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Our Profile & Background.

Our mission at Avocet & Peregrine is to acquaint travelers with the extraordinary avian marvels discovered in this State, which possesses an abundance of cultural, historical, biological, and geological heritage. Presented below are glimpses from the profiles of our guides on eBird.org for Goa. Our guides rank among the top eBirders in the State, showcasing remarkable credentials. Therefore, we assure you with utmost confidence that you will have the privilege of birdwatching with the finest experts in the domain!


Birding in Goa - Avocet & Peregrine

Savio, aged 54, has actively embraced the world of birdwatching since 2010. He has made noteworthy contributions in this field, including co-authoring the renowned “Photographic Guide to the Birds of Goa” alongside esteemed Indian ornithologist, Bikram Grewal. This guide is widely recognized as the ultimate authority on bird species found in Goa. Moreover, Savio collaborates with the Goa Tourism Development Corporation, the primary governing body overseeing tourism in the state, to promote avian tourism through various initiatives. His expertise has earned him a nomination as a member of the Committee responsible for developing the Goa State Biodiversity Action Plan, as well as a position on the Biodiversity Management Committee for the Socorro Village Panchayat.

Aidan, aged 24, has harbored a profound passion for birdwatching since the tender age of 11. His dedication and talent in this field were acknowledged early on when he was selected as one of the 16 global participants for the prestigious title of Young Birder of 2014 by the renowned Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Aidan nurtures an enduring ambition to become a biologist specializing in ornithology. Having pursued a degree in Zoology, Aidan is currently acquiring invaluable experience as an field biologist at the Bird Institute of Goa. Additionally, he actively contributes to projects undertaken by the various agencies, demonstrating his commitment to the conservation and study of avian life in the region. Aidan’s journey is fueled by his unwavering passion for birds and his aspiration to make significant contributions in the field of ornithology.

Birding in Goa - Avocet & Peregrine
Birding in Goa - Avocet & Peregrine