About me


Who I am and what I do

I’m a biologist and a licenced nature guide with years of experience in the field of scientific research and ecotourism. I’m a passionate hiker, birder, and field researcher who has spent years exploring wild areas in Italy and around the world, from Europe to Africa, Asia and Southern America. Tuscany is the region where I live with my family. birding guide

I work as professional birding guide and tour planner, creating and leading itineraries for international conservation organizations, schools, and private travelers. I have collaborated in environmental impact studies, scientific wildlife surveys, and educational efforts in ecology and environmental issues and have been guiding nature lovers since 1999 in Italy and abroad. I have also written  scientific papers and articles on the birds and natural landscapes of central Italy, and has co-authored guides to Tuscany’s natural habitats, trails, and wildlife.

I love to share my knowledge with anyone and everyone! My binoculars and scope follow me all along my travels, bird migration camps and, of course, during my excursions.

Go birding in fascinating archaeological sites Are you the kind of person who wants to spend his time birding while exploring the history, the culture, the local food and the wine? Do you want to find the best birds and visit the best birding localities in Italy? 

With me you can explore very different types of habitat in order to maximize the number of bird species, and have also the chance to observe Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians as well as butterflies, dragonflies and wildflowers. 

Let us put my experience and expertise to use for you in helping you design a custom birding tour as memorable as it is unique. You can fill your list with new species and your eyes with jaw-dropping beauty.

I’m a licenced nature guide according to the Tuscany Regional Law #42, 2000.

Italy is closer if you explore it with a professional guide!