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For visitors staying in San José and Cabo San Lucas Hotels

Birding from Los Cabos area 

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Bird-watching 101  3 hrs.

Program: B1

Morning or afternoon  program 

  • Description:

Bird-watching is a citizen' science project  growing everywhere,  learn the basics and enjoy been in nature in an easy safe-way, either novice or passionate birder. We will enjoy  birds and other flora & wildlife.

  • Includes:

transportation ,  use of spotting scope & ID charts, bottle of water and a check-list to take home.

lead by Professional  Certified naturalist-Tour-Guide.

  • Does Not includes: tips, gratuities nor personal expenses

  • Price per person: US$100

  •  (minimum 2 participants per departure not necessary form your group)

 Birding Cabo Estuary endemics & mini-pelagic 4 hrs

Program: B1A

  •  Description:

we will pick you up at your hotel and take you birding around Los Cabos, including a visit to San Jose estuary and other interesting sites, expect easy and moderate walks, then we will catch up a small boat and search for some of the pelagic present at different seasons of the year.

  • Includes: transportation, use of optics & field-guides, park fees and permits, a checklist to take home.

  • Does not include: gratuities nor personal expenses.

  • Bring:

light jacket, hat, sunblock  ( in many areas there are not ATM's so please bring cash for your personal expenses), wear comfortable clothing, shoes such as tennis or hiking boots, bug repellent at your discretion.

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Birding Desert Specialties

5 hrs.

Program : B1D

  • Description:

The desert has its own beauty. Come discover and enjoy it. We will pick you up at your hotel and take you birding to the wilderness to the desert shrubs around Los cabos easy and moderate walks are expected. 

  • Includes:

Transportation & certified naturalist-guide, light regional breakfast, bottle of water, use of spotting scope & field-guides, park fees and permits, a check-list to take home.

  • Does not includes: tips, gratuities nor personal expenses.

  • Price per person: US$145

(minimum 2 participants) 

Information & Reserveation :

birdingloscabos@gmail.com

Birding CaboEndemics & Desert Specialties combo 7 hrs. 

Program : B1AD

  • Description:

This program is to save, time, money and effort combining 2 programs  to enjoy 3 endemics. We will pick you up at your hotel and take you birding and go in search of 3 endemics to their habitats will visit  the wilderness, estuary and desert shrubs around Los Cabos expect easy and moderate walks.

  • Includes:

Transportation & certified naturalist-guide , regional brunch,  bottle of water, use of spotting scope & field-guides, park fees and permits, a check-list to take home. 

  • Does not includes:

tips, gratuities nor personal expenses . 

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Birding Hummingbirds 5 hrs.

Program : B1H

  • Description:

Focus to enjoy our endemic Xantus Hummingbird and other hummers, in addition enjoy other interesting birds at countryside in Los Cabos vicinity

  • Includes :

transportation & certified naturalist-guide, light regional breakfast, bottle of water, use of optics & field-guides, park fees and permits, a check-list to take home ,

  • Does not includes:

Tips, gratuities nor personal expenses. 

Birding-Desert-Wetlands-Coastal 

Day trip

Program: B2

  • Description:

We will pick you at your hotel very early to go birding to away from los cabos , we will move to different sites to enjoy variety of birds from different habitats , breakfast & lunch along the way , guide will enrich the tour sharing interesting information and facts of avifauna, nature & culture.The highlights will be Yellow-footed gull , Mangrove warbler and enjoy more than 75 species including of 2 endemics, residents and migrants representing many families of birds.   And let’s see what else.

  • Includes:

Transportation, breakfast, regional lunch, water, sodas, use of scope and filed guides, a check-list to take home, park fees & permits,  professional  bilingual guide.

  • Does not include:

gratuities, nor personal expenses

  • Bring: light jacket, hat, sunblock  ( in many areas there are not ATM's, so please bring cash for your personal expenses), wear  comfortable clothing shoes such as tennis or hiking boots, bug repellent at your discretion.

  • Price per person: US$250

  • (minimum 2 participants per departure ) 

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B2+  Day trip 

Birding desert, wetlands , Coastal  and sulidae

Program: B2+ upgraded

  • Brief description: 

Same as B2, A day trip to enjoy variety of Birds , but  in addition take a boat ride to enjoy Blue footed boobies and perhaps, brown , mask  and nazca boobies too.

  • Includes:

Transportation, boat ride,  breakfast, regional lunch, water, sodas, use of scope and filed guides, a check-list to take home, park fees & permits, professional  bilingual guide.

  • Does not include: Gratuities nor personal expenses.

  • Bring:

Light jacket, hat, sunblock  ( in many areas there are not ATM's, so please bring cash for your personal expenses), wear  comfortable clothing shoes such as tennis or hiking boots, bug repellent at your discretion.

  • Price per person: US$350 

  •  (minimum 2 participants per departure ) 

Birding Sierra La Laguna Day trip

Program: BS1

  • Description:

We will pick you up early at your hotel to go birding Sierra la laguna Biosphere reserve in search of Cape pygmy owl, San Lucas robin, Baird's junco, Acorn woodpecker and many more sub species such as band-tailed pigeon, san Lucas vireos, flycatchers, buntings  and many more. Enjoy beautiful landscape, and much more.

  • Includes:

Guide, Transportation, breakfast,  lunch, use of optics & field-guides, park fees and permits, a check-list to take home.

  • Does not include:

Gratuities nor personal expenses.

  • Bring:

Light jacket, hat, sunblock  ( in many areas there are not ATM's, so please bring cash for your personal expenses), wear  comfortable clothing shoes such as tennis or hiking boots, bug repellent at your discretion.

