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

Upcoming Tours

Panama: Darien Lowlands!
September 4-9, 2016
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Chile: Condors, Penguins and Pumas in Patagonia
Oct 11-20, 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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Southern California
Jan 28-Feb 5, 2017
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Honduras: Pico Bonito Special
February 5-10, 2017
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Texas: Rio Grande Valley Special!
February 12-18, 2017
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The NEW Hotspot plus Tikal

February 12-19/24, 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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Lesvos: Spring Migration Magic!
April 28-May 6, 2017
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Finland: Owls, Grouse & more
May 28-June 3, 2017
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Norway: Lapland & Varanger
June 3-9, 2017
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Svalbard: Ice Bears & Ivory Gulls
June 15-22, 2017
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Wildlife Cruise

Sept 23-Oct 1, 2017
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Guyana: Jewel of the Neotropics
Oct 29-Nov 11, 2017
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Jamaica: Endemics & Specials
December 2-9, 2017
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New Zealand: Island of Endemics
Jan 30-Feb 20, 2018
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Costa Rica Special!
Feb 3-9, 2018
Info soon!

Colorado Grouse & Chickens
April 7-17, 2018
Info soon!

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Black-throated Blue Warbler. Photo by Gina Nichol.SPRING MIGRATION
April & May 2016
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By popular demand Sunrise Birding will offer a series of Spring Migration Bird Walks during April and May. Join us to celebrate spring and watch migration unfold! Field birding sessions will focus on how to identify, migrating passerines, shorebirds and others. Walks will take place at premier birding sites in Connecticut. Walks will be led by expert birder and tour guide Frank Mantlik. Most walks will range from 2-4 hours, weather permitting. Advance registration is required for all walks. Click here to register>   A confirmation and directions will be emailed a few days prior to the walk. Cost is $10 per walk payable at the beginning of the walk (except where noted). 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.

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  • Friday, April 22, 1 PM - Silver Sands SP, Milford
    This is a FREE walk in Celebration of Earth Day!

  • Tuesday, May 3, 8 AM - Osbornedale SP/Kellogg Center, Derby

  • Monday, May 9, 7:30 AM- East Rock Park, Hamden/New Haven

  • Wednesday, May 11, 8 AM - Branford Supply Ponds

  • Tuesday, May 17, 8 Am - Salt Meadow Refuge, Guilford

  • Wednesday, May 18, 9 AM - Sherwood Island SP, Westport

  • Friday, May 20, 8 AM - Milford Point

  • Monday, May 23, 7:30 AM - Naugatuck State Forest

Questions?  Contact Frank Mantlik at mantlik "at"
203-984-9410 (cell)

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Photo: Black-throated Blue Warbler by Gina Nichol.

About Sunrise Birding LLC Bird Walks & Day Trips:

  • 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. Workshop and Day Trip prices vary. Please check the specific itinerary.
  • Most events take place entirely outdoors. Be prepared for changing weather conditions. 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.
  • Binoculars are advised for all programs and participants must supply their own. Spotting scopes are recommended as they can be very useful for studying birds at a distance.

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