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Bird watching

With over 50% of the world’s species breeding or migrating here, Latin America is the right place to satisfy your hunger for sightings of some of the most exotic birds on the globe.


Latin America isn’t the place to spot large mammals: you aren’t going to find the equivalent of South Africa’s Big Five here - though jaguar or puma sighting would be the highlight of any wildlife lover’s visit.

Where the continent comes into its own however is with its birdlife. Over 50% of the world’s species breed or migrate here. The vast range of environments, landscapes and climates, from tropical jungles to sun-scarred deserts and mountains groaning with ice; both remote and urban; cultivated and pristine, support birds in their hundreds and thousands.

You will see them on all of our holidays, perched on a windowsill, a craggy cliff, a ruined temple. But for those of you who have a general interest in identifying birds, or are well-informed, serious twitchers, or are wildlife photography enthusiasts, we have designed a number of holidays with qualified naturalist guides which will satisfy your hunger for sightings of some of the most exotic, winged creatures on the globe.

Our holidays

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Hummingbird

Peru Wildlife: Pristine Amazon and enchanted Galapagos

Private journey

21 days from £5,866pp

Galapagos tortoises

Value Galapagos: Budget cruising in the Enchanted Islands

Private journey

10 days from £3,191pp

otter

Brazil Wildlife: Deep Pantanal and Amazon

Private journey

14 days from £7,259pp

Galapagos marine iguana

Signature Galapagos

Private journey

10 days

Tailor-made holidays

We specialise in creating bespoke holidays designed according to your specific requirements.

Our tailor-made holiday service includes:

  • • A dedicated and friendly specialist to guide you through the planning process
  • • Our unrivalled knowledge of the region based on over 36 years' of expertise
  • • Access to the widest range of accommodation and activity options
  • • Your perfect itinerary, crafted exclusively for you

Speak to an expert 020 8747 8315

Things to do

Bird Watching in the Iberá Wetlands

Bird watching in the Ibera wetlands

Go Wildlife Spotting in the Pantanal

Go wildlife spotting in the Pantanal


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Visit Pico Bonito National Park

Quetzal Costa Rica

Spot quetzals in the cloud forest

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