Owners

Cam Gillies

Cam Gillies

Cam Gillies grew up enjoying the birds and Rocky Mountains of British Columbia. He is a keen birder and photographer and as a co-owner of Eagle-Eye Tours, he is excited to share his passion with others. Read more about Cam Gillies

Guides

Jody Allair

Jody Allair

Jody Allair is an avid birder and naturalist who enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for the natural world. Jody has been birding and banding since his teens, when he began volunteering at Long Point Bird Observatory (LPBO). Read more about Jody Allair

Dave Beadle

Dave Beadle

Dave grew up in Kent, UK and started birding from the age of 14. It became an all-consuming passion that would go on to change his life forever - a good thing it should be said! Read more about Dave Beadle

Duan Biggs

Duan Biggs

Duan Biggs was born in Windhoek, Namibia and spent many of the weekends of his young days in this vast and wild country chasing down Pale Chanting Goshawks and other birds of prey his parents (both ecologists) were studying. Read more about Duan Biggs

Steve Braine

Steve Braine

Steve Braine has been involved with ornithology and natural history within Namibia from a very young age, contributing invaluable data to Namibian Ornithology. Read more about Steve Braine

David Brewer

David Brewer

David Brewer was born in western England, rather longer ago than he is now prepared to admit. He started bird-watching at about age eleven, and by fourteen was totally hooked. Read more about David Brewer

Nick Buys

Nick Buys

Nick was born and raised in the beautiful country of Namibia, a privilege that made Africa and its wildlife a concrete part of his childhood. Read more about Nick Buys

Dick Cannings

Dick Cannings

Dick was born and raised in the Okanagan Valley, in a family keenly interested in natural history. This early involvement in birds, bugs and plants led him to a university education in zoology, including a BSc degree from the University of British Columbia and a MSc from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Read more about Dick Cannings

Russell Cannings

Russell Cannings

Growing up in the Okanagan Valley, birding was a way of life for the Cannings family and Russell took to it right away, seeing his first Northern Saw-whet Owl when he was 2 weeks old. Read more about Russell Cannings

Ernesto Carman

Ernesto Carman

Ernesto Carman, a native-born Costa Rican (tico), speaks fluent English and Spanish and is one of his country's most outstanding naturalists and bird guides. Read more about Ernesto Carman

Lucy Chang

Lucy Chang

Lucy Chang, a professional librarian with an MLIS from the U of Alberta, was with the Departments of Forestry, Fish, Wildlife and Environment before switching careers and pursuing full-time lifelong interests in botany and gardening. Read more about Lucy Chang

Jared Clarke

Jared Clarke

Jared Clarke is a native Newfoundlander who grew up on the northeast coast of the province and was introduced to the outdoors at a very young age – often by his grandfathers. Read more about Jared Clarke

Peter Clement

Peter Clement

Peter Clement is a professional ornithologist who, until taking early retirement in 2010, worked for Natural England the UK Government’s scientific advisory body mainly on the protection and design Read more about Peter Clement

Barry Davies

Barry Davies

There is a beautiful Regent Bowerbird sitting in the Crow’s Ash tree outside Barry’s office window as he writes his story - and a Rose-crowned Fruit-Dove has just been and gone. Read more about Barry Davies

Errol de Beer

Errol de Beer

Errol de Beer grew up on a farm in the North West Province of South Africa where he started birding at a very early age. Read more about Errol de Beer

Ken De Smet

Ken De Smet

Ken De Smet combines an avid interest in birds with a career in wildlife biology. Ken is an Avian Species at Risk Specialist with the provincial Wildlife and Ecosystem Protection Branch (Manitoba Conservation). Read more about Ken De Smet

Jason Fidorra

Jason Fidorra

Jason grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania on the Lake Erie shoreline well known for its great warbler spectacle in spring. Read more about Jason Fidorra

Robert Gallardo

Robert Gallardo

From an early age Robert was a nature lover who collected butterflies in the western U.S. and beyond. Read more about Robert Gallardo

Héctor Gómez de Silva

Héctor Gómez de Silva

Héctor Gómez de Silva was born in Mexico in 1969, but spent his early years in New York City and Kenya. Read more about Héctor Gómez de Silva

Sarah Gutowsky

Sarah Gutowsky

Naturalist

Sarah’s innate curiousity about the natural world and passion for the outdoors inevitably lead her to the oceans, despite having been raised among the lakes and canoes of small town Ontario. Read more about Sarah Gutowsky

Brad Hill

Brad Hill

Brad Hill is a full-time rabid nature photographer whose major focus is conservation. Read more about Brad Hill

Kyle Horner

Kyle Horner

Kyle grew up on the northern shore of Lake Ontario, and has literally been birding since before he could walk! Read more about Kyle Horner

João Jara

João Jara

João was born in Lisbon and studied biology at the Faculdade de Ciências de Lisboa, from where he developed his professional career in the pharmaceutical industry, as senior manager Read more about João Jara

Colin Jones

Colin Jones

Colin Jones has been birding since he was a boy and has been leading tours for Eagle-Eye Tours since 1997. He takes great pleasure in sharing his love for nature with others. Read more about Colin Jones

Adam Walleyn

Adam Walleyn

Adam was born and raised in rural Manitoba. A birder and naturalist from a very young age he spent his youth in the field - birding, conducting faunal surveys and gaining an intimate knowledge of the natural history of the area. Read more about Adam Walleyn

Richard Knapton

Richard Knapton

Richard Knapton has been an avid birder since his teen years in England, and has graduate degrees in bird research from UBC on Song Sparrows and the University of Manitoba on Clay-colored Spar Read more about Richard Knapton

Rudolf Koes

Rudolf Koes

Rudolf Koes has birded since his early childhood in The Netherlands. He has lived in Canada since 1968 and has birded widely in North America and elsewhere. Read more about Rudolf Koes

Norbu

Norbu

Norbu is one of the few birding guides in Bhutan. He has been leading birding tours and exploring the country’s varied ecosystems for the past 10 years. Read more about Norbu

Steve Ogle

Steve Ogle

Steve began his career as an ornithologist at the Long Point Bird Observatory in Ontario, close to where he grew up among the company of eastern migratory birds. He has since headed west to the Kootenay region of British Columbia but continues to exhibit an affinity for migration by traveling abroad on birding and photo assignments. Read more about Steve Ogle

Paul Prior

Paul Prior

Paul cannot recall a time when he was not birding, and his passion has always been for migrant songbirds. Through the 70s and 80s in Britain he concentrated on those birds that were heading to and from sub-Saharan Africa; but since 1991 he has spent literally thousands of hours in the field in southern Ontario watching and studying those that make the parallel journey to and from South and Central America. Read more about Paul Prior

Pierre Richard

Pierre Richard

Naturalist

Pierre Richard grew up in Quebec City and has been an avid naturalist since his teens.  He has vacationed in the Charlevoix region since childhood.  It is in that area that he developed a Read more about Pierre Richard

Tatiana Santander

Tatiana Santander

Tatiana Santander is a biologist from Quito. She has worked for Aves y Conservación, the Ecuadorian partner of BirdLife international, for about 10 years. Read more about Tatiana Santander