Lilac-crowned Parrot

El Tuito

On our private guided birding tour for you and your group to El Tuito, we will pick you up at your hotel or private villa in the Puerto Vallarta area at 6:00 a.m., or at your cruise ship, We will then drive one hour south of Puerto Vallarta to the natural habitat of some of the bird species endemic to Southwest México: West Mexican Chachalaca (Ortalis poliocephala), Lilac-crowned Parrot (Amazona Finschi), Colima Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium palmarum), Mexican Hermit (Phaethornis mexicanus), Golden-crowned Emerald (Chlorostilbon auriceps), Golden-cheeked Woodpecker (Centurus chrysogenys), Black-throated Magpie Jay (Calocitta colliei), San Blas Jay (Cyanocorax sanblasiannus), White-bellied Wren (Uropsila leucogastra brachyura), Rufous-backed Robin (Turdus rufopalliatus), Blue Mockingbird (Melanotis caerulescens), Slaty Vireo, (Vireo brevipennis), Golden Vireo (Vireo hypochyseus), Red-brested Chat (Granatellus venustus), Rosy Thrush-Tanager (Rhodinocichla rosea schistacea), Orange-breasted Bunting (Passerina L. leclancherii), Blue Bunting (Cyanocompsa parellina).

We’ll return to your hotel or private villa by 12:00 noon

6-hour birding tour


Bird list:

Turkey Vulture, Black Vulture, Common Black Hawk, Gray Hawk, Crested Caracara, Laughing Falcon, American Kestrel, West Mexican Chachalaca, White-winged Dove, Inca Dove, Ruddy Ground Dove, White-tipped Dove, Orange-fronted Parakeet, Military Macaw, Lilac-crowned Parrot, Mangrove Cuckoo, Squirrel Cuckoo, Groove-billed Ani, Colima Pygmy Owl, Ferruginous Pygmy Owl, Mexican Hermit, Golden-crowned Emerald, Broad-billed Hummingbird, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Berylline Hummingbird, Cinnamon Hummingbird, Violet-crowned Hummingbird, Plain-capped Starthroat, Rufous Hummingbird, Citreoline Trogon, Elegant Trogon, Russet-crowned Motmot, Green Kingfisher, Lineated Woodpecker, Acorn woodpecker, Golden-cheeked Woodpecker, Pale-billed Woodpecker, Ivory-billed Woodcreeper, Rose-throated Becard, Masked Tityra, Pacific Slope Flycatcher, Black Phoebe, Vermilion Flycatcher, Tropical Kingbird, Thick-billed Kingbird, Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher, Boat-billed Flycatcher, Social Flycatcher, Great Kiskadee, Ash-throated Flycatcher, Nutting´s Flycatcher, Brown-crested Flycatcher, Tufted Flycatcher, Rough-winged Swallow, Barn Swallow, Northern Raven, Black-throated Magpie Jay, White-throated Magpie Jay, San Blas Jay, White-bellied Wren, Blue Mockingbird, Northern Mockingbird, White-throated Robin, Rufous-backed Robin, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Slaty Vireo, Black-capped Vireo, Cassin´s Vireo, Plumbeous Vireo, Golden Vireo, Yellow-green Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Nashville Warbler, Tropical Parula, Black-and-white Warbler, Black-throated Gray Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Louisiana Waterthrush, MacGillibray´s Warbler, Red-breasted Chat, Wilson´s Warbler, Yellow-winged Cacique, Bronzed Cowbird, Great-tailed Grackle, Orchard Oriole, Hooded Oriole, Streak-backed Oriole, Scrub Euphonia, Summer Tanager, Western Tanager, Rosy Thrush-Tanager, Grayish Saltator, Yellow Grosbeak, Black-headed Grosbeak, Blue Grosbeak, Orange-breasted Bunting, Blue Bunting, Indigo Bunting, Varied Bunting, Painted Bunting, White-collared Seedeater, Blue-black Grassquit, Stripe-headed Sparrow, House Finch, Lesser Goldfinch, Black-headed Siskin