Sunrise Birding LLC
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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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Costa Rica Special!
Jan 30-Feb 5, 2020
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Plus Tikal

February 1-9/12, 2020
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Japan: Winter Specialties
February 5-16, 2020
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Peru: Amazon River Cruise
March 13-22, 2020
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Sahara to Atlantic

March 21-31, 2020
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Costa Rica Special!
Mar 31-Apr 6, 2020
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Specialties of Mit
with Diego Calderon
April 3-14, 2020
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Lesvos: Spring Migration Magic!
April 17-24, 2020
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Spain: Grand
Spring Tour

April 24-May 8, 2020
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Delaware Shorebird Spectacular!
May 2020
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Sri Lanka Dragonflies!
May 17-30, 2020
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Finland: Owls & Grouse
May 26-June 1, 2020

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Pribilofs, Gambell, Nome, Denali/Kenai, Barrow, Dutch Harbor
May/June 2020

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Norway: The Accessible Arctic
June 1-7, 2020

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Shoebill & Gorilla Special!

July 20-28, 2020
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Peninsular Malaysia
July 31-Aug 12, 2020
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Brazil: Pantanal
Wildlife Safari plus Jardim
Sept 6-9/19,2020
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Chile: Condors, Penguins & Pumas
Oct 10-20, 2020
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Argentina: Valdez & the South
Oct 12-31, 2020
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Jamaica: 29 Endemics
Dec 3-9, 2020
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Japan: Winter Specialties
February 5-16, 2021
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Sahara to Atlantic

March 21-31, 2021
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Lesvos: Spring Migration Magic!
April 16-23, 2021
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Cascades & Malheur

May 18-27, 2021
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Borneo: Sabah
Plus Borneo Rainforest Lodge
Aug 29-Sep 12, 2021
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By popular demand, Frank Mantlik and Frank Gallo will be leading a series of guided bird walks at birding hotspots in central Connecticut. Walks will range from 2-3 hours, weather permitting. Space is limited and advance registration is required for all walks.
Click here for longer field trips and owl prowl>

Frank Mantlik at mantlik 'at' or
Frank Gallo at fgallo 'at'

A confirmation and directions will be emailed a few days prior to the walk. Cost is $10 per walk (unless otherwise noted) payable at the beginning of the walk. 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 FRANK MANTLIK's WALKS, Click here>       For FRANK GALLO's WALKS, Click here>

Questions?  Contact Frank at [email protected]
  • Wednesday, October 16, 8 AM, STRATFORD SHORE POINTS (FM)

  • Tuesday, October 22, 8 AM, BAUER PARK, Madison (FM)

  • Monday, October 28, 12:30 PM, MILFORD POINT, Milford (FM)

  • Monday, November 11, 8 AM, LIGHTHOUSE POINT, New Haven, Migration in Real Time (FM)

  • Wednesday, November 20, 8 AM, STRATFORD SHORE POINTS (FM)


Questions?  Email Frank at [email protected]

  • Wednesday, October 16, 8 AM: DURHAM MEADOWS, Durham. (FG)
    This is a fantastic birding area; one of my favorites.

  • Thursday, October 17, 8 AM: SEASIDE PARK & BRIDGEPORT COAST, Bridgeport (FG)

  • Friday, October 25, 8 AM: ECOLOGY PARK, Branford (FG)
    Diurnal Migrants are on our radar for today!

  • Monday, October 28, 8 AM: MONDO PONDS, Milford (FG)
    Waterfowl and late migrants at Frank Gallo’s Patch.

  • Wednesday, October 30, 8 AM: ALLEN'S MEADOWS, Wilton (FG)
    The Community Gardens, open ballfields and nearby forested ridgeline often attract a host of migrants!

  • Tuesday, November 5, 8 AM: ASH CREEK OPEN SPACE, Fairfield (FG)
    This is one of the area’s best sites for waterfowl.

For FRANK MANTLIK's WALKS, Click here>       For FRANK GALLO's WALKS, Click here>

About Sunrise Birding LLC Bird Walks:

  • 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.
  • Walks 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 2 to 4 hours for local birds walks and longer for workshops and day 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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