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Brazil: Pantanal Wildlife Safari
Sep 1-10, 2024
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Spain: Fall Migration
Aug 31-Sep 14, 2024
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Jocotoco Lodges Special!
Sep 8-21, 2024
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Panama: Raptor Migration
Oct 24-Nov 3, 2024
Private tour

with Diego Calderon
Plus Blue-throated Macaw & San Pedro Tanager

Oct 29-Nov 13, 2024
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Birds & Lemurs
Nov 23-Dec 14, 2024
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Texas Winter Special
January 11-19, 2025
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Minnesota: Boreal Specialties
February 20-25, 2025
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Jamaica: 29 Endemics
February 16-22, 2025 TBA
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Morocco: Spring Migration
March 8-17, 2025
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Costa Rica:
Toucan/Tanager Special

March 21-28, 2025
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Lesser Antilles
4 Island Special

Mar 28-Apr 6, 2025
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Costa Rica Special
March 27-April 3, 2025
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Bhutan: Birds & Culture
April 20-May 5, 2025
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Lesvos: Wildflowers & Spring Migration
April 24/27-May 4, 2025
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Owls & Grouse

May 29-June 4, 2025
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Varanger Peninsula

June 4-10, 2025
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West Papua
Sept 16-29, 2025
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Tanzania Safari
March 31-April 11, 2026
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April 18-24, 2026
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Lesser Antilles
10 Island Endemics

Jan 11-24, 2027
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Bald Eagle by Gina Nichol.2023 FALL MIGRATION

By popular demand, Sunrise Birding is offering professionally guided Bird Walks to experience the fall migration of birds moving to their wintering grounds. Join Gina Nichol to bird local hotspots and discover how the fall migration is progressing.

Preregistration is REQUIRED for all walks.
REGISTER HERE>   Registration closes by 4 PM the day before the walk. A confirmation will be sent via email with meeting place and other details the day before the program. American Golden Plover by Gina Nichol.


  • Friday, October 20, 2023, 8 AM
    BAUER PARK, Madison, CT
    Special guest guide: Steve Bird!


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Field Sparrow by Gina Nichol.NOTES ON GUIDED BIRD WALKS
Space is limited on all Sunrise Birding LLC programs and spaces will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Please review and accept our terms and conditions> prior to registering.   Participants will need to complete, sign, and submit a waiver prior to the program. Location and other details will be sent to confirmed participants. Fee of $10 per person is payable at the beginning of the walk. Payments are not refundable unless the program is cancelled by Sunrise Birding due to inclement weather or other reason. Registration closes at 4 PM the day before the walk or when the walk is fully subscribed. Walks are about 2 hours and entirely outdoors so dress for the weather.  There may be no bathroom facilities at the sites, so please be prepared.

To ensure everyone's health and safety, we ask that you familiarize yourself with and follow CDC guidelines for COVID-19. Bring binoculars, water to drink, and any accoutrements that you need. Please do not attend if you are not feeling well or have been recently exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19. Please cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and dispose of it properly.  Water to wash hands may not be available, so please bring hand sanitizer or hand wipes.

Great Egret and Great Blue Heron by Gina Nichol

Connecticut Warbler by Gina Nichol

Who Knows?

About Sunrise Birding LLC Bird Walks:

  • Space is limited and pre-registration is required>
  • Please review our Terms and Conditions prior to registering. 
  • All 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.
  • Walks take place entirely outdoors. Be prepared for changing weather conditions. Sanitary facilities may not be readily available so be prepared.
  • Trails may be over uneven ground and bathroom facilities may not be available. Plan to be out in the field for 2 hours for local birds walks. Timing for other special programs is indicated in the description.
  • 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.
  • Spotting scopes can be very useful for studying birds at a distance.
  • Note that for safety reasons, equipment will not be shared.

Private guided walks are available as well. More info>

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Red-shouldered Hawk by Gina Nichol

Pied-billed Grebe


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