Giraldo Alayon

About Giraldo Alayon Dr. Giraldo Alayon is a Ph.D. in biological science, a researcher and curator at the Museum of Natural History in Havana, Cuba, and is well-known as the spider expert in all of the West Indies and Central American region. Dr. Alayon has published more than 150 articles about evolution and biogeography of…

Luis M. Diaz

Luis M. Díaz, PhD, has been a curator at the National Museum of Natural History in Havana since 1998. He is an enthusiastic birder and long term naturalist. He has guided natural history tours in Cuba for over seventeen years, and he has been a bird guide since 2003. He has led over sixty birding…

Bird Guide in Cuba

Tour Leader

About Alejandro Llanes The curriculum vitae of Alejandro Llanes includes more than 50 scientific articles, a graduate of ornithology in 1983, with a master’s degree in Ecology and Applied Systematics with mention in Ecology and Biological Collections. He has participated in more than 43 scientific events with 60 works, of them 34 as the first…

Our Team - Arturo Kirkconnell Jr

Photographer, Tour Leader & Founder

About Arturo Kirkconnell Jr Arturo Kirkconnell Jr, born and raised in Havana Cuba, he studied Computer Science, but since the age of 12, he has been birding and traveling through all the country with his father Arturo Kirkconnell, participating in many of his expedition and bird research as his field assistant. The first tour he…

Tour Leader & Founder

About Arturo Kirkconnell Sr Arturo Kirkconnell Sr curriculum vitae includes 77 scientific papers and he is the co-author of two books: A Field Guide to the Birds of Cuba, and A Birdwatchers’ Guide to Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico and the Caymans. At present he is working in another project: The birds of Cuba that will be…

Some words about us

The Kirkconnell’s family has been birding, and leading tours since 1988, delivering the best tour experience to our clients, as well the best itineraries for the most enjoyable trips.

Why we are different

  • Small and personalized groups.
  • Attention to every detail.
  • Professional team.
  • Customer-Focused.