Neotropics

Ecuador birding

Timing your birding trip to Ecuador – which are the best months?

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What time of the year is best for visiting Ecuador (both the mainland and the Galapagos Islands) to see and photograph birds and other wildlife?...
Guyana birding

Guyana: The Lost World

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Early this year I had the privilege to visit Guyana for the first time, and I fell in love with this spectacular country. Flying above the Guyanese jungle watching unbroken…
When to visit Costa Rica

When is the best time for birding in Costa Rica?

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We run our set departure birding tours to Costa Rica between January and March each year. Some of the reasons for this are as follows...

Birding the Bay of Pigs

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The Bay of Pigs is an area located in the inlet of the Gulf of Cazones, part of the Zapata Peninsula, on the south-western coast of Cuba. This bay is…

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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In May 2017 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 over 40 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 Peru – 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 ...