Private one-day birding trips from Cobán and surroundings of Biotopo del Quetzal with CAYAYA BIRDING

Cobán is located on the northern edge of the Atlantic slope mountain range, with a number of birding sites in the highlands, foothills, and lowlands, accessible within a 15 min to 1.5 hours drive.

Resplendent Quetzal
Resplendent Quetzal.

Cloud forest in the highlands near Cobán is home to birds such as Resplendent Quetzal, Highland Guan, Spotted and Black-headed nightingale-thrushes, Tawny-throated Leaftosser, Scaly-throated Foliage-gleaner, Green-throated Mountain-gem, and Blue-crowned Chlorophonia.

Buffy-crowned Wood-Partridge
Buffy-crowned Wood-Partridge.

Birding for some hours in pine-oak woodlands can yield birds such as Rusty Sparrow, Prevost's Ground-Sparrow, Buffy-crowned Wood-Partridge, Rufous-capped Warbler, Grace's Warbler, and Olive Warbler.

Rusty Sparrow
Rusty Sparrow.

In foothill and lowland rainforest near Cobán, birds such as Golden-hooded Tanager, White-necked Jacobin, Scaly-breasted Hummingbird, Nightingale-Wren, Green-backed Sparrow, and Keel-billed Toucan can be found, to mention only a few of the 400 species which occur there.

Day tours include:

  • Expert birding guide.
  • Private transport.
  • Entrance fees to nature reserves.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off.

Schedule: sunrise (05:00-06:00, depending on season) to 17:00 with lunch break, with optional nocturnal birding

Start and end point: your hotel in Cobán or near Biotopo del Quetzal.


Plan today your day trip from Cobán or Biotopo del Quetzal!


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