Ken Cross grew up on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, a region of sub-tropical forests with rich diversity of species. As a teenager he found great interest in snakes and other reptiles and found a new passion in Birding while studying at the University of Queensland.

Ken is a high school teacher of English, Geography, and History and between times leads birding trips around Australia and Internationally. Birding has taken him to every continent except Antarctica.

He has led birding tours within Australia and to the United States, Canada, Taiwan, Malaysia and Borneo, India, Nepal, United Kingdom, Spain, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa, Namibia, Costa Rica. In 2020 he is leading tours to the United States and Ecuador. Ken continues to lead overseas birding tours and if you would like to learn about up and coming overseas birding tours please email him on

Within Australia he has travelled and birded widely; recording over 650 species.

Currently he is the convenor for the Sunshine Coast sub-branch of Birdlife Australia and leads birding walks and surveys. Ken loves sharing his passion for birds and all wildlife.

Together with Steve Grainger he has started Australian Birding Safaris.

For bookings or further information please email Ken at

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