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Colorado Grouse
& Chickens

April 4-14, 2018
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Lesvos: Spring Migration Magic!
April 21-28, 2018
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Delaware: Red Knot Special!
May 24-27, 2018
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Pennsylvania: Henslow's Sparrow plus
June 1-3, 2018
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Norway: Lapland
& Varanger

June 3-9, 2018
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Costa Rica:
Dragonflies & Nature

June 16-25, 2018
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Peninsular Malaysia
July 26-Aug 6, 2018
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Grand Spain!
Andalusia, Ebro & the Pyrenees

Sept 3-16, 2018
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Chile: Penguins, Condors & Pumas
October 10-20, 2018
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Falkland Islands Exclusive!
Oct 29-Nov 7, 2018
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Guatemala & Tikal
Steve Bird's Wildlfe
Nov 24-Dec 8, 2018

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Sri Lanka Dragonflies with Dennis Paulson
Nov 24-Dec 4, 2018
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Central Chile
January 7-18, 2019
Plus Easter Island extension

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Baha California
Winter Whale & Endemics Special

Feb 2-9, 2019
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Costa Rica Special!
Feb 10-16, 2019
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Jamaica: 29 Endemics
Feb 24-March 1, 2019
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Costa Rica Classic
15 days!
Mar 23-Apr 6, 2019

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March 23-April 2, 2019
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Lesvos: Spring Migration Magic!
April 21-28, 2019
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May 11-25, 2019
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Pantanal Wildlife Safari
July 17-26, 2019
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August 20-31, 2019
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Oct 1 - 15, 2019
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Guyana: Jewel of the Neotropics
Oct 18 - 31, 2019
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New Zealand: Islands of Endemics
Nov 4-25, 2019
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Japan: Winter Specialties
December 1 - 11, 2019
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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!

July 26 - August 6, 2018
Banded Woodpecker by Liew Weng Keong
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Banded Woodpecker by Liew Weng Keong

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Expedition Cruise
Oct. 29 - Nov. 7,2018
Black-browed Albatrosses by Martin van Lokven
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Black-browed Albatrosses
by Martin van Lokven
Nov. 24 - Dec. 8 ,2018
Pink-headed Warbler by Steve Bird.
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Pink-headed Warbler by Steve Bird.

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Bosque del Apache 2018>
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Northwest Argentina 2017>
Pantanal 2017>   List>
Amazon Cruise 2017>
Svalbard 2017>
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Finland 2017>
Lesvos 2017>
Cuba 2017>
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>
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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 Nichol

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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
;Banded Woodpecker by Liew Weng Keong; Black-browed Albatrosses by Martin van Lokven; Pink-headed Warbler by Steve Bird; 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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Sunrise Birding is a proud supporter of:
  • American Birding Association
  • American Birding Expo
  • Connecticut Audubon Society
  • Connecticut Ornithological Association
  • Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology
  • Cove Island Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Massachusetts Audubon Society
  • Menunkatuck Audubon Society
  • Ocean State Bird Club
  • Ralph T Waterman Bird Club