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

Upcoming Tours

Guyana: Jewel of the Neotropics
November 1-15, 2015
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Endemics Galore
Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2015
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Pico Bonito Special!
plus Panacam/Lake Yojoa
January 16-21, 2016
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Sri Lanka: Endemics & Specialties
plus Blue Whales!
Jan. 25-Feb. 4, 2016
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Minnesota: Northern Owls, Grouse & Grosbeaks
Jan. 27-31, 2016
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Southern California
Feb. 6-14, 2016
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India: Birds, Tigers & the Taj Mahal
Feb. 13-24, 2016
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Trinidad: Piping Guan Quest
March 14-15, 2016
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Trinidad: The Best of Asa Wright
March 15-19, 2016
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Tobago: Little Gem of the Caribbean
March 19-24, 2016
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Lesvos: Spring Migration Magic
April 23-30, 2016
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Danube Delta
plus Transylvania

May 27-June 3, 2016
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Minnesota: Connecticut Warbler Special!
plus Boreal Extension
June 10-15, 2016
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Svalbard: Ice Bears & Ivory Gulls
June 15-22, 2016
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Pantanal Wildlife Safari

July 9-19, 2016
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Shoebill & Gorilla Special

July 30-Aug 7, 2016
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Hummingbirds, Owls & more!

July 31-Aug 8, 2016
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Wildlife Cruise

Sept 24-Oct 2, 2016
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Panama: Darien Lowlands!
September 4-9, 2016
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Cape May Migration with Kevin Karlson
Sept 25-Oct 2, 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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Thailand! Chiang Mai, Spoon-billed Sandpiper & Kaeng Krachan
With Kevin T. Karlson
January 7 - 18, 2017
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White-crowned Sparrow. Photo by Walt Duncan.Fall Migration 2015
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By popular demand, Sunrise Birding will offer a series of Fall Migration Bird Walks in September, October and November 2015. Join birding expert Frank Mantlik for field birding sessions that focus on how to identify, migrating passerines, sparrows, raptors and shorebirds. Walks will take place at premier birding sites in Connecticut.

Most walks will range from 2-3 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. Please review and accept our terms and conditions>> prior to registering.  Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather, bring binoculars, water, insect repellent, and a spotting scope (if you have one).   

American Bittern. Photo by John Schwarz.2015 Fall Bird Walk

Leader: Frank Mantlik (cell phone: 203-984-9410)
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  • Tuesday, September 22, 8 AM
    Osbornedale State Park/Kellogg Center, Derby

  • Wednesday, September 23, 1 PM
    Boothe Park Hawkwatch, Stratford

  • Wednesday, September 30, 8 AM
    Silver Sands State Park, Milford

  • Thursday, October 1, 8 AM
    Lighthouse Point, New Haven

  • Cave Swallow. Photo by John Schwarz.Monday, October 5, 8 AM
    Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison

  • Monday, October 12 (Columbus Day), 8 AM, Lighthouse Point,
    New Haven

  • Friday, October 16, 2:30 PM
    Stratford Point/Short Beach, Stratford
    Brant. Photo by Gina Nichol.
  • Thursday, October 22, 8 AM
    Sherwood Island State Park, Westport

  • Monday, November 2, 8AM
    Lighthouse Point, New Haven

  • Friday, November 6, 8:15 AM
    Milford Point, Milford

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Photos: White-crowned Sparrow by Walt Duncan, American Bittern and Cave Swallow by John Schwarz (, Brant 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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Photos above:  Dunlin by Gina Nichol.  Caspian Terns by Gina Nichol.

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