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

2019

February 1st – February 10th, 2019

Tour Format: Birding Tour (with Natural History Elements) 

Tour Style: [B]

Space Availability: [NO]

EL TRIUNFO BIOSPHERE RESERVE – Unique and magical destination for persons with varied interests – birds, nature, solitude, old-growth forests, etc. — few places like it on earth!

Trip involves long hikes and camping; not for everyone!

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March 21st – April 4th, 2019

Tour Format: Birding Tour (highly focused on target birding) 

Tour Style: [C]

Space Availability: [NO]

CENTRAL MEXICO’S ENDEMIC BIRDS – THE FINEST BIRDING ROUTE IN NORTH AMERICA – Route includes the Transvolcanic Range, Balsas River drainage, and Sierra Madre del Sur Guerrero. One third of the Mexico’s endemics occur in the central highlands.

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May 8th – 20th, 2019

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily birding) 

Tour Style: [B]

Space Availability: [YES]

ENDEMIC BIRDS OF THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS – Route includes Oaxaca State, the Sierra los Tuxtlas, Vera Cruz, the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, and the North coastal plain of Pacific Chiapas.  Twenty-five percent of the Mexico’s endemic birds occur in the southern highlands. 
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June 15th – July 1st, 2019

Tour Format: Birding Tour (highly focused on target birding) 

Tour Style: [C]

Space Availability: [NO]

NORTHERN MEXICO’S SUMMER ENDEMICS – Route targets the summer endemics of Western Chihuahua, the Saltillo Grasslands, the Sierra Madre Oriental, and the El Cielo Biosphere Reserve for Thick-billed and Maroon-fronted parrots, Worthen’s Sparrow, Eared Quetzal, Tamaulipas Pygmy-Owl, and Tawny-collared Nightjar, etc.
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October 22nd – November 4th, 2019

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily birding) 

Tour Style: [B]

Space Availability: [One Space Available]

EASTERN LOWLANDS RAINFOREST – Major tracks of intact forests remain today in Chiapas State making this a top destination 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.  I wonderful birding destination… 

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December 2rd – 13th, 2019

Tour Format: HERITAGE-STYLE Birding Tour

Tour Style: [A]

Space Availability: [NO]

YUCATAN, MEXICO – excellent birding, major Mayan archeological sites, Cozumel Island, regional cuisine, birding amid an inviting people. Target birds include Cozumel Vireo, Mexican Sheartail, and Rose-throated Tanager.  This tour sees all of the endemics species while doing so over an extended number of delightful days… how fun!

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2020

February 28th – March 13th, 2020

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily target birding) 

Tour Style: [C]

Space Availability: [YES]

ENDEMIC BIRDS OF THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS – Route includes Oaxaca State, the Sierra los Tuxtlas, Vera Cruz, the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, and the North coastal plain of Pacific Chiapas.  Twenty-five percent of the Mexico’s endemic birds occur in the southern highlands. 

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March 14th – 28th, 2020

Tour Format: Birding Tour (highly focused on target birding) 

Tour Style: [C]

Space Availability: [NO]

CENTRAL MEXICO’S ENDEMIC BIRDS – THE FINEST BIRDING ROUTE IN NORTH AMERICA – Route includes the Transvolcanic Range, Balsas River drainage, and Sierra Madre del Sur Guerrero. One third of the Mexico’s endemics occur in the central highlands.

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June 15th – July 1st, 2020

Tour Format: Birding Tour (focused on daily birding) 

Tour Style: [C]

Space Availability: [One Space Available]

NORTHERN MEXICO’S SUMMER ENDEMICS – Route targets the summer endemics of Western Chihuahua, the Saltillo Grasslands, the Sierra Madre Oriental, and the El Cielo Biosphere Reserve for Thick-billed and Maroon-fronted parrots, Worthen’s Sparrow, Eared Quetzal, Tamaulipas Pygmy-Owl, and Tawny-collared Nightjar, etc.
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December 2rd – 13th, 2020

Tour Format: HERITAGE-STYLE Birding Tour

Tour Style: [B]

Space Availability: [Two Spaces Available] 

BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR & NW MEXICO – Mexico’s most magical and enchanting region’  More than 30 of Mexico’s regional endemics occur only in the Northwest. Every birder wishing to target the full basket of Mexican endemics must embrace this ‘stand-alone destination’.  Lovely countryside and great birds.       » Tour Information

Updated Tour Calendar as PDF Files 2019 – 2021

*CUSTOM TOURS*

Individuals, small parties of friends, and larger groups from birding clubs regularly request from Legacy Tours a custom tour tour to specific destinations in Mexico, Belize, Argentina, and to USA birding hot spots. 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].