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Samuel Nelson

Mr. Samuel Nelson – Bahamas National Trust

Mr. Samuel Nelson, a Certified Advanced Bird Guide, is a teacher by profession and has been a bird enthusiast from a tender age growing up in Jamaica. His exuberant nature and knowledge of the environment make a day in the field with him an enjoyable experience for both young and old.

The species that you can see with him include the Bahama Swallow, Mockingbird, Woodstar Hummingbird or Oriole which are the Bahamian endemics. The resident birds such as the Great Lizard Cuckoo, Red Legged Thrush, Greater Antillean Night Hawk, Migrant Black Whiskered, Thick Billed, and White Eyed Vireos, Reddish Egrets and American Oyster Catchers can also be found on the island of Andros.

Accessibility Notes

Tours offered might not be suitable for persons with mobility impairments and those in wheelchairs. Please contact this guide for further advice.

Areas of Service and Expertise

  • Birding
  • Nature

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Mr. Nelson presently works with the Ministry of Education as a Special Education/Resource Room Teacher and has used bird themes on numerous occasion to teach students to read, comprehend, and compute numbers through interaction with the outside environment. He is married to Dahlia, and has a six year old daughter, his personal bird spotter.

Pet Friendly Notes

No pets are allowed on the tours.

Types of Experiences and Trips Provided

  • Birding Tours


Seasons Open and Departure

Year Round


Birding Tours:
Half day - US$125 (two persons, $25 additional person, maximum 6 persons)
Full day - US$200 (two persons, $25 additional person, maximum 6 persons)

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