Sint Maarten Birding
Sint Maarten, St. Martin
Binkie van Es
Can ID most birds by sight/sound
2013. Currently Full-time
English, Dutch, French, Spanish
Binkie van Es has lived on Sint Maarten since 1985 and is in love with its nature. He’s the chairman of the Dutch Caribbean Bird Conservation Work Group under the umbrella of the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) and he runs Cornell’s BirdSleuth program on the island. Binkie is an experienced guide who offers private tours (full day, multi day, or even boat trips to surrounding islands) covering both the Dutch and French sides of the island of Sint Maarten / Saint Martin. Due to the island’s layout, a day of birding also allows visitors to experience its unique history and culture.