Sierra Madre Highlands Bird Watching Tour

49 Ratings

$99

per person
Find yourself in the heart of an aviary paradise with a birding adventure through jungles and up mountains! This slice of Mexico is perfect for catching sight of an incredible variety of tropical birds thanks to the confluence of migratory patterns and environmental features. You'll slowly work your way from sea level up into the Sierra Madre mountains—all while peeking through your binocular at colorful birds. Plus, you'll get the chance to bird-watch in El Tuito, where the rare rosy thrush-tanager is found.
Duration:  7hrs
Cancellation:  No refunds for cancelled bookings
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Highlights

  • Enjoy round-trip transportation to and from the bird-watching sites in an air-conditioned van that gives you a break from the tropical weather
  • Follow your expert, bilingual guide as they lead you to the ideal spots for catching a glimpse of winged wonders
  • Begin your excursion among tropical forests and sub-perennials before ascending to pine and oak landscapes that lie along the slopes of the Sierra Madre mountains
  • Head to El Tuito to see if you’re lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the rosy thrush-tanager—a vibrantly colored creature that darts through the surrounding woods
  • The variety of birds on the west coast of Mexico is truly unparalleled: grey-crowned woodpecker, varied bunting, painted redstart, black-vented oriole, grey-collared pygmy owl, tufted flycatcher, and more

What's Included

  • Guided bird watching tour
  • Transportation
  • Bottled water and continental breakfast

Additional Information

Bring binoculars, all terrain shoes or tennis shoes, insect repellent, a hat or cap, and a camera.

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49 Ratings
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Michael
Jan 13, 2020
Well informed guide. Great location for birding. Good lunch place choice.
Frank
Mar 14, 2019
excellent tour and Michael was an excellent host. If we have pics of birds we cannot identify, can you advise a site we can send the picture to to identify?
Maggie
Mar 2, 2019
Cynthia was enthusiastic, intelligent and helpful guide. We left on time, stopped for wood oven fresh bread, tasty cinnamon coffee then drove safely to see about 50 species of birds! We were delivered back to our hotel after a leisurely break to identify all the birds we has seen. I highly recommend this tour.

Location

Meeting location:  166 Hidalgo

$99

per person

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