Neotropics

Colombia – April 2017

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This April, after his very successful Neotropical Bird Club Costa Rica fundraising tour (click here for trip report), Andy Walker had a busman’s holiday and went birding ....

A brief sampling of Peru – May 2017

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This May Andy Walker conducted a scouting trip to Peru to meet up with Birding Ecotours colleague and resident Peruvian tour leader and expert guide, Eduardo Ormaeche....

Hummingbirds of Peru – Marvelous Spatuletail and more than 40 other hummingbirds in three days?

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Birding is amazing, no matter where you go and what kind of birds you prefer. For me, highlights are walking down a ...

My Ten Favorite Birds of Peru

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Diademed Plover This is definitely my favorite bird in South America. What can I say? Strangely, I cannot explain why I feel so attracted to this bird, as many other…

Visiting Guatemala: How, when and where

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The weather in Guatemala can change from hot and humid on the Pacific coast to cool and damp in the cloud forest. The best time to visit is from December…

The Big 5 Birds of Northern Peru – a biased list according to Chris!

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A birding tour is made largely by the guide. A good birding tour leader is the single element that can make a bird tour completely and utterly brilliant, rather than…

Guatemala: An Overlooked Central American Gem?

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Guatemala may not be high on every traveler’s radar when planning a birdwatching trip, but the country holds fantastic birding highlights and is shrouded in a ...

Birding Rally Challenge – Southern Perú – December 2013

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Birding Ecotours, was one of five teams that were invited to participate in the World Birding Rally, to be held in southern Peru over December 2013. It ...