  • Price per person:  BS1: US$300 

  • (we require a minimum 2 participants per departure) 

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San Jose Estuary - Guided 

walk   3 hrs.

Program : B3

Description: Join us on a Guided walk at the Estuary and learn about the conservation program launched by the local NGO's in coordination with Audubon and Sonoran Joint venture we will learn not only about the birds, but the local history thought the eyes of a local naturalist.  

Goal:  To experience the estuary on a guided walk with focus on birding, but also in local history and conservation program. Along the walk we have positive chance to encounter the endemics, resident , migrant & vagrant birds. 

   Reservation in advance is required 

  • Includes : use of optics & field-guides, park fees and permits, a check-list to take home.

  • Does not include: Gratuities nor personal expenses.

  • Bring: Light jacket, hat, sunblock  ( in many areas there are not ATM's, so please bring cash for your personal expenses), wear  comfortable clothing shoes such as tennis or hiking boots, bug repellent at your discretion.

  • Transportation available at extra cost, (US$20 per person).

  • Price per person: US$100
  • (minimum 2 participants) 

Birding Pelagic - Boat tour

 for people who get sea-sick

1/2 a day 

Program : B4

  • Description:

We don't need to go too far away to enjoy pelagic life. So this is specially for visitors sensitive to motion sickness who might not be able to participate somewhere else where pelagic trips involve several days or many miles into the ocean. Your guide will explain why here is so different and it is the reason why we offer only 1/2 a day to enjoy pelagic birds and some other marine life. 

 Get on a boat in search of Pelagic such as Black storm petrel, Least storm petrel, Wedge-rumped storm petrel, Pink-footed shearwater, Black-vented shearwater, brown booby, blue footed booby, mask and nazca boobies, terns,  Cormorants, Craveri's murrelets  among others. positive chances to enjoy other marine life such as dolphins, sea-lions, on season whales

  • Includes:

Pelagic tour, coffee or tea & pastry, fruits ,  bottle of water, guide, use of appropriate bird book, a check-list  to take home.

  • Does not include: 

Tips, gratuities nor personal  expenses

  • Bring :

light jacket, hat, sunblock comfortable clothing shoes that can get wet, perhaps a towel . 

  • Additional- up grade:

Want to try your fishing' skills? Add US$65 (includes license & bait ) (highly recommended, birds come closer) 

Want to combine with snorkeling to bring your family ? add US$60 per person and will become a day trip including lunch at a local restaurant. 

  • Price per person: US$280

  •  (minimum 2 participants per departure ) 

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Nesting Birds day trip

Program: B6 

  • Description:

Courtship and Nesting are one of the most interesting behavior to observe and photograph birds, which are very creative to attract females, enjoy their display.

During these excursion we visit nesting sites of boobies, frigate-birds , ospreys,  herons, gulls, terns and perhaps oyster catchers. We will enjoy them, observe them mating, nesting, feeding chicks, training them and learn about their interesting cycles of life also encounter with many resident, migrant and vagrant birds. 

  • Includes:

Round transportation, bilingual naturalist, bottled water, lunch, visit to nesting sites, the use of spotting scope & field guides, permits & park entrance fees, a check-list to take home. 

  • Does not include:

Tips, Gratuities nor personal expenses.

  • Bring:

Light jacket, hat, sunblock  ( in many areas there are not ATM's, so please bring cash for your personal expenses), wear  comfortable clothing shoes such as tennis or hiking boots, & sandals for the boat ride.

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  • Price per person: US$350

  •  (minimum 2 participants per departure) 

7 Endemics in 2 Long Days and Overnight

  • Description:

If you don't have enough time, but want to enjoy the endemics of Baja California,  this program is for you.

A minimum of 2 participants is required.

But be aware that you will need to be willing  to accomplish the endemics in the minor time possible so it will be little rushed and will be most of time only you and your companions.

  • Proposed Agenda

You must be in Los cabos 

day prior to program.

Day #1

Start very early in the morning, pick up time will depend in Hotel location, go to enjoy 4 endemics.

Includes B,L,D

Day #2

Go to  Sierra La Laguna high enough to enjoy 3 endemics, back to your Hotel

Includes B, L 

any other bird will be a plus 

  • Includes:

transportation , guide , permits and access fees to restricted areas ,use of spotting scope and field guides , a check-list to take home  lodging 1 night , meals as described .

  • Does Not includes:

In addition to your guide many others will participate to the succeed of your tour so tips, gratuities, personal expenses are Not Included 

  • Note:

since many areas are restricted to public, private property  in respect to our host & hostess , is not allowed to rebel or post the sites we will visit ,  , just keep it for your own record please. 

Information & Reserveation :

birdingloscabos@gmail.com

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4 steps to book a Tour

#1 Please send an e-mail to:

birdingloscabos@gmail.com             

 

With the following information:

  • Which tour(s) would you like to   attend?

  • Dates you will be visiting the area?

  • Which hotel or (cruise) should we pick-you up? (to give you a pick up time)

  • Number of attendees. 

  • NOTE: If we don't answer right away we might be on field leading, but we will answer e-mails at late afternoon. Thank you for your comprehension.

 

#2 You will receive via e-mail a confirmation letter with directions to complete your reservation

 

#3 Enjoy your tour.

 

#4 Please post a comment on trip advisor or cruise critic if you like the excursion and feel yourself welcome to share our contact info with your club members, family and friends. 

May you need to contact us:

birdingloscabos@gmail.com

web: www.birdingloscabos.com or  www.birdingloscabostours.com 

 

Please reserve with as much time in advance if possible, some areas we visit require special permits give us the time  to prepare your tour , advertise so we reduce the cost and get the appropriate permits  

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