Birding at the Pacific Slope Shore excursion Guatemala © 2022 Martsam Travel

Best Birding Shore Excursion Guatemala

Birding on the Pacific slopes.

This effortless birding trip starts from Puerto quetzal towards a private property, which is a nature reserve nestled in the Guatemalan Pacific Slope. (1:20 hour Approximately).

This former coffee plantation is located in the middle of the tropical wet forest and shows a set of different landscapes: second-growth forest, rubber tree plantation, sugar cane, pineapple, and cattle fields that inhabits 182 bird species.

This variety of habitats provides excellent opportunities to find a beautiful blend of bird species, some of them restricted to the northern central American pacific coast, like White-bellied Chachalaca, Blue-tailed Hummingbird, Yellow-naped Parrot, Guatemalan Tyrannulet, or Rufous-naped Wren.

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    This property offers an excellent opportunity to enjoy a birding trip in Guatemala; there is a well-connected trails system that will take you through the forest and open areas to have a fantastic encounter with colorful tropical birds.

    The proximity to Puerto Quetzal and easy access make this property an ideal destination for shore trips from this port call.
    Some of the birds that you can spot during our tour at the reserve are:

    Rufous-breasted Spinetail, Long-tailed Manakin, Cinnamon Hummingbird, Tody Motmot, Lesson’s Motmot, Golden-fronted Woodpecker, White-fronted Parrot, Barred Antshrike, Masked Tityra, White-throated Magpie-Jay, Long-billed Gnatwren, Rufous-and-white Wren, White-breasted Wood-Wren, Yellow-billed Cacique, Rufous-capped Warbler (Chestnut-capped), Yellow-winged Tanager, Squirrel Cuckoo, White-collared Swift, Great Black Hawk, Roadside Hawk, Gray Hawk, Gartered Trogon, Turquoise-browed Motmot, Golden-fronted Woodpecker, Orange-fronted Parakeet, Pacific Parakeet, Spot-breasted Oriole, Altamira Oriole, Red-legged Honeycreeper, Morelet’s Seedeater, Black-headed Saltator, Grayish Saltator, and Collared Aracari among other.


    • IRound trip transportation from Puerto Quetzal
    • IBirdwatching certified bilingual tour guide (English/Spanish)
    • IAll port fees
    • IEntrances fees during the tour
    • IPurified water
    • IBreak & Lunch

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    • IExpenses not mentioned in your itinerary

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