Birding and Landscape

This effortless birding shore excursion starts from Puerto quetzal towards Finca La Gracia, which is a private 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.

This property offers an excellent opportunity to enjoy a birding excursion 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 port call and easy access make this property an ideal destination for shore trips and excursions in Guatemala.
Some of the birds that you can spot during our shore excursion at Finca La Gracia 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

 

 

Additional information

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
DEPARTURE TIME Based on your cruise ship arrival.
INCLUDED
Round trip transportation from Puerto Quetzal
Birdwatching certified bilingual tour guide (English/Spanish)
All port fees
Entrances fees during the tour
Purified water (one bottle)
Break & Lunch
NOT INCLUDED
Expenses not mentioned in your itinerary

 

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Some Species that inhabit La reunion golf resort are:

Bushy crested jay (Cyanocorax melanocyaneus)

Altamira oriole (Icterus gularis)

Masked tityra (Tityra semifasciata)

Lesser road runner (Geococcyx velox)

Velasquez’s woodpecker (Melanerpes santacruzi)

Yellow-winged Tanager (Thraupis abbas)

Blue-gray Tanager (Thraupis episcopus)

White-winged Tanager (Piranga leucoptera)

Boat-billed Flycatcher (Megarynchus pitangua)

Prevost’s Ground-Sparrow (Melozone biarcuata)

Pacific parakeet (Psittacara strenuus)

Turquoise-browed Motmot (Eumomota superciliosa)

Scrub Euphonia (Euphonia affinis)

Fan-tailed Warbler (Basileuterus lachrymosus)

Rufous-capped Warbler (Basileuterus rufifrons)

Berylline Hummingbird (Amazilia beryllina)

Violet Sabrewing (Campylopterus hemileucurus)

Emerald Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus prasinus)

Short-tailed Hawk (Buteo brachyurus)

Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium brasilianum)

Rufous-browed Peppershrike (Cyclarhis gujanensis)

Red-legged Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus)

May migratory from November to April

Bushy crested Jay