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Here you will find details of our programme of birdwatching tours which we hope will be of interest.  We have tried to make our website as clear and as easy to navigate around as possible, with all the information you will need about each tour available on the relevant page.

If you have any questions about our tours, or Sunbird in general, please call us on 01767 262522, or email 

We look forward to travelling with you. Steve Rooke 

A pair of Indian Scops Owls at their daytime roost on Paul Holt’s Northern India tour.

Photo: Paul Holt

Forthcoming Tours

We still have spaces on the following:   

Indonesia: Sulawesi and Halmahera 
15 October - 4 November

Chile: 4 - 20 November

Ghana: 13 - 29 November

Panama: Western Highlands

15 - 24 November

Panama: Darien Lowlands

23 - 30 November

South India & Andamans

2-15/22 December

Mexico: Yucatan and Cozumel

8 - 15 December

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Senegal: 21 February - 6 March 2020

with Paul French & Steve Rooke

West Papua: 19 June - 12 July 2020
with Susan Myers 

Angola: 1 - 19 August 2020
with David Fisher
Borneo (Sarawak): 19 - 27 August 2020
with Susan Myers

India - Forest Owlet: 26 - 28 November 2020


Photo by Tony Sawbridge.

The new short tour to look for the recently rediscovered Forest Owlet northeast of Mumbai in India can be taken on its own or as a pre-tour extension to either West India: Gujarat tour in 2020, or South India and the Andaman Islands tour in 2021. It is also possible to join this from the India: Goa tour.




21 February - 6 March 2020

Red-throated Bee-eater - one of many stunning species we’ll encounter in Senegal.
Photo Paul French.

This new tour takes us into the Sahel, a wonderful mixture of dry savannah, semi-deserts and exciting wetlands. We’ll be seeking out a whole range of special birds including Arabian and Savile’s Bustards, Golden Nightjar, Quail Plover, Egyptian Plover, Little Grey Woodpecker, Adamawa Turtle Dove, Sennar Penduline Tit, Cricket Warbler, and many other Sahelian specialities.




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