Phillip Edwards

This was apparently Tati’s first time leading a tour on her own. You wouldn’t have known it. She was quite exceptional. I have travelled all over the world and she was one of the best guides I have had – knowledgeable, enthusiastic, caring; the consummate professional. From the word go when we first started to […]

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 […]

Ihtisham Kabir

I am a bird photographer and a birder. During a trip to Amazonas in July 2018 I used the services of Gabriel Leite as  my birding (and overall) guide. He was excellent in every way. Before the trip he worked with me to understand my preferences and suggested an overall itinerary. Well-organized, he took care […]

Philip W. Johnson

In 20 years of birding around the world, and I have never encountered a better guide than Ciro Albano. He knows multiple locations for every key species, his ear is trained and sensitive, he carries clear recordings of multiple different vocalizations for every bird, and he has the passion and drive to work hard for […]

C-G and Angie Cederlund

Just wanted to thank all concerned at BBE for your massive efforts and considerable expertise aimed at making our recently completed 5-week extravaganza such a resounding success. The fact that such complex logistics were required (including some 13 internal flights, 7 different cars) and yet all went so smoothly was an achievement in itself. But […]