal
Feb. 13-24, 2016
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Trinidad: Piping Guan Quest
March 14-15, 2016
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Trinidad: The Best of Asa Wright
March 15-19, 2016
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Tobago: Little Gem of the Caribbean
March 19-24, 2016
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Lesvos: Spring Migration Magic
April 23-30, 2016
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Danube Delta
plus Transylvania

May 27-June 3, 2016
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Minnesota: Connecticut Warbler Special!
plus Boreal Extension
June 10-15, 2016
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Svalbard: Ice Bears & Ivory Gulls
June 15-22, 2016
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Pantanal Wildlife Safari

July 9-19, 2016
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Shoebill & Gorilla Special

July 30-Aug 7, 2016
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Hummingbirds, Owls & more!

July 31-Aug 8, 2016
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Panama: Darien Lowlands!
September 4-9, 2016
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Cape May Migration with Kevin Karlson
Sept 25-Oct 2, 2016
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Chile: Condors, Penguins and Pumas in Patagonia
Oct 11-20, 2016
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Guyana: Jewel of the Neotropics
Oct 30-Nov 13, 2016
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Namibia, Botswana & Victoria Falls
Nov 28-Dec 7, 2016
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New Mexico: Bosque del Apache
Dec 3-10, 2016
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Thailand! Chiang Mai, Spoon-billed Sandpiper & Kaeng Krachan
With Kevin T. Karlson
January 7-18, 2017
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New Zealand Endemics & Seabirds
February 5-23, 2017
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Bocas del Toro & Tranquilo Bay

March 4-11, 2017
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Morocco: The Sahara to the Atlantic Coast
March 28-April 7, 2017
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plus Havana extension

April 2-13, 2017
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Wildlife Cruise

Sept 23-Oct 1, 2017
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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!

October 11-20, 2016
King Penguins by Claudio Vidal.
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Above: King Penguins
Photo by Claudio Vidal

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Recent Trip Reports:
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>
Thailand 2015: Highlights>  List>
Jamaica 2014: Report (pdf)>  List>
Guyana 2014: Report (pdf)>   List>
Brazil: Pantanal October 2014>
Panama 2014>
Brazil: Pantanal August 2014>
Spain: Pyrenees (pdf): Report  List>
South Florida 2014 (pdf)>
Belize 2014 (pdf)>
Costa Rica Special 2014 (pdf)>
Honduras 2014 (pdf)>
Northeast Brazil 2014>
Colombia - Nov 2013 + List >
Guyana 2013>
Jamaica - 28 Club! 2013>
Brazil/Argentina 2013>
Australia 2013>
Pantanal 2013>
Lesvos 2013>
Costa Rica 2013>
Colombia - Jan/Feb 2013>
Thailand 2013>
Jamaica 2012>
Guyana 2012>
Madagascar 2012>
Panama 2012>
Kenya 2012>
Finland 2012>
Lesvos 2012>
Costa Rica 2012>
Costa Rica Specials 2012>
Colombia 2012>
Thailand 2012>


How Sunrise Birding Began
. . .
In 1990, as a Naturalist for the National Audubon Society, Gina Nichol was asked by Audubon Nature Odysseys to lead a tour along the Columbia and Snake Rivers in the Pacific Northwest.  More>

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):
Jaguar, Pantanal by Gina Nichol; Snowy-bellied Hummingbird, Panama by Diego Calderon; Keel-billed Toucan, Panama by Diego Calderon; Hoatzin, Guyana, by
Gina Nichol; King Penguin, Chile, Photo by Claudio Vidal; Galapagos Tortoise and group, Galapagos by Gina Nichol; Birders, Cape Cod, Massachusetts by Gloria Beebe; 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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