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: [YES]

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: [YES]

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, but does so over an extended number of days… how fun!

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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].