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Tikal Birdwatching Tour

Ocellated Turky

Tikal National Park

One Day Birding Tour
Availability: All year round

This is one of the best places for birding in Guatemala; More than 400 species of birds have been recorded within Tikal National Park, including 30 birds of prey and 60 migratory species.

The exuberant forest and the impressive temples present magic and mysticism. Due to the rarity and number of species of fauna, Tikal is considered an important area in Guatemala.

Rare species found nesting in Tikal include the orange-breasted falcon (Falco deiroleucus) and the Guiana crested eagle (Morphus guianensis), which makes Tikal one of the few nesting areas in Central America for this species.

Some Species that inhabit Tikal National Park are:

  • Great Curassow
  • Ocellated Turkey
  • White-fronted Parrot
  • Mealy Parrot
  • Crested Eagle
  • Orange-breasted Falcon
  • Slaty-tailed Trogon
  • Keel-billed Toucan
  • Chestnut-colored Woodpecker
  • Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher
  • White-bellied Wren
  • Montezuma Oropendola
  • among others


NOTE: Our tours and birdwatching expeditions are a suggested birding ideas and can easily be customized to suite your travel dates, target, interest and budget…