Birding Calendar

Trip Codes *

[A] Comfortable & Enjoyable for ANYONE with an interest in nature.
[B] Comfortable and fun for bird watchers — but one must enjoy daily bird watching.
[C] Birders with both a keen interest, and energy level — birding all-day every-day.

* Codes help to clarify daily intensity, and the variety of activities while on tour

2020

February 29th – March 14th, 2020

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily birding) 

Tour Style: [C]

Space Availability: [NO]

The ENDEMIC of MEXICO’S SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS – Route includes Oaxaca State (Dwarf Jay) , the Sierra Los Tuxtlas (Tuxtla Quail-Dove), the Isthmus of Tehuantepec (Sumichrast’s Sparrow), and both the coastal plain of Pacific Chiapas (Rose-bellied Bunting) and the Alvarado Grasslands along the Gulf of Mexico (Ochre Oriole).  Expect to see more than 40 of Mexico’s endemic birds… 

TOUR PRICE  [$3,795/pp]

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March 16th – 29th, 2020

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily birding) 

Tour Style: [C]

Space Availability: [NO]

CENTRAL MEXICO’S ENDEMIC BIRDS (The Finest Birding Route in North America) – More than 400 species of birds to be seen, up to 60 endemic birds!  Four superb Endemic Bird Areas: West Mexico Pacific coastal slope, Sierra Madre del Sur of Guerrero, Balsas River drainage, and Transvolcanic Belt range.  Few places on earth are this rich in birdlife…

TOUR PRICE  [$3,895/pp]

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June 4th – 18th, 2020

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily birding) 

Tour Style: [C]

Space Availability: [NO]

NORTHERN MEXICO’S SUMMER ENDEMICS – Route targets the summer endemics of Sinaloa, Chihuahua, the Saltillo Grasslands, the Sierra Madre Oriental, Tamaulipan coastal plain, and the El Cielo Biosphere Reserve for Thick-billed and Maroon-fronted parrots, Worthen’s Sparrow, Eared Quetzal, Tamaulipas Pygmy-Owl, Tawny-collared Nightjar, Blue-capped Motmot, Bronze-winged Woodpecker, Aztec Thrush, and more… a number of these species are Mexico’s most rare and difficult birds!

TOUR PRICE  [$3,995/pp]

December 2nd – 13th, 2020

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily birding) 

Tour Style: [B]

Space Availability: [NO]

BAJA SUR & NW MEXICO – ‘Mexico’s most magical and enchanting region’ – more than 30 endemics.  This ‘stand-alone’ destination is a must for every birder who wishes to target the full breadth of Mexico’s endemics.  Route includes Baja California Sur (Cape Pygmy-Owl), the northernmost cloud forest in Western Mexico (Mexican Woodnymph), the Northwestern Pacific Mexico (Mexican Parrotlet), and the Sierra Madre Occidental (Tufted Jay)…

TOUR PRICE  [$3,795/pp]

2021

April 3rd – 18th, 2021

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily birding) 

Tour Style: [C]

Space Availability: [YES]

CENTRAL MEXICO’S ENDEMIC BIRDS (The Finest Birding Route in North America) – More than 400 species of birds to be seen, up to 60 endemic birds!  Four superb Endemic Bird Areas: West Mexico Pacific coastal slope, Sierra Madre del Sur of Guerrero, Balsas River drainage, and Transvolcanic Belt range.  Few places on earth are this rich in birdlife…

TOUR PRICE  [$3,995/pp]

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2022

June 15th – July 1st, 2021

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily birding) 

Tour Style: [C]

Space Availability: [YES]

NORTHERN MEXICO’S SUMMER ENDEMICS – Route targets the summer endemics of Sinaloa, Chihuahua, the Saltillo Grasslands, the Sierra Madre Oriental, Tamaulipan coastal plain, and the El Cielo Biosphere Reserve for Thick-billed and Maroon-fronted parrots, Worthen’s Sparrow, Eared Quetzal, Tamaulipas Pygmy-Owl, Tawny-collared Nightjar, Blue-capped Motmot, Bronze-winged Woodpecker, Aztec Thrush, and more…

January 7th – 17th, 2022

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily birding) 

Tour Style: [B]

Space Availability: [YES]

BAJA SUR & NW MEXICO – ‘Mexico’s most magical and enchanting region’ – more than 30 endemics.  This ‘stand-alone’ destination is a must for every birder who wishes to target the full breadth of Mexico’s endemics.  Route includes Baja California Sur (Cape Pygmy-Owl), the northernmost cloud forest in Western Mexico (Mexican Woodnymph), the Northwestern Pacific Mexico (Mexican Parrotlet), and the Sierra Madre Occidental (Tufted Jay)…

TOUR PRICE  [$3,795/pp]

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March 11th – 24th, 2022

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily birding) 

Tour Style: [C]

Space Availability: [YES]

The ENDEMIC of MEXICO’S SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS – Route includes Oaxaca State (Dwarf Jay) , the Sierra Los Tuxtlas (Tuxtla Quail-Dove), the Isthmus of Tehuantepec (Sumichrast’s Sparrow), and both the coastal plain of Pacific Chiapas (Rose-bellied Bunting) and the Alvarado Grasslands along the Gulf of Mexico (Ochre Oriole).  Expect to see more than 40 of Mexico’s endemic birds… 

TOUR PRICE  [$4,095/pp]

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March 26th – April 10th, 2022

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily birding) 

Tour Style: [C]

Space Availability: [NO]

CENTRAL MEXICO’S ENDEMIC BIRDS (The Finest Birding Route in North America) – More than 400 species of birds to be seen, up to 60 endemic birds!  Four superb Endemic Bird Areas: West Mexico Pacific coastal slope, Sierra Madre del Sur of Guerrero, Balsas River drainage, and Transvolcanic Belt range.  Few places on earth are this rich in birdlife…

TOUR PRICE  [$3,995/pp]

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June 14th – 30th, 2022

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily birding) 

Tour Style: [C]

Space Availability: [YES]

NORTHERN MEXICO’S SUMMER ENDEMICS – Route targets the summer endemics of Sinaloa, Chihuahua, the Saltillo Grasslands, the Sierra Madre Oriental, Tamaulipan coastal plain, and the El Cielo Biosphere Reserve for Thick-billed and Maroon-fronted parrots, Worthen’s Sparrow, Eared Quetzal, Tamaulipas Pygmy-Owl, Tawny-collared Nightjar, Blue-capped Motmot, Bronze-winged Woodpecker, Aztec Thrush, and more…

September 30th – October 14th, 2022

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily birding) Tour Style: [C]

Space Availability: [YES]

EASTERN LOWLAND RAINFOREST – Major tracks of intact forests remain today in Chiapas State making this a top destinaion for world-class birding.  Species of birds often missed further south in Central America, like Lovely Cotinga, Scaly-throated Leaftosser, Northern Nightingale-Wren, Spotted Wood-Quail, and Slaty-breasted Tinamou are regular.  A truly wonderful birding destination…

TOUR PRICE  [$3,895/pp]

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December 3rd – 13th, 2022

Tour Format: HERITAGE-STYLE Birding Tour

Tour Style: [A]

Space Availability: [YES]

YUCATAN, MEXICO – excellent birding amid major Mayan archeological sites.  Cozumel Island, regional cuisine, and an inviting people.  This tour sees all of the endemic species while doing so over an extended number of delightful days… how fun!

TOUR PRICE  [$3,795/pp]

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2023

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Tawny-collared Nightjar       @Mark Hoffman 2019

Baird’s Junco     @Bobb Butler 2019

*CUSTOM TOURS*

Individuals, custom parties, and groups of friends regularly request from Legacy Tours a tour to specific destinations (birds) in Mexico.  In addition some international destinations are organized in this fashion.  Contact our office to discuss the possibility of a custom tour for yourself [target birds], your family [target destination], or your birding club [target joint activity].