Belize Birding Expedition

Daily Tour 10 day 9 nights Availability: 2018-10-01
Belize City, Belize Belize

10 days visiting 4 of the best birding destinations in Belize, visit La Milpa Forest Station, Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, Caye Caulker, and Hidden Valley Inn & Reserve.

 


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
Belize International Airport (Google Map)

INCLUDED
  • All lodging at mentioned eco-lodges or similar
  • All meals
  • All private ground transportation
  • Boat transportation at Crooked Tree
  • Round trip collective ferry from Belize City to Caye Caulker
  • Birdwatching specialized tour guide full time
  • Reserve and parks entrance fees
  • Check list & Taxes

NOT INCLUDED
  • International Flights
  • Tips & Gratuities
  • Non specified services
  • Alcoholic beverages

 

Resume

  • Day 1: Belize Int. Airport / La Milpa Conservation Center
  • Day 2: La Milpa Conservation Center
  • Day 3: La Milpa Conservation Center
  • Day 4: Crooked Tree
  • Day 5: Crooked Tree
  • Day 6: Crooked Tree / Caye Caulker
  • Day 7: Caye Caulker
  • Day 8: Mountain Pine Ridge
  • Day 9: Mountain Pine Ride
  • Day 10: Back Home.
Day 1: Belize Int. Airport / La Milpa Conservation Center

Meet & greet at Belize international airports and depart to Rio Bravo conservation and management area. A night walk for owls will be available for those interested.

Day 2: La Milpa Conservation Center

Birding at la Milpa archaeological site, top location in Belize to find the rare Crested Eagle and other large raptors. Spider monkeys play in the canopy and are a favorite meal for Crested Eagles.

Day 3: La Milpa Conservation Center

Birding around Rio Bravo conservation and a management area for species such as Crane Hawk, Great Curassow, and the brightly colored Ocellated Turkey.

Day 4: Crooked Tree

Birding around Blue Creek rice fields for several migrant waders and ducks. After lunch departure to Crooked Tree.

Day 5: Crooked Tree

Crooked tree wildlife sanctuary tour on a boat in search of the Jabiru Stork, Snail Kites, Black-collared Hawk and dozens of ducks, egrets, herons, and waders. lodging at bird’s eye view lodge

Day 6: Crooked Tree / Caye Caulker

Sunrise Birding on Western Lagoon and the edge of Crooked Tree Village in search of typical savannah species such as the Yucatan Jay and Yellow-headed Parrot. After lunch, we depart to Belize City and then collective boat to Caye Caulker.

Day 7: Caye Caulker

Birding around Caye Caulker forest reserve for species such as Clapper Rail and Roufous-necked Wood rail and Common Black Hawk. Along the beachfront, we might find godwits and Brown Boobies, as well as waders skimming through for small crustaceans.

Day 8: Mountain Pine Ridge

Departure from Caye Caulker by collective boat and head to Mountain Pine Ridge with a stop at Green Hills Butterfly Ranch for about a dozen Hummingbirds. Hook-billed Kites and Gray-headed Kites have regularly been spotted around this spot too.

Day 9: Mountain Pine Ride

Birding around the Hidden Valley Private Reserve for rare raptors such as the Orange-breasted Falcon, King Vulture, Solitary Eagle, Stygian Owl and Aplomado Falcon. In the afternoon we head to Rio Frio Cave for encounters with Blue-crowned Mot Mot, Orange-billed Sparrow, and Golden-crowned Warblers. Montezuma Oropendolas, Rusty Sparrow, and Plumbeous Kites can frequently be seen along the way as well.

Day 10: Back Home

Depart to Belize International Airport with stops at The Belize Zoo.

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