Kevin Burke

Kevin has been leading tours and helping people get outside for most of his adult life. His passion for birds and birding has grown into a full-time career. Kevin began leading daytrips for Ventures Birding Tours in 2015, and soon began leading trips all over the country. He has led trips over much of the US and especially loves going to the Pacific Northwest where he used to live. He is starting to expand his scope out of the country with trips to Colombia, Portugal, and Costa Rica.

Kevin is a senior instructor at the North Carolina Arboretum. Here he teaches anything and everything bird related. Kevin attended the University of Idaho and majored in Sustainable Tourism. He also holds a degree in Ecotourism and Adventure Travel from Hocking College in Ohio. Kevin enjoys sharing the natural world and especially loves seeing the joy and excitement that it brings his participants. Birding has become a lifelong journey for Kevin. He currently lives in Hendersonville, N.C. with his wife and two children.