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Birdwatching in La Ensenada Private Reserve

La Ensenada Private Reserve is an area of over 800 acres in which thousands of birds inhabit.

Not only is it the primary resting area for migratory birds, but La Ensenada is also a fabulous place to find dry tropical forest species such as Thicket Tinamou, Long tailed Manakin, Lesser ground Cuckoo, and the rare Jabiru stork.

The area is a seasonally flooded flatlands with semi deciduos forest evergreen riparian vegetation, small shrubs and bushes are a great combination for birding possibilities. Adjacent to mud flats, mangrove forest and coastline this habitat is ideal for viewing multiple species. You will be rewarded with species such as Jabiru, dozens of ducks, all herons species, kingfishers, frigatebirds, dozens of migratory species such as turnstones, sandpipers, skimmers, willets, spoonbills are rather common.

Birding highlights:
Long tailed Manakin, Mangrove Vireo, Lesser ground Cuckoo, Thicket Tinamou, Spot bellied Woodquail, White throated Magpie Jay, Pacific Screech Owl, Rufous browed Peppershrike, Yellow faced Grassfinch, Double striped Thicknee, Barred Wren, Elegant Trogon, dozens of herons and shorebirds such as Oysterchatchers, sandpipers, herons, terns. Etc.

Departure: 6:00 am
Return time: 5:30 pm

Includes: transportation, guide, lunch, entrance fee.

Note: Please bring hiking shoes, comfortable clothes, mosquito repellent.

Request breakfast to go from the front desk.

Tour categories: Family, Nature & Rainforest, Relaxing

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