Adam Riley has grown up with a lifelong interest in wildlife, which evolved into a particular fascination with the birds and mammals of the world.
Coming from a rural background in the South Africa, he studied accountancy and qualified as a CPA. However Adam decided to pursue his passions and has since founded several ecotourism companies including Rockjumper Birding Tours, ORYX Wildlife Tours and ORYX Photographic Tours.
Adam has traveled extensively throughout the world, leading tours to numerous countries ranging from Antarctica to Alaska, Angola to Guyana and Bhutan to Papua New Guinea. Adam is one of Africa¹s most experienced birders, having seen over 2,000 species on the continent and over 7,500 worldwide, many of which he has photographed.