Trinidad and Tobago: Birds are abundant and colourful year round but, for specific species such as South American migrants, May to September is best. North American species head here October to March. For the highest numbers of scarlet ibis, January, February and March are best.
The best time for birding in Sri Lanka is September to April, when the migratory season kicks in.
Gambia’s birds are particularly gorgeous October to May.
For northern India, October to May is a good time for resident and migratory species, post and pre monsoons. In Kerala, March to May is blazing hot.
St Lucia is a-twitter all year round, but particularly January to April, the main breeding season.
The highlight of the birding season in Hungary is in the autumn, when thousands of cranes swoop in, creating stunning images against the early sunset skies.
For Ethiopian exquisite endemics, beginning of September until February are best, with migrants joining the party from November.