Our Veracruz & Eastern Sierras Extension takes in some of the major highlights of the Lower Gulf of Mexico, covering the towns of Xalapa for such delights as Stricklands Woodpecker, Rufous-naped Wren, Mexican Sheartail, Canivet’s Emerald and the elusive Bearded Wood Partridge before heading to Tuxtepec and Valle Nacional for Sumichrast’s Wren, Ornate Hawk-Eagle, White-faced Quail-Dove, the incredibly rare Dwarf Jay and Red Warbler.
2023 Tour price is an estimate and will change. Tour dates could be adjusted.
Strickland's Woodpecker, Rufous-naped Wren, Mexican Sheartail, Canivet’s Emerald, Bearded Wood Partridge, Sumichrast’s & White-bellied Wren, Slate-colored Solitaire, Long-billed Thrasher, White-Naped Brushfinch, Bronze-winged Woodpecker, Azure-crowned Hummingbird, Wedge-tailed Sabrewing, Blue-capped & Lesson’s Motmot, Gartered Trogon, Ornate Hawk-Eagle, Emerald-chinned and Stripe-tailed Hummingbird, Barred Parakeet, Black-faced Antthrush, Azure-hooded and Unicolored Jay, Blue-crowned Chlorophonia, Berylline Hummingbird, Dwarf Jay (rare)
semi-deciduous tropical forest, shade grown coffee, subtropical cloud forest, pine oak forest, volcanic slopes, wetlands
hot with varying levels of humidity, can get chilly at higher elevations
Max Group Size
8 with 1 Rockjumper leader & local birding leader
Tour Pace & Walking
Ease of Birding
easy birding with some tough species
good to excellent