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Southern Yucatan – Jungle birds and Yucatan Peninsula’s Specialties

This birding tour offers the experience of birdwatching along the jungles south of the Yucatan state, where the vegetation is more humid. We’ll park the car at the very beggining of the trail, where we will start an easy walk birding (slowly walking 2-3 km), the expected species are many tropical flycatchers like the Yellow-olive Flycatcher (Tolmomyias sulphurescens) and the Tropical Pewee (Contopus cinereus), Yucatan Jays (Cyanocorax yucatanicus), Rose-throated Tanager (Piranga roseogularis), Gray-throated Chat (Granatellus sallaei), Black Catbird (Melanoptila glabrirostris), Gray-collared Becard (Pachyramphus major) among many other birds.

Top Birds: Buff-bellied Hummingbird, Hook-billed Kite, Roadside Hawk, Ferruginous Pygmy Owl, Turquoise-browed Motmot, Lesson's Motmot, Lineated Woodpecker, Golden-olive Woodpecker, Collared Forest Falcon, Yellow-lored Parrot, Olivaceus Woodcreeper, Gray-collared Becard, Rose-throated Becard, Yellow-olive Flycatcher, Greenish Elaenia, Tropical Pewee, Yucatan Flycatcher, Boat-billed Flycatcher, Yucatan Jay, Black Catbird, Scrub Euphonia, Orange Oriole, Gray-throated Chat, Black-headed Saltator.

We will pick you up in one of our cars wherever you are staying in Merida at 6:00 am, take you to the birding place and after that return you to your accommodation site (around 12:00 noon). Our cars will always be clean before picking clients up.

We recommend:

  • Walking shoes
  • Long sleeves
  • Pants
  • Hat
  • Water

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