Sunrise Birding, LLC - Birding and Wildlife Tours
Sunrise Birding LLC
Birding & Wildlife Tours

Upcoming Tours

Jamaica: 29 Endemics
Dec 3-9, 2020
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Serbia: Long-eared Owl Spectacle
January 11-19, 2021
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Japan: Winter Specialties
February 5-16, 2021
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Guatemala Easy!
February 13-19, 2021
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Northwest Argentina
with Eduardo Patrial
February 13-28, 2021
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Texas: Winter Rarities & Specialties
February 13-21, 2021
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Sahara to Atlantic

March 21-31, 2021
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Costa Rica II:
Quetzal/Humm Special

March 27-April 2, 2021
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Lesvos: Spring Migration Magic!
April 16-23, 2021
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Spain: Spring Spectacular!
April 21-May 5, 2021
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Colombia: Specialties of Mitú
May TBA 2021
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Bulgaria: Spring in the Balkans
May 5-14, 2021
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Finland: Owls, Grouse & more!
May 22-28, 2021
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Norway: Lapland & Varanger
May 28-June 3, 2021
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Mongolia: The Pristine Frontier of Asia
June 5-18, 2021
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July 25-Aug 1, 2021
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Brazil: Pantanal
Wildlife Safari plus Jardim
Aug 17/20-30, 2021
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Borneo: Sabah
Plus Borneo Rainforest Lodge
Aug 29-Sep 12, 2021
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October 2021
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Chile: Condors, Penguins & Pumas
Oct 9-19, 2021
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Argentina: Valdes & the South
Oct 12-31, 2021
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Chile: Birds & Wine
November 7-18, 2021
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New Zealand:
Islands of Endemics

Nov 9-29, 2021
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Honduras Easy!
February 19-27, 2022
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Brazil: Pantanal
Wildlife Safari plus Jardim
July 18-27/31, 2022
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Frank Gallo is offering a series of birding excursions to include his regular guided Bird Walks, extended Field Trips and an Owl Prowl.
See the schedule and fees below. Preregistration is required and the fee is payable in cash at the beginning of the trip. A confirmation and directions will be emailed a few days prior to the program. Please review and accept our terms and conditions> prior to registering. Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather, bring binoculars, and any other personal necessities. For information and to register, contact Frank Gallo at fgallo 'at'

Contact Frank Gallo at fgallo 'at' to register.

  • LONG BEACH & STRATFORD COAST, Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 8:30 a.m.
    Long Beach and the Straford Coasts are known for attracting Glaucous and Iceland Gulls, Snow Buntings, Horned Larks, Ipswich Sparrows, and a wide variety of waterfowl, loons, grebes, and lingering shorebirds. $10 per person.
  • SEABIRD CHASE, Thursday, January 30, 2020, 8:30 a.m. (Boat leaves at 9 a.m.)
    Join us for another merry seabird chase! Alcids will be are targets. Rare Thick-billed Murres, and Razorbills have entered Long Island Sound in the past week. We’ll be searching for these and other alcids, eiders and other sea ducks, Purple Sandpipers, loons and grebes. January is also a great time for finding Black-legged Kittiwake. Identifying seabirds can be challenging. Frank will share his expertise in identifying seabirds and offer tips to help sort through the confusion. $65 per person (includes ferry tickets).

  • OWL PROWL, Friday, January 31, 2020, 7-9 p.m.
    Tonight is the last chance to find owls in January. Join Frank for an evening in search of Eastern Screech and Great Horned Owls. The walk will be in North Branford. $25 per person.

  • CT RIVER RAPTORS & WATERFOWL, Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 8:30 a.m.
    The lower Connecticut River from Haddam to Essex is known for harboring a nice variety of wintering birds of prey, from dozens of Bald Eagles, to Northern Harriers, and even Rough-legged Hawks and the occasional Golden Eagle (one has been seen this winter). There is also a fine assortment of wintering waterfowl and landbirds. Frank knows the many nooks and crannies that provide viewing access to the river and the sites that hold wintering landbirds. Join him for a fun morning along the Connecticut River. $10 per person.

  • BEAVER BOOK PARK, Milford, Friday, February 7, 2020, 8:30 a.m.
    Beaver Brook recently reopened with a new boardwalk and access to some amazing habitat. Our walks this fall and early winter were very productive; Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Winter Wren, and lingering species such as Catbird, Hermit Thrush, and Eastern Phoebe were found. Frank knows all its secret spots for finding wintering landbirds. It’s also a lovely place to walk. $10 per person.

About Sunrise Birding LLC Bird Walks, Field Trips & Special Programs:

  • Preregistration is required for all programs.
  • Please review the Terms and Conditions prior to registering. 
  • First time attendees will be required to submit a signed copy of the Terms & Conditions.
  • Payment occurs just before the event begins and some programs require payment in advance.  Cash or check accepted.
  • Programs take place entirely outdoors. Be prepared for changing weather conditions. Sanitary facilities may not be readily available.
  • Trails may be over uneven ground and bathroom facilities may not be available. Plan to be out in the field for 4+ hours for field trips.
  • Though not particularly strenuous, these programs are intended for persons in reasonably good health and physical condition. Participants must be capable of walking over uneven terrain.
  • Footwear should be sturdy. Terrain may be muddy and wet. Footwear should be appropriate for such conditions.
  • Be sure to bring any personal necessities such as sunscreen, insect repellent, and drinking water.
  • Bring binoculars! Participants must supply their own but if you don't have any, please say so ahead of time and we may be able to loan you a pair!
  • Spotting scopes are recommended as they can be very useful for studying birds at a distance.

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