Birding in Guatemala is a perfect first tropical Birding adventure, with many varied habitats has a lot to offer the birder. Guatemala is a small county about 42043 square miles (108890 sq km), which is about the Size as the state of Tennessee. Guatemala is bordered by Mexico, Belize and Honduras, but it is Guatemala which many birders favor because it many Neotropical bird families, outstanding diversity of nature and the Mayan culture..
You will visit a number of habitats, each a different ecosystems in search for adding species to your life list and immediate enjoyment. We’ll visit cool high-elevation pine forest for the Pink-headed Warbler, the volcanic highlands Cloud Forest above the beautiful spectacular Lake Atitlan and the Dry Scrub habitat of the Sierra de las Minas.
YBT has an exciting small group (6 birders) field trip into the Lake Atitlan and Cloud Forest region of Guatemala. This unique small group (6 birders) approach will give you more time to be on the bird and gain confidences in birding the tropics.We will bird and have lodging in the coffee growing region with a day field trip into the higher elevation mountain forest. YBT hires local certified Guatemala field guide to assist in aiding with your needs in the field. Details and trip cost in March 1st.
For more information on field trip outline before firm plans are made public call 925-353-0266.