Keith Valentine

I believe that every keen world birder understands that NE Brazil offers up an incredible variety of endemic and special species. Some of the rarest birds in the world call this region home and the habitat diversity is simply breath-taking. What is not always appreciated is the logistics that go into making a trip to this part of the world successful. I was extremely fortunate to lead one of the most rewarding tours through NE Brazil in September/October 2017 with the incredible Caio Brito. I have been leading tours for 13 years now and he is undoubtedly one of the best leaders I have ever had the fortune of traveling with. An exceptional birder and guide with a wonderful sense of humour. His attention to detail is second to none and he is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure that every opportunity is given to finding the target birds. Our exceptional tour managed to locate an incredible 103 Brazilian endemics in just 22 days and this was in no small part due to the skills, experience and ability of Caio.

I look forward to returning to Brazil in the coming years and cannot wait to bird with Caio again.”