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El Pilar Birding Tour

Antigua Guatemala Birding Day Trip

This farm is a small paradise located in the mountain forest of Antigua Guatemala and just 10 minutes away from the central park.

Due to its privileged location this destination can be included as a part of multiday itinerary or just half day birding tour for travelers lodging in Antigua Guatemala

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 photographers and birdwatchers.

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    GT: (502) 7832 2742

    US: (305) 395 3935

    At the hotel or lodging address provided in your tour confirmation
    • Availability: All Year Round
    • Tour Duration: One Day
    • You Will Visit: El Pilar Nature Reserve
    • Round trip Private transportation
    • Entrance Fees to El Pilar Nature Reserve
    • Bird watching specialist tour guide (English- Spanish speaking)
    • Tips

    Birdwatch with limited time.

    Flexibility is the key!


    Do not worry, take a note that Birdwatching Guatemala is a tailor made birding company that offers birding excursions, starting from the most significant travel destinations, so let us know where you are, and your requirements, we can customize a personal birding trip for you

    Some Species that inhabit El Pilar Farm are:


    • Rufous Sabrewing.
    • Violet Sabrewing.
    • Magnificent Hummingbird
    • White-eared Hummingbird.
    • Blue-tailed Hummingbird.
    • Azure-crowned Hummingbird.
    • Blue-throated Motmot.
    • Emerald Toucanet.
    • Bushy-crested Jay.
    • Black-capped Swallow.
    • Gray Silky-flycatcher.
    • Hooded Grosbeak.
    • Rufous-collared Robin.
    • Rufous-collared Sparrow.
    Packing Ideas – What to bring?
    • Small backpack
    • Binoculars
    • Camera
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Sun cream
    • Hiking shoes
    • Sweater
    • Raincoat

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