Ports

Panama

Panama is considered by many birders as one of the most exciting and unique birding locations in the world. Panama's position, as the link between Central and South America, places it at the southernmost edge of the range of many species and the northernmost of many others. Your shore excursion in Panama will be provided by Advantage Tours




Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country, but with great diversity of habitat and a very rich flora and fauna. Your shore excursion in Costa Rica will be provided by the owner of Posada Andrea Cristina


Tiger Heron



Belize

Belize protects a greater proportion of its land area than any other country in the world; 40% is delimited as National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries or various types of reserves. Your shore excursion in Belize, will be arranged and run by Bird’s Eye View Lodge




Bonaire

Bonaire has over 200 species of birds living on the island. Our shore excursion will be run by Elsmarie Beukenboom who has been trained by Birds Caribbean. Bonaire is one of the best places in the world to see the American Flamingo.


Cinnamon Hummingbird
Golden Fronted Woodpecker
Great Kisdadee
Hooted Oriole
Scissor Tailed Flycatcher


Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands have a National Trust that’s mission is “to preserve natural environments for present and future generations of the Cayman Islands.”  Two of those properties are excellent for birding watching: Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park and the Governor Michael Gore Bird Sanctuary. Your shore excursion will be provided by the National Trust.

Cinnamon Hummingbird
Golden Fronted Woodpecker
Great Kisdadee
Hooted Oriole
Scissor Tailed Flycatcher



Cozumel

Cozumel's mostly undeveloped territory at the center of the island is covered by jungle and swampy lagoons, which are home to tiny mammals and endemic birds that have never left the island. Your shore excursion in Cozumel is provided by Luis Ku’ Quinones.




Curacao

Our birding shore excursion will be run by the Non-profit Carmabi (Caribbean Research and Management of Biodiversity). Carmabi manages both the terrestrial and marine national parks on Curacao. We will visit a couple of different habits on the island.




Cartagena

Close to 700 bird species live in the Colombian Caribbean. Birds from forests, rivers, and the coast may be found practically anywhere. Some 50 species are considered exclusive to this Colombian region. Your shore excursion will be provided by a local guide.




Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas began as a small fishing village; today it is one of the top tourist destinations. Los Cabos in home of 3 endemics: Belding’s Yellowthroat, Gray Thrasher, and Xantus’s Hummingbird.  Our birding adventure will be hosted by Birding-Los Cabos.



Puerto Vallarta

With more then 300 species of birds, Puerto Vallarta is called El Paraiso or Paradise.  Our birding adventure will be guided by Birding Mexico. Through their tours, you will directly support the local conservationists that are working to preserve the endangered species that inhabit the region.




Puerto Quetzal, Guatamala

Guatemala has beautiful landscapes and more than 700 species of birds. Our tour operator; Martsam Tour & Travel is focused on sustainable tourism by respecting nature, the environment, the local community and their traditions. 




Roatan

Roatan is one of the three main islands of the Bay Islands lying about 36 miles off the North Coast of Honduras. Your shore excursion will take you to the lovely Blue Harbor Tropical Arboretum. A local guide will be provided to help identify local birds.




Sint Maartin

Our shore excursion on Sint Maarten is run by Binkie Van Es. He has been training with Birds Caribbean. During our birding excursion we will bird both the Dutch and French sides of the island.




St. Kitts

Our shore excursion will be run by Percy Hanley. He is an experienced birder on the island and will take us to Romney Manor area where one of the highlights could be the Bridled Quail Dove. More information can be found on the Birders of St Kitts & Nevis website.




Aruba

On Aruba our shore excursion will be run by El Tours Aruba in conjunction with Aruba Birdlife Conservation. There are over 250 species of birds identified on the island including the Burrowing Owl and the Brown-throated Parakeet.

Cinnamon Hummingbird
Golden Fronted Woodpecker
Great Kisdadee
Hooted Oriole
Scissor Tailed Flycatcher

Port Photos

Bare Throated Tiger Heron
Bare Throated Tiger Heron


Cozumel Emerald
Cozumel Emerald

Jabiru
Jabiru

Ringed Kingfisher
Ringed Kingfisher

Jacana Northern
Jacana Northern

Western Spindalis
Western Spindalis

Southern Lapwing
Southern Lapwing

American Pygmy Kingfisher
American Pygmy Kingfisher

Cocoi Heron
Cocoi Heron

Acorn Woodpecker
Acorn Woodpecker

Canivet's Emerald
Canivet's Emerald

Boat Billed Heron
Boat Billed Heron

Emerald Toucanet
Emerald Toucanet

Magnificient Frigate
Magnificient Frigate

Red Headed Barbet
Red Headed Barbet

Smooth Billed Ani
Smooth Billed Ani

West Indian Whistling Duck
West indian Whistling Duck

Black Collard Hawk
Black Collared hawk
Blue Gray Tanager
Blue Gray Tanager
Greater Antillean Grackle
Greater Antillean Grackle

Yellow-headed Caracara
Yellow-headed Caracara

Cayman Parrot
Cayman Parrot

Northern Screamer
Northern Screamer