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7 endemics & many Subspecies in 7 days

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7 endemics & many Subspecies in 7 days

Program: BCE7D

 

The Baja California  Peninsula  was separated from main land 6 millions  years ago. 

Due to its  Natural history, geology and location, it offers a great diversity in ecosystems. There are over 300 birds reported in Baja California Peninsula.

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Along this 7 Baja Sur endemics' journey  with Birding Los Cabos we will enjoy 7 endemics, many sub-species, residents, migrants and vagrants, also other cultural and natural attractions, meet great local people in their communities , enjoy delicious food , great vistas and other birders sharing same passion everything lead by local keen birders.

Departures every Sunday 

Day by Day - program 

Day #1                 Arrivals Spread your wings 

Welcome to Baja California, Briefing & welcome dinner. Arrive on your own or ask for transfer at extra cost, check in designated hotel and spread your wings, during evening we will enjoy welcome dinner & briefing. Every morning enjoy a fresh brewed coffee - bring your coffee-mug!!

Welcome Dinner

Day #2              Enjoy  sunrise birding

Early in the morning catch up a beautiful Sunrise from sea level, go in search of geldings yellow troath (Geotypis bedingii) and many more birds, warblers, sparrows and waterfowl will be present.

Meals: B

Day #3          In search of  Desert specialties.

This day we will go to desiduos forest – semidesert area in search of Xantus humingbird (Xantus hantusii) and Gray Thrasher (Toxostoma scinererum) Phyrruloxia in addition raptors such as zone tailed Hawk, swainson's or harrisi's Hawks also be hosted by a ranchero family.

Meals :B

Day #4         Visit to Biosphere reserve  in search of three endemics.

We will go from sea-level to almost 2000 feet  to enjoy the Biosphere reserve sierra de La Laguna, in search of Cape pygmy owl, san lucas robin and birds junco along with sub-species such as the acorn woodpecker narrow fronted, band-tailed pigeon with no band, lazuli & varied bunting among others.                                                                                   Meals:  B,L

Day #5          Pelagic Boat-Birding.

This day we will enjoy least and black storm petrels , craveri's murrelet, red-bill tropic birds, pink footed & black-vented shearwaters, mask & nazca bobbies perhaps other interesting birds like south polar skua, among other marine life we could encounter with sea-lions, manta rays, dolphins or sharks (try your fishing skills at extra cost)

Meals :B

Day #6         Birding , Desert wetlands & sea.

This day our highlights will be Hermans gull,  endemic  yellow-footed gull (Larus livens), along with many more gulls & terns such as elegant, royal, Caspian, fosters perhaps least  terns  and more surprises such as the beautiful mangrove yellow warbler, by the evening we will have our farewell dinner.

Meals: B,L & farewell Dinner

Day #7                        Departures on your own or request at additional cost 

Come back soon !!! Bye, bye !!!

Note: order of days / activities might or might not change
depend upon weather conditions .

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General Information:
Our groups are small: 8 participants

 

Lodge:

Due to nature of program we will stay in comfortable hotel Mexican Style  with  en-suite bathroom one or two beds, hot water shower, and air conditioning based in double occupancy unless you request a single room at additional cost . 

Departure & arrivals: 

Please plan to arrive/depart from Los Cabos or La Paz  International.

Airport codes:          SJD or La Paz (LAP) 

Program will begin and end in San Jose Del Cabo, Baja California Sur, México. we have airport-hotel-airport  transfers available at extra cost 

Booking conditions:

A reservation in advance is required warranted with a non refundable 30% deposit, 70% balance to be paid no latter than 30 days prior to departure.
P
lease send an e-mail to: birdingloscabos@gmail.com
with your name ,

date you will like to participate and number of participants.

You will receive an e-confirmation's letter with details and hotel information 

Additional Information :

 Targeted birds:

 Cape/Baja  Pygmy-Owl, (Glaucidium,gnoma hoskinsii)

San Lucas Robin, (Turdus migratorius confinus), Bird's junco (Junco bairdi) , 

Belling's yellowtroath (Geotypis bedingii), Cassin's vireo (Vireo cassiinii lucasanus) Xantus humingbird, (Xantus hantusii), Gray Thrasher, (Toxostoma scinererum), Yellow-footed gull (Larus livens), Yellow Mangrove warbler (Steophaga petechia castaneiceps),  among other 200 Birds.

Includes:

 

  • 5 Coffee & pastries

  • 3 Brunch

  • 2 Lunch

  • 2 Dinners

  • Purified water during all the trip (bring a 1L. bottle Nalgine or similar to refill)

  • 6 Night lodging hotel based in double occupancy ( single supplement is available upon request at extra cost )

  • Naturalist guide Keen Birder Certified by minister of Tourism & NPS in partnership with local experts.

  • 6 Birding Tours  in search of endemics, resident, migrante and vagrant birds combined in 7 days.

  • Use of scope & appropriate bird books for Identification.

  • Check-lists to take home.

  • All included as described in itinerary

  • An e-package with full description and itinerary will be sent to you upon registration Highlights: 7 endemics.

  • More than 200 Birds – perhaps Wildlife, great Photo opportunities  flora & fauna,  regional food & drinks.

Does not include:

 

  • Airfare from/to your home please fly in to International airport of los Cabos airport code(SJD)or La Paz. (LAP)

  • Travel documents such as passport/visa/medical  insurance/Travel insurance.

  • Gratuities nor tips

  • Alcoholic drinks

  • Transfers airport day #1 #7 (available at extra cost)

  • Meals no mentioned in description , nor special dietary (available upon request)

  • Personal expenses such as phone-calls or expensess of personal nature.

  • What is not mentioned in description.

Know before you come:

 

  • Prepare for temperatures 20-35 C. or 65-90F

  • We assumed you will bring your binoculars unless you ask us to rent to you.

  • Travel light (do not bring bird books/field-guides  they are heavy and we will have them available for use of group).

  • Bring hiking boots, hat or cap

  • Bring a bottle of water/canteen 1L. to re-fill purified water.

  • Bring Bathing suit  & sandals we might have chance to swim, also oudoor  cotton clothing.

  • A small back-pack for your daily walk 

  • Visitors to Mexico must bring a Valid Health, Medical & Travel Insurance (not included in price)

  • If you are under medication bring enough supply and please let us know in advance

 

Languages:   

English & Spanish.

Price:

Price per person: in double occupancy start at: US$2,800 

SGL supplement: US$450

Ready torquiest information or  make a reservation ?

birdingloscabos@gmail.com

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