Birding hotspots: Quirigua Archaeological site, Rio Dulce,
Tour operation: All year round
3 Days / 2 nights
Our bird watching and nature tours cover all the expectations of nature lovers and bird watchers, diverse habitats, and impressive scenery. During this tour we will see and take pictures of wildlife, birds and landscapes. We wish to share our experience with all the people who want to enjoy nature and be partakers of its conservation
o Top Birds: Great Tinamou , Olivaceus Cormoran, Anhinga, Magnificent Frigatebird,
Great Blue Heron, Agami Heron, Wood Stork, Blue-winged Teal, Lesser Yellow- headed Vulture, Osprey, Solitary Eagle, Swainson’s Hawk, Crested Caracara, Bat Falcon, Plain Chachalaca, Northern Jacana, Western Sandpiper, Scarlet Macaw, Squirrel Cuckoo, Spectacled Owl, Great Potoo, Rubby-throated Hummingbird, Black-headed Trogon, Ringed Kingfisher, Rufous-tailed Jacamar, Emerald Toucanet, Lineated Woodpecker, Rufous-breasted Spinetail, White-bellied Wren, Black-throated Shrike- Tanager...
o Ecosystems covered dry forest, tropical rain forest
o Expected climate hot and very humid
o Tour speed & walking moderate
o Accommodation comfortable
o Easy of Birding moderate
o Other attractions Quirigua archaeological Mayan site
o Photographic opportunities very good
--What you can expect—
Early transfer to the East , throughout the department of El Progreso and Izabal until we will reach the archeological site of Quirigua , located 160 km (100 miles). During the journey is an opportunity to stop for birding at the Dry Forest located in the Motagua River valley an arid area with warm temperatures with a unique and very characteristic avifauna. Overnight stay at a hotel near the site.
This morning embark on a boat ride across the Rio Dulce for bird watching and looking for Manatee, Limpkin, Grey-headed Tanager and if we’re lucky, the Agami Heron. An astounding number of bird species inhabit the Rio Dulce area. You can sit in one spot and identify dozens of species in a single afternoon. Overnight at the town of Livingston.
Visit the rainforest trail at Rio Las Escobas, a pristine water river which flows from the top of Cerro San Gil natural reserve into the Amatique Bay. After an early breakfast we will leave Livingston by boat to Puerto Barrios where we will visit the trail of Las Escobas for a morning of birding. Lunch nearby the site, follow our way towards Guatemala City. Overnight at Guatemala City.
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Customized birding tours can be planned for groups or individuals.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking.