Pro Birding

Let yourself be seduced by a three-hour journey into the secret life of Costa Rican birds.

We invite you to an encounter with dozens of bird songs along the Tárcoles River, feel and see the sun shining and the wildlife waking up. Mangrove Birding Journeys offers you the best birding and nature watching experience in the area.

An unbeatable experience
The tour starts at our property where we will locate the pier, we will start the tour in our natural path to the bank of the river for about 15 minutes, Here we can observe Toucans, Limpets, hummingbirds, mangrove hawks and many other species, once in the boat will provide safety indications, binoculars and the guide of birds of costa rica and we will start the tour through the riverbed or the mangrove according to the conditions of the tides.

For those looking for the best experience, endemic species such as the mangrove hummingbird, vireo, warblers, flycatcher, among others, join us to capture that magnificent light afternoon bream, get good views where the birds gather after a long day, birds of prey like hawks that laugh loudly until the light goes out, flocks of scarlet macaws, shorebirds and waders to along the marshes, banks and puddles.

We will be able to observe resident species such as the Black-bellied Whistling-Duck, Muscovy Duck, Blue-winged Teal, Gray-headed Chachalaca, Ruddy Ground Dove, White Hawk, Southern Lapwing and migratory, Swainson’s Hawk, Western Kingbird Barn Swallow and Indigo Bunting.

  • 3 hours
  • Snack and Water
  • Visit to three different ecosystems: mangrove, estuary and riparian forest
  • Professional Bilingual Guide
  • Professional Binoculars
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Tennis or closed sandals
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Cameras are optional
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Local transportation service is provided
  • Children under 7 years old for free, from 8 years old they pay full rate.
  • We provide professional Nikon equipment for extra
  • Price: $70 pp.

star rating  As our holiday drew to an unexpected end due coronovirus, we had one last trip out before a hasty retreat home. We hadn't planned to be in this part... read more

956JESSICAG
April 3, 2020

star rating  If you are a serious birder, Randall Ortega is for you. He can pick up a bird species as quiet as a paper clip dropping. He is totally... read more

Matt K
February 8, 2021

star rating  I loved this experience all around. The people in this enterprise is kind and friendly. Everything is well organized and planned. I am a local and I highly value how... read more

alejandrapiedraap
April 19, 2022
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