Observacion de Aves en Chiapas
Observacion de Aves en Chiapas

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The state of Chiapas has more than 697 bird species throughout its entire territory.

PALENQUE

Laguna de Catazajá

It is located near Palenque and is a spectacular wetland that offers a great variety of aquatic and underwater vegetation and more than 130 species of birds.

Centro Ecoturístico Las Guacamayas

It is the only area left in Mexico where you can see the scarlet macaw in its wild environment.

In addition, there are excellent trails in the nearby jungle where you can observe a wide variety of birds such as: the royal crested eagle, manakins, motmots, toucans, aracaris, jacobins, hawks, parrots, bucos and hummingbirds, among others.

From here, you can travel by boat on the Lacantún River nestled in the Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve and during the tour you will be able to see hundreds of birds.

SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS

Huitepec Ecological Reserve

In the ecological reserve with its mountain landscape at 2,000-meter (6,500 feet) altitude among pines and oaks, you can observe approximately 84 species of resident birds such as mountain trogon, gray bowerbird, mountain motmot, goldfinch bugle, hummingbird, white-eared owl, fir owl, rosy warbler, Mexican woodpecker, blue-necked motmot, spotted-crowned woodcreeper and long-crowned woodcreeper, as well as more than 40 migratory species from Canada and the United States.

In addition, within the reserve there are more than 300 species of plants, some with healing properties that have been used through many generations.

 

Bird Watching in Chiapas

TAPACHULA

La Encrucijada Ecological Reserve

It has an area of 144,868 hectares and mainly occupied by mangroves, especially in coastal areas. You can take a boat from the Las Garzas pier to tour the estuaries where you can observe resident and migratory acuatic birds, such as spoonbills whose faintly pink color turns a flock into a true spectacle, or pijijes.

The island in the Champotón estuary serves as a winter refuge for species that come from Canada and the United States.

It is only an hour and a half from Tapachula.

Volcán Tacaná

The volcano is home to a variety of flora and fauna, which is why it is also attractive for bird lovers.

In this area, you can find the Pavón (great curassow), one of the most beautiful birds in Mexico, which inhabits the cloud forest of the mountains, and the Quetzal.

TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ

Cañón del Sumidero

It is a place with great biodiversity, along the route you can see a great diversity of birds such as Cuckoo Cuckoo, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Pijuy Cuckoo, Tropical Roadrunner, Lined Woodpecker, Olive Woodpecker, Toucanet, Toucan, Parrot, Parakeet, Owl, collared kingfisher.

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