Birding within the Pacific Slope

Birding within the Pacific Slope

A birding shore excursion within the Pacific slopes

This easy birding shore excursion begins from Puerto Quetzal to Finca La Gracia, that is a private nature reserve located within the Guatemalan Pacific Slope. (1:20 hr Approximately)

This former coffee plantation is situated in the center of the tropical wet forest and shows some diverse scenery: second-growth forest, rubber tree plantation, sugar cane, pineapple and cattle areas that inhabits 182 bird species.

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    This selection of environments offers exceptional options to discover an attractive mixture of bird species, a number 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 provides an excellent chance to delight in a bird-watching excursion in Guatemala; there’s a well-connected hiking trails system that will get you through the woods and open spots to experience a fantastic encounter with exotic birds.

    The closeness to Puerto Quetzal dock and straightforward accessibility makes the property a perfect spot for shore excursions and tours in Guatemala.

    A few of the birds that you could spot while in our shore trip 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.