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Yucatán

Ria Lagartos Biosphere reserve

Yucatan Wren

Video by Angel Castillo

Once we get in  Ria Lagartos Biosphere reserve we will visit the sand dunes and the mangrove vegetation, The main reason for visiting Ria Lagartos is because is home of three endemics species with limited distribution Yucatan Wren, Yucatan Gnatcatcher and  Mexican Sheartail, and other species of birds such as:  Black-throated Bobwhite, Lesser Roadrunner, Zenaida dove, and Crane Hawk.

Boat Trip 

Photo by Angel Castillo

The Boat Tour is available on the Ria Lagartos. The boat tour would increase the chances of seeing Common Black Hawk, Boat-billed Heron, close looks at American Flamingos, kingfishers, and other species of the mangroves

Mexican Sheartail

Photo by Angel Castillo

Xocen Birding Trail

Full day Birding birding along to the dirty road called Xocen Birding Trail looking for endemic birds such as: Yellow-lored Parrot, Yucatán Jay,  Rose-throated Tanager,

Yucatán Woodpecker. This birding hotspot presents many opportunities for forest species. Target species are Caribbean Dove, Collared Forest- Falcon, Gray Collared Becard, Lesson´s Motmot, Northern Bent bill, Gray headed Kite and more. 

And once it goes dark we will have chances to find Yucatan poorwill, Yucatán Nightjar, Mottled owl and Middle American Screech Owl.

                                                                                             

Chankom village & Chichen Itzá 

The archaeological site of Chichén Itzá opens at 8:00 AM in the morning, that's why we will start birding in Chankom mayan village for don’t miss birds of the area. We are going to spend the early morning looking for forest species.

This village is near to Chichén Itzá and presents many opportunities to view both resident and migratory birds.

After spending the early morning birding in Chan-kom, we are going to visit the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá. At this time we will have a specialized guide who will be able to explain all about the archaeological site and cultural aspects  of this important place. Meanwhile we will discover the birds that can be found here during the two-hour tour.

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A specializated guide will explain about the archaeological site and the cultural aspects.

Photo by Angel Castillo

Quintana Roo

Reserva Toh

After to picking up you at your hotel in Cancun city or at the riviera Maya, we ́ll drive to the Reserva Toh, which is situated in the cenotes Route, Puerto Morelos. This birding hotspot presents many opportunities for forest species such as: Tanagers, Tucans, Wrens, Woodpeckers, Woodcreepers Orioles & Trogons.  Target    species for this birding hotspot are: Gray Throated Chat, Black Faced Ant-thrush, Black Catbird, Yucatán Flycatcher, Yucatán Woodpecker and Orange Oriole.

Coba Birding 

This day we will visit three birding hotspots, our fist stop will be in the road to ejido san Juan de Dios where we will spend part of the morning looking for forest species.

 Our second stop will be for visit the main lagoon of coba for wetland and aquatic birds. Our last stop will be in the archaeological site of coba a good birding hotspot for Ocellated Turkey, Tawny- winged woodcreeper, black cowled oriole, White-bellied wren, Collared aracari, Bright-Rumped Attila and a buch of other stuff.

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Spotted Rail 

Photo by Angel Castillo

Felipe Carrillo Puerto-Road to Vigía Chico

 Birding along to the  dirty road to vigia chico. This place has a mixed habitats small lagoons and tropical forest presents chances to see a over 360 species o birds reported for this birding hotspot.

Black-faced Antthrush (Mayan)

video  by Angel Castillo

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