Tropical forest

 Tropical forests

On our private guided birding tour to the tropical forest we will pick you and your group up at your hotel or private villa in the Puerto Vallarta area at 6:00 a.m. We will then drive for 45 minutes North of Puerto Vallarta to the natural habitat of some of the bird species endemics to México: Rufous-bellied Chachalaca (Ortalis wagleri), West Mexican Chachalaca (Ortalis poliocephala), Elegant Quail (Callipepla douglasii), Lilac-crowned Parrot (Amazona Finschi), Mexican Parrotlet (Forpus cyanopygius), Colima Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium palmarum), Golden-crowned Emerald (Chlorostilbon auriceps), Citreoline Trogon (Trogon citreolus) Golden-cheeked Woodpecker (Centurus chrysogenys), Black-throated Magpie Jay ((Calocitta colliei), San Blas Jay (Cyanocorax sanblasiannus), Happy Wren (Thryothorus felix), Sinaloa-bar-vented Wren  (Thryothorus sinaloa), Rufous-backed Robin (Turdus rufopalliatus), Blue Mockingbird (Melanotis caerulescens), Golden Vireo (Vireo hypochyseus)

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

6 hours birding tour.

 Bird list:

Neotropic Cormorant, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Little Blue Heron, Cattle Egret, Green Heron, White Ibis, Roseate Spoonbill, Black-bellied Whistling Duck, Turkey Vulture, Black Vulture, Crane Hawk, Cooper´s Hawk, Common Black Hawk, Great Black Hawk, Gray Hawk, Short-tailed Hawk, Swainson´s Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Crested Caracara, Laughing Falcon, Collared Forest-Falcon, American Kestrel, Bat Falcon, Peregrine Falcon, Rufous-bellied Chachalaca, West Mexican Chachalaca, Elegant Quail, Killdeer, Spotted Sandpiper, Red-billed Pigeon, White-winged Dove, Inca Dove, Ruddy Ground Dove, White-tipped Dove, Military Macaw, Orange-fronted Parakeet, Mexican Parrotlet, Lilac-crowned Parrot, Groove-billed Ani, Squirrel Cuckoo, Colima Pygmy Owl, Ferruginous Pygmy Owl, Lesser Nighthawk, Pauraque, Golden-crowned Emerald, Broad-billed Hummingbird, Cinnamon Hummingbird, Violet-crowned Hummingbird, Plain-capped Starthroat, Black-Chinned Hummingbird, Rufous Hummingbird, Citreoline Trogon, Elegant Trogon, Russet-crowned Motmot, Lineated Woodpecker, Golden-cheeked Woodpecker, Ladder-backed Woodpecker, Pale-billed Woodpecker, Ivory-billed Woodcreeper, Bright-rumped Attila, Grey-collared Becard, Rose-throated Becard, Masked Tityra, Pacific Slope (Western) Flycatcher, Black Phoebe, Vermilion Flycatcher, Tropical Kingbird, Thick-billed Kingbird, Western Kingbird, Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher, Boat-billed Flycatcher, Social Flycatcher, Great Kiskadee, Ash-throated Flycatcher, Nutting´s Flycatcher, Brown-crested Flycatcher, Willow Flycatcher, Tufted Flycatcher, Mangrove Swallow, Rough-winged Swallow, Barn Swallow, Northern Raven, Black-throated Magpie Jay, San Blas Jay, Sinaloa Wren, Happy Wren, Blue Mockingbird, Northern Mockingbird, White-throated Thrush, Rufous-backed Thrush, Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Gray Silky Flycatcher, Black-capped Vireo, Cassin´s Vireo, Plumbeous Vireo, Golden Vireo, Yellow-green Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Orange-crowned Warbler, Nashville Warbler, Tropical Parula, Black-and-white Warbler, Black-throated Gray Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Louisiana Waterthrush, MacGillibray´s  Warbler, Yellow-breasted Chat, Wilson´s Warbler, Yellow-winged Cacique, Bronzed (Red-eyed) Cowbird, Great-tailed Grackle, Orchard Oriole, Hooded Oriole, Streak-backed Oriole, Red-winged Blackbird, Eastern (Common) Meadowlark, Scrub Euphonia, Summer Tanager, Western Tanager, Grayish Saltator, Yellow Grosbeak, Black-headed Grosbeak, Blue Grosbeak, Blue Bunting, Indigo Bunting, Varied Bunting, Painted Bunting, White-collared Seedeater, Blue-black Grassquit, Stripe-headed Sparrow, Lark Sparrow, House Finch, Lesser Goldfinch, House Sparrow.