Are you captivated by tropical birds, enticed by fine Swarovski optics, and lured by adventurous travel? Make your reservation now to spend March 22–28, 2015 in Belize at the Swarovski Optik Workshop with Eagle Optics. Not only will you be thrilled by the birding opportunities, you will spend the entire trip using top-notch Swarovski binoculars and scopes.
Every birders bucket list must include Belize with over 600 resident and migratory birds found among wetlands, forests, mountainous terrain, and historical Mayan ruins. You and only 11 other birders will join Kate Fitzmier from Eagle Optics, Clay Taylor from Swarovski, and local professional guides. Don’t forget—you are using Swarovski equipment as you explore areas of north and central Belize to see tropical birds like you’ve never seen before!
With only 12 spaces available, make your reservation soon! Once your trip is over and you are convinced you can never go birding again without Swarovski Optiks, you have the opportunity to purchase the Swarovski binoculars at a discounted price. Sign up now for this incredible trip and put another check on your bucket list.
Kate is the assistant sales manager and purchaser at Eagle Optics. For over 10 years, she's traveled to festivals around the country teaching people about optics and birding with customers and friends at local hotspots.
She began watching birds as a child, majored in Biology Education and Ornithology in college, and worked banding birds at observatories around the country. Kate's excited for her next adventure with new friends in Belize!
Clay is the Naturalist Market Manager for Swarovski Optik North America and a full-time birding naturalist who travels to birding and nature festivals all over the world. He is also a veteran Digiscoper, frequently giving workshops and online advice.
Clay grew up in Moodus, Connecticut, and started birdwatching while in college. He served as president of the Mattabeseck Audubon Society in Middletown, Connecticut and was the founder and first president of the Connecticut Butterfly Association. He also worked as a naturalist for Hammonasset Beach State Park. After years of birding in Connecticut, Clay moved to Corpus Christi, Texas in 2008.