The Hummingbird Experience
Book this birding shore trip and discover the colorful birds of Guatemala
Our birding shore excursion departs from Puerto Quetzal heading to el Pilar farm, a small paradise located in the mountain forest of Guatemala and just 10 minutes away from the center of La Antigua Guatemala. (1:30 Hours approximately).
This fantastic birding destination It has an infrastructure of trails for bird watching, which spread through the organic plantations of coffee, mountain forest, and cloud forest as well.
The vegetation of this reserve is mainly constituted by coffee, pine, and oaks, settle at an altitudinal range from 1,710 to 9,500 feet above sea level.
One of the main attractions in El Pilar farm is in the zone of hummingbird’s feeders where it is possible to spot a wide variety of hummingbird’s species that inhabit the area feeding oneself at the same time which represents a great opportunity for birdwatchers and excursioners.
Approximately at noon, we will visit a small orchids collection and the best landscape view of Antigua Guatemala and surroundings volcanoes, also here we will have a break for lunch.
After lunch, departure time to Puerto Quetzal.
Arrival on time to Puerto Quetzal, guaranteeing to be onboard before cruise ship departure.
Your private or small group excursion in Guatemala finishes.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Based on your cruise ship arrival.|
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Some Species that inhabit El Pilar Farm are:
Rufous Sabrewing (Campylopterus rufus)
Violet Sabrewing (Campylopterus hemileucurus)
Magnificent Hummingbird (Eugenes fulgens)
White-eared Hummingbird (Hylocharis leucotis)
Blue-tailed Hummingbird (Amazilia cyanura)
Azure-crowned Hummingbird (Amazilia cyanocephala)
Blue-throated Motmot (Aspatha gularis)
Emerald Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus prasinus)
Bushy crested jay (Cyanocorax melanocyaneus)
Black-capped Swallow (Atticora pileata)
Gray Silky-flycatcher (Ptiliogonys cinereus)
Hooded Grosbeak (Coccothraustes abeillei)
Rufous-collared Robin (Turdus rufitorques)
Rufous-collared Sparrow (Zonotrichia capensis)