Yellowbilled Tours birding field trips are designed and led by the skilled and attentive guide, Rich Cimino. YBT transports you to these unique sites in small groups, offering something for everyone at affordable prices. Our birding experience offers you a plan for an enriching experience that’s dedicated to your comfort and tailored to your birding interests.
Birding Northern California for 45 years, Rich is inspired by birding and has fun along the way. He appreciates nature for the value it brings to our lives. Experienced in the designing, guiding and organizing of birding tours throughout California, Alaska and the inter-mountain west (New Mexico and Arizona) he takes you to the birds you’re seeking.
As a conservation leader for the Ohlone Audubon Society he has played an integral part in avian biological surveys as part of state and county land planning of wind turbine and solar farm management. In addition, he is the Christmas Bird Count compiler for Eastern Alameda County, and volunteers for the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory in Marin County. He also volunteer for the Native American K-5 -K12 beginning birding field trip in the Amador Valley.
Rich has a strong interest in habitat conservation, photography and eco-sustainable tourism